Slavery
Slave V. Free
Elections!
Taking Sides
African Culture
100
Slaves broke tools, worked slowly, and pretended to be sick.
What were some ways slaves resisted?
100
The event that attracted both foreigners and domestic people to (what is later to become a state) California. It eventually led to California wanting to become a state. This event also caused major inflation.
What is the Gold Rush?
100
_____ wanted the annexation of Texas and Oregon whereas _____ had already spoken out against it before the elections.
1. POLK 2. CLAY
100
___ had a defined reason for fighting whereas ___ lacked motivation to fight.
1. SOUTH 2. NORTH
100
First started enrolling in public schools in 1880. They were racially segregated but were getting public education.
What are African Americans?
200
It stated that Northerners must return escaped slaves in the north back to their rightful owners in the south.
What is the Fugitive Slave Law?
200
It sated that Kansas would become a slave state and Nebraska would become free.
What is the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
200
This proclamation stated that there must be at least 10% of voters in the state to take a loyalty oath to the nation is the state is to re-enter the union.
What is Lincoln's 10% plan?
200
Although this side did lack supplies, they had very strong military leaders (Robert E. Lee) whereas the other had poor military leaders and strategies.
What is the south?
200
An escape system set up by white abolitionists and former slaves.
What is the Underground Railroad?
300
This Amendment Abolished Slavery
What is the 13th amendment?
300
This, although denied a few times and never passed, showed the intensity of the problem of slavery in the U.S.
What is the Wilmot Proviso?
300
It was a rebutt to Lincolns 10% plan, in which it required 50% of the voters in a state to take the loyalty oath to re-enter the union.
What is the Wade-Davis Bill?
300
When Britain came close to siding with the Confederacy, but two confederate diplomats were captured by the union. They were later released, but the confederacy lost the British support in the war as it would waste too many resources.
What is the Trent Affair?
300
The region in the Deep South that was heavily concentrated with slaves.
What is the "Black Belt?"
400
D.C. was the first. it Symbolically showed the stance that the nation is taking on the subject of slavery.
Where was the slave trade first outlawed?
400
Dred Scott was a slave who moved to the north with his master but his master was to move back to the south and claimed that Scott was still to be his slave.
What is the Dred Scott v. Sanford?
400
The president who won the election of 1848 from the whig party. He was the "hero of the Mexican War" and had no official stance on slavery, but owned several slaves of his own.
Who is Zachary Taylor?
400
The diplomatic methods employed by the Confederacy during the American Civil War to coerce the United Kingdom and France to support the Confederate war effort by implementing a cotton trade embargo against the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe.
What is the Cotton Diplomacy?
400
Their traditional religious values were converged with those of Christianity, creating a new religion that was a mixture of the two.
What is the new African American religion?
500
A piece of literature that is known largely for expanding the realities of slavery to the north as well as the rest of the world.
What is Uncle Tom's Cabin?
500
(1)Missouri joins Union as a slave state and Maine would join as a free state. (2) It established the 36.30. which states that all states admitted above the 36.30. would be free states or states that do not have slavery.
What did the Missouri compromise establish? (2 things)
500
The Election in which Grant (R) was against Seymour (D). Grant constantly emphasized his military victories to his voters and that he led the North to victory. However, he had no political experience and would later be considered one of the worst presidents in U.S. history.
What is the Election of 1686?
500
It created blockade surrounding the south to prevent any supplies from reaching the Confederacy.
What is the Anaconda plan?
500
This amendment enabled those of all races to vote.
What is the 15th Amendment?
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