Causes of the Civil War Timeline Events 21-25 and Summary Essay
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1. What was John Brown attempting to do at Harper's Ferry?
win independence for the south
defend slavery from abolitionists
start a slave revolt with the guns in the arsenal
assassinate president Lincoln
2. What was the result of John Brown's Raid?
slavery was ended
it was the first shots of the Civil War
Brown was captured and executed
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
3. How did Southerners view John Brown's Raid?
the cheered for him and celebrated
they feared men like him and created an army
they supported Lincoln in 1860
they elected John Brown as president
4. Which of the following happened to the Democrat Party in the Election of 1860?
Democrats won the election
Democrats disappeared from American Politics
The Democrat party was born
The Democrat party split North and South
5. Abraham Lincoln was a member of which political party?
6. In the Election of 1860, which of the following candidates did Southern Democrats refuse to support?
7. Which of the following explains why the Republican party was created?
to abolish slavery everywhere
to expand slavery in the west
to stop slavery from moving west
to annex Cuba for additional slave states
8. Who won the Election of 1860?
9. Which of the following best describes the term "session?"
states agree to join the Union or the United States of America
states with to leave the Union or the United States of America
states once owned by Spain wish to annex Mexico
states agree to give up all of their power to the federal government in Washington
10. Which of the following was the first state to succeed?
11. The 11 states that seceded joined one another in the creation of a new country called?
The Confederate States of America
The United States of Mexico
The Lone Star Republic
The Bear Flag Republic
12. Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
13. During this assignment you completed a 5 paragraph essay about the Cause of the Civil War. Copy and paste your essay into the box below.
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