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  1. Eugene V. Debs
  2. Marbury v. Madison
  3. Aaron Burr
  4. Jacob Riis
  5. Jonathan Edwards
  1. a Preached the fiery sermon entitled "Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God"; played a very critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening
  2. b Establishes judicial review
  3. c photojournlaist; Reformer wrote "How the Other Half Lives;" describing the lives of poor immigrants.
  4. d Republican; ran for President in the Election of 1796; Thomas Jeffersons' VP in 1800; killed Hamilton; helped with Essex Junto to plot secession; Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, third VP of the US under Thomas Jefferson; had progressive views against slavery and equal rights for women
  5. e he organized one of the first industrial unions in the United States, the American Railway Union; involved in Pullman Strike of 1894; government intervened, obtaining an injunction against the strike on the theory that the strikers had obstructed the U.S. Mail, carried on Pullman cars, by refusing to show up for work. President Grover Cleveland sent Army to enforce the injunction; 13 strikers were killed, and thousands were blacklisted; $80-million worth of property was damaged, and Debs was found guilty of contempt of court for violating the injunction and sent to federal prison.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Maintains the balance in the Senate between slave states and free states; 1820 agreement calling for the admission of Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state, outlawing slavery in future states to be created north of 36° 30' N latitude
  2. Statesman from Kentucky; accused by Jackson of giving votes to John Q. Adams in return for post as secretary of state, Endorsed government promotion of economic growth, advocate of compromise of 1850
  3. Constitutional Amendment, ratified in 1865 abolishing slavery.
  4. wig in the 1840 election, won & died a month later from pneumonia
  5. Ended the French and Indian War in America & Seven Years' War in Europe. France turned present-day Canada over to Britain and surrendered claim to all lands east of the Mississippi River (exception-New Orleans-France had given to Spain the year before); British returned Cuba to Spain in exchange for Florida.

5 True/False Questions

  1. John D. RockefellerStandard Oil, gave millions of dollars to charity, revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy; devoted Northern Baptist and supported many church-based institutions throughout his life; adhered to total abstinence from alcohol and tobacco throughout his life


  2. Charles SumnerRepublican 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.


  3. Whiskey RebellionUnrest 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.


  4. Thomas JeffersonSchool reformer and supporter of public educational system in Massachusetts.


  5. William Loyd Garrisonled the millerites, believers became known as seven day Adventists, his idea focuses on the return of Jesus, but he was wrong & it became known as the great disappointment


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