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  1. Harriett Beecher Stowe
  2. Jay Gould
  3. Eli Whitney
  4. Battle of Gettysburg
  5. Alien and Sedition Acts
  1. a Inventor; developed the cotton gin in 1793, which rapidly increased cotton production in the south and led to a greater demand for slave labor; also invented a system of interchangeable parts
  2. b Author of the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852, which contributed significantly to anti-southern feelings among northerners before the Civil War.
  3. c Laws passed by Congress in 1798 that enabled the government to imprison or deport aliens to prosecute critics of the government
  4. d Railroad owner during the time of the rise of the unions.
  5. e Civil War battle in 1863 in Pennyslvania, won by the Union and a turning point in the war

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Created by Congress in 1865, the first major federal relief agency in the United States; aided distressed refugees and freed salves in 1865-1872, during the Reconstruction era of the United States; aided former slaves through legal food and housing, oversight, education, health care, and employment contracts with private landowners.
  2. Battle in the Indian Territory in 1811 between U.S. and Native American forces that led to the defeat of the Native Americans.
  3. The 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. The Transatlantic trade of crops, technology, and culture between the Americas and Europe, Africa, and Asia that began in 1492 with Columbus' first voyage to the Americas
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Henry David ThoreauTranscendentalist author known for his work "Walden Pond" (1854) and other writings


  2. Sherman Anti-Trust ActIntroduced by Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois. It supported the act of popular sovereignty (letting the people of the territory decide whether or not to allow slavery).


  3. Adams-Onis TreatyIn 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.


  4. Nat TurnerRailroad owner during the time of the rise of the unions.


  5. Middle Passageco-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.


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