The Slave Trade Compromise: Definition & Commerce

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The Slave Trade Compromise occurred during what event?

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1. Which of these was NOT generally one of the priorities of Southern states in the Constitutional Convention?

2. Why didn't Southern states want the federal government to be able to regulate commerce?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you utilize the quiz/worksheet combo, you can quickly find out how much you know about the Slave Trade Compromise. In order to pass the quiz, you need to understand what this compromise said about the slave trade and know what the Southern states gave to the Slave Trade Compromise.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these assets to find out how much you know regarding these topics:

  • The event that was going on when the Slave Trade Compromise happened
  • Why the Southern States didn't want commerce to be regulated by the federal government
  • Priorities of Southern states in the Constitutional Convention
  • Statements about slave trade by the Slave Trade Compromise

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the Southern states gave to the Slave Trade Compromise
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the Slave Trade Compromise and effects it had on the Southern states
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why the Southern states didn't want the federal government to regulate commerce and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See what other facts and topics you can learn by using the lesson titled The Slave Trade Compromise: Definition & Commerce. In this lesson, you'll get to cover the following objectives:

  • Determine what slavery was about
  • Examine the purpose of the Constitutional Convention
  • Review the benefits of the creation of the Slave Trade Compromise
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