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Sectional Crisis: AP US History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?

Question 2 2. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

Question 3 3. Which is a true statement regarding secession in the American Civil War?

Question 4 4.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

President Buchanan did everything he could to avoid the Civil War.

Question 5 5. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

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Question 6 6. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

Question 7 7. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

Question 8 8. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 9 9. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 10 10. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

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Question 11 11. In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?

Question 12 12. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

Question 13 13. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 14 14. Which of these events took place in February 1861?

Question 15 15. Senator John Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:

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Question 16 16. Which statement correctly describes the Dred Scott decision?

Question 17 17. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

Question 18 18. Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?

Question 19 19. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 20 20. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

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Question 21 21. Which of these is an example of popular sovereignty?

Question 22 22. What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Question 23 23. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

Question 24 24. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

Question 25 25. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

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Question 26 26. Who attacked Senator Charles Sumner in the nation's capital building?

Question 27 27. Who was President of the United States when South Carolina seceded from the Union?

Question 28 28. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 29 29. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

Question 30 30. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Sectional Crisis: AP US History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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