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Standard VUS.7 ASSESSMENT PRACTICEDirections:In the blank, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statementor answers the question. ___ 1.At the core of the debate over secession was the issue of the nature and extent of ______________________ in a federal system.a.foreign nations b.states’ rights c.congressional power d.judicial power___ 2.Mounting _______________ tensions, a failure of political will, and a failure of presidential leadership in the 1850s were contributing factors leading to the Civil War.___ 3.Sectional debate over __________, extension of slavery into the territories, and the growing rift between Northern abolitionists and Southern defenders of slavery were further contributing factors leading to the Civil War.___ 4.The Supreme Court decision in __________________________ deeply embittered Northerners and abolitionists, and further polarized the North and South.___ 5.Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in 1852,a.had little or no effect on the growing sectional rift.b.served to inspire and rally Northern anti-slavery sentiments, and may be considered one of the causes of the Civil War.c.was read widely in both the North andthe South.d.was considered by most in the North as inflammatory, and was therefore banned in the North.
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___ 6.While Confederate General Robert E. Lee opposed secession of the Southern states, he believed ___ 7.The event that caused many Southern states to secede was___ 8.Which of the following statements about the South’s economy following the Civil War is true?

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