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All events happened before 1900 % Correct
The election of this president in 1860 led to the south to secede from the UnionAbraham Lincoln
72.1%
He invented the Cotton Gin, an invention that revolutionized farming in the southEli Whitney
66.7%
This terrorist group, terrorized African-Americans throughout the southKu Klux Klan
61.3%
This law freed slaves during the Civil War, but only in southern statesEmancipation Proclamation
60%
His raid on Harpers Ferry struck fear in every plantation owner in the southJohn Brown
57.9%
War Hawks urged war with England after the impressments of U.S. sailors in this warWar of 1812
57.5%
This book outlined the evils of slaveryUncle Tom's Cabin
56.7%
This railroad connected the east to the westTranscontinental Railroad
38.3%
This man made water way connected western markets to eastern portsErie Canal
33.8%
All events happened before 1900 % Correct
The 'Trail of Tears', was a result of this act which forced Native Americans in the east to live on reservations in the westIndian Removal Act
30.4%
What was President Lincoln's goal during the Civil War?preserve the union
25%
This provision in the Compromise of 1850 allowed states to choose whether or not they would be 'free' or 'slave'popular sovereignty
21.3%
These politicans believed the south should be treated harshly after the Civil WarRadical Republicans
20.8%
In this compromise, Henry Clay declared the 36-30 line would determine whether new states would be 'free' or 'slave'Compromise of 1820
20%
Thomas Jefferson acquired this plot of land from Napoleon in 1803Louisana Purchase
12.9%
This compromise was the unoffical end of Reconstruction The Compromise of 1877
10%
In 1796, this famous speech outlined U.S. foreign policy for over 100 yearsGeorge Washington Farewell Address
9.6%

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