What caused the Civil War?. True or False?. Only 25\% of the whites in the South owned slaves. Only 7\% of Confederate Soldiers owned slaves. The vast majority of slaves taken out of Africa were sold by other Africans. Famous northern generals such as Grant and Sherman owned slaves.
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Only 25% of the whites in the South owned slaves.
Only 7% of Confederate Soldiers owned slaves.
The vast majority of slaves taken out of Africa were sold by other Africans.
Famous northern generals such as Grant and Sherman owned slaves.
The most famous Confederate Generals did not own slaves.
Over 10,000 blacks willingly fought for the Confederate army.
Over 3,000 free blacks in Louisiana and South Carolina owned slaves.
The Civil War is far more complicated than you first thought.
Can one government successfully rule two vastly different sections of a country?
Are state governments better at serving the citizens than a federal government? (i.e. should state governments be more powerful than the federal government?
Should states be allowed to nullify harmful federal laws?
Is it legal for a state to secede from the U.S.?
Are states without slavery more prosperous that states with slavery?
Name the parties (3) and candidates (2) running for president in 1848, who won?
Name the parties(2) and candidates (2) running for president in 1852, who won?
Name the parties (3) and candidates (3) running for president in 1856, who won?
Who was known as the Great Compromiser?
What is another word for nullify?
What does it mean to secede?
Why did the South hate tariffs?
How many slave states and free states were there after the Missouri Compromise?
What is abolition?
Who won the election of 1848?
Who won the election of 1852?
In what year was the Wilmot Proviso?
Name to two different groups of Whigs.
What was a “fire eater?”
What was a “doughface?”
Abe Lincoln vs. Stephen Douglas