Quiz Me! - Era: Sectionalism

Test your knowledge about the Sectionalism era.

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Why were the Lincoln-Douglas Debates significant?

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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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“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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What was dubbed a “corrupt bargain” by defeated presidential candidate Andrew Jackson?

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Which of the following was NOT part of the Compromise of 1850?

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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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What was the primary topic debated in the Hayne-Webster Debate?

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What was the main issue associated with the Webster-Hayne Debates?

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When Abraham was elected President in 1860, Stephen Douglas -

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What prompted the Compromise of 1850?

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