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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Suffolk Public Schools
Rocky Mountain Region
How did Abraham Lincolns view of the nature of the Union differ from Robert E. Lees? A Lincoln believed in the preservation of the Union by force and Lee did not believe in preservation by force B Lincoln believed in individual states rights in the Union, Lee didnt C Lincoln believed that the Union should be free and Lee didnt D Lincoln believed that the Union should be under British rule and Lee didnt
Lincoln believed in the preservation of the Union by force and Lee did not believe in preservation by force
Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas
What was one effect of the Civil War? A Confederate money increased in value B most of the North was devastated by the war C families and friends were often pitted against each other D women had to fight in the war
Families and friends were often pitted against each other.
What were 3 motivating forces for European exploration in North America? A exchange of goods, ideas and gold B improved ships, claimed territories and competition for empires C economic, religious and competitions for empires D religious, moral and economic
economic, religious and competitions for empires
How did West African empires impact European trade? A Ghana became powerful by controlling trade in West Africa. B They traded salt for gold. C They traded metals, cloth and other manufactured goods for gold. D They sunk all the Portuguese ships because they didnt want to trade with Europe.
They traded metals, cloth and other manufactured goods for gold.
What were the basic weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? A Provided a common currency and a strong national government B Provided for a weak national government and gave Congress no power to tax or regulate commerce C Provided an executive and judicial branch and gave each state only one vote D It taxed the people and didnt give them a voice in government
Provided for a weak notional government and gave Congress no power to tax or regulate commerce.
What were the 2 basic principles of government stated in the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights? A Separation of powers and the Virginia Plan B Separation of powers and the Judicial Branch C The 3 branches of government and the separation of powers D Separation of powers and checks and balances
Separation of powers and checks and balances
According the ideas of John Locke, why is government created? A to control the people B to give people a say in how they are ruled C to protect the rights of the people D to create an orderly society
John Locke believed government was created to protect the rights of the people.
According to the philosophy of the Declaration of Independence, government derives its power from whom? A Parliament B the President C Congress D the people
What goes in the blank in comparing the differences between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jeffersons beliefs? HamiltonJefferson Favored a national bank Opposed a national bank Favored limits on states powers Supported states powers Favored strong national government
Jefferson favored a weak national government.
What does the 13 th Amendment to the Constitution do? A bans slavery in the United States B ensures all citizens the right to vote C grants citizenship to all person born in the United States D prevents cruelty to animals
The 13 th Amendment bans slavery in the United States.
What do the 13 th, 14 th and 15 th Amendments have in common? A they all deal with slavery B they all deal with citizenship C they all deal with the right to vote D they all guarantee equal protection under the law
They all guarantee equal protection under the law.
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 resulted in what group of people gaining equal rights? A Northerners B women C African Americans D Confederates
African Americans gained equal rights as a result of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
What was one problem that resulted from the Reconstruction policies for the South? A Southern soldiers supervised the North B African Americans remained as slaves C African American could not hold public office D Southern military leaders could not hold office
Southern military leaders could not hold office.
What new territories became part of the United States between 1801 and 1861? A Virginia, New York, Maryland and Kentucky B California, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah C California, Texas, Oregon and Florida D Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Kansas
California, Texas, Oregon and Florida
Why was the Louisiana Purchase so important? A it doubled the size of the United States B Jefferson traded France for the land C it stopped a war with France D it made Lewis and Clark famous
It doubled the size of the United States.
What was an economic factor that influenced the Westward Movement? A knowledge of the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails B population growth in the eastern states C California Gold Rush D Belief in Manifest Destiny
The California Gold Rush was an economic factor that influenced the Westward Movement.
How did the invention of the cotton gin affect the lives of Americans? A it increased the need for slave labor B it provided faster land transportation C it connected Southern plantations to Northern industries D it increased the productivity of the American farmer
It increased the need for slave labor.
Fill in the chart below. Abolitionist Movement Suffrage Movement Believed women were deprived of basic rights Leaders included both men and women Led by strong women
Abolitionists believed that slavery was wrong.
What did the Compromise of 1850 decide? A that Maine stayed a free state B that people decided the slavery issue C that the Southeast territories would be slave states D that California was a free state
The Compromise of 1850 decided that California was a free state.
What were the 4 issues that divided the nation before the Civil War? A economic, moral, spiritual, congregational B economic, cultural, moral, constitutional C economic, slavery, spiritual, moral D economic, cultural, slavery, constitutional