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TEKS Review #6 - Civil War / Reconstruction

Quiz by Brenda Nathman

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  • Q1
    based on trade and manufacturing;
    Northern Economy
  • Q2
    based on agriculture/plantation farming/depended on the use of slaves
    Southern Economy
  • Q3
    proposed by Henry Clay; settled the issue of California statehood: 1. California - free state; 2. Slave trade banned in Washington, D.C.; 3. Stronger Fugitive Slave Act passed; 4. Popular sovereignty to decide slavery in Mexican Cession
    Compromise of 1850
  • Q4
    proposed by Stephen A. Douglas; issue of slavery in Kansas and Nebraska territories would be decided by popular sovereignty; this law overturned the Missouri Compromise of 1820
    Kansas Nebraska Act -
  • Q5
    fighting between pro-slavery and anti-slavery people in Kansas; John Brown was an extreme abolitionist who killed pro-slavery settlers in Kansas
    "Bleeding Kansas"
  • Q6
    formed by Northern Whigs and people who opposed slavery
    Republican Party
  • Q7
    Supreme Court case that ruled slaves were property and that slavery could not be banned in the territories because it would violate 5th Amendment property rights
    Dred Scott vs. Sandford
  • Q8
    Lincoln vs Stephen Douglas for Senator of Illinois; Lincoln lost but gained national prominence; Lincoln - slavery should not be banned in the states where it already exists but should not spread into new areas; Douglas - slavery should be decided by popular sovereignty in the territories
    Lincoln-Douglas Debates -
  • Q9
    John Brown raided the federal arsenal here because he wanted to get guns from arsenal to arm slaves; Brown was caught & executed
    Harper's Ferry, VA
  • Q10
    Lincoln (Republican) won; resulted in the secession of South Carolina
    Election of 1860
  • Q11
    promises not to abolish slavery or attack the South - "we are not enemies but friends"
    Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
  • Q12
    Commander of the Confederate army
    Robert E. Lee
  • Q13
    General of the Union Army; elected 18th President; supported by African Americans; administration was plagued by scandals
    Ulysses S. Grant
  • Q14
    16th President of the United States saved the Union during the Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    Abraham Lincoln
  • Q15
    the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Confederate States of America

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