SG20 - Study Guide for Chapter 20 Drifting Toward Disunion...

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Study Guide for Chapter 20 Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861 PART I: Reviewing the Chapter A. Checklist of Learning Objectives After mastering this chapter, you should be able to 1. explain the importance of the anti-slave authors of the day, including Harriet Beecher Stowe and Hinton Helper 2. describe “Bloody Kansas” and the problems of popular sovereignty. 3. describe the importance of the Dred Scott decision and why it changed how America viewed slavery. 4. explain the financial crash of 1857 and how it gave the South a false sense of security. 5. explain the importance of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. 6. examine the strengths and weaknesses of John Brown and his impact on slavery. 7. analyze the Election of 1860 and why it caused the Southern states to secede from the Union. B. Glossary To build your social science vocabulary, familiarize yourself with the following terms. PART II: Checking Your Progress A. True-False Where the statement is true, mark T . Where it is false, mark
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course HIST 45213 taught by Professor Platt during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.

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SG20 - Study Guide for Chapter 20 Drifting Toward Disunion...

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