The Slavery Debate of the 1800s: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which future general helped arrest John Brown at Harper's Ferry?

Question 2 2. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 3 3. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

Question 4 4. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

Question 5 5. Which argument was used by the Scotts in 1846 during their court case against Mrs Emerson?

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Question 6 6. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

Question 7 7. How did the views of David Wilmot and John Calhoun on slavery differ?

Question 8 8. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 9 9. John Brown was put on trial for _____ after the Harper's Ferry incident.

Question 10 10. What is true of the case Dred Scott vs E.I Emerson?

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Question 11 11. What was unusual about the admission of new states in the mid-1800s?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a reason for the expansion of the Old Southwest before 1820?

Question 13 13. Which was NOT a part of the Compromise of 1850?

Question 14 14. After which event is the nation represented in this map?

Question 15 15. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

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Question 16 16. John Brown talked to _____ in the hopes of having the respected abolitionist join his cause.

Question 17 17. How did many Northerners respond to the Dred Scott decision?

Question 18 18. What was significant about the 36°30' line across the map?

Question 19 19. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

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

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Question 21 21. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 22 22. Why was California statehood controversial?

Question 23 23. John Brown chose Harper's Ferry in the state of _____ to make his last stand against slavery.

Question 24 24. Why did many northerners protest against the Fugitive Slave Act?

Question 25 25. Why was Stephen Douglas relevant to the legacy of Henry Clay in the 1850 Compromise?

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Question 26 26. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 27 27. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that _____.

Question 28 28. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is FALSE of Dred Scott?

Question 30 30. How did Henry Clay's view of Missouri differ from that of Thomas Jefferson's in the early 1820s?

The Slavery Debate of the 1800s: 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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