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1

Wilmont Proviso

proposed ban of slavery in new territories

2

When Proviso's plan failed in Congress, the _________ formed.

Free-Soil Party

3

Who wrote Cannibals All and what did it made an argument about?

George Fitzhugh, "wage slavery"

4

What inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe to write "Uncle Tom's Cabin?"

Fugitive Slave Act

5

What are the parts of the Compromise of 1850?

Cali=free, Fugitive Slave Act, ended DC trade, reinforced pop. sovereignty, UT+NM

6

What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act appeal?

Missouri Compromise (pop sovereignty)

7

Who did Preston Brooks (SC) nearly beat to death?

Charles Sumner (MA)

8

Dred Scott v. Sanford

ruled that blacks were not citizens

9

Who raided Harper's Ferry to arm slaves?

John Brown

10

Who won the election of 1860?

Lincoln

11

Jefferson Davis

President of the Confederate States of America (CSA)

12

What compromise did Lincoln reject?

Crittenden Compromise which meant no expand in slavery

13

Fort Sumter

(First shots) Attacked in 1861 and is in Charleston, SC

14

Copperheads

opposed Lincoln's broad use of executive power

15

Clara Barton

founded Red Cross