Which lists Abraham Lincoln’s career achievements in the correct order?
Illinois state legislator, member of House of Representatives, US president
How would the early Republican Party have felt about the Dred Scott decision?
It would have opposed it because it weakened free labor.
A similarity between the views of Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas was that both
did not support abolition.
In 1858, Abraham Lincoln lost the Senate seat to Stephen Douglas because
Democrats won the majority in the legislature.
As a senator, Lincoln feared that the eventual result of the Dred Scott decision would be that
slavery would become legal everywhere.
Read Abraham Lincoln’s statement below.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Which of the following best explains the meaning of Lincoln’s statement?
The United States would fall apart if it could not agree on slavery.
A connection between Northern Democrats, Free-Soilers, and Conscience Whigs in 1854 was that they
formed the Republican Party.
Abraham Lincoln ended his law career when
the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed.
Abraham Lincoln first ran as a Republican in
the 1858 Senate election.
Which did Stephen Douglas support?
Which two political parties did Abraham Lincoln belong to?
the Whigs and Republicans
The Lincoln-Douglas debates occurred during
the Senate election of 1858.
Abraham Lincoln become a nationally known political figure based on
a series of public debates with Stephen Douglas.