The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Quiz

Eric Foner
This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 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.

When the Thirteenth Amendment was proposed there had been no new amendments adopted to the Constitution in more than how many years? (from Chapter 9 and Epilogue)

2.

Who was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee? (from Chapter 6)

3.

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

4.

What was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816? (from Chapter 3)

5.

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

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