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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Early National Era Questions

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Grade 9 Early National Era
The Federalist Papers were written for what purpose?
  1. to demand the establishment of the Bill of Rights
  2. to persuade people to ratify the Constitution
  3. to argue for the strengthening of states' rights
  4. to rebuke the presidency of George Washington
Grade 9 Early National Era
The Compromise of 1850 was a series of acts designed to decide what?
  1. If the territory gained after the Mexican-American War would be broken into slave or free states
  2. If United States currency would be backed by gold or silver
  3. If slaves brought to free territory became free
  4. Which states the Transcontinental Railroad should pass through
Grade 9 Early National Era
What proposal called for banning slavery in the territories, except Texas, gained from Mexico?
  1. Wilmot Proviso
  2. Gadsden Treaty
  3. Missouri Compromise
  4. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Grade 9 Early National Era
The line setting the northern limit on new slave states was repealed as a part of what?
  1. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  2. The Kansas-Nebraska Act
  3. The Compromise of 1850
  4. The Tallmadge Amendment
Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
Who reentered politics in 1854 with a series of speeches denouncing the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
  1. Ulysses S. Grant
  2. Charles Sumner
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. William Seward
Grade 9 Early National Era
Why did people from across the country travel to Kansas?
  1. because gold was found at the Monument Rocks
  2. the promise of fifty acres and a mule
  3. to influence the vote on slavery
  4. to escape conflicts in the east
Grade 9 Early National Era
Who led the Compromise of 1850 through Congress?
  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. James Gadsden
  3. Stephen Douglas
  4. Henry Clay
Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
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