4. What earned the territory of Kansas the name "bleeding Kansas"?5. Which of the following statements would John Brown probably agree with most?CORRECT: The Fugitive Slave Act needed to be resisted.EXPLANATION: John Brown was an abolitionist who would have disagreed with any law or Supreme Courtdecision that upheld the legitimacy of slavery.CHAPTE 14 SECTION 31. How might Stephen Douglas have responded to Lincoln's "house divided" speech?
2. Who wrote the Dred Scott decision?3. John Brown led a raid on Harpers Ferry to getCORRECT: guns for a slave revolt.EXPLANATION: John Brown led a small band of supporters in an attack on Harpers Ferry to seize U.S. armymunitions that could be used in a slave revolt.4. The Republican Party was formed becauseCORRECT: northern Whigs felt that their party was not doing enough to stop the spread of slavery.EXPLANATION: When the Whig Party split apart over the issue of slavery in 1854, many of its members fromnorthern states formed the Republican Party to take a stronger stand against slavery.5. Which result of the election of 1854 showed the importance of the antislavery issue to northern voters?1. The president of the Confederate States of America wasCORRECT: Jefferson Davis.EXPLANATION: The seven states that seceded formed their own nation and named Mississippi senatorJefferson Davis as their first president.2. Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 election for President becauseCORRECT: the Democratic Party was split.EXPLANATION: During the election of 1860, the Democratic Party divided and nominated three candidates,who scattered the votes of the proslavery population.