Flashcards in Chapter 10-Sectionalism and the coming of Civil War Deck (40):
What were the two types of Whigs?
What issue would destroy the Whig political party?
The Anti-slavery Whig party was called ___.
The Pro-slavery Whig party was called
Who was the hero of the Mexico War and the standard bearer for the Whig Party?
The Free Soil hero who called for no expansion of slavery in the Mexican Cession was ____.
The Anti-immigrant, anti-catholic political party of the 1840s was called ____.
The American Party or Know Nothings
Which new political party emerged in the mid-1850s that opposed the expansion of slavery into the territories.
the Gold Rush caused an huge American increase in population in ______.
By 1850, California applied to become a ____.
List four parts of the Compromise of 1850.
California would become a free state
Slave trade banned in Washington D.C.
New Mexico Territory will use popular sovereignty on slave issue in future statehood.
Fugitive Slave Law
Which part of Congress was equal between Free and Slave states until 1850?
Who was the most important compromiser fro the Compromise of 1850?
The Fugitive Slave Act led to an increase in activity of the ____.
List three people who were conductors of the Underground Railroad
The ____ purchase was to build a transcontinental railroad along a southern route.
the route for the Transcontinental railroad that would begin in Chicago and head west through the middle portion of the country was following the ____ route.
List the three sections of the emerging United States in the 1850s?
List two important politicians who embraced Popular Sovereignty on the slavery issue.
_____ destroyed the Compromise of 1820.
____ gave a famous speech about The Crime against Kansas.
_____ beats Charles Sumner with a cane because of the insulting remarks about southern slave owners.
List the two groups fighting over slavery in Kansas.
Border Ruffians v. Jayhawkers
_____ would allow slavery to exist anywhere no matter what Congress said.
Dred Scott Decision
Stephen Douglas' _____ angers southerners and a sense of distrust by northerners.
What in essence said that slavery cannot exist where law enforcers will not protect the instutution
List two places where John Brown used terrorism against slave owners.
Harper's Ferry, Va.
What book showed the evils of slavery?
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
To ____ means to officially quit the Union.
President ____ wanted to appease the south to try to stop secession in 1860.
President James Buchanan
List the presidential candidates in 1860.
Lincoln, Republican Party
Breckinridge, southern Democratic Party
John Bell, Constitutional Union Party
Stephen Douglas, northern Democratic Party
The _____ compromise was to constitutionally safeguard slavery in an attempt keep the Union from breaking apart.
List the first capital of the Confederacy.
List the second capital of the Confederacy fro most of the Civil War.
Who became the Confederate President?
The Confederate Constitution was similar to the US Constitution ____ and _____ was protected.
Slavery and State Sovereignty
Fort ____ was federal property that must be protected but was bombed by Confederate forces.
_____ called for volunteers to put down the rebellion in southern states