5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- McCulloch v. Maryland
- Whiskey Rebellion
- Charles Sumner
- Elizabeth Cody Stanton
- Horatio Alger, Jr.
- a Republican Senator from Massachusetts. Antislavery. Gave speech "The crime against Kansas". Was beaten with a cane by Preston Brooks, a member of the House of Representatives for the speech. He never fully recovered from the beating.
- b First national bank charter expires
- c Magazine writer; characters embodies the American dream of "rags to riches." most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were hugely popular in their day.
- d Women's rights leader in the 1800's; helped organize first women's rights movement. Wrote the Declaration of Sentiments on women's rights in 1848
- e Unrest in 1794 caused by opposition to a tax on whiskey; a tax protest in Pennsylvania in the 1790s, during the presidency of George Washington. The conflict was rooted in western dissatisfaction with a 1791 excise tax on whiskey; the excise was unpopular among small farmers on the western frontier who could get their corn to market only by distilling it into whiskey, which was easy to ship by water. They used violence and intimidation to stop federal officials from collecting the tax.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- In 1838 the US Army round up over 1,000 Cherokee Indians and forced them to march west or 116 days and 1,000 miles. 25% of the Indians died on the march.
- Confederate General known for his swift strikes against union forces; earned nickname "Stonewall" by holding his forces steady under extreme pressure at the first battle of Manassas.
- American official met with French, french demand $250,000 & a $10 million loan, they wouldn't agree & it led to an un-declared naval battle between France & the US
- Leader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working
- War from 1755 to 1763 between France (with allied Indian nations) and Britain and it's colonists for control of Eastern North America; war was fought primarily along the frontiers between the British colonies from Virginia to Nova Scotia, and began with a dispute over the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, the site of present-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. the war erupted into the world-wide conflict known as the Seven Years' War and thus came to be regarded as the North American theater of that war;
5 True/False Questions
John Rolfe → Leader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working
In His Steps → Leader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working
Andrew Jackson → 17th President of the United States 1865-1869 following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln; clashed with radical republicans on reconstruction programs; presided over the Reconstruction era of the United States in the four years after the American Civil War. His tenure was controversial as his positions favoring the white South came under heavy political attack from Republicans; As a Unionist, he was the only Southern senator not to quit his post upon secession. He became the most prominent War Democrat from the South and supported Lincoln's military policies during the American Civil War
Thirteenth Amendment → School reformer and supporter of public educational system in Massachusetts.
Pocahontas → a German cartoonist that helped bring down William Tweed by depicting how money was stolen in cartoon format and exposing his money stealing methods to the public.