Flashcards in US History Chapter 8 Note Quiz Deck (47):
In August 1846 what representative proposed an addition to a war appropriations bill?
What amendment proposed that any territory the United States gained from Mexico would not permit slavery?
Who prepared a series of revolutions to counter the Wilmont Proviso, but it never came to a vote?
John C. Calhoun
Which senator from Michigan proposed popular sovereignty?
With the 1848 election approaching the Whigs chose whom to run for president?
What were the two types of Northern Whigs?
Conscience Whigs, and Cotton Whigs
The free-soil party was made of what groups?
Antislavery Democrats, Conscience Whigs, members of Liberty Party
Who won the 1848 election?
What state applied for statehood as a "free state"? in 1849
Who tried to find a compromise that would enable California to join the Union?
How many resolutions did Henry Clay offer for California?
Who wrote a response saying that Clay's compromise would not save the union?
John C. Calhoun
Who succeeded president Taylor after he died?
Vice President Millard Fillmore
What compromise broke down the orignal compromise and ended up getting all parts passed?
Compromise of 1850
Under what act did a person claiming that an African American had escaped from slacery had only to point out that person as a runaway to take him or her into custody?
Fugitive Slave Act
Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The opening of Oregon and the admission of California to the Union had convinced Americans that a what should be built?
In 1853 Mexico accepted $10 million for the what purchase, that would allow the railroad to apss through Northern Mexico?
Douglas proposed that he would undo the what?
Despite Douglas' proposition what act was passed?
What senator delivered a speech accusing pro-slavery senators of forcing Kansas into the ranks of slave states?
During Charles Sumner's speech he singled out who? Who then beat Sumner with a cane for doing this?
Andrew P. Butler, Preston Brooks
Former Whigs, members of the free-soil party, and a few antislavery Democrats made what party?
Eventually the Republican Party absorbed what other group?
The Northern Know Nothings
Republican elected who to run in the 1856 election?
John C. Fremont
Who did the Democrats nominate for the 1856 election?
Who did the American party nomiate for the 1856 election?
Who ended up winning the 1856 election?
What chief Justice ruled against Scott and was extremely racist in the Dred Scott case?
Roger B. Taney
What group voted to accept the Lecompton Constitution?
The Senate, (the house blocked it)
IN 1858 who was the republican candidate chosen to run for the Senate?
Who was the democrat thatdebated with Abraham Lincoln
Stephen A. Douglas
During a deate with Lincoln, Douglas tried to avoid the dilemma of slavery by formulating an answer that became known as what?
Who planned to seize the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry?
Who was the democratic candidate in 1860?
John C. Breckinridge
The Constitutional Unionists chose whom as their candidate in 1860?
The Republicans chose who for the 1860 election?
What was the first state to vote for an Ordinance of Secession?
What was the one island stronghold that reamined out of Southern hands?
Lincoln asked Republicans to stand firm so what compromise would not pass?
What was the name of the seceeded states?
Confederate State of America
Confederate forces bombarded what fort for 33 hours?
Presiden Lincoln called for how many volunteers?
Lincoln imposed what in Baltimore, where mobs had already attacked federal troops?
What state stayed Neutral until 1861