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HISTORICAL PEOPLE
Clue #1:
This person moved to Indiana as a young boy and lived there the rest of his life. His father was a carpenter. His mother died when he was nine but he was very close to his stepmother who urged him to read.

Clue #2:
This person stated that he had about one year of formal education. However, he was taught by many individuals. He loved to read and learn from any books he could get his hands on. He once said: "Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all."

Clue #3:
This person joined the military in 1832. He worked as a clerk before joining the military.

Clue #4:
This person's son was the only president's child to die in the White House.

ANSWER: Abraham Lincoln
HISTORICAL PEOPLE
Clue #1:
This person was the son of an escaped slave. As a young man, he joined the Union Navy and fought in the Civil War.

Clue #2:
This person began his career as a draftsman and was an assistant to Alexnder Graham Bell.

Clue #3:
This person received his first patent for a "water closet for railroad cars."

Clue #4:
This person is best known for being one of "Edison's Pioneers" - Thomas Edison's elite team of researchers.

ANSWER: Lewis Latimer
HISTORICAL ISSUES
Clue #1:
Series of five bills that were intended to stave off sectional strife.

Clue #2:
It accomplished what it set out to do -- it kept the nation united -- but the solution was only temporary.

Clue #3:
Was presented in 1850.

Clue #4:
Prepared and presented by a Senator from Kentucky.

Answer: Compromise of 1850
ANSWER: Compromise of 1850
HISTORICAL ISSUES
Clue #1:
This act brought the subject of slavery before the nation.

Clue #2:
For slaves attempting to build lives in the North, the new law was disaster.


Clue #3:
Because of this free blacks were captured and sent to the South.


Clue #4:
Passage of this made abolitionists all the more resolved to put an end to slavery.

ANSWER: Fugitive Slave Act
HISTORICAL ISSUES
Clue #1:
The concept was aired in the late 1840s, but was widely popularized in 1854.

Clue #2:

The man who coined this term, thought the settlers should vote on their status early in territorial development.

Clue #3:
This was the political doctrine which provided for the settlers of federal territorial lands to decide the status (free or slave) under which they would join the Union.

Clue #4:
This was invoked in the Compromise of 1850.

ANSWER: Popular Sovereignty