Events Leading to the Civil War Quiz

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10 Questions

What did Zachary Taylor believe was more important than the expansion of slavery?

Who supported the idea of popular sovereignty in the territories?

Who became president after Zachary Taylor's death?

Which former president supported excluding slavery from the territories?

What created a division of free and slave states at the 36 30’ line?

What was the impact of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?

What significant political consequence arose from the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

What was one part of the Compromise of 1850 that benefited the South?

What did Uncle Tom's Cabin achieve as a significant anti-slavery tool?

What was a part of the Kansas-Nebraska Act that benefited the North?


Test your knowledge of the events and key figures that led to the Civil War in the United States, including the positions of political figures on slavery expansion and popular sovereignty in the territories.

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