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									Antebellum   Pre-War      Chief      Terms   Kansas   Causes of
 Persona     Politics   Executives                     the War

  100         100         100        100     100       100

  200         200         200        200     200       200

  300         300         300        300     300       300
  400         400         400        400     400       400

  500         500         500        500     500       500
       Final Jeopardy 5th Hour
• Visual




• Shelby Foote
      Final Jeopardy 8th Hour
• Free to control their own finances and
  economic affairs, the women of this polis,
  had advantages that few cultures in world
  history can point to as they owned 40% of
  the land!
• Sparta
     Antebellum Persona: 100
• His Proviso indicated that slavery should
  not be permitted to extend into the
  territories acquired in the war with Mexico?

• David Wilmot—The Wilmot Proviso
     Antebellum Persona 200
• DOUBLE JEOPARDY
• “The little woman who started this great
  war”

• Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Antebellum Persona 300
• Forged the Great Compromise of 1850

• Henry Clay
     Antebellum Persona 400
• The courageous person who risked his
  political life to champion the cause of
  Union during the compromise of 1850?

• Daniel Webster
      Antebellum Persona 500
• The president “elects” in 1848, 1852, and 1856?




• Taylor, Pierce, and Buchannan
        Pre-War Politics   100
• Elected primarily because he was a
  Northerner who was NOT disagreeable to
  the South?

• Pierce or Buchannan
         Pre-War Politics    200
• ½ of the famous debating duo with
  Abraham Lincoln in 1858—his “Freeport
  doctrine” was a way to slowly eliminate
  slavery in the territories.

• Stephen A. Douglass
         Pre-War Politics     300
• The formal withdrawal of a state from the
  union is….
• Secession
         Pre-War Politics   400
• The most disagreeable component of the
  Compromise of 1850 for Northerners?

• Fugitive Slave Law
         Pre-War Politics     500
• The party created in 1856 from the “Free
  Soil Party” and the Northern Abolitionist
  democrats

• Republican Party
        Chief Executives   100
• “The Doughface”
• James Buchannan
           Chief Executives   200
• His death brought the untimely and
  forgettable presidency of Millard Fillmore

• Zachary Taylor
          Chief Executives   300
• DAILY DOUBLE
• This New Hampshire executive found that
  his presidency was marred by personal
  tragedy and alcoholism.

• Franklin Pierce
           Chief Executives   400
• His stance did not include a concrete
  platform for the abolition of slavery,
  despite popular opinion.
• Abraham Lincoln
      Chief Executives 500
• Attempted to reach out to the South by
  nominating a pro-union Tennessean as his
  VP candidate.

• Abraham Lincoln
               Terms 100
• The constituents of a territory should
  decide its status in slavery.
• Popular Sovereignty
             Terms 200
• Body of Evidence
• Habeas Corpus
              Terms 300
• Slaves are considered “property” without
  legal rights to utilize the court system.
• Dred Scott decision
              Terms 400
• The network of aboliitionists whose aim
  was to help runaway slaves reach safe
  harbor in the North.
• Underground Railroad
               Terms 500
• Preventing a region from participating in
  maritime commerce.
• Blockade
            Kansas 100
• His massacre at Pottowatamie Creek
  sponsored violence in the region.
• John Brown
             Kansas 200
• The initial reason for pushing statehood in
  Kansas/Nebraska?
• Building of a transcontinental Railroad
                 Kansas 300
• Visual Clue:
• Voting in Kansas
             Kansas 400
• Offensive senator from Missouri whose
  inflammatory remarks on the subject
  sponsored violence
• David Atchison
               Kansas 500
• This “constitution” was later endorsed as
  the legitimate constitution of the territory
  by President James Buchannan
• The LeCompton Constitution
    Causes of the War 100




• Brooks-Sumner affair
    Causes of the War 200
• His election brought about secession in
  South Carolina

• Abraham Lincoln
    Causes of the War 300
• John Brown’s raid at _______ prompted
  fear amongst Southerners

• Harpers Ferry
    Causes of the War 400
• This political party ceased to exist after
  1856
• Whig Party
      Causes of the War 500
• Amidst secession this president chose to
  sit back and do absolutely nothing.
• James Buchannan
Tale of the   Thinkin   Potpurri   Battles    More     Generals
  Tape        Lincoln                        Battles

 200          200       200        200       200        200

  400          400       400       400        400       400

  600          600       600       600        600       600
 800          800       800        800       800        800

1000          1000      1000       1000      1000      1000
       Tale of the Tape: 200
• Possessed the more effective political
  leadership?
• North
       Tale of the Tape 400
• Had the “state department’s archive” in my
  hat, held its first meetings in a hotel.
• Confederates
        Tale of the Tape 600
• Had a distinct advantage in most “military”
  areas including caliber of fighting men and
  military leadership.
• Confederate
       Tale of the Tape 800
• Possessed the Merrimac
• Confederate
       Tale of the Tape 1000
• Felt that Britain would come to their
  assistance as a result of their dependence
  on textiles
• South
        Thinkin Lincoln 200
• My homestate?

• Kentucky
         Thinkin Lincoln 400
• DAILY DOUBLE
• Assassinated Lincoln in April of 1865
• John Wilkes Booth
         Thinkin Lincoln 600
• My least favorite general?
• George McClellan
        Thinkin Lincoln 800
• The event saved my re-election bid in
  1864
• Sherman’s March to the Sea
       Thinkin Lincoln 1000
• 1/1/1863
• Emancipation Proclamation
             Potpurri 200
• 1820 law that put a boundary on slavery.
• Mo. Compromise
            Potpurri 400
• Visual Clue
• Harriet Tubman
            Potpurri 600
• Ironclads
• Merrimac and Monitor
             Potpurri 800
• Land purchase in 1853 that completed the
  “continental” United States
• Gadsden Purchase
            Potpurri 1000
• Daily Double
• Exective Branch of the Confederacy (VP
  and Pres)
• Alexander Stephens-VP
• Jefferson Davis-Pres.
              Battles 200
• Pickett’s Charge
• Gettysburg
              Battles 400
• The opening shot of the war was fired at
• Fort Sumter
               Battles 600
• Union victory that saw McClellan “find” a
  stroke of luck only to fail to capitalize?
• Antietam
              Battles 800
• As part of the Overland campaign Grant
  later lamented the charge that cost him
  huge casualties.
• Cold Harbor
              Battles 1000
• Saw the cities inhabitants of the city eating
  rats and printing newspapers on the back
  of old wall paper.

• Vicksburg
         More Battles 200
• General who wanted to “make Georgia
  howl”.

• William Tecumseh Sherman
          More Battles 400
• Saw the death of Lee’s right hand man-
  Stonewall Jackson.

• Chancellorsville
          More Battles 600
• The bloodiest day in American History

• Antietam
           More Battles 800
• Death toll was as high as all other
  American wars combined in this famed
  Tennessee battle at a place whose name
  means Peace.

• Shiloh
         More Battles 1000
• Despite staggering death tolls inflicted
  upon Grant’s men, the Union wins a huge
  battle—total war is taking an enormous toll
  on the Confederacy in May 1864.

• Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
              Generals
• Visual clue
• Ambrose Burnside
             Generals 400
• “If _____ isn’t going to use the army, could
  I please borrow it?”
• McClellan
            Generals 600
• The South’s greatest general (pre-Lee)
  who was killed at Shiloh
• Albert Sidney Johnson
             Generals 800
• Gained fame for his victories at Shiloh and
  Vicksburg, brought control of the West and
  a fighting spirit.
• U.S. Grant
           Generals 1000
• “The South’s Fightingest General”
• A.P Hill

								
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