The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

Illinois had prohibited slavery in its constitution in what year when it was admitted as a state? (from Chapter 4)

3.

How many candidates did the Democratic Party present for the 1860 presidential election? (from Chapter 5)

4.

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

5.

When did the Mexican-American War end? (from Chapter 3)

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