The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

James Buchanan was a member of what political party when he was elected U.S. President? (from Chapter 3)

3.

The Dred Scott Decision was a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that people of African descent brought into the United States and held as slaves (or their descendants) were what? (from Chapter 4)

4.

Who was an anti-slavery activist who was active in the New York Committee of Vigilance and the Underground Railroad and helped Frederick Douglass escape to freedom? (from Chapter 8)

5.

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

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