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  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Battle of Gettysburg
  3. Battle of Vicksburg
  4. John Brown
  5. Metacom/King Philip
  1. a Abolitionist crusader who massacred pro-slavery settlers in Kansas before the Civil War; hoped to inspire slavery revolt with 1859 attack on Virginia arsenal; executed for treason against the state of Virginia
  2. b President of the Confederate States of America; ordered attack on Fort Sumter; US Senator from Mississippi; failed to raise sufficient money to fight the American Civil War and could not obtain recognition and help for the Confederacy from foreign governments
  3. c Civil War battle in 1863 in Pennyslvania, won by the Union and a turning point in the war
  4. d became leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy in 1662; waged war against the English settlers because they were destroying their land; destroyed more than 20 English town and killed more than 2,000 settlers; eventually lost to settlers due to their strength in numbers and loose alliance of the Native American groups
  5. e Grant layed seige to Vicksburg, Mississippi. For one month, Grant had Vicksburg shelled 2,800 shells per day. The people dug hide outs to stay alive and started eating horses, mules and dogs. Eventually the Confederates surrendered on July 4.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 6th President of the United States 1825-1829; proposed greater federal involvement in the economy through tariffs and improvements such as roads, bridges, and canals. Made henry clay a cabinet member once he became president
  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. Establishes judicial review
  4. Preached the fiery sermon entitled "Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God"; played a very critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Nat TurnerAfrican American preacher who led a slave revolt in 1831; captured an hanged after a revolt failed


  2. George Whitefieldwas a major general for the first part of the American Civil War; Ran against President Lincoln in second election; his meticulous planning and preparations hampered his ability to challenge aggressive opponents on the battlefield;


  3. Reconstruction Act of 1867The Congressional Reconstruction Act of 1867 organized the south into 5 military districts, and the states had to have a military leader from the north (Marshall law). They also had to get rid of the black codes,and ratify the 14th amendment. This act also banned confederate leaders from voting, and any who didn't pledge their allegiance to the U.S. (see page 432 for more details).


  4. Frederic Winslow TaylorAfrican American abolitionist leader who spoke eloquently for abolition in the United States and Britain before the Civil War.


  5. William PennEnglish Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1861; early supporter of colonial unification; an early champion of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians


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