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Sectional Crisis: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is a true statement regarding secession in the American Civil War?

Question 2 2. Which of the following places the events in correct chronological order?

Question 3 3. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

Question 4 4. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

Question 5 5. Which of these is an example of popular sovereignty?

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Question 6 6. Which event was the trigger for South Carolina's secession?

Question 7 7. John Brown's group of soldiers included _____.

Question 8 8. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

Question 9 9. Which of these events took place in February 1861?

Question 10 10. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

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Question 11 11.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

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

Question 12 12. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

Question 13 13. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 14 14. Who was President of the United States when South Carolina seceded from the Union?

Question 15 15. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

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Question 16 16. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

Question 17 17. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 18 18. How was the Fifth Amendment used in the Dred Scott case?

Question 19 19. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 20 20. What were American anti-slavery forces called?

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Question 21 21. Which is true of the 1860 presidential election?

Question 22 22. What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 23 23. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 24 24. Senator John Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:

Question 25 25. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

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Question 26 26. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

Question 27 27. In the 1850s, what was Lincoln's position regarding the end of slavery?

Question 28 28. How did the Dred Scott decision challenge the doctrine of popular sovereignty?

Question 29 29. What was significant about the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Question 30 30. What position did Lincoln take in his 'House Divided' speech?

Sectional Crisis: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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