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John Slidell: Quiz


Question 1: Siding with the South during the ________, Slidell accepted a diplomatic appointment to represent the Confederacy in France.
TennesseeBleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarUnited States

Question 2: He graduated from ________ (then "College") in 1810.
New York UniversityColumbia UniversityCornell UniversityRutgers University

Question 3: Slidell moved to ________, after the Civil War.
VersaillesÉvry, EssonneParisMarseille

Question 4: John Slidell was one of the two CSA diplomats involved in the ________ in November, 1861.
Trent AffairAbraham LincolnUnited Kingdom – United States relationsUnited States

Question 5: Perry is remembered for opening United States trade with ________ in 1853.
United KingdomJapanCambodiaCanada

Question 6: He died in Cowes, Isle of Wight, ________.
ScotlandWalesEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 7: John Slidell was a brother of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a naval officer who commanded the USS Somers on which a unique event occurred in 1842 off the coast of Africa during the ________.
History of slaveryUnited StatesWar of 1812Blockade of Africa

Question 8: In that incident, three crewmen were hanged after being convicted of ________ at sea.
United KingdomAmsterdamMutinyWorld War I

Question 9: Under the guidance of General ________, U.S.
Jefferson DavisZachary TaylorWinfield ScottAbraham Lincoln

Question 10: He was also the brother-in-law of the American naval Commodore ________, who was married to Slidell's sister, Jane.
JapanUnited States NavyMatthew C. PerrySakoku


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