American Civil War and Correct Answer

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Question 1

In May 1856, ________ slaughtered five unarmed, proslavery settlers at Pottawatomie Creek in "bleeding Kansas." Answer
Correct Answer:John Brown

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

During the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Douglas argued that territories could circumvent the Dred Scott decision by not enacting the laws necessary for slavery. This was called the Answer

Correct Answer:Freeport Doctrine.

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

The Ostend Manifesto was an American statement that America should buy or seize Answer
Correct Answer:
Cuba.

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

After secession began in 1860, the proposed constitutional amendment which would have guaranteed the future existence of slavery south of the old Missouri Compromise line was the Answer
Selected Answer:
Crittenden Compromise.
Correct Answer:
Crittenden Compromise.

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

The Lecompton constitution was drafted by an antislavery convention in Kansas and was ultimately supported by the Kansas voters. Answer
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

Matthew C. Perry led the American expedition that established commercial concessions with Japan. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

In the spirit of the "Young America" movement, William Walker attempted repeatedly to gain control of Answer
Selected Answer:
Nicaragua.
Correct Answer:
Nicaragua.

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was a support system established by antislavery groups in the upper South and the North to help fugitive slaves who had escaped from the South to make their way to Canada? Answer

Selected Answer:
Underground Railroad
Correct Answer:
Underground Railroad

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

Stephen Douglas staunchly believed that the slavery question in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska should be resolved by Answer
Selected Answer:
popular sovereignty.
Correct Answer:
popular sovereignty.

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel that brought home the evils of slavery to many in the North was Answer
Selected Answer:
Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Correct Answer:
Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Ch.14
Question 1
1 out of 1 points

Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and Benjamin Wade were leaders of the Answer
Selected Answer:
Radical Republicans.
Correct Answer:
Radical Republicans.

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

The first woman physician in America, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, helped to establish the United States Sanitary Commission. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

The New York City draft riots in July 1863 were triggered by the Conscription Act of 1863 and Answer
Selected Answer:
racial backlash against the Emancipation Proclamation.
Correct Answer:
racial backlash against the Emancipation Proclamation.

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

Lincoln justified the Emancipation Proclamation as
Answer
Selected Answer:
a military necessity because it would weaken the enemy.
Correct Answer:
a military necessity because it would weaken the enemy.

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

The first and only president of the Confederacy was
Answer
Selected Answer:
Jefferson Davis.
Correct Answer:
Jefferson Davis.

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

How did Lincoln treat the civil rights of dissenters during the Civil War? Answer
Selected Answer:
He suspended the writ of habeas corpus in critical areas and applied martial law freely. Correct Answer:
He suspended the writ of habeas corpus in critical areas and applied martial law freely.

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