The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

When was Stephen A. Douglas born? (from Chapter 5)

2.

When was the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution adopted? (from Chapter 9 and Epilogue)

3.

When did the the Supreme Court hand down the Dred Scott Decision? (from Chapter 4)

4.

What is a foreign policy which holds that political rulers should avoid alliances with other nations, but still retain diplomacy, and avoid all wars not related to direct self-defense? (from Chapter 7)

5.

In the context of the American Civil War, what refers to slave states that did not declare their secession from the United States before April 1861? (from Chapter 6)

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