computer notes for chapter 15 - Chapter 15 Pretest 1 Between 1800 and 1850 the United States had doubled real per capita income 2 Disagreements over

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Chapter 15 Pretest 1. Between 1800 and 1850, the United States had: doubled real per capita income. 2. Disagreements over slavery split all of the following into northern and southern groups except: The Catholics. 3. The doctrine of states’ rights was based on: the legitimate rights on a minority were protected in a democracy. 4. The Compromise of 1850: admitted California to the Union as a free state. 5. The architect of the passage of the Compromise of 1850 was: Stephen Douglas. 6. The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 guaranteed captured African American an opportunity to testify in their own defense at a federal hearing. False 7. Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act? Stephen A. Douglas 8. In 1856, the Free Soilers and the Border Ruffians fought over the issue of: popular sovereignty over slavery. 9. What political party formed in 1850 to give political expression to anti-immigrant feeling? American Party 10. President James Buchanan ran into political trouble for openly breaking with the Southern wing of the Democratic Party. False 11. President Buchanan’s most disastrous mistake was: endorsing the proslavery constitution. 12. All of the following were used by northerners to show that a “slave power” conspiracy against free men existed except: the Secret Six. 13. Neither Lincoln’s northern Republicans nor Breckenridge’s southern Democrats campaigned outside their own sections of the country. True 14. Which candidate in the 1860 election is NOT correctly paired with his position on slavery? Bell: extend the Missouri Compromise line to the Pacific.

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