What were the different factions fighting over in 'Bloody Kansas?'
What prompted the last four states to secede and join the Confederacy?
In what way did Buchanan bring the nation closer to Civil War?
The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.
How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?
would have been more likely to support John Brown while would have denounced him.
John Brown's group of
soldiers included _____.
Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.
What issue split the Democrat Party in the 1860 presidential election?
How did the South respond to Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860?
Which was NOT part of the Dred Scott decision?
Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?
What did Abraham Lincoln gain from his series of debates against Stephen Douglas?
Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.
What role did Uncle Tom's Cabin play in the fight over slavery?
Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.
What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?
What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?
A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free.' Who spoke these words?
Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?
The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.
What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?
John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.
Which event is considered the start of the Civil War?
Which of these events took place in February 1861?
In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?
Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?
Which is a true statement?
Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?
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