5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Edgar Allen Poe
- Ku Klux Klan
- Sojourner Truth
- Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
- Morrill Act
- a of 1862, in this act, the federal government had donated public land to the states for the establishment of college; as a result 69 land- grant institutions were established.
- b machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers, helped keep southern states the land of slavery
- c United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
- d a secret society created by white southerners in 1866 that used terror and violence to keep african americans from obtaining their civil rights
- e Was an American poet, short-story writer, editor and literary critic, and is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- This treaty ended the Mexican-American war. Mexico agreed to give up all its northern lands to the United States. These lands included California, Utah, Nevada, and parts of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming. The United States payed Mexico $15 million.
- Book written by Thoreau in which he wrote about his experiences while living alone on Walden Pond
- Courthouse where Gen. Lee and Gen. Grant met to end the civil war.
- proposed in 1846 that congress ban slavery in all southwestern lands that might become states; passed in the House but not by the Senate; slave states saw it as a northern attack on slavery
- A spanish slave vessel. Africans destined for slavery in Cuba seized the ship from its crew in 1839 and tried to return it to Africa, but the U.S. navy seized the ship and held the Africans as pirates.
5 True/False Questions
Henry David Thoreau → He was a black abolitionist who called for the immediate emancipation of slaves. He wrote the "Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World." It called for a bloody end to white supremacy. He believed that the only way to end slavery was for slaves to physically revolt.
Paternalism → the policy or practice of treating or governing people in the manner of a father dealing with his children. Providing for their needs but not giving them their complete freedoms.
Robert E. Lee → political movement of the 1840s that opposed the expansion of slavery in order to allow white farmers to settle in western territories
Nat Turner Rebellion → largest slave rebellion; seventy escaped slaves killed white families throughout the South hoping to spark a massive slave rebellion; it ultimately failed. 1831.
The March to the Sea → • Union General William Sherman led his troops through Tennessee, Georgia,
and South Carolina burning and destroying cities, farms, and railroads.
• General Grant and his Union troops chased Lee's troops through Virginia and
destroyed the Confederate capital, Richmond, Virginia