Flashcards in Chapter 4 (The Americans) 2016 Deck (26):
The first African-American U.S. senator
Radical Republican leader during Reconstruction
led the fight against the Compromise of 1850
John C. Calhoun
the Union general who burned a path of destruction through Georgia
William Tecumseh Sherman
wrote a novel that incited protests against the Fugitive Slave Act
Harriet Beecher Stowe
general who surrendered the Confederate Army to Union forces
Robert E. Lee
conductor on the underground railroad
General who won at vicksburg and became commander of all Union armies
Ulysses S. Grant
U.S. senator who debated Abraham Lincoln on slavery in the slavery territories
Stephen A. Douglas
Republican who the presidency in 1860
Which event was a direct result of the Compromise of 1850
a. Violence broke out in Kansas
b, The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed
c. California was admitted as a free state
d. Slavery was ended in Washington D.C.
California was admitted as a free state
Under popular sovereignty. who would decide whether slavery would be allowed in a territory
a. the senate
b. the president
c. the residents of the territory
d. the House of representatives
the residents of the territory
What did the supreme court declare in the Dred Scott decision.
a. Being in free territory did not make a slave free
b. Being In free territory automatically made a slave free
c. Slave owners could not move into free territory with slaves
D. Slave owners could no travel through free territory with slaves.
Being in free territory did not make a slave free
When the Civil War began, what was Abraham Lincoln's main goal.
a. to free the slaves
b. to punish the South
c. to restore the Union
d. to bring an end to the war
to restore the union
In which if the following areas did the South have an advantage over the North in the Civil War?
a. food production
b. civilian leadership
c. industrial capacity
d. military leadership
Which of the following abolished slavery in the North/border states?
a. the Gettysburg Address
b. the Thirteenth Amendment
c. the Compromise of 1850
d. the Emancipation Proclamation
the Emancipation Proclomation
Why is the battle of Gettysburg considered a turning point in the Civil War?
a. It made the South give up the idea of invading the North
b. It cut the Confederacy in two
c. It convinced the Confederacy to surrender
d. It marked the first Union victory on the battlefield
It made the South give up the idea of invading the North
Which of the following quotations is from the Gettysburg Address?
a. "We are not prepared for this suffrage. But we can learn"
b. "All persons held as slaves... henceforward shall be free"
c. "The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here"
d. "You are rushing into war with one of the most powerful, ingeniously mechanical and determined people on earth----right at your doorstep.
"All persons held as slaves... henceforward shall be free"
Which action showed that President Andrew Johnson did not support greater rights for African Americans in the South
a. He allowed many high ranking Confederates to vote without swearing allegiance to the United States
b. He vetoed the Freedmen's Bureau Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
c. He fired Secretary of war Edwin Stanton in 1868.
d. He supported a Reconstruction plan similar to President Lincoln's plan
He vetoed the Freedmen's Bureau Act and the Civil Rights act of 1866
Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Reconstruction act of 1867?
a. The South would e divided into military districts.
b. Southern states had to pass the Fourteenth Amendment
c. Southern states had to five African Americans the right to vote
d. All African-American families would receive 40 acres and a mule
All African American families would receive 40 acres and a mule.
What key difference between the North and the South ultimately led to the civil war
a. The Southern climate was warm, while the Northern climate was cooler
b. The South was less densely populated than the North.
c, The South was agricultural, while the North was more industrialized
d. The Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not.
The Southern economy depended on slavery, while the Northern economy did not
Which group is an example f Northerners who wanted to keep slavery out of the territories but did not have positive feelings toward African- Americans
a. free soilers
What was John Brown's aim at Harpers Ferry?
a. to keep pro-slavery settlers out of Kansas
b. to help fugitive slaves reach freedom in the North
c. to challenge Abraham Lincoln in a presidential debate
d. to seize a federal arsenal and start a widespread slave uprising
to seize a federal arsenal and start a widespread slave uprising
Which was not a part of the Union's three-part plan to conquer the South
a. blockade southern ports
b. draft freed slaves to fight for the Union
c. capture the Confederate capital
d. split the Confederacy in two
draft freed slaves to fight for the Union
What was an important effect of the Emancipation Proclamation?
a. It immediately freed southern slaves
b. It gave a moral purpose to the war
c. It united the Republican Party
d. It kept Great Britain out of the war
It gave a moral purpose to the war