The Road to the Civil War

The Road to the Civil War - Road to the Civil War 1. Which...

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Road to the Civil War 1. Which political party is associated with opposition to immigration and support of native-born Americans? a. Democratic b. Whig c. Know-Nothing d. Free Soil e. Republican 2. Which political party favored Western expansion, a strong federal government and abolition of slavery? a. Democratic b. Whig c. Know Nothing d. Free Soil e. Republican 3. Which political party favored Western expansion, popular sovereignty and states' rights? a. Democratic b. Whig c. Know Nothing d. Free Soil e. Republican 4. Which one of the following was NOT a result of the election of 1860? a. The nation now had a president who had virtually no support in the South. b. The Republican Party divided over the issue of slavery in the territories. c. The Democratic Party divided into hostile northern and southern wings. d. The winner won less than a majority of the popular vote. 5. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" aroused northern outrage over the implications of the a. Missouri Compromise b. Fugitive Slave Act c. Kansas-Nebraska Act d. Dred Scott decision 6. To decide the fate of slavery in the territories, Stephen Douglas's Kansas-Nebraska bill applied the same concept that had been used in the
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Missouri Compromise b. Wilmot Proviso c. Compromise of 1850 d. Dred Scott decision e. Raid on Harpers Ferry 7. Which of the following statements about "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is NOT true? a. It presented slavery as a moral problem. b. It increased anger over the Fugitive Slave Law. c. It was based on a true story. d. It was written by a northern abolitionist, e. It became one of the most influential books in American history 8. Abraham Lincoln's "house divided" speech suggested that a. The South should have a separate House of Representatives. b. The nation could not go on half slave and half free. c. Stephen Douglas was an abolitionist. d. The South should free its slaves immediately. 9. Lincoln was able to win the election of 1860 largely because a. Abolitionists had become the majority. b. Free blacks in the North supported him. c. The Democratic Party split in two. d. Douglas threw his support behind Lincoln. 10. Lincoln did not use force against the Confederacy because he a. Did not want to risk losing the support of slave states still in the Union. b. Did not have the power to command the armed forces. c. Did not think the federal forts in the South were important. d. Believed that states had the right to leave the Union. 11. The Dred Scott decision angered northerners because it a. Said the Republican Party was unconstitutional. b. Allowed slavery in all territories. c. Said John Brown was guilty of murder. d. Upheld the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850. 12. Which of the following statements was probably made by a southerner? a.
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