Wilmont Proviso Popular soverignty Strong opinions on slavery Lincoln-Douglas debates The Coming of the War

100

Mexico
In 1848, the United States had just won land from this country in a war.

100

The ability for the people to vote directly to decide on the issues, such as slavery
What is popular sovereignty?

100

They realized how wrong slavery really was
How did the North react to Uncle Tom's Cabin

100

Illinois Senator
What position were the two men debating over?

100

Anti-slavery activist that organized raids to kill pro-slavery advocates in order to make his view strong.
Who was John Brown?

200

Proposed bill that would ban slavery in the new territory from mexico
What was the Wilmont Proviso?

200

Senator Stephen A. Douglas
Who was the biggest advocate for popular sovereignty on the issue of slavery?

200

They found it to be untrue and even called it propaganda.
How did the South react to Uncle Tom's Cabin?

200

Stephen Douglas
Who ended up wining the Illinois Senate seat

200

4 candidates ran. Lincoln won. This upset the South
What happened in the election of 1860

300

No
Did the Wilmont Proviso become law?

300

He needed Kansas and Nebraska to become states so that his railroad could be built
Why did Stephen Douglas suggest popular sovereignty to settle slavery

300

That a freed slave is still property, therefore could not own property because he/she was not a citizen
How did the Supreme Court rule on the Dred Scott decision?

300

Yes, two years later for president
Dis these two men end up running against each other again?

300

Lincoln was the only candidate that said that slavery couldn't continue into any new territories. This angered the South, so many states separated from the Union.
Why did the South succeed from the country after Lincoln won the election of 1860?

400

The Free Soil Party
The Wilmont Proviso is associated with what 3rd party

400

False: only in the new western territory
True or False: The Free Soil Party wanted slavery to end everywhere

400

The Republican Party
Which modern political party formed with the main goal of stopping the spread of slavery

400

Lincoln is against it. Douglas is for it
Briefly describe the opinions of both candidates on the issue of popular sovereignty

400

Confederate troops
Who fired the first shots at Fort Sumter?

500

Southerns saw it as a threat to end slavery and end the balance that had existed for so long between free states and slave states.
Why was the Wilmont Proviso so controversial?

500

Both sides had strong disagreements, therefore nobody could get exactly what they wanted
Why did the Compromise of 1850 fail?

500

(Students will have individual responses)
Do you think the Civil War could have been prevented? Explain.

500

These two candidates had opinions that reflected the strong opinions of the rest of the country. Everyone was watching to see what would happen. Closest thing to a reality TV show at the time.
Why were these debates attracting the attention of the whole country?

500

The Northern and Southern Democrats ran two separate candidates, thus splitting the Democratic vote and allowing Lincoln to win.
How did Lincoln win the 1860 election?

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