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1

What came from the ruling in Marbury v. Madison?

Supreme Court Judicial Review

2

How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost in 1803?

$15 million

3

Which act was an attempt to restore the United States’ maritime rights?

Non-Intercourse Act

4

What cabinet position was a stepping stone to the presidency?

Secretary of State

5

What happened during the War of 1812?

Burned down the capital- DC

6

Which of the following US Presidents was the last of the Revolutionary Presidents?

James Monroe

7

What made the election of 1820 unique?

Monroe ran unopposed. Only one political party

8

What group of congressman would make it hard for John Quincy Adams to lead?

Jacksonian Democrats

9

How did Andrew Jackson achieve his presidential victory?

Campaigning – making speeches/appearances, parades, party paid people to get others to vote, and mudslinging

10

Which of the following things did Andrew Jackson not like?

Disliked banks, Indians, and South Carolina Nullification

11

What was the removal of the Cherokee called?

Indian Removal Act of 1830 (Trail of Tears)

12

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.

13

Who was Jackson’s hand-picked successor?

Martin Van Buren

14

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

15

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.

16

The Mexican War was the most popular among what group?

Southerners and Westerners

17

The central issue that dominated US politics during the 1850s?

Slavery in the western territories

18

What problem did the Lecompton Constitution pose for Democrats?

Northern democrats could not support without looking too sympathetic to southerners.

19

Where was the opening shots of the Civil War first fired?

Fort Sumter, SC

20

The first southern state to secede was _____________.

South Carolina

21

Which man became president of the Confederate states of America?

Jefferson Davis

22

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

23

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)

24

Who won the Battle of Vicksburg?

Union

25

Why did the Union stop exchanging prisoners of war?

Confederacy passed an executive order in which black soldiers would be re-enslaved or executed

26

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.

27

According to Jefferson, what are the ways in which Blacks are inferior to Whites?

Body and Mind

28

According to Section 2 of the Sedition Act (1798), of which amendment is this law a violation?

1st amendment

29

Why was Tecumseh speaking to the Osage tribe in 1811?

He wanted the Indians to enter a Pan-Indian alliance against the American citizens

30

Which European countries is this Monroe Doctrine directed?

Spain and Portugal

31

According to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, how has “He” deprived the rights of married and single
women?

Taken rights of property; women are civilly dead; women are not allowed the right of election franchise(right to vote)

32

Native American tribes in what other region of the United States were forced from their original
homelands and sent west?

Northeast

33

What Native American tribe besides the Florida Seminoles objected and resisted their removal?

Sac and Fox Indians

34

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.

35

How many whites were killed in Nat Turner’s Rebellion?

Between 55 and 65 whites

36

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

37

What does Lincoln want General McClellan to do in Mannassas and why?

Strike a blow to the Confederacy – wants the Confederates to surrender

38

What other general did Lincoln replace General McClellan with?

General Ambrose Burnside

39

What two states had parishes or counties that were not subject to the Emancipation Proclamation?

West Virginia and Louisiana

40

How much in back wages is Jourdan and his wife Mandy is owned by their former master?

$12,000

41

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.

42

Why was the US Army at Little Big Horn defeated by the Sioux?

The Sioux had the US Army completely surrounded

43

What railroad(s) did the workers strike?

NE, Baltimore & Ohio, and the Pennsylvania RRs

44

What were the Native Americans supposed to do with their land once they received their allotment through the Dawes Act?

Farming

45

Which cabinet member resigned in protest of Washington’s Neutrality Proclamation?

Thomas Jefferson

46

Who is the 6th President of the United States?

John Quincy Adams

47

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

48

How have the Cherokee become like the “white man?”

Language, religion, land, taking more whites as their own, held slaves

49

46. The Cherokee were supposed to be paid $50,000 in ___________, for the original lands
back in Tennessee

Gold

50

Who promises that he will not aid a revolution in Texas (but actually will)?

President Andrew Jackson

51

What social class does Orly Main and his family belong to in South Carolina?

Planter

52

How does Virgilia help the abolitionist movement?

Joined John Brown's raid on Harpers, confronts Orly about being a slaveholder

53

Who is captain John Smith really?

John Brown, radical abolitionist

54

Why does Mr. Shelby have to sell some of his slaves, specifically Tom and Eliza's son Little Jim?

He is in debt

55

What group of people help Eliza, George, and Little Jim escape to Canada?

Quakers

56

What is the average pounds of cotton that a slave must pick a day?

200 pounds

57

What happens if a slave does not pick at least 200 pounds?

He gets whipped

58

Why was Django and his wife Broomhilda sold and separated from each other?

They believed in marriage and tried to run away

59

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

60

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

61

How are the women suffering during the Civil War?

Their food got taken. Corn, pigs, chickens, and cotton taken by the home guard.

62

What happens to the black soldiers if they are caught by the Confederacy?

The are re-enslaved

63

How much is the Army paying Black soldiers?

$13 white soldiers; $10 black troops

64

Which of the following New York immigrant groups was disproportionately drafted into the Civil War?

Irish, Germans, Polish, and low working class whites

65

Who is targeted in the NY Draft Riot?

Rich people, black people

66

What group disagrees with him on what the Southern states must do to return to the Union?

Radical Republicans

67

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.

68

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

69

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

70

What happens to Moses' son after his former master gets his plantation returned to him after the war?

He is turned into an apprentice