US History

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US History
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2012-08-06 21:40:35
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  1. Name a US senator from Missouri that is proslave and leader of the southern rights faction.
    David R. Atchison
  2. What US president signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act into law?
    Franklin Pierce
  3. Whom does the text describe as "ananti-slavery Whig who had served four terms in the state legislature and one in Congress"?
    Abraham Lincoln
  4. Name the Whig Party candidate for president in1852.
    Winfield Scott
  5. The text defines this term as "hostility towards immigrants"
    Nativism
  6. What state is the first to prohibit alcohol, doing so in the year 1852?
    Maine
  7. What is the more common name of the American Party in the 1850s?
    Know-nothings
  8. What was used by the Reublican press to refer to pro-slavery Missouians who settled in the Kansas territory?
    Border Ruffians
  9. Who beat senator Charles Sumner with a cane?
    Preston Brooks
  10. What Kansas territory town was "shelled and sacked" on May 21, 1856?
    Lawrence

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