Chapter 15 Jeopardy
VocabQuestion: This word means loyalty to one's area rather than to the nation as a whole?
Question: This is the idea that the people make choices (like slavery) through their vote?
Answer: popular sovereignty
Question: This party, dedicated to stopping the spread of slavery, came before the Republicans?
Answer: The Free Soil Party
Question: To intentionally withdraw membership from a group.
Question: A person who dies for his or her cause?
PeopleQuestion: He was a member of Congress who never became president (though he ran a bunch) and is known as the "Great Compromiser?"
Answer: Henry Clay
Question: He worked in Congress to help create the Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Answer: Stephen Douglas
Question: This man, along with his sons, was a violent abolitionist who helped start the Civil War.
Answer: John Brown
Question: This man served as president immediately before Lincoln?
Answer: James Buchanan
Question: He was named president of the new Confederate States of America?
Answer: Jefferson Davis
PlacesQuestion: The need for the Compromise of 1850 was brought about by this state asking to join the Union in 1850?
Question: This was the first state to secede?
Answer: South Carolina
Question: A compromise named for this place drew a line across the U.S. along the 30 degree 36' North Latitude line?
Question: John Brown famously raided the arsenal in this town?
Answer: Harper's Ferry, Virginia
Question: The South eventually forced war by attacking this place in April of 1861?
Answer: Ft. Sumter
MiscellaneousQuestion: This slave sued for his freedom after living in free territory?
Answer: Dred Scott
Question: Harriet Beecher Stowe authored this famous book about slavery?
Answer: Uncle Tom's Cabin
Question: This southern Senator tried to block any compromise until he died of tuberculosis?
Answer: John C. Calhoun
Question: Stephen Douglas helped pass this piece of legislation to create a new railroad.
Answer: The Kansas-Nebraska Act
Question: Name three of the four major candidates for President in the election of 1860.
Answer: Abe Lincoln, Stephen Douglas, John Bell, John C. Breckinridge
Southern CapitalsQuestion: Alabama
Question: North Carolina
Question: South Carolina