Social Studies

8-3 Common Assessment


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  • 1. Multiple-choice
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    Which of the following assumptions best explains why South Carolina seceded from the Union?

    Lincoln was raising an army to quickly force the South to end slavery.

    Lincoln would make slavery illegal which would end Southern wealth, influence, and culture

    Lincoln would allow them to keep nullifying Federal Tariff laws.

    Lincoln would support slavery and increase planter elite control in the South.

  • 2. Multiple-choice
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    What impact did the abolitionist movement have in South Carolina?

    It made some slave owners free their slaves.

    It made slave owners more determined to keep their slaves.

    It made many South Carolinians begin reading The Liberator.

    It made many abolitionists move to South Carolina to fight for their beliefs.

  • 3. Multiple-choice
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    What does the term sectionalism mean?

    Loyalty to the foreign countries that buy exports instead of the U.S

    Loyalty to the section of the nation instead of the region.

    Loyalty to the nation instead of a particular region

    Loyalty to a particular region instead of the nation as a whole.

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