Quiz Me! - Era: Sectionalism

Test your knowledge about the Sectionalism era.

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

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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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When Abraham was elected President in 1860, Stephen Douglas -

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Born in South Carolina, this former vice-president to two presidents and later a U.S senator was a strong supporter of the institution of slvery and argued it was a beneficial institution.

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Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Missouri Compromise?

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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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Who was known as the Great Compromiser for his work to create compromises like the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850?

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Which statement would Lincoln most likely have supported in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates?

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

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