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"So you're the little lady who started this war" the prez said to this author

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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The Supreme Court ruled congress had no authority to prohibit slavery in what

Territory

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The civil war began with the attack where?

Fort Sumter

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The Kansas-Nebraska act repealed the what line?

The 36-30 line

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Leading democrat who does in 1850

Calhoun

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Lincoln won by what percent of the popular vote

40%

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Purchase made in 1853 to provide a southern route for the transcontinental railroad

Gadeson

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Prez of the confederate states of America

Jefferson Davis

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Admission of California as a free state would tip the balance of power in what?

The US senate

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In 1858 Lincoln said "a house _____ against itself cannot stand"

Divided

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Southern democrats refused to back Douglas after his "Freeport _______"

Heresy

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A _______ railroad was needed to tie California to US economy

Transcontinental

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Word meaning "no higher authority", popular _______

Sovereignty

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He lost the 1858 election for US senate

Lincoln

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Senator from Illinois

Douglas

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Abolitionist senator from Massachusetts who was Caned

Sumner

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Uncle Tom's cabin was written in opposition to .....

The federal fugitive slave act of 1850

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Political party against the expansion of slavery in 1860

Republicans

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Those who rushed to California

Forty niners

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Men who illegally crossed the border to vote in Kansas elections

Border ruffians

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Town in Kansas where free stators set up government

Lawrence

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Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote what book

Uncle Tom's cabin

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Where John Brown tried to lead a slave revolt in 1859

Harpers Ferry

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Sumner was caned following what speech

"Crimes against Kansas"

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The turning over of land by Mexico in 1848

Mexican cession

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According to the Supreme Court African-Americans were not

Citizens

26

Northern States passed these laws following 1850

Personal liberty laws

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In 1855 elections in Kansas proslavery men from what state voted illegally

Missouri

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Hero of Mexican-American war and president when he dies in 1850

Zacn Taylor

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Discovered in California in 1848

Gold

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The war began in his front yard and ended in his front parlor

Wilmer McLean

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By 1858 slavery appeared to be a

Expanding institution

32

In 1787 slavery was considered a

Dying institution

33

How many Americans fought in the Civil War

3 million

34

South Carolina was the first state to

Secede from the union in 1860

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Also known as the great compromiser

Henry Clay