Slave marital were “Until death or ___________________________ do you part”
What did Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin do?
How did the Cotton Gin change slavery?
How many slaves were in America by 1860? _____________________________________
What fraction were they of the American population? _____________________________
What is an abolitionist?
Who was Frederick Douglas
How did the argument over slavery affect the feelings of Northerners and Southerners towards each other?
Who was John Brown (more will shown later)
What did Abraham Lincoln believe about slavery?
What effect did Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin have on the US and the world?
IN 1854, CONGRESS ALLOWED SETTLERS IN THE KANSAS AND NEBRASKA TERRITORIES TO DECIDE FOR THEMSELVES WHETHER OR NOT TO PERMIT __________________. KANSAS EXPLODED. 5,000 PROSLAVERY MEN INVADED THE TERRITORY. IN THE NEXT 3 MONTHS, 200 MEN DIED IN __________ _____________.
IN 1857, THE SUPREME COURT REFUSED TO FREE A SLAVE, ___________________, EVEN THOUGH HE HAD LIVED FOR MANY YEARSON FREE SOIL. CHIEF JUSTICE ROGER B. TANEY SAID “A BLACK MAN HAD ____ _______________A WHITE MAN WAS BOUND__ ______________________.
What did Abraham Lincoln mean in his “House Divided speech”?
What did John Brown do in 1859 at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia?
How did John Brown’s raid affect Southerners?
In 1860, the Republican Party chose Abraham Lincoln as its Presidential candidate.
How many southern states did not even have him on their ballots? __________
What percentage of the vote did Lincoln get in winning the election? ____________
Which state was the 1st to seceded (leave the US)? __________________________
Southerners would have told you that they were fighting for _________________________
When Abraham Lincoln was elected there were __________ states in the Union and Kansas would make the ____________. When Lincoln was inaugurated, there were only ________ states in the Union.
Who was Jefferson Davis?
"OUR NEW GOVERNMENT IS FOUNDED UPON THE GREAT TRUTH THAT THE NEGRO IS NOT _______________ TO THE _______________ MAN." By VICE PRESIDENT ALEXANDER STEPHENS.
Economic and Technological Change:
The Industrial Revolution: Manufacturing interchangeable parts by factories to mass produce goods like textiles/clothes, trains, and muskets. Factories and higher wages draw Americans away from their farms to cities and also attracted immigrants.
The Cotton gin separated cotton seeds from its lint and made cotton clothing hugely popular and profitable. Racism frequently made whites feel ashamed to do the same type of work as the enslaved.
Railroads, steamboats, and canals linked much of the North and Midwest together, promoting trade and profits. Southern cotton was sent north and to Europe.
The telegraph greatly increased the speed of communication and photography made leaders and events visible to viewers hundreds/thousands of miles away