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  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. Ida B. Wells
  3. Seneca Falls Convention
  4. Battle of Antietam
  5. Gospel of Wealth
  1. a Was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties; objective for Confed was to prove to French they should help them in the war; Union found Lee's blueprint
  2. b A college educated African American that began a crusade against lynching after 3 friends were lynched.
  3. c 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.
  4. d The first Women's Right convention in the US. Elizabeth Stanton presented the Declaration of Sentiments at the convention.
  5. e A famous African American college graduate that opened a school for African Americans. He believed that they should not strive for equality but learn to gained economic security by learning vocational skills.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. led 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
  2. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court appointed by John Adams; set precedents that established vital powers of the federal courts. Especially note that he was the author of Marbury v. Madison decision establishing the judicial review
  3. 1819 Treaty between the United States and Spain, in which Spain ceded Florida to the United States; also called the Transcontinental Treaty.
  4. 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).
  5. said to have saved the life of Indian captive John Smith in 1607 by placing her head upon his own when her father raised his war club to execute him; was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613, and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca. When the opportunity arose for her to return to her people, she chose to remain with the English; she married tobacco planter John Rolfe

5 True/False questions

  1. French and Indian Warco-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.


  2. TecumsehNative 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.


  3. William M. TweedCalled the "Boss". A corrupt NYC politician that stole millions of dollars in taxpayer money beginning in 1870. He was convicted of his crimes in 1873 and died in jail.


  4. Gettysburg Addressco-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.


  5. Battle of VicksburgGrant 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.


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