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HITORY 405 QUIZ REVIEW 1. In the 1800s, people became more interested in religion as a result of: the Second Great Awakening. 2. In 1847, Mormons emigrated to the area between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Salt Lake to escape hostile neighbors 3. In the 1848 election, why were Whigs and Democrats forced to take a stand on slavery?: The Free-Soil Party’s goal was to keep slavery out of the territories 4. In 1856, Border Ruffians attacked: the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas. 5. James Polk: favored annexation of Texas 6. Lee’s smaller army defeated McClellan’s larger force and kept Union Troops out of Richmond because: McClellan was too cautious. 7. Millard Fillmore, the last Whig president, angered: BOTH the North and the South. 8. One advantage the South had over the North was that Southerners believed: passionately in their cause. 9. How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the focus of the Civil War?: The war was now about slavery 10. Which of the following helped James K. Polk win a decisive presidential victory?: Polk’s vow to obtain both Texas and Oregon 11. Why did the Confederacy not draft slaves and free blacks into the army? : Most southerners did not want African Americans in the army 12. The Fugitive Slave Act adopted in 1850: required private citizens to assist with apprehending runaway slaves. 13. The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 secured the presidency for: John Quincy Adams 14. The creation of an integrated national economy became known as: market revolution. 15. The bloodiest slave uprising in U.S. history was: Nat Turner’s rebellion 16. By 1835, Texas was home to about 30,000 American settlers, known as: Texans 17. The Waltham System: created a factory system concentrating all aspects of cloth production under one roof. 18. How did emigrants traveling west gain security?: They traveled in groups to help each other 19. In the 1848 election, why were Whigs & Democrats forced to take a stand on slavery?: The Free- Soil Party’s goal was to keep slavery out of the territories. 20. Why did Lincoln send a ship to Fort Sumter in April of 1861?: the troops desperately needed food and water 21. Abraham Lincoln won the election in 1860: even though he was not on the ballot in most southern states. 22.
23. Which party in the 1860 election hoped to heal the political split between the North & South?:
25. The "Christiana Riot" was: one example of a group of free blacks who mobilized to protect fugitive slaves.

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