Chapter 21 test review samples

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, US History, Revolution And Post-Independence (1775-1820), Revolutionary War
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As you complete the test review, be sure to keep a running tally of how many you get right. At the end of the test, you will be shown what your grade would be had this been the real test. Good luck!

Who Wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin? A. Dred Scott B. Frederick Douglas C. Abraham Lincoln D. Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom’s Cabin was written to A. portray slavery accurately. B. persuade masters to treat slaves better. C. turn people against slavery. D. show slaves as helpless children.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin is an example of A. a narrative poem written by one of America’s greatest poets. B. fictional writing about an event that never happened. C. a primary source written by a slave who was an eyewitness to an event. D. a secondary source written by a historian about an event.

How did the Second Great Awakening affect the slavery issue? A. It upset the balance between slave and free states in Congress. B. It opened the question of whether slavery should spread westward. C. It inspired many Americans to dedicate their lives to ending slavery. D. It forced southerners to admit that owning slaves was a sin.

John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry A. was widely approved across the South. B. triggered a widespread slave rebellion. C. was condemned by Abraham Lincoln. D. made Brown a hero among abolitionists.

What state was admitted as a free state under the Compromise of 1850? A. Maine B. Kansas C. Nebraska D. California

All of the following were part of the Missouri Compromise except A. Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state. B. California was admitted to the Union as a free state. C. Maine was admitted to the Union as a free state. D. Congress drew an imaginary line across the Louisiana Territory at 360 30’ north latitude to separate out future free and slave territory.

Which of the following was NOT part of the Dred Scott Decision? A. African Americans were declared not to be American citizens B. the Missouri Compromise was declared unconstitutional C. slavery was declared unconstitutional D. Dred Scott was denied freedom from slavery

Which state was the first to secede from the Union? A. Kentucky B. Missouri C. North Carolina D. South Carolina

What led newspapers to speak of “Bleeding Kansas” in 1856? A. reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against Dred Scott B. the slave revolt led by Nat Turner C. fighting between pro-slavery and antislavery forces D. conflict between rural cotton growers and urban factory workers

Senator Stephen Douglas is known for authoring A. the Missouri Compromise. B. the Compromise of 1850. C. the Tallmadge Amendment. D. the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

What event started the Civil War? A. a slave revolt in the South B. Abraham Lincoln’s election as president C. the bombardment of Fort Sumter D. the discovery of the Ostend Manifesto

End of Test Review: How Many Did You Get Right?

A+ = 12 A- = 11 B = 10 C=9

D=8 F = 0-7

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