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Cannibals All

Written by George Fitzhugh, made "wage slavery" argument

2

What inspired H.B. Stowe to write Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Fugitive Slave Act

3

The _____________ reaped the Missouri Compromise.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

4

"Bleeding Kansas"

series of violent political confrontations

5

Preston Brooks (SC) nearly beat _____ to death.

Charles Sumner

6

SC succeeded four days after...

the election of 1860

7

Who was the president of the CSA?

Jefferson Davis

8

What fort did rebels attack in 1861?

Fort Sumter (Charleston, SC)

9

Lincoln believed in fight to...

preserve the union

10

Clara Barton

founded Red Cross

11

Anaconda Plan

North-blockade southern ports, divide South at Miss. River

12

Battle of First Bull Run

VA, first major land battle

13

How many people died in the Civil War?

620,000

14

What were the three major issues when attempting to reunite the union?

readmission of states, status of freedman, and treatment of former rebels

15

Who shot Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth

16

Why was Johnson impeached?

Violating Tenure of Office Act

17

Carpetbaggers

northerners who moved south

18

Scalawags

Southern Republicans

19

What was the first characteristic of Radical Reconstruction?

Occupation of south by federal troops

20

Exodusters

farmers, believed west held "promised land"

21

"40 acres and a mule"

Awaited by people but they never got anything

22

Oklahoma Land Rush

1889, old Indian territory was opened at noon to thousands settlers

23

Chines working for Central Pacific RR Co. faced...

intense discrimination

24

Both met at ______ when building the Transcontinental Road.

Promontory Point, UT

25

Plains Indians were mostly...

nomadic (traveling) horsemen

26

Battle of Little Big Horn

"Custer's Last Stand" which turned public opinion against Sioux

27

Joseph Gidden

patented modern form of barbed wire in 1874

28

John Deere

invented steel plow

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Cyrus McCormick

invented mechanical reaper