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