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    The Slavery Question in the American Territories

    This quiz will test your knowledge about various laws and policies on slavery in the U.S. during the 19th century.


    What was one of the consequences of the Fugitive Slave Act (1850)?


    What was the main term of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?


    Why did Dred and Harriet Scott sue for their freedom in 1846? (Dred Scott v. Sandford)


    What was one of the reasons why Dred and Harriet Scott lost their case? (Dred Scott v. Sandford)


    True or False: Under the Compromise of 1850, California entered the Union as a slavery free state.