get assistance from the government to build a house in a new state
The concept of Manifest Destiny meant it was providential that American settlers a. build railraods to encourage trade between regions c. establish river towns to encourage the use of steam power b. settle the U.S. from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean d. ban slavery in all new states entering the Union
settle the U.S. from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean
Who led reform of America’s public school system in the 1800s?
Who said this, and what was he/she referring to? “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
Abraham Lincoln / regional sectionalism threatened to push the nation to the brink of war
Southern states believed they had the right to self-govern to protect their a. economic interests c. right to freedom of speech b. voting rights in Congress d. trade relations within the United States
The Compromise of 1850 conflicted with the Missouri Compromise because a. It restricted slavery to states below the Mason-Dixon Line. c. It allowed states to determine their slave status b. It assured that Congress would maintain a balance of free and slave states. d. It called for an end to slavery by the beginning of the 20th century.
It allowed states to determine their slave status
Disagreement over which political policy fueled the Nullification Crisis?
How did the Reconstruction plans of the Radical Republicans differ from those of Andrew Johnson?
The Radical Republicans wanted to punish the South
In 1877, President Hayes told an audience, “Your rights and interests would be safer if this great mass of intelligent white men were left alone by the general government.” Which of the followig is a summary of his quote? a. Northern politicians need to take greater control of Southern state governments c. Southern congressmen should not be allowed back into Congress b. Southern leaders would be more effective if they are left alone by the federal government. d. Former Confederate leaders should be universally pardoned by Congress
Southern leaders would be more effective if they are left alone by the federal government.
Why did the House of Representatives vote to impeach President Johnson?
Johnson was not supportive of Radical Republicans
What was the most far-reaching provision of the Northwest Ordinance? a. It encouraged education c. It established a method for statehood b. It limited the number of states carved from the Northwest Territory d. It listed religion, morality, and knowledge as necessary for good government
Use the information below to answer the question: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness... and such is now the necessity which constrains women to demand the equal station to which they are entitled.” DECLARATION OF SENTIMENTS Seneca Falls, July 1848 What did the words in this document, written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott prompt?
What conclusion can be made about the effect of the Supreme Court ruling in the Dred Scott case? a. It received greater support in the North than in the South c. It strenghtened the Fugitive Salve Law and further divided the country b. It resulted in less need for the Underground Railroad d. It prompted Congress to pass new legislation protecting the rights of slaveholders.
It strenghtened the Fugitive Salve Law and further divided the country
The Freedmen’s Bureau worked to achieve all of the following EXCEPT a. the establishment of schools c. access to essential goods b. access to medical care d. the resoration of black codes