5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Citizen Edmond Genet
- Bacon's Rebellion
- Gospel of Wealth
- John Smith
- a Native American leader in the late 1700's and early 1800's; led a pan-Indian movement that tried to unite several groups despite their differences; During the War of 1812, allied with the British in Canada and helped in the capture of Fort Detroit.
- b is an essay written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889 that described the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich. The central thesis of Carnegie's essay was the peril of allowing large sums of money to be passed into the hands of persons or organizations ill-equipped mentally or emotionally to cope with them. As a result, the wealthy entrepreneur must assume the responsibility of distributing his fortune in a way that it will be put to good use, and not wasted on frivolous expenditure.
- c Attack led by a planter; when Governor Berkeley refused to retaliate for a series of Indian attacks on frontier settlements, others took matters into their own hands, attacking Indians, chasing Berkeley from Jamestown, Virginia, and torching the capital; had control of nearly of Virginia until the death of the leader
- d Leader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working
- e Wanted to win American support for the French, married to stay in the US, stepped over the line by asking America to fight against the British
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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 True/False questions
Elizabeth Cody Stanton → 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
Terrence Powderly → Leader of the Knights of Labor, a national union formed in Philadelphia in 1869 that hoped to organize all working men and women, skilled and unskilled, into a single union; included farmers, factory workers, office workers. 60,000 African Americans joined; Under this leader, social reforms were pursued-equal pay for equal work, 8-hour work day, end to child labor (did not emphasize higher wages as a goal); 1885 unions linked to the Knights forced railroad owner Jay Gould to give up a wage cut; further strikes failed and by 1890's Knight's had disappeared
George Whitefield → Young, English minister, revival leader, Anglican Protestant minister who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and especially in the British North American colonies; was one of the founders of Methodism and of the evangelical movement.
Freedmen's Bureau → 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.
In His Steps → a best-selling book written by Charles Monroe Sheldon. First published in 1897, the book has sold more than 30,000,000 copies, and ranks as the 9th best-selling book of all time, The full title of the book is ____________: What Would Jesus Do?.