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Sectionalism crisis

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  • Q1
    What was the main cause of sectionalism crisis in the United States?
    Disagreements over religion
    Disagreements over slavery and states' rights
    Disagreements over foreign policy
    Disagreements over taxation
  • Q2
    Which compromise was passed to try and prevent the sectionalism crisis from escalating?
    Gadsden Purchase
    Missouri Compromise
    Compromise of 1850
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Q3
    What did the Supreme Court decide in the Dred Scott case?
    Slave owners could not take their slaves into free states
    Slaves were not citizens and could not sue in court
    Slaves were free to escape to Canada
    Slavery was unconstitutional
  • Q4
    Which political party was formed to oppose the spread of slavery?
    Republican Party
    Whig Party
    Know-Nothing Party
    Democratic Party
  • Q5
    Which state was the first to secede from the United States?
    South Carolina
  • Q6
    Who was the president of the Confederate States of America?
    Abraham Lincoln
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Jefferson Davis
    Robert E. Lee
  • Q7
    Which battle is considered the turning point of the Civil War?
    Battle of Bull Run
    Battle of Gettysburg
    Battle of Antietam
    Battle of Vicksburg
  • Q8
    What was the Emancipation Proclamation?
    A proposal to compensate slave owners for their loss of property
    A declaration that all slaves in Confederate states were free
    A treaty between the Union and Confederate states to end the war
    A plan to end slavery gradually over several years
  • Q9
    What was the goal of the Union in the Civil War?
    To extend slavery to all states
    To break up the United States and form a new Confederacy
    To establish a monarchy in the United States
    To preserve the United States and end slavery
  • Q10
    Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?
    John Wilkes Booth
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    Sirhan Sirhan
    James Earl Ray

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