Flashcards in Ch10 Crossword Deck (36):
"So you're the little lady who started this war" the prez said to this author
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Supreme Court ruled congress had no authority to prohibit slavery in what
The civil war began with the attack where?
The Kansas-Nebraska act repealed the what line?
The 36-30 line
Leading democrat who does in 1850
Lincoln won by what percent of the popular vote
Purchase made in 1853 to provide a southern route for the transcontinental railroad
Prez of the confederate states of America
Admission of California as a free state would tip the balance of power in what?
The US senate
In 1858 Lincoln said "a house _____ against itself cannot stand"
Southern democrats refused to back Douglas after his "Freeport _______"
A _______ railroad was needed to tie California to US economy
Word meaning "no higher authority", popular _______
He lost the 1858 election for US senate
Senator from Illinois
Abolitionist senator from Massachusetts who was Caned
Uncle Tom's cabin was written in opposition to .....
The federal fugitive slave act of 1850
Political party against the expansion of slavery in 1860
Those who rushed to California
Men who illegally crossed the border to vote in Kansas elections
Town in Kansas where free stators set up government
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote what book
Uncle Tom's cabin
Where John Brown tried to lead a slave revolt in 1859
Sumner was caned following what speech
"Crimes against Kansas"
The turning over of land by Mexico in 1848
According to the Supreme Court African-Americans were not
Northern States passed these laws following 1850
Personal liberty laws
In 1855 elections in Kansas proslavery men from what state voted illegally
Hero of Mexican-American war and president when he dies in 1850
Discovered in California in 1848
The war began in his front yard and ended in his front parlor
By 1858 slavery appeared to be a
In 1787 slavery was considered a
How many Americans fought in the Civil War
South Carolina was the first state to
Secede from the union in 1860