Flashcards in US History Chapter 8 Quiz Questions Deck (30):
antislavery novel that changed Northern perceptions of slavery
Uncle Tom's Cabin
informal but well organized system that helped thousands fo enslaved persons escape
taking states out of the union
act that organized the Nebraska territory
Kansas Nebraska Act
the idea that citizens of each new territory should be allowed to decide if they wanted to permit slavery or not
The first battle between those favoring the extension of slavery and those opposing it took place in?
The issue of slavery's expansion divided the country not along party lines, but along...
A free person of color could be falsely taken into custody under the terms of the
Fugitive Slave Act
If California entered the Union as a free state, the slaveholding states would become a minority in the ...
Who was the senator that proposed popular sovereignty as the solution to slavery's expansion?
legalized slavery in the Kansa territory
enslaved man whose Missouri slaveholder had taken him to live in free territory
officially organized in 1854 at a convention in Michigan
better known as the "know nothings"
In 1858 the Illinois Republican nominee for the Senate was a relative unkown named
The Kansas-Nebraska Act had enraged many people who opposed the extension of slavery because it repealed the..
What became a political issue itself and further intensified the sectional conflict rather than removing the issue of slavery in the territories from politics as hoped?
The Dred Scott Decision
The Democratic nominee for presiden in 1856 was James Buchanan. His record in Congress showed that he believed the best way to save the Union was to make concessions to...
Stephen A. Douglas's reply that he accepted the Dred Scott ruling, but argued that people could still keep slavery out by refusing to pass the laws needed to regulate and enforce it, became known as the
a new nation, the Confederate States of America
when the military takes control of an area, replacing civilian authorities and suspending certain civil rights
proposed several amendements to the Constitution concerning slavery issues
John J. Crittenden
candidate of the Constitutional Union Party who campaigned to uphold both the Constitution and the Union
chosen as president of the Confederate States of America
President Lincoln's declaration that the Union would hold on to federal property in the Southern states clearly referred to
The convention of the Confederate states drafted a constitution containing a provision that
guaranteed slavery in their territory
The Southern Democrats organized their own convention in 1860 and nominated
John C. Breckinridge
The dissolution of the Union began in the state where anti-Northern secessionist sentiment had long been intense