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2  Membership in the ___ is based on population, while membership in the ___ has equal representation.

3  House of Representatives; Senate

4  The First Amendment to the Bill of Rights was influenced by this document written by Thomas Jefferson of Virginia.

5 Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

6  The Monroe Doctrine established an imaginary boundary line around the Americas. The purpose of the line was to

7  ban further European colonization inside the line

8  How did the Kansas-Nebraska Act resolve the issue of slavery in the territories?

9  Popular sovereignty would be permitted in the territories.

10  The Compromise of 1877 accomplished THIS?

11  Agreement reached to allow Rep. Rutherford B. Hayes to become president

12  The forced journey of slaves from Africa to the New World was called


14  What was affirmed in the Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison?

15  The right of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional

16  The Missouri Compromise is described by:

17  Maine admitted as a free state, Missouri as a slave state, line of 36 30’ drawn through the Louisiana Territory

18  After the surrender at Appomattox Court House, what did Robert E. Lee encourage Southerners to do?

19  Admit defeat and rejoin the Union

20  The growth of the “cotton kingdom” resulted from

21  Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin

22  a result of Nat Turner’s rebellion

23  whites used their fear of rebellion to justify stricter enforcement of the Slave Codes

24  The founder of the influential anti- slavery newspaper, The Liberator, was

25  William Lloyd Garrison

26  Supporters of popular sovereignty believed that

27  residents of a territory should decide the issue of slavery

28  “Bloody Kansas” was the result of the the repeal of the conditions established by the Missouri Compromise

29  In the controversial Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court declared that

30  because slaves were not citizens of the United States, they had no rights

31  The term “nativism” means

32  disliking immigrants

33  What anti-immigrant law was passed in the 1800s?

34  the Chinese Exclusion Act

35  The following contributed to the growth of cities:

36  improvements in transportation, construction of skyscrapers, large amounts of immigrants

37  How were immigrant children affected by the creation of a public school system?.

38  They were given help to assimilate into American society

39  The term “suffrage” refers to

40  the right to vote

41  Where were immigrants in the late Nineteenth century most likely to settle?

42  In large cities in the Northeast or Midwest

43  What balance were the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 designed to maintain?

44  representation of slave and free states in Congress

45  During the late 1800s and early 1900s, immigration laws discriminated the most against

46  the Chinese

47  One of the reasons for the American victory in the American Revolutionary War was

48  Benjamin Franklin negotiated an alliance with France

49  Which Supreme Court decision rejected efforts to limit the spread of slavery?

50  The publication of what book inflamed anti-slavery feelings in the North?

51  Uncle Tom’s Cabin

52  The Great Awakening is best described as

53  a series of religious revivals

54  The Revolutionary War began with the

55  Battles of Lexington and Concord

56  What event formally ended slavery in the United States?

57  the passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution

58  Andrew Jackson’s presidency was known as the Age of

59  Democracy

60  The Emancipation Proclamation, issued after the battle at Antietam

61  freed the slaves of all states in rebellion

62  The Fourteenth Amendment guaranteed

63  all citizens equality before the law

64  The purchase of the Louisiana Territory

65  doubled the sized of the United States.

66  The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave male citizens the right to vote regardless of race, color, or former status as a slave. Later methods of depriving citizens of their 15 th Amendment rights included

67  poll taxes and literacy tests

68  Which state was the site of Robert E. Lee’s surrender?

69  Virginia

70  The Articles of Confederation proved to be ineffective because they

71  created a weak national government

72  President Lincoln’s view of secession is best expressed by

73  states did not have the constitutional right to leave the Union 

74  What was the most important result of the Mexican War?

75  The US gained control of a vast amount of territory in the Southwest.

76  The Preamble illustrates the constitutional principle that people

77  are the true source of political power

78  The first political parties in the United States were


80  Federalists and Democratic- Republicans

81  Who is associated with the abolitionist movement as an escaped slave?

82  Frederick Douglass

83  Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address remarks were meant to serve as a guide for what event?

84  Reconstruction

85  “It is our God-given right to spread our democracy and culture across the continent.” 

86  Manifest Destiny

87  The territories of Oregon and Florida were acquired by America after the

88  War of 1812

89  Why did seven states seceded from the Union in 1860 and 1861?

90  to protest the election of Abraham Lincoln as President

91  What was the event that actually started the Civil War?

92  the bombing of Ft. Sumter

93  Abolitionists believed that

94  the institution of slavery should immediately cease

95  The women’s suffrage movement began with the

96  Seneca Falls Declaration

97  Which region’s states seceded from the union as a result of the Election of 1860?

98  South

99  The chief guide for Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Territory was

100  Sacajawea

101  Fifty-five delegates from twelve states convened in Philadelphia in 1787 for the Constitutional Convention, choosing ___ to preside over the convention: 

102  George Washington

103  He was a Northern Army general in the Civil War:

104  Ulysses S. Grant

105  Who directly influenced Abraham Lincoln to allow freed slaves to fight in the Civil War? 

106  Frederick Douglass

107  What were the greatest advantages for the North during the Civil War?

108  the large population and diversified industrial base

109  The Emancipation Proclamation changed the goal of the Civil War for the North to

110  ending the institution of slavery

111  What result did the Civil War have on the South?

112  The economy was ruined, and a large class of poor tenant farmers developed.

113  “Jacksonian Democracy” illustrates:

114  That Jackson’s presidency was a reaction against aristocracy; that power should not only be in the hands of the wealthy.

115  Which statement best described the relationship between Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin and slavery?

116  Increased cotton production necessitated an increase in the number of slaves.

117  Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson disagreed over the issue of

118  a strong vs. weak national government and the type of economy

119  Abraham Lincoln’s assassination impacted the South in what way?

120  It led the way to Radical Reconstruction, which was harsher than Lincoln’s moderate plans for Reconstruction.

121  Most settlement houses in the late 1800s offered poor city dwellers

122  social services

123  In the 1890s, immigration patterns shifted dramatically with most immigrants coming from

124  southern and eastern Europe 

125  What was the federal policy regarding Native (First) Americans in the 1830s?

126  Relocation.

127  The First Continental Congress was the first example of

128  the colonies coming together for a common cause

129  Practice called whereby successful politicians reward their supporters by appointing them to office?

130  The spoils system

131  After the Civil War who became the leading spokesman for African Americans?

132  Frederick Douglass

133  American immigration patterns between 1890 and 1914 showed that most immigrants came from

134  southern and eastern Europe

135  The main purpose of the Jim Crow laws was to

136  discriminate against blacks in the South

137  Those who supported ratifying the Constitution promised to add a Bill of Rights in order to

138  persuade the Anti-Federalists to sign the Constitution

139  What document written by George Mason established the premise of basic human rights which cannot be violated by governments?

140  Virginia Declaration of Rights

141  Which statement best describes British-American relations after the French and Indian War? 

142  The colonists began to question British authority.


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