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Study Guide Questions

1.     What allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine to enter as a free state, thus keeping the number of free and slave states equal?
2.     What is rivalry among various sections of a country?
3.     What is an armed conflict between people of the same country?
4.     What law requires that all citizens help to return runaway slaves?
5.     A __________________ is a gun warehouse, like the one raided in Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
6.     What do you call when seperating from a country?
7.     _________________ _____________________ is control by the people, or voting.
8.     Name the act that divided the Nebraska Territory into the two territories of Kansas and Nebraska, thereby allowing the states to settle the slavery question for themselves.
9.     What law ruled by the army instead of the elected officials?
10.     The South's idea that each state had the right to determine whether or not to follow federal laws, which they applied to slavery were the ________________ _________________.
11.     U.S. lands that had not yet officially formed into states are known as __________________.
12.     The ___________________ ________________________ is a political and moral movement comprised of groups devoted to freedom for the slaves.
13.     Name the title of the book Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote to illustrate the evils of slavery and the injustices of the Fugitive Slave Law.
14.     The ____________________ __ _____ stated that California would enter the Union as a free state, New Mexico and Utah would decide the question of slavery by popular sovereignty, the slave trade in Washington, D.C. would end, and the country would live under the Fugitive Slave Law.
15.     The __________________ _____________________ name was given to the fighting in Kansas that occurred when both proslavery and antislavery settlers rushed to the state to fight for control of the territory.
16.     _________________ _______________ as the president of the Union known for the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg address.
17.     _____________ _______________ was Lincoln's Secretary of War who rooted out corruption in the government.
18.     ________________ _______________ ______________ was an excellent organizer who unfortunatley avoided battle and constantly asked for reinforcements.
19.     ______________ ________________ __ ___________ was the leader of Union Forces.
20.     _______________ _____________ __ _____________ was Grant's key man whose campaign involved total war.
21.     ____________________ ______________ was the president of the Confederacy.
22.     _______________ _____________ __________ was the best general the South had in the beginning of the war, despite the fact that he was unpopluar with almost everyone.
23.     _____________ ____________ __ ____ was a Mexican War veteran whose tactics helped the South to dominate during the first two years of the war.
24.     ___________ ______________ ____________ was the Confederate leader known for his bold calvary maneuvers, accidentally shot by his own men.
25.     _____________ ______________ led Southern efforts to manufacture or purchase rifles, cannons, and ammunition for the poorly-equipped army.
26.     _________________ _______________ _________________ was one of America's greatest Naval heroes and the highest ranking Hispanic in the war.
27.     _____________ _____________ ____________ was the Union doctor who was the highest-ranking African-American in the war.
28.     ____________ _______________ was a Native American Confederate general who raided forces in Arkansas and Missouri.
29.     _______________ _________________ was a Civil War nurse who founded the American Red Cross.
30.     ____________ ____________ was the superintendent of nurses for the entire Union army and reformer of prisons and mental hospital.
31.     ________________ _____ _____ was a woman who used her contacts in the Confederate White House, the Congress and the War Department to gather valuable information for the Union.
32.     ______________ ____________ was a nurse, spy, and scout who helped slaves escape through the Underground Railroad.
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