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Old 07-19-2009, 07:57 AM
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1.) The California Gold Rush refers to: a golden river located in the newly-settled state of California. a rush of stories about gold in the West flooding the ears of Americans on the East coast. the influx of travelers to the American West that were in search of gold and wealth. the national effort of forcing thousands of Indians off their lands. 2.) The application for California statehood caused turmoil in Congress because: it would upset the balance between the slave and free states in the Senate it would disturb the balance in the House between those who favored slavery and those who opposed it. Democrats would alow no more slave states into the Union Whigs would allow no more free states into the Union. Many southerners supported the Compromise of 1850 because it: provided that cotton be substituted for currency legalized slavery in all the new territories provided for the creation of 5 states out of Texas provided for the return of fugitive slaves Despite earlier efforts to settle the issue, slavery became a major issue in the 1840s and 1850s because the: US Supreme Court had a northern majority nation was expanding west evangelists of the Second Awakening raised the issue frequently existing political parties needed an issue which would unite their members5.) By opening the territory north of 36o 30' to slavery, the Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the: Dred Scott decision Compromise of 1850 Missouri Compromise Wilmont Proviso .) "Bleeding Kansas" gained its reputation for violence because of the: sporadic warfare between settlers on opposing sides in the battle over the slavery issue actions of various bandit gangs that roamed the territory before the arrival of federal marshals general lawlessness of cow towns like Dodge City and Abilene US Army's vicious tactics while driving the Indians out of the territory 7.) The new Republican Party: quickly won voter support in the South in the elections of 1854 foes of the Kansas-Nebraska Act who were dedicated, among other purposes, to fighting slavery extension won the presidency in the 1856 elections supported lower taxes in order to bring down American industry8.) In the Dred Scott case, the Supreme Court ruled that: Dred Scott was not a citizen of the United States the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional Congress had no power to ban slavery in any territory All of the above 9.) Which of the following was NOT TRUE about slavery as a labor system? slavery was worth more in terms of investment than all the land of the South as slavery spread in the Deep South, power became equally shared among all white southerners it was slavery that made possible the South's "mass production" of cotton for export only a minority of Southerners owned slaves10.) Manufacturing in the Old South lagged behind that in the North because: black labor was incompatible with industry white leaders in the South were more concerned with prestige than with profits the South lacked important natural resources cotton was more profitable than the industry 11.) The southern demand that slavery be allowed to expand into the territories seems to have been motivated by the: expectation that slavery would be even more profitable in the West than in the South fear that free territories could be used as bases for spreading abolitionism into the South belief that expansion was necessary to allow the profitable sale of slaves none of the above 12.) William Lloyd Garrison pledged his dedication to: shipping freed blacks back to Africa outlawing the slave trade preventing the expansion of slavery beyond the South the immediate abolition of slavery in the South13.) The most controversial aspect of the slavery issue during the first half of the 1800s was: the status of slavery in the territories the right of abolitionists to send their literature through the US mail the enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law the prohibition of international slave trade14.) What was the significance of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin? It presented a view of slavery as an great good It presented the idea that slavery did not tear apart the black family It provoked a more aggressive anti-southern and anti-slavery position in those who were uncertain on the slavery issue All of the above 15.) Harriet Tubman gained fame: in the gold fields of California as an African-American poet as an advocate for the Fugitive Slave Law by helping slaves escape to Canada 16.) The Homestead Act provided: that indians should own their lands as individuals rather than collectively as tribes 160 acres of free land to anyone who would settle it and improve
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