5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Treaty of Paris (1763)
- Wilmot Proviso
- Bonus Bill
- 10 percent plan
- Election of 1876
- a It was a reconstruction plan that decreed that a state could be reintegrated into the union when 10 percent of voters in the presidential election of 1860 had taken an oath of allegiance to the United States and pledged to abide by emancipation. The next step would be erection of a state gov. and then purified regime. (Lincoln)
- b Hayes (Republican) vs. Tilden (Democrat), disputed election results cause southerners to get extremely angry, resulting compromise ends reconstruction.
- c Called by Calhoun to use the bonus paid by the bank and distribute it equally among every state for improvements, vetoed by Madison.
- d Officially ended French/Indian war, Britain dominated, French lose all territory.
- e Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the Mexican-American War (Polk Administration)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- James Madison (Republican) vs. Thomas Pickney (Federalist)/ Madison won
- They organized the continental Army, called on the colonies to send troops, selected George Washington to lead the army, and appointed the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence, Issued "Declaration of Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms", Appoint George Washington as commander, Olive Branch Petition is last attempt to reconcile, rejected by Britain
- (Marshall). Courts can declare state laws unconstitutional (1810, Madison Administration)
- an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony, led by Nathaniel Bacon. It was the first rebellion in the American colonies in which discontented frontiersmen took part; a similar uprising in Maryland occurred later that year. The uprising was a protest against the governor of Virginia, William Berkeley.
- Jefferson wanted peaceable coercion that would cause the French and the British to come to terms with the U.S. without war. It stopped all exports of American goods, but it did more harm than good because Americans had no place to sell their goods. Leading closer to inevitable war (1807)
5 True/False Questions
Committees of Correspondence → Organization founded by Samuel Adams consisting of a system of communication between patriot leaders in New England and throughout the colonies (1772)
Civil Rights Act (1875) → Prohibited discrimination against blacks in public place, such as inns, amusement parks, and on public transportation. Declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court (Grant Administration)
Panic of 1837 → War between the U.S. and Great Britain which lasted until 1814, ending with the Treaty of Ghent and a renewed sense of American nationalism
12th Amendment → a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions (reason, natural rights, deism, John Locke, Adam Smith, Rousseau)
Crittenden Compromise → 1860 - attempt to prevent Civil War by Senator Crittenden - offered a Constitutional amendment recognizing slavery in the territories south of the 36º30' line, noninterference by Congress with existing slavery, and compensation to the owners of fugitive slaves - defeated by Republicans