United States History  Quiz Lessons #40-43                                     Name: _______________________________
Teacher: Mr. Cap              Controversy, Conflict, Crisis, and War of Brothers

  Lesson #40: Controversy

1.  Who won the Mexican War? ______________________________________________________________

2.  Who wins the election of 1848? _____________________________________________

3.  Where was the Bear Flag Revolt fought? ____________________ Led by: ______________, ____________

4.  Gold was discovered @ ___________________'s saw mill. Gold seekers became known as  ____________

5.  Many immigrants came to seek gold most went ___________________________!!

6.    ___________________________ entered the union in 1850; ___________st state.

7.  List 5 points of The Compromise of 1850. ____________________________________________________

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8.  What was the Fugitive Slave Law ? __________________________________________________________

9.  In the Summer of 1850 President ________________________ dies, VP  Millard ___________ becomes President 1850-1852

10.  List 4 Problems with Slavery. ______________________________________________________________

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  Lesson #41: Conflict

11. Who wins the election of 1852?

12.  In 1854, the Congress passed the ________________________________ Act, which allowed settlers

       in those states to vote on the ____________________________________ question.


13. Who is depicted in the painting on the left? ___________

14.  The _________________________________ movement was a nativist American political movement of the 1840s and 1850s.

It was empowered by popular fears that the country was being

15.  overwvmhelmed by _______________________________ immigrants, who were often regarded as hostile to U.S. values and controlled by the Pope in Rome.

16. The ___________________________ Party is organized in 1854.


17.  Why was President Buchanan maligned as the worst President of the U.S.? _______________________

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18.  How did Judge Taney rule in The Dred Scott Case?_______________________________________________

Lesson #42: Crisis

19.  What did John Brown hope to gain from the Harper's Ferry Raid?  __________________________________

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20.  Who did Robert E. Lee order to take Brown's stronghold? _____________________________________

21.  What eventually happened to John Brown? __________________________________________________

22.  Who wins the Election of 1860?  ___________________________

23.  What was the first engagement of the Civil War?  _______________________________________________

  Lesson #43: War of Brothers

27.  List 5 causes of the Civil War :__________________________________________________________

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28.  Name three advantages for the North: _____________________________________________________

 South (3): _______________________________________________________________________________