S.S. Ch. 15-17 NY SP Test Review

  1. Which problem grew in the 1840's?
  2. Who was the Republican candidate of 1860?
    Abraham Lincoln
  3. Which Illinois senator proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
    Stephen Douglass
  4. Who's deeds increased sectionalism?
    John Brown
  5. Who proposed the outlaw of slavery in the lands they earned from Mexico?
    David Wilmott in the Wilmott Proviso
  6. Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  7. Where did John Brown lead his raid?
    on Harper Ferry's arsenal
  8. Which group was known for their clashes with the anti-slavery people in Kansas?
    Border Ruffians
  9. What were runaway slaves called?
  10. Which speech did Lincoln deliver saying that the nation couldn't be half free and half slave?
    the House Divided
  11. Which decision stated that the Mississippi unconstitutional?
    the Dred Scott Decision
  12. Which act applied popular sovereignty in the new territories?
    the Kansas-Nebraska Act
  13. Which book greatly influenced abolition, although it was not a true story?
    Uncle Tom's Cabin
  14. Which law stated that all citizens must help catch fugitives?
    the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
  15. Which agreement said that the New Mexico and Utah territories would decide on slavery with popular sovereignty?
    the Compromise of 1850
  16. Which group wanted to stop slavery in the new territories?
    the Free Soil Party
  17. Which agreement kept slave states equal?
    the Missouri Compromise
  18. Why did John Brown attack Harper Ferry's arsenal?
    to start a slave revolt
  19. Why was Abraham Lincoln able to win the election of 1860?
    The Democratic party split in two, so their votes were also split.
  20. The election of 1860 led south to believe that...
    they must secede.
  21. Why did Lincoln not immediately use force against the Confederacy?
    because he wanted to keep the remaining slave states from seceding
  22. Which five slave states remained in the Union?
    Delaware, Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland, and West Virginia
  23. Who was the superintendent of nurses during the war?
    Dorothea Dix
  24. Who was the Secretary of War under Abraham Lincoln?
    Edwin Stanton
  25. Who was the commander of the Confederate army?
    Robert E. Lee
  26. Who led the Union army into Shenandoah Valley?
    Philip Sheridan
  27. Who was the Confederate general who earned a nickname at the Battle of Bull Run?
    Stonewall Jackson
  28. People who are not soldiers are...
  29. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued what?
    the Emancipation Proclamation
  30. In the North, protesters against the war were often denied their right of...
    habeas corpus.
  31. What said that men 20-45 years old serve in the military?
    the Draft
  32. The effect of printing paper money is...
  33. After the Monitor vs. Merrimack, both sides realized that...
    ironclad ships would make a big difference in the war.
  34. What was the North's greatest resource?
    their industry
  35. Which side had more soldiers, factories, people, and railroads?
    the North
  36. The invention of ____-______ _______ made the Civil War very deadly.
    cone-shaped bullets
  37. The Emancipation Proclamation set what slaves free?
    Confederate slaves
  38. Why did Abraham Lincoln have so much trouble finding good generals in the North?
    because most were from the South
  39. How did the South plan to win the war?
    by making the North tire of the war
  40. Who won the battle of Shiloh?
    Ulysses S. Grant
  41. People from the North who moved into the South to earn money were called...
  42. The Ten Percent Plan was proposed by who?
    Abraham Lincoln
  43. Who won the popular vote in 1876 but did not win the election?
    Samuel Tilden
  44. Who was the Mississippi Senate seat winner during Reconstruction?
    Hiram Revels
  45. Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
    John Wilkes Booth
  46. Who became Abraham Lincoln's successor after his death?
    Andrew Johnson
  47. What limited the rights of freedmen?
    the Black Codes
  48. The Senate voted to _______ President Andrew Johnson in 1868.
  49. What were Southern whites who supported Reconstruction called?
  50. After the Civil War, freedmen and poor whites became...
  51. Who was producing a smaller percentage of the United State's output in the 1900's compared with the 1860's?
    the Southern industry
  52. Charles Sumner, Hiram Revels, and Thaddeus Stevens were all...
    Radical Republicans
  53. What gave the freedmen the right to marry?
    Black Codes
  54. To "strip the proud of their nobility and work them" was to suggest that....
    the South should be punished by them giving their plantations to their former slaves
  55. Who was forbidden to be in the Reconstruction Governments?
    former Confederate leaders
  56. What did the Thirteenth Amendment to?
    abolish slavery
  57. Which group supplied food, clothing, and education?
    the Freedmen's Bureau
  58. Which act stated that to rejoin the Union, a state must ratify the Fourteenth Amendment, and be enforced by the military?
    the Reconstruction Act of 1867
  59. The political power of African Americans decreased after...
  60. Why was the presidential election of 1876 important?
    because it ended Reconstruction
  61. Were all the North's goals achieved by 1876?
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S.S. Ch. 15-17 NY SP Test Review
My test review for our Social Studies SP Ch. 15-17 test