Social Studies Test

Question Answer
Sectionalism Loyalty to a state or section, rather than to the country as a whole.
Abolitionist Thought that slavery is morally wrong, and wanted to ban slavery throughout the entire country.
Moderate Extended Missouri Compromise( south) line to the Pacific, allows voters in each territory to decide on slavery.
Popular Sovereignty Control by the people, voters in the new territory would decide about slavery and slaves couldn't votes.
Fugitive A runaway.
Missouri Compromise of 1850 1-3 1. Allowed California to enter the Union as free states. 2. Divided the rest of the Mexican cession into the territories of New Mexico and Utah, would decided the slavery questions according to popular sovereignty 3.ended slave trade in Washington DC
Missouri Compromise of 1850 4-5 4. Included a strict fugitive slave law, 5. Settled a border dispute between Texas and New Mexico.
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stow wrote a book as a reaction to the fugitive slave law, the cruelty of slavery and Abraham Lincoln said this book started the civil war.
Dred Scott Decision Supreme Court ruled enslaved people could not file a lawsuit, slaves are property, and Missouri Compromise is unconstitutional . Congress did not have the power to outlas slavery in any territory
Bleeding Kansas Border Ruffians moved into Kansas from slave state Missouri and tried to make it a slave state. John Brown (abolitionist) wanted to help Kansas become a free state and totally eliminate slavery.
Lincoln/Douglas Debate Beg. of Republican party in 1858, debate between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln's view was "A house divided against itself cannot stand", he wanted to keep slavery in the south and stop slavery in new territories.
Douglas's View Keep slavery in the south and in new territories.
Lincoln's view "A house divided against itself cannot stand", he wanted to keep slavery in the south and stop slavery in new territories.
Fugitive slave Law of 1850 People who let fugitives escape were fined $1000 and jailed for six months. They set up special courts and judged received 10$ for sending a runaway to the south and only $5 for setting them free.
Northerners reactions to Fugitive Slave law Became enraged, felt like they were part of the slave systems and were forced to catch slaves.
Southerners reactions to Fugitive Slave law Became very happy and had slaves returned to them. People in the north would be discouraged.
Northerners reactions to Dred Scott Decision Shocked and hoped that slavery would die out, it was restricted in the south, and slavery spread to the west they thought his ruling was wrong.
Southerners reactions to Dred Scott Decision They were ecstatic, and slavery was legal in all territories.

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