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Chapter 15: The Nation Breaking Apart Homework Part 2 (1846-1861

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MONDAY
 Read pages 466-470
 Chapter 15 Crossword Puzzle
Use the vocabulary words for the Chapter 15 Crossword Puzzle
1) Wilmot Proviso
8) Republican Party
2) Free-Soil Party
9) Dred Scott v. Sandford
3) Compromise of 1850
10) Harpers Ferry
4) Uncle Tom’s Cabin
11) Platform
5) Fugitive Slave Act
12) Secede
6) Popular sovereignty
13) Confederate States of America
7) Kansas-Nebraska Act
14) Crittenden Plan
15) ACROSS
16) 1. A compromise introduced in 1861 that might have prevented secession.
17) 3. The political party formed in 1854 by opponents of slavery in the territories.
18) 4. A political party dedicated to stopping the expansion of slavery.
19) 12. An 1854 law that established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and gave their residents the
right to decide whether to allow slavery.
20) 14. An 1846 proposal that outlawed slavery in any territory gained from the War with Mexico.
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22) 2. An 1856 Supreme Court case in which slave, Dred Scott, sued for his freedom because he had been
taken to live in territories where slavery was illegal; the Court ruled against Scott.
23) 5. An 1850 law to help slaveholders recapture runaway slaves.
24) 6. A series of Congressional laws intended to settle the major disagreements between free states and
slaves states.
25) 7. The confederation formed in 1861 by the Southern states after their secession from the Union.
26) 8. A novel published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852 that portrayed slavery as brutal and immoral.
27) 9. A system of government in which the residents vote to decide an issue.
28) 10. A statement of beliefs.
29) 11. A federal arsenal in Virginia that was captured in 1859 during a slave revolt.
30) 13. To withdraw.
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32) TUESDAY
 Read pages 471-475
 The Election of 1860 Map
1) Draw the map on page 473.
2) Color the map.
3) Color and draw the key for the map.
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34) WEDNESDAY
 Abraham Lincoln Election Speech
1) Imagine you are writing a victory speech for Abraham Lincoln.
2) Write 10-sentences victory speech for Abraham Lincoln after winning the Election of 1860.
3) In the speech talk about the North and South staying together to preserve the Union.
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5) THURSDAY
 Chapter 15 Review Questions Part 2 (ON THE BACK)
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7) Chapter 15 Review Questions Part 2
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1) The Northern Whigs joined with other opponents of slavery to form what political party?
2) Who won the Presidential Election of 1856?
3) What was the 1856 Supreme Court case; in which a slave sued for his freedom because he had
been take to live in territories where slavery was illegal?
4) Who was the Supreme Court judge in the case in which a slave sued for his freedom?
5) In 1858, who did the Republican party nominate to challenge Stephen Douglas for Senator of
Illinois?
6) Who led the attack on Harpers Ferry?
7) What is a vocabulary word for, “a statement of beliefs?”
8) Who were the four candidates in the Presidential Election of 1860? (#8-11)
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12) Who was the first state to secede from the Union?
13) The Southern states to secede from the Union formed what group?
14) Who was the President of the Southern states to secede from the Union?
15) What was the last attempt developed by Senator John Crittenden of Kentucky to prevent the
secession of the Southern states?
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