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John Brown, supported by abolitionists and Republicans, tried to start a slave revolt. Therefore be it resolved that the defense of slavery is a common cause to all Southern states. At the call of any Southern state, we are authorized to send troops and money to defend it.—North Carolina resolution in response to the raid on Harper's Ferry, 1859

What prediction could be made based on this passage? (5 points)


The increased sectionalism of the South and North will increase the potential for slave revolts.
The increased sectionalism of the South and North will decrease pressure on Southern states to secede.
The election of a Republican president will be seen by Southern states as an attack on slavery.
The election of a Republican president will be seen by Southern states as a compromise on slavery.

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  3. Read the passage several times. Take a shot at the best answer.

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  5. No. The South considered Republicans as enemies to slavery.

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