5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- 15th Amendment
- Causes of Industrial Revolution
- Causes and effects of the Revolutionary War
- The significance of the first ten amendments to the Constitution
- a King George unfairly taxed citizens and took advantage of their distance. He believed that he should make decisions for the colonists even though he didn't know what was best for them.
After America gained independence, Thomas Jefferson, along with others, wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
- b the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
- c Many efficient inventions were made and products became easier to produce. People moved from the country to the city and technology spread to more homes.
- d Gave African American men the right to vote, this made women upset because they can't vote
- e The first ten amendments to the Constitution were all adopted at the same time and are collectively known as the Bill of Rights.
The 1st Amendment protects the people's right to practice religion, to speak freely, to assemble, to petition the government, and of the press to publish.
The 2nd Amendment protects the right to own guns.
The 3rd Amendment guarantees that the army cannot force homeowners to give them room and board.
The 4th Amendment protects the people from the government improperly taking property, papers, or people, without a valid warrant based on probable cause.
The 5th Amendment protects people from being held for committing a crime unless they are properly indicted.
The 6th Amendment guarantees a speedy trial, an impartial jury, that the accused can confront witnesses against them, and that the accused must be allowed to have a lawyer.
The 7th Amendment guarantees a jury trial in federal civil court cases.
The 8th Amendment guarantees that punishments will be fair, and not cruel.
The 9th Amendment is simply a statement that other rights aside from those listed may exist, and just because they are not listed doesn't mean they can be violated.
The 10th Amendment is the subject of some debate, but essentially it states that any power not granted to the federal government belongs to the states or to the people.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to work for racial equality
- Passed in 1887, this act reestablished the federal government's right to supervise railroad activities.
- Abraham Lincoln accepted War as the only means to save the Union, it later became about slavery as well.
- Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
- negotiation between an employer and trade union
5 True/False Questions
Lassiez Faire → (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
14th Amendment → Gave African American men the right to vote, this made women upset because they can't vote
Boss Tweed and Tamany Hall → Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
Struggles of Immigrants → Many nativists discriminated against immigants. They had to live in poor crowded tenements,work long hours at factories and couldn't afford to send let their children finish school.
Jim Crow Laws → (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support