Flashcards in Final Deck (70):
What came from the ruling in Marbury v. Madison?
Supreme Court Judicial Review
How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost in 1803?
Which act was an attempt to restore the United States’ maritime rights?
What cabinet position was a stepping stone to the presidency?
Secretary of State
What happened during the War of 1812?
Burned down the capital- DC
Which of the following US Presidents was the last of the Revolutionary Presidents?
What made the election of 1820 unique?
Monroe ran unopposed. Only one political party
What group of congressman would make it hard for John Quincy Adams to lead?
How did Andrew Jackson achieve his presidential victory?
Campaigning – making speeches/appearances, parades, party paid people to get others to vote, and mudslinging
Which of the following things did Andrew Jackson not like?
Disliked banks, Indians, and South Carolina Nullification
What was the removal of the Cherokee called?
Indian Removal Act of 1830 (Trail of Tears)
What was the belief of members of the Whig Party?
Opposition to Andrew Jackson, for economic development, individual morality, and believed that the Congress should lead the government.
Who was Jackson’s hand-picked successor?
Martin Van Buren
How were slaves in the American South treated compared to in other parts of the hemisphere?
More supervision (surrounded by a larger white population), climate is better, better fed, better clothed
What was a goal of the women in the various reform movements in the 1830-40s?
2nd Great Awakening, women’s rights, Temperance/Prohibition, Abolitionist.
The Mexican War was the most popular among what group?
Southerners and Westerners
The central issue that dominated US politics during the 1850s?
Slavery in the western territories
What problem did the Lecompton Constitution pose for Democrats?
Northern democrats could not support without looking too sympathetic to southerners.
Where was the opening shots of the Civil War first fired?
Fort Sumter, SC
The first southern state to secede was _____________.
Which man became president of the Confederate states of America?
What was an advantage of the North at the start of the Civil War?
Superior leadership of Abraham Lincoln, Larger population, military power, industrial power
What was a reason the Confederates felt that they could defeat the Union?
Most of the outstanding generals; strong military tradition; strong motivation for fighting; fighting on home ground(defensive)
Who won the Battle of Vicksburg?
Why did the Union stop exchanging prisoners of war?
Confederacy passed an executive order in which black soldiers would be re-enslaved or executed
What was the significance of the Reconstruction Act?
Southern states had to ratify the 13th Amendment,14th Amendment, Right 15th Amendment. Organized into military districts, draw up new state constitutions, and pledge loyalty to the union.
According to Jefferson, what are the ways in which Blacks are inferior to Whites?
Body and Mind
According to Section 2 of the Sedition Act (1798), of which amendment is this law a violation?
Why was Tecumseh speaking to the Osage tribe in 1811?
He wanted the Indians to enter a Pan-Indian alliance against the American citizens
Which European countries is this Monroe Doctrine directed?
Spain and Portugal
According to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, how has “He” deprived the rights of married and single
Taken rights of property; women are civilly dead; women are not allowed the right of election franchise(right to vote)
Native American tribes in what other region of the United States were forced from their original
homelands and sent west?
What Native American tribe besides the Florida Seminoles objected and resisted their removal?
Sac and Fox Indians
What are 4 places that anti-abolitionist mobs attacked in July 1834?
Abolitionist Louis Tappan’s store, black homes, black churches, black schools, and whorehouses.
How many whites were killed in Nat Turner’s Rebellion?
Between 55 and 65 whites
What was the insurrection plan in Texas and what then was to happen on election day?
Burning of towns, march to Houston and Galveston, and get on ships to go to Mexico
What does Lincoln want General McClellan to do in Mannassas and why?
Strike a blow to the Confederacy – wants the Confederates to surrender
What other general did Lincoln replace General McClellan with?
General Ambrose Burnside
What two states had parishes or counties that were not subject to the Emancipation Proclamation?
West Virginia and Louisiana
How much in back wages is Jourdan and his wife Mandy is owned by their former master?
What happens to a former slave or freedman if they quit or leave their job without the permission of their employer?
They can be arrested and taken back to their employer.
Why was the US Army at Little Big Horn defeated by the Sioux?
The Sioux had the US Army completely surrounded
What railroad(s) did the workers strike?
NE, Baltimore & Ohio, and the Pennsylvania RRs
What were the Native Americans supposed to do with their land once they received their allotment through the Dawes Act?
Which cabinet member resigned in protest of Washington’s Neutrality Proclamation?
Who is the 6th President of the United States?
John Quincy Adams
What is his goal or plan for the United States?
National university, national currency, raise tariffs for roads, canals, and railroads, strengthen the federal government, and set up a department of the Interior
How have the Cherokee become like the “white man?”
Language, religion, land, taking more whites as their own, held slaves
46. The Cherokee were supposed to be paid $50,000 in ___________, for the original lands
back in Tennessee
Who promises that he will not aid a revolution in Texas (but actually will)?
President Andrew Jackson
What social class does Orly Main and his family belong to in South Carolina?
How does Virgilia help the abolitionist movement?
Joined John Brown's raid on Harpers, confronts Orly about being a slaveholder
Who is captain John Smith really?
John Brown, radical abolitionist
Why does Mr. Shelby have to sell some of his slaves, specifically Tom and Eliza's son Little Jim?
He is in debt
What group of people help Eliza, George, and Little Jim escape to Canada?
What is the average pounds of cotton that a slave must pick a day?
What happens if a slave does not pick at least 200 pounds?
He gets whipped
Why was Django and his wife Broomhilda sold and separated from each other?
They believed in marriage and tried to run away
What other punishment(s) did they both receive?
Whipping, branded on their face, hot box, and sold away from each other... muzzle on their face
How is the Civil War "a rich man's war and a poor man's fight?"
Masters of 20 or more slaves were relieved from fighting; 40 slaves - eldest son could also leave
How are the women suffering during the Civil War?
Their food got taken. Corn, pigs, chickens, and cotton taken by the home guard.
What happens to the black soldiers if they are caught by the Confederacy?
The are re-enslaved
How much is the Army paying Black soldiers?
$13 white soldiers; $10 black troops
Which of the following New York immigrant groups was disproportionately drafted into the Civil War?
Irish, Germans, Polish, and low working class whites
Who is targeted in the NY Draft Riot?
Rich people, black people
What group disagrees with him on what the Southern states must do to return to the Union?
What does Skeeter read in the copy of the Mississippi Black Codes?
No white females can nurse in front of Black males. Books shall not be interchangeable between blacks and whites but shall continue to be used by the race first using them. No colored barber shall serves as a barber for white women or girls. Any person printing, publishing or circulating written matter urging for public acceptance or social equality between whites and negroes is subject to imprisonment.
What happens when the former slaves start to assert their rights?
Some white men came in the middle of the night terrorizing the black people (setting fire and whipping Tom); sharecropping system
What are some of the first things that the former male slaves do once they are no longer slaves?
Farm their own plots of land and attend freedom schools