What was NOT part of the cultural exchange between Europe and the Americas?
The Europeans brought corn and beans to the Americas
After the first Battle of Shiloh, in Tennessee, people realized that?
The Civil Was would be a whole slaughter of men and boys
The failure of the United States to join the League of Nations?
Weaken the League
President Jefferson wanted to purchase the Louisiana Territory from France because?
France had closed the port of New Orleans to American trade
What ended Napoleon's hopes for an American empire?
A successful slave revolt in the French colony of Haiti
What was NOT a reason that President Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany?
German people were starving
The Second Continental Congress?
Called for the formation of a Continental Army of 20,00 men
The process of deciding whether or not to ratify the Constitution was?
Unique because the people had never been asked to ratify the laws under which they would live
During the Revolutionary War?
Many African Americans and Native Americans fought on the side of the British
Evidence collected by Josephine Goldmark for the Supreme Court cave Muller vs Oregon showed?
That long hours damaged the health of women and, in effect, threatened the public interest.
What was NOT true about the Seven Years' War?
It resulted in England losing it's territories to France
Which was not a result of Spanish conquests?
The Spaniards took horses from the Native Americans
Theodore Roosevelt is considered to be the first modern President because he?
Used the powers of his office and personal magnetism to bypass congressional opposition
What doesn't describe how the new state governments would differ from the colonial plans if government?
Elected governors would have more power than colonial governors
Wilson believed that if he took reporters' questions directly in regular press conferences, it would?
Make him a more powerful leader in shaping legislations
NYC passed a strict building code after?
146 workers were killed at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
In 1800 most Americans worked?
The Stamp Act
Was a tax on all official documents and publications in the colonies
Alexander Hamilton proposed a tax on distilled liquor in order to?
Increase revenue and test the governments ability to tax
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom program pledged to?
Make the nation safe for aggressive young entrepreneurs
Geography can be best described as?
The study of people, placed, and environments and how they interact
What was NOT a dispute that the United States was called upon to mediate in the early 1900s?
The revolution in Mexico
Francis Cabot Lowell built his factory in the banks of the Charles River because?
He used the current of the river to turn the waterwheels
What was not true of the Revolutionary War?
George Washington received united support from congress and the states throughout the war
What was NOT true of the Iroquois Tribe?
The male chiefs ruled all the activities in the longhouses
What was NOT a stereotype of Asians that emerged in the U.S in the 1800s?
What was NOT a reason for the population increase in the colonies between 1680 and 1770?
No war with Native Americans during that period
What was NOT a major event relating to the Revolutionary War?
October 1778: The British surrender at Yorktown
President Lincoln's major goal in signing the Emancipation Proclamation was?
To save the Union
According to the Great Compromise to the Constitution, state representations in the lower house of congress would be?
Based on each state's population
By 1890 full voting rights were granted to women in?
Utah and Wyoming
First steps for most immigrants in assimilating U.S culture were learning English and?
Understanding the laws and system of government of the U.S
At the beginning of WW1, most Americans?
Preferred to remain neutral
What reshaped American government in the Progressive era?
The way in which the concerned citizens responded to the problems of urban growth
What was NOT a reason for the success of railroads in the U.S?
People were hesitant to invest in newly formed railroad companies
What was NOT true of the English colonies?
The English settlers came in smaller numbers than the French and Spanish
The nation that had the most territory in the Americas in the mid-1500s was?
What was NOT a reason for Britain to issue the Proclamation of 1763?
Britain wanted to prevent another expensive war
What was NOT true of Benjamin Franklin?
He was a devout churchgoer
The U.S is located?
In the Northern Hemisphere west of the Prime Meridian
One reason that maps were carefully guarded in the 1500s was that?
They contained information about the location of valuable spices
The excavation of the Moundbuilders' gigantic earth mounds revealed?
That the mounds were used primarily as burial and ceremonial sites
From 1880 to 1920, the U.S rural population
Increased but at a slower rate than the urban population
Dred and Harriet Scott hoped the Supreme Court would set them free because they had
Resided with their master in Illinois and in the Missouri Territory, where slavery was prohibited by the Missouri Compromise
Why did William Clark and Meriwether Lewis set out from St. Louis in May 1804 to explore?
They had been sent by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the newly purchased territory west to the Mississippi River
Between 1870 and 1920 college enrollment in the U.S?
Increased more than tenfold
What was NOT true of the First Continental Congress?
It occurred when colonists from Virginia invited others to attend
What was NOT a reason that Jefferson supported the French Revolution in 1789?
Jefferson believed that America's economic livelihood depended on close ties with Britain
The interdependence of people and their surroundings illustrates the geographic theme of?
As a result of the direct primary, the power to nominate and select candidates passed from?
The machine bosses to the electorate
In the early 1800s, many eastern and western states permitted the vote to all?
After the Civil War, while supremacist organization began?
To terrorize African Americans
As punishment for the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament?
Closed the Boston Harbor to all shipping until the tea was paid for
The Missouri Compromise stipulated that?
Maine would be a free state
Before 1890 most immigrants to the U.S came form
Northern and western Europe