American Civil War MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

21. ..........What did the Fugitive Act state?

  1. runaway slaves could be kept.
  2. runaway slaves had to be returned to their rightful masters.
  3. runaway slaves were granted freedom.
  4. runaway slaves had the right to beat their masters if they came after them.

22. ...............Which of the following statements is true?

  1. The South was becoming urbanized
  2. The South was becoming industrialized
  3. Only 1/3 of Southerners owned slaves
  4. Southern factories depended on slaves

23. ..........What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act state?

  1. they were to become free states
  2. they were to become slave states
  3. there were to choose for themselves
  4. it was to be decided by the government

24. ..........How does the map of 1860 compare with the map of 2008 as far as a pattern is concerned?

  1. Totally Different
  2. Totally the Same
  3. Very Similar
  4. No correlation

25. ...............Though the Civil War was going to be a fight about slavery, what was the Souths main reason to secede?

  1. Wanted to protect rural way of life
  2. Believed States rights superceded Federal rights.
  3. Felt they were losing power in the Senate because of population shifts, prompting them to secede.
  4. Believed that the Industrial Revolution was a threat to their way of life.
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