S.S. Ch. 15-17 NY SP Test Review
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S.S. Ch. 15-17 NY SP Test Review
Test Chapter 15 17 Review New York Special Placement Social Studies
My test review for our Social Studies SP Ch. 15-17 test
Which problem grew in the 1840's?
Who was the Republican candidate of 1860?
Which Illinois senator proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Who's deeds increased sectionalism?
Who proposed the outlaw of slavery in the lands they earned from Mexico?
David Wilmott in the Wilmott Proviso
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Where did John Brown lead his raid?
on Harper Ferry's arsenal
Which group was known for their clashes with the anti-slavery people in Kansas?
What were runaway slaves called?
Which speech did Lincoln deliver saying that the nation couldn't be half free and half slave?
the House Divided
Which decision stated that the Mississippi unconstitutional?
the Dred Scott Decision
Which act applied popular sovereignty in the new territories?
the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Which book greatly influenced abolition, although it was not a true story?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Which law stated that all citizens must help catch fugitives?
the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
Which agreement said that the New Mexico and Utah territories would decide on slavery with popular sovereignty?
the Compromise of 1850
Which group wanted to stop slavery in the new territories?
the Free Soil Party
Which agreement kept slave states equal?
the Missouri Compromise
Why did John Brown attack Harper Ferry's arsenal?
to start a slave revolt
Why was Abraham Lincoln able to win the election of 1860?
The Democratic party split in two, so their votes were also split.
The election of 1860 led south to believe that...
they must secede.
Why did Lincoln not immediately use force against the Confederacy?
because he wanted to keep the remaining slave states from seceding
Which five slave states remained in the Union?
Delaware, Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland, and West Virginia
Who was the superintendent of nurses during the war?
Who was the Secretary of War under Abraham Lincoln?
Who was the commander of the Confederate army?
Robert E. Lee
Who led the Union army into Shenandoah Valley?
Who was the Confederate general who earned a nickname at the Battle of Bull Run?
People who are not soldiers are...
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued what?
the Emancipation Proclamation
In the North, protesters against the war were often denied their right of...
What said that men 20-45 years old serve in the military?
The effect of printing paper money is...
After the Monitor vs. Merrimack, both sides realized that...
ironclad ships would make a big difference in the war.
What was the North's greatest resource?
Which side had more soldiers, factories, people, and railroads?
The invention of ____-______ _______ made the Civil War very deadly.
The Emancipation Proclamation set what slaves free?
Why did Abraham Lincoln have so much trouble finding good generals in the North?
because most were from the South
How did the South plan to win the war?
by making the North tire of the war
Who won the battle of Shiloh?
Ulysses S. Grant
People from the North who moved into the South to earn money were called...
The Ten Percent Plan was proposed by who?
Who won the popular vote in 1876 but did not win the election?
Who was the Mississippi Senate seat winner during Reconstruction?
Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Who became Abraham Lincoln's successor after his death?
What limited the rights of freedmen?
the Black Codes
The Senate voted to _______ President Andrew Johnson in 1868.
What were Southern whites who supported Reconstruction called?
After the Civil War, freedmen and poor whites became...
Who was producing a smaller percentage of the United State's output in the 1900's compared with the 1860's?
the Southern industry
Charles Sumner, Hiram Revels, and Thaddeus Stevens were all...
What gave the freedmen the right to marry?
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
Who was forbidden to be in the Reconstruction Governments?
former Confederate leaders
What did the Thirteenth Amendment to?
Which group supplied food, clothing, and education?
the Freedmen's Bureau
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
The political power of African Americans decreased after...
Why was the presidential election of 1876 important?
because it ended Reconstruction
Were all the North's goals achieved by 1876?