The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Fiery Trial.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Where was James Buchanan born? (from Chapter 3)

2.

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)

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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