CH 13 Quiz 1
 The Wilmot Proviso said that slavery
 could not be banned in new states
 could not be banned until a territory became a state
 could be banned in a territory only by a vote of the people
 must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico
 must be banned in any territory acquired from Mexico
 The Calhoun Resolutions said that slavery
 could not be banned in new states
 could not be banned until a territory became a state
 could be banned in a territory only by a vote of the people
 must be banned in all new territories
 could not be banned until a territory became a state
 What was the greatest spur to American settlement
of California?
Beaver trapping
 gold rush
 missionaries
 cheap land

 gold rush
 The South resisted the admission of California as a
state because they
believed that new states did not have the right to ban
slavery
 feared the loss of power in the Senate
 demanded that California become a territory first
 wanted to introduce slavery into California

 feared the loss of power in the Senate
 What was not a provision of the Compromise of
1850?
admission of California as a free state
 abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia
 organization of the New Mexico territory without
reference to slavery
 passage of the transcontinental railroad through Illinois

 passage of the transcontinental railroad through Illinois
 According to Daniel Webster, why was the debate
over slavery in the new territories needless?
Slavery is supported by the Constitution
 Slavery is an unavoidable evil
 The climate of the new territories cannot support slavery
 the people in the new territories have a right to choose
the status of slavery

 The climate of the new territories cannot support slavery
 Which provision of the Compromise of 1850
actually worsened tensions between the North and
the South?
Admission of California as a free state
 abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia
 organization of the New Mexico territory without
reference to slavery
 Fugitive Slave Law

 Fugitive Slave Law
 What was probably the most effective propaganda
tool for abolition?
Fugitive Slave Law
 Uncle Tom's Cabin
 Dred Scott decision
 Calhoun Resolutions

 Uncle Tom's Cabin
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce


___ War hero and antislavery president who died in
office at a crucial time
 E) Zachary Taylor
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce

 ___ Democratic president (1853-57) who
supported compromise on slavery
 F) Franklin Pierce
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce

 ___ Southern spokesman for slavery in the
territories
 A) John C. Calhoun
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce

 ___ belief that each territory can decide on the
status of slavery within its borders
 D) popular sovereignty
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce

 ___ acceptance of slavery in the South, rejection of
slavery in the territories
 C) free-soiler
A) John C. Calhoun
 B) forty-niner
 C) free-soiler
 D) popular sovereignty
 E) Zachary Taylor
 F) Franklin Pierce

 ___ California gold rush
 B) forty-niner
 True/False

 ___ Southern senators blocked the Wilmot Proviso
each time it passed in the House
 True
 True/False

 ___ Thousands of slaves were returned to their
owners under the Fugitive Slave Law
 False
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