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Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader?. 1,000,000. 500,000. 300,000. Vocabulary. Notable Women. Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader?. 175,000. 100,000. Quotes. Laws. 50,000. Notable Men. Compromise. 25,000. 10,000. Places. Dred Scott. 5,000. 2,000. Miscellaneous.

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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?


1,000,000

500,000

300,000

Vocabulary

Notable Women

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

175,000

100,000

Quotes

Laws

50,000

Notable Men

Compromise

25,000

10,000

Places

Dred Scott

5,000

2,000

Miscellaneous

Who Proposed This?

1,000


Vocabulary Question

  • What is popular sovereignty?


Vocabulary Answer

  • A system in which the residents vote to decide an issue.

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Notable Women Question

  • A slave who became a well-known “conductor” of the underground railroad.


Notable Women Answer

  • Harriet Tubman

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Quotes Question

  • What did President Lincoln say when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe?


Quotes Answer

  • “So this is the little lady who made the big war?”

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Laws Question

  • Name and briefly explain one provision of the Fugitive Slave Act.


Laws Answer

  • - slaves not entitled to jury trial.

  • - slaves not entitled to an attorney.

  • - slaves couldn’t testify on own behalf

  • - a statement by the slave owner was all that was required to have a slave returned.

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Notable Men Question

  • Who coordinated the attack at Harper’s Ferry?


Notable Men Answer

  • John Brown

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Compromise Question

  • What tactic did Stephen A. Douglas use to get the Compromise of 1850 approved?


Compromise Answer

  • He split “the package” into individual parts and got them approved one item at a time.

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PlacesQuestion

  • Why did the abolitionists decide to attack Harper’s Ferry?


PlacesAnswer

  • They attacked at Harper’s Ferry to capture a federal arsenal.

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Dred ScottQuestion

  • Why did Dred Scott think he should be granted his freedom?


Dred ScottAnswer

  • Because he had been living in a free territory for several years.

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MiscellaneousQuestion

  • Name the Civil War era book that addressed slavery as a moral issue.


MiscellaneousAnswer

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

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Who Proposed ThisQuestion

Who proposed the idea to prohibit slavery in territory obtained from the war with Mexico?


Who Proposed ThisAnswer

  • David Wilmont, a lawyer from Pennsylvania

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Final Question

Here it comes…. Get Ready…….


Final Question

  • Name one incentive (positive or negative) that was offered to try to get the North to enforce the Fugitive Slave Law.


Final Answer

  • - $10 was offered for turning in a slave

  • - There was a $1,000 fine and/or prison time for helping a fugitive. slave

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