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100

Term for allowing residents of a state to vote on the issue of slavery.
What is popular sovereignty?

100

The political party that formed due to the weak stance taken by the Whigs and Democrats to prevent the spread of slavery.
What is the Republican Party?

100

This region feared that if Abraham Lincoln was elected President they would lose power in the government.
What is the South?

100

Admitting California as a free state gave free states an advantage in the Senate and led to this solution.
What is the Compromise of 1850?

100

The book that convinced many Northerns to oppose slavery.
What is Uncle Tom's Cabin?

200

The legislation that the Kansas-Nebraska Act voided.
What is the Missouri Compromise?

200

The court case that denied Congress the power to control slavery in the territories.
What is Dred Scott vs. Sandford?

200

The location of John Brown's attempt to inspire a slave revolt.
Where is Harper's Ferry, VA?

200

Nickname for the battles over slavery in Kansas.
What is Bleeding Kansas?

200

As a result of leaving the Union, these states declared that they were a new country and elected Jefferson Davis as their president.
What are the Confederate States of America?

300

The two parts of the Compromise of 1850 that appeased the North.
What are abolish the slave trade in Washington D.C. and admit CA as a free state?

300

The section of the country that relied on imported goods.
What is the South?

300

Southerners supported this idea, because they feared that federal authorities might take away the right to own slaves, just as they had in the Northwest Ordinance and the Missouri Compromise.
What are states' rights?

300

Supreme Court Chief Justice during the decision that determined African-Americans were not citizens of the United States.
Who is Roger B. Taney?

300

Many abolitionists ignored the Fugitive Slave Act and supported this route which led slaves to freedom.
What is the Underground Railroad?

400

He proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Who is Stephen Douglas?

400

Northerns feared southerners wanted to expand slavery into this territory, which was aquired after the Mexican War.
What is the Mexican Cession?

400

In his first inaugural adress, President Lincoln stated this was his primary goal.
What is preserve the union?

400

This led to two opposing governments within Kansas.
What is the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

400

The number of southern states Abraham Lincoln won during the Election of 1860?
What is zero?

500

The purpose for the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
What is to settle disputes over the spread of slavery to western territories?

500

The reason that many runaway slaves fled to Canada instead of staying in northern states.
What is the Fugitive Slave Act?

500

Southern Democratic candidate for president in the Election of 1860.
Who is John Breckinridge?

500

The first state to secede.
What is South Carolina?

500

This grew Lincoln's popularity within the Republican Party.
What are the Lincoln-Douglas Debates?