CHAPTER 10 & CIVIL WAR REVIEW
* If you can answer the following questions and explain the importance of the items below, you will do fine on the quiz on Friday.
Two Nations (10.1) – RRB p. 77-78 (Southern Views/Northern Views)
Ø Why do some historians think the Civil War was unavoidable?
Ø What arguments did abolitionists use against slavery?
Ø How did Southerners view slavery?
Ø What were some important differences between the North and the South?The Mexican War and Slavery Extension (10.2) – RRB p. 76-77 (TX, Mexican Cession)
Ø What events led to the annexation of Texas?
Ø Why did the U.S. go to war with Mexico?
Ø Why did the Wilmot Proviso lead to conflict?New Political Parties (10.3) – RRB p. 78-79 (Compromise of 1850/KS-NE/Rise of Rep. Party)
Ø What were the effects of the Missouri Compromise?
Ø What did the Compromise of 1850 accomplish?
Ø How did the political parties change in the 1850s?
Ø Why did Stephen Douglass propose the Kansas-Nebraska Act?The System Fails (10.4) – RRB p. 78-79 (Bleeding KS/Lincoln-Douglas Debates/John Brown’s Raid/etc.)
Ø Why did violence erupt in Kansas in the mid-1850s?
Ø How did slavery affect national politics in this period?
Ø What problems did the Lecompton constitution cause?
Ø What important issues were discussed in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates?
Ø How did John Brown’s raid increase tensions between the North and the South?A Nation Divided Against Itself (10.5) – RRB p. 79-80
Ø How did the election of 1860 demonstrate the split between the North and the South?
Ø What concerns led the Lower South to secede from the Union?
Ø What event started the Civil War?
Civil War - RRB p. 80-81
Ø Advantages of the North and South
Ø How Lincoln's presidential power increased during the Civil War
Ø Union strategy; Confederate strategy
Ø Importance of Battle of Antietam
Ø Importance of Battle of Gettysburg
Ø Emancipation Proclamation: what it did; why some criticised it
Ø Gettysburg Address - reason given
Ø When/where war ended
Ø Lincoln's assassination
Ø Civil War on the Home Front: North
Ø Civil War on the Home Front: South