$100 Question from H1 Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
$100 Answer from H1 Fort Sumter, SC
$200 Question from H1 What is the significance of Bull Run? Antietam? Gettysburg?
$200 Answer from H1 Bull Run: 1 st major conflict; won by South (Stonewall Jackson) Antietam: bloodiest single day battle Gettysburg: 3-day battle considered turning point of war
$300 Question from H1 What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
$300 Answer from H1 Freed slaves in Southern states – gave people moral ground to fight war
$400 Question from H1 What was Lincoln’s primary goal at the outset of the Civil War?
$400 Answer from H1 Preserve the Union
$500 Question from H1 On April 9, 1865, where did Lee surrender to Grant?
$500 Answer from H1 Appomattox Courthouse, VA
$100 Question from H2 During Reconstruction, what happened to the power of the federal government?
$100 Answer from H2 Expanded power of Federal government over the states
$200 Question from H2 Describe Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan.
$200 Answer from H2 South never officially seceded – put Union back as fast and peacefully as possible…10% Plan
$300 Question from H2 What are the effects of the 13 th, 14 th, and 15 th amendments?
$300 Answer from H2 13 th : Abolished slavery 14 th : Equal protection of laws 15 th : Right to vote to all races
$400 Question from H2 What prohibitions did black codes set up?
$400 Answer from H2 Denied blacks in South civil liberties
$500 Question from H2 When and why did Reconstruction end?
$500 Answer from H2 Compromise of 1877 – Radical Republicans lost interest – couldn’t change morals of South
$100 Question from H3 What were poll taxes, literacy tests, and grandfather clauses?
$100 Answer from H3 Poll tax – pay to vote Literacy test – must read Grandfather Clauses – if father could vote, you could vote
$200 Question from H3 What were Jim Crow laws?
$200 Answer from H3 Ways to continue segregation in the South
$300 Question from H3 What was sharecropping?
$300 Answer from H3 Farmed the land, but forced to give a share of the crop to the owner – never got ahead
$400 Question from H3 What did WEB DuBois and Booker T. Washington believe?
$400 Answer from H3 DuBois: education meaningless without equality Washington: Af. Am. Needed to show their value in the labor market
$500 Question from H3 What is the significance of Plessy v. Ferguson?
$500 Answer from H3 Permitted segregation > “separate but equal” doctrine
$100 Question from H4 Why did westward movement intensify after the Civil War?
$100 Answer from H4 Railroads, cattle industry, land
$200 Question from H4 What is the Homestead Act?
$200 Answer from H4 Offered 160 acres of land to head of household
$300 Question from H4 Describe the “real cowboy”.
$300 Answer from H4 Hard life working sun up till sundown - cattle drives
$400 Question from H4 Who encouraged Freedmen to move west to Kansas after Reconstruction ended in the South? And what was the name given to those who went west?
$400 Answer from H4 Benjamin “Pap” Singleton Exodusters
$500 Question from H4 What two groups of immigrants made up the largest number of workers on the Transcontinental Railroad finished in 1869?
$500 Answer from H4 Chinese and Irish
$100 Question from H5 Who is Henry Ford and what contributions did he make?
$100 Answer from H5 Model T – revolutionized automobile industry and the assembly line process
$200 Question from H5 What is the Bessemer process?
$200 Answer from H5 New way of making steel – led to construction of skyscrapers
$300 Question from H5 Who is Thomas Edison and what contributions did he make?
$300 Answer from H5 Light bulb and distribution of electrical power
$400 Question from H5 Why was Andrew Carnegie such a successful businessman?
$400 Answer from H5 Steel industry giant – used vertical and horizontal integration to create monopoly
$500 Question from H5 What does laissez-faire mean?
$500 Answer from H5 Government should keeps its hands off the economy
Final Jeopardy What is a Monopoly and Why is it illegal to have one?
Final Jeopardy Answer Monopoly: controlling all or nearly all of an industry Why: Gives that one company or person complete control over the prices for that item and does not allow for competition/competitors to make money