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Sectionalism & the American Civil War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which state's admission to the Union caused the Compromise of 1850?

Question 2 2. What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do to the Missouri Compromise?

Question 3 3. What did the Missouri Compromise accomplish?

Question 4 4. How did the results of the 1864 election reflect citizens' conflicted views on the future path the Union should take?

Question 5 5. If a citizen was anti-war, which candidate would they be most likely to support?

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Question 6 6. How was the presidential election effected by matters on the battlefields of 1864?

Question 7 7. South Carolina formally seceded from the Union because:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about the formation of the Confederacy is FALSE?

Question 9 9. Senator John Crittenden believed his 'Crittenden Compromise' would keep the Union together because:

Question 10 10. Which battle involved the first conflict between iron-clad warships?

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Question 11 11. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America?

Question 12 12. The Southern states uniting against the Northern states is an example of:

Question 13 13. What was the primary difference between the Union and Confederate attempts to fund their war efforts?

Question 14 14. What is one difference in the way the North and South recruited men for their armies?

Question 15 15. What is one similarity between the Union and Confederate federal governments?

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

Question 17 17.

Complete this dialogue about President Buchanan:

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

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

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

Question 20 20. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

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Question 21 21. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 22 22. What is the difference between strategy and tactics?

Question 23 23. During the Civil War, what was Jefferson Davis' strategy called?

Question 24 24. During the American Civil War, what major document changed the Union war aim and strategy in 1863?

Question 25 25. What two wars defined the beginning and end of the Antebellum Period?

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Question 26 26. Which groups made up the Union Party?

Question 27 27. Why did Republicans have an advantage in the 1860 presidential election?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 29 29. How did the Confederacy pay for supplies from overseas?

Question 30 30. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

Sectionalism & the American Civil War Chapter Exam Instructions

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