How were Northern & Southern economies different?
- North focused on manufacturing. South focused on agriculture.
- North focused on Farming. South focused on Factories.
- North focused on gold mining. South focused on fishing.
What was the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?
- Allowed fugitive slaves to apply for freedom in Northern territories
- Allowed slave-slave hunters to seize fugitive slaves and freemen
- Allowed slave owners to get paid from the government for their fugitive slaves
What was the impact of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?
- It made slavery illegal in the Kansas-Nebraska territories
- It stopped Americans from being able to settle west of the Rocky Mountains until 1903
- It allowed slavery to spread into the Kansas-Nebraska territories through popular sovereignty
What was the decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford?
- People of African descent were not citizens so could not sue & slaves were property so couldn't be taken away
- That slaves could apply for citizenship in the north and then sue for their freedom
- That slave owners had no rights to claim a slave after they went into northern territory
Brain Break: Draw a Llama eating pudding on the beach
What did Southern states use as their reasoning for leaving the Union?
- The Declaration of Independence gave them the right to
- The Constitution says that they could leave the Union
- The Articles of Confederation protected their right to do so
Which event was the first battle of the Civil War?
- the attack on Fort Sumter
- the shots at Lexington
- the surrender at Appomattox