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Q: What was the purpose of the Wilmot Proviso? A. to extend slavery into lands won from Mexico B. to punish Mexico for going to war against the United States C. to reverse the terms of the
Gadsden Purchase D. to ban slavery and other forms of servitude from lands won from Mexico
A: D. to ban slavery and other forms of servitude from lands won from Mexico. [ The Wilmot Proviso amendment would have closed California and New Mexico to slavery in 1846 as a requirement for their annexation, but Congress did not pass this. Read more: ]
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User: People who believed in Manifest Destiny were known as A. mountain men. B. expansionists. C. missionaries. D. trappers.

User: What was the purpose of the Wilmot Proviso? A. to extend slavery into lands won from Mexico B. to punish Mexico for going to war against the United States C. to reverse the terms of the Gadsden Purchase D. to ban slavery and other forms of servitude from lands won from Mexico

Weegy: D. to ban slavery and other forms of servitude from lands won from Mexico. [ The Wilmot Proviso amendment would have closed California and New Mexico to slavery in 1846 as a requirement for their annexation, but Congress did not pass this. Read more: ]
Sunshiineluv|Points 668|

User: In the late 1840s, what led to the question of whether slavery should expand to the territories? A. the enactment of the Wilmot Proviso B. the violence of “Bleeding Kansas” C. the results of the Mexican War D. the attack at Harpers Ferry

Weegy: A. the enactment of the Wilmot Proviso
chico007hgo|Points 482|

User: Why was abolitionist John Brown executed? A. for his attempt to seize the arsenal at Harpers Ferry B. for his midnight massacre C. for his part in “Bleeding Kansas” D. for beating Charles Sumner with a cane

Weegy: John Brown was executed: A. for his attempt to seize the arsenal at Harpers Ferry.
andrewpallarca|Points 17399|

User: A second reason the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 angered Northerners was that it A. contradicted pre-existing personal liberty laws. B. required all citizens to support the slave system. C. allowed states to arrest slave catchers for kidnapping. D. gave states more power than the federal government.

Weegy: B required all citizens to support the slave system.
rsmiley|Points 50|

User: What event started “Bleeding Kansas”? A. Border ruffians raided the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas. B. John Brown carried out midnight executions of pro-slavery settlers. C. Charles Sumner delivered a speech called “The Crime Against Kansas.” D. Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner unconscious with a cane.

Weegy: The answer is: A. Border ruffians raided the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas.
Koolsum|Points 1425|

User: What event started “Bleeding Kansas”? A. Border ruffians raided the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas. B. John Brown carried out midnight executions of pro-slavery settlers. C. Charles Sumner delivered a speech called “The Crime Against Kansas.” D. Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner unconscious with a cane.

Weegy: The answer is: A. Border ruffians raided the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas.
Koolsum|Points 1425|

User: Which long-term cause directly influenced a short-term cause? A. Lincoln’s election B. Kansas-Nebraska Act C. Fugitive Slave Act D. Missouri Compromise

Weegy: The answer is: B. Kansas-Nebraska Act.
paral|Points 3184|

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