1776-Missouri Comp
1820-1850
1851-1859
Election of 1860
War Begins

100

What document guaranteed the rights for southern states to have slavery, signed in 1776?
What is the American Constitution.

100

What state had land taken away from it in exchange to pay off their debts?
What is Texas.

100

What policy said that new states would determine whether or not if they would have slavery?
What is Kansas-Nebraska Act.

100

Who was the Republican candidate for President?
What is Abraham Lincoln.

100

What was the first state to secede?
What is South Carolina.

200

What "revolution" caused many changes in the North?
What is the Industrial Revolution.

200

In what two places was slavery banned due to the Compromise of 1850?
What is D.C. and Southern California.

200

What is a historical "source" that was made during it's own time period?
What is Primary Source.

200

Lincoln had a famous series of debates with who?
What is Stephen Douglas.

200

What was the war known as in the South?
What is the War Between the States.

300

The Federal government drew a line, north of which would be free, south of which would have slavery. What latitude was the line?
What is 36º-30'N

300

What was the name of the policy that forced people to turn in runaway slaves?
What is Fugitive Act.

300

What controversial man was a hero in the North and a terrorist in the South?
What is John Brown.

300

What word means to "break away from the Union?"
What is secede.

300

Besides slavery, what were Southerners fighting for?
What is states rights over federal rights.

400

What state, north of 36º-30', was given special status by the Missouri Compromise?
What is Missouri.

400

The Republican Party was born in what Wisconsin town?
What is Ripon.

400

Where did John Brown get caught murdering white slave owners?
What is Harper's Ferry.

400

What body elects the President, based on popular votes from each state?
What is Electoral College.

400

What was the first Battle of the Civil War?
What is Fort Sumter.

500

What percentage of southerners actually owned slaves?
What is 33%.

500

What is a person that tries to find compromise between two extreme positions?
What is a Moderate.

500

Who is somebody that dies for a cause?
What is a martyr.

500

From what party was John Breckinridge running for President?
What is Southern Democrats.

500

The Western Counties of Virginia broke away and formed their own state. What was this first known as?
What is Kanhawa.