Chapter 21 test review samples

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
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
A. was widely approved across the
B. triggered a widespread slave
C. was condemned by Abraham
D. made Brown a hero among
What state was admitted as a free
state under the Compromise of
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
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
C. slavery was declared unconstitutional
D. Dred Scott was denied freedom from
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
C. the bombardment of Fort
D. the discovery of the Ostend
End of Test Review:
How Many Did You Get Right?
A+ = 12
A- = 11
B = 10
F = 0-7