Causes of the Civil War Objective Test 2012-2013 - Mr.Wills U.S History I Sectional Strife Prelude to the Civil War Honors Objective Exam PART I

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Mr. WillsU.S. History ISectional Strife: Prelude to the Civil WarHonors Objective ExamPART I: SINGLE-ANSWER MULTIPLE CHOICE (40 Points)1. The United States’ victory in the Mexican War resulted ina.Renewed controversy over the issue of extending slavery into the territories.b.A possible split in the Republican Party.c.A rush of settlers to new territory in Latin America. d.All of the above2. The debate over slaveryin the Mexican Cession3. According to the principle of “popular sovereignty,” the question of slavery in the territories would be determined by4. The public liked popular sovereigntybecause it5. Of those people going to Californiaduring the gold rush,a.A majority had come from foreign nations.b.Slaves constituted a sizable number.c.A distressing high number were lawless men and virtue less women.d.Most were interested in free-soil farming.6. Harriet Tubmangained fame
7. For his position in the Seventh of March Speechsupporting the concessions made to the South, Daniel Webster was viciously condemned by8. In the debates of 1850, Senator William H. Seward, as a representative of the northern Young Guard, argued that9. An event which helped the cause of Compromise in 1850, was when President Taylora.Led an invasion into Texas to halt its attempts to take part of New Mexico.b.Decided not to run for re-election.c.Supported Clay’s compromise and concessions given to the South.d.Died suddenly and Millard Fillmore became president.

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