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1 CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WAR STUDY GUIDE Due Friday 5/11 - Test on Tuesday 5/15 What was the significance of the north latitude line? Slavery was banned in all future states added NORTH of the 36 30' latitude line (Missouri Compromise line) except for Missouri which was allowed to remain a slave state. What did John Brown hope to achieve by his raid on Harpers Ferry? He wanted to use WEAPONS to arm SLAVES for a REBELLION that would END SLAVERY. What did the election of 1860 prove about the relationship between north and south? How divided the nation had become What event was the final straw that led the South to secede from the Union and lead the U.S. into a civil war? Lincoln was elected as President and that there would be no compromises on slavery in the new territories. What was the fear of Southern senators if there were more free states than slave states? How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act attempt to deal with the question of slavery in future states? If free states had more senators, they might vote to BAN SLAVERY. Southerners did not want this to happen! popular sovereignty allowing the people to decide whether they would allow slavery or not

2 In what way did the Compromise of 1850 appease (satisfy) the South? What was the impact of the publication of Uncle Tom s Cabin? New Mexico & Utah were open to SLAVERY Even though the SLAVE TRADE was banned in WASHINGTON D.C., they were allowed to keep the slaves they already owned FUGITIVE SLAVE laws made it easier to RECLAIM RUNAWAY SLAVES. The book made millions of Northerners even angrier about slavery. What happened when the Southern states seceded? In other words, what did this mean for the country? Divided the United States into the Confederate States (those states who seceded) and the Union states which resulted in the Civil War Which part of the Compromise of 1850 created the most controversy between northerners and southerners during the 1850s? Fugitive Slave Law Why did Dred Scott believe he should have his freedom? Because his owner had taken him to WISCONSIN which was a state that banned SLAVERY.

3 What was the Supreme Court s decision in the Dred Scott case? (there are several parts to the decision) What effect did the Compromise of 1850 have on slavery? 1) Scott could not sue for his freedom because he was not a U.S. CITIZEN and could never be a CITIZEN. 2) Missouri Compromise was UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Slaves were considered PROPERTY, banning slavery is like taking away someone's PROPERTY. Ended Slavery in DC Stronger Slave Laws (Enforced it) CA-Free Utah and New Mexico were open slavery How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act nullify (go against) the Missouri Compromise? Kansas and Nebraska were above the 36/30 which contradicted the Missouri Compromise Allowed people to decide How did the Compromise of 1850 nullify (go against) the Missouri Compromise? CA, Utah and New Mexico went against the Missouri Compromise What was a negative result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? Raid on Lawrence, KS, fighting, damage to property Northerners worried that slavery would expand In the Dred Scott decision, what did the Supreme Court decide about Congress power to make laws regarding slavery? Could not be banned by Congress

4 Why did the Southern states decide to secede? Lincoln became president and they feared that he would abolish slavery In the Dred Scott Decision, the Supreme Court declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional. What was the reasoning for this ruling? (2 points) According to the 5 th Amendment because slaves were property, not citizens and property could not be controlled Explain one reason why most white Southern slave-holders were upset by the way the Fugitive Slave Act was enforced in the north. (2 points) Southerners thought slaves were property and when Northerners helped slaves escape, Southerners felt like they were being robbed. Be able to explain how the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act attempted to bring the nation together AND how these same events eventually pulled the nation apart (the essential question of the unit) Missouri Compromise was a temporary solution to balance free and slave states. Wilmot Proviso and Fugitive Slave Issue unraveled the Missouri Compromise and tore the nation apart. Compromise of 1850 tried to keep power equal to keep nation together but the Fugitive Slave Law pulled the nation apart. Kansas-Nebraska Act attempted to keep the nation together by giving the people the power but it only satisfied the South. It caused raids and fighting that further divided the states. Analyze the meaning of Abraham Lincoln s 1858 quote: The house symbolizes the union and the issue dividing the union was slavery. A house divided against itself cannot stand.

5 Go to the following website and complete the activity to help review the major events that lead to the Civil War read the summaries of the events and make your choice about what should happen. Analyze what did happen. (The link is on Mrs. Sparks teacher webpage also.)

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