5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Economic Boom of the 1800s
- Major differences between the Union and Confederacy
- The Gentlemen's Agreement
- Booker T. Washington
- a The Confederates (South) were attempting to separate from the United States. The Union (North) was the remainder of the US fighting to keep the country united. The South believed that only the North's best interests were in mind, they had very different economies.
- b 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."
- c Process of assimilating immigrants into American culture by teaching English, American history, and citizenship
- d Cheap products shipped to other countries from the US made their economies fail.
- e Population Growth led to a HIGH demand for goods which needed to be produced faster and faster. People used to spin wool and weave cloth at home, that wasn't fast enough to keep up with the demand of groups of people; led to mills and factories.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Gave African American men the right to vote, this made women upset because they can't vote
- 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.
- the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
- Supreme Court case which ruled that slaves are not citizens but are property, affirmed that property cannot be interfered with by Congress, slaves do not become free if they travel to free territories or states, fueled abolitionist movement, hailed as victory for the south
- The "separate but equal" segregation laws state and local laws enacted in the Southern and border states of the United States and enforced between 1876 and 1965
5 True/False questions
Ellis Island → Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast
Interstate Commerce Act → Passed in 1887, this act reestablished the federal government's right to supervise railroad activities.
Grandfather Clause → Supreme Court case which ruled that slaves are not citizens but are property, affirmed that property cannot be interfered with by Congress, slaves do not become free if they travel to free territories or states, fueled abolitionist movement, hailed as victory for the south
Social Darwinism → A theory that humans evolved from monkeys, introduced by Charles Darwin, turns into survival of the fittest. To the government, this justified big businesses dominating small businesses and taking over the market.
Push and Pull Factors → individualism: the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs