Quiz Me! - People: Sectionalism

Test your knowledge about people in the Sectionalism era.

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

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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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This accomplished public speaker performed many roles in life, He practiced law after graduating from Dartmouth, represented New Hampshire in the US   House of Representatives and later Massachusetts in the US Senate. He also served as Secretary of State under three presidents.

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Which of the following beliefs accurately reflects John C. Calhoun’s beliefs?

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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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When Abraham was elected President in 1860, Stephen Douglas -

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

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