From Compromise to Secession

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1

When was gold discovered?

1948

2

Where was gold discovered?

California

3

At the end of _______, thousands of people searched for gold, what was this called?

1949, Gold Rush

4

How many people did California have to be able to become a state?

100,000

5

What kind of state would California be ?

Free States

6

What was the issue of California becoming a state?

Brought secssional crisis to the forefront

7

Before the compromise of 1850, how many slave states were there?

15

8

Before the compromise of 1850, how many free states were there?

15

9

What were the issue for the Compromise of 1850?

  1. Admission of California
  2. Application of New Mexico and Utah as free states
  3. Texas claims to part of New Mexico
  4. North want slavery out of District of Colombia
  5. South wants stricter fugitive law
10

What increased anti-slavery in the north?

The strict fugitive law

11

How did the government decided whether New Mexico and Utah would be a free or slave state?

Depended on popular sovereignty

12

Who got the disputed land between New Mexico and Texas?

New Mexico

13

Since Texas did not receive the disputed land, what did they get?

$10 million

14

Slavery was not abolished in the District of Colombia, but what was?

slave trade or auction was abolished

15

Who was the Great Compromiser?

Henry Clay

16

How did Texas use the $10 million they got from the compromise of 1850?

On their education system

17

Who was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

18

What initially started the Civil War?

Uncle Tom's Cabin

19

What kind of perspective was Uncle Tom's Cabin wrote in?

A evangelic mother, or a slave mother, or Christians seeing slavery as sin

20

In the Kansas-Nebraska Act, What did the US want to build?

Transcontinental railroad

21

What were the two possible routes of the railroad ?

North or South

22

Which route would best make sense to create for the railroad?

South

23

Where was Stephen Douglas from

Illinois

24

What Douglas want to organize?

Nebraska Territory

25

Who didn't want to organize the Nebraska Territory?

Southerners

26

How was Nebraska organized?

Split into two

27

People from where would move to make Nebraska a free state?

Iowa

28

People from where would move to Kansas to make it a slave state?

Missouri

29

After a bitter debate, what was passed in Congress

Kansas-Nebraska Act

30

What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act repeal?

Missouri Compromise

31

What was another result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act ?

Formation of Republican Party

32

What was the goal of the Republican Party?

oppose expansion of slavery

33

Douglas ran against who in the senatorial election?

Abraham Lincoln

34

What happened to Kansas?

Both sides tried to populate Kansas

Pro Slavery Missourians went to Kansas and influences the election to be a slave state illegal

35

What two governments were established?

Anti-slavery and slavery

36

Crazy Abolitionist?

John Brown

37

Sen. Charles Sumner was what?

abolitionist from Massachusetts

38

What speech did Sumner make?

Crime against kansas

39

Who beat Sumner with a stick?

Preston Brooks

40

Bleeding Sumner showed what?

The intensity of the section conflict, and the federal government was increasingly crippling by the issue of slavery.

41

Tensions escalated and moved closer to what?

Civil war

42

The outcome of Bleeding Sumner did what?

Solidified the Republican Party

43

Who was responsible for the Pottawatomie Massacre?

John Brown

44

What was the federal arsenal that John Brown raided?

Harpers Ferry

45

In the election of 1860, who was the Northern Democrat?

Stephen Douglas

46

In the election of 1860, who was the Southern Democrat ?

John Breckenridge

47

In the election of 1860, the Republican candidate was who?

Abraham Lincoln

48

Who was the constitutional union candidate in the election 1860?

John Bell