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Who thought that people should decide whether to be slave or free?
Douglas
The first women's rights convention was held at ________ ________, New York in 1848.
Seneca Falls
Who were the two sisters from South Carolina that left their plantation and went north to join the Quakers?
Grimke sisters
Name the first southern state that seceded.
South Carolina
The people that abolished slavery were called ________.
Abolitionists
Who was the famous abolitionist that escaped from her masters in 1849 and became a spy for the North during the Civil War?
Harriet Tubman
What did the South call their new country after 11 states seceded?
Confederate States
List 6 out of the 11 states that seceded.
Texas
Alabama
Georgia
Mississippi
Arkansas
Tennessee
Who was remained neutral on the issue of slavery?
Bell
The _________ Slave Law forced Northerners to help slave owners catch their runaway slaves.
Fugitive
Who became the President of the South?
Jefferson Davis
Name the black Missouri slave that took his case to the Supreme Court and lost.
Dred Scott
When the people decided for themselves on any issue, it was called popular __________.
sovereignty
List 2 points of the Compromise of 1850
1. California is a free state
2. End slave trade in Washington D.C.
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
List 3 out of the 4 slave states that did not secede.
Kentucky
Maryland
Delaware
Who ran against Abe Lincoln in the election of 1858 for the Illinois Senate Seat?
Douglas
Who was the violent abolitionist that murdered slave owners in Kansas and then tried to take over a U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia?
John Brown
The ________-________ Act stated that the people of Kansas and Nebraska could decide for themselves if they wanted to be free or slave.
Kansas-Nebraska
Who thought that slavery should not be spread into the territories?
Lincoln
Who thought that slavery should be allowed to spread?
Breckinridge