Quiz Me! - Era: Sectionalism

Test your knowledge about the Sectionalism era.

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Compromises such as the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 did little to slow the growing ___________________ across the United States.

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The ___________________ resulted in the growth of the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery sentiment in the north.

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Why was John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry a significant event the year before the Civil War began?

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Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reversed the precedent set in Dred Scott v. Sanford?

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What prompted the Compromise of 1850?

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Daniel Webster criticized Robert Hayne’s view of the Constitution. He argued that Haynes believed the Constitution…

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When Abraham was elected President in 1860, Stephen Douglas -

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Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act and later ran and won reelection to his Senate seat against Abraham Lincoln?

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How did Senator Stephen Douglas attempt to bring compromise between slave and non-slave states in the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

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“Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!” is a quote made by this supporter of the Union and against the nullification of federal laws by states. This quote was made by -

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