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1.

By 1848, the key issue in U.S. politics had become

 

(A)

settling the territories

 

(B)

resettlement of Native Americans

 

(C)

slavery

 

(D)

the Wilmot Proviso

  

2.

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

 

(A)

ignored popular sovereignty

 

(B)

overturned the Missouri Compromise

 

(C)

angered Southerners

 

(D)

pleased abolitionists

  

3.

The Dred Scott decision

 

(A)

freed Dred Scott but no other slaves

 

(B)

upheld slaveholders' property rights

 

(C)

gave slaves citizenship

 

(D)

declared slavery unconstitutional

  

4.

John Brown did all the following except

 

(A)

act outside the law

 

(B)

increase sectional tensions

 

(C)

attack a U.S. arsenal

 

(D)

free slaves

  

5.

The event that most directly led to Southern states withdrawing from the Union was

 

(A)

Lincoln's election

 

(B)

the Lincoln-Douglas debates

 

(C)

the Crittenden Plan

 

(D)

Davis's election

  
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