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  1. Monroe Doctrine
  2. W.E.B. DuBois
  3. Harriett Beecher Stowe
  4. Emancipation Proclamation
  5. J. P. Morgan
  1. a A presidential decree by President Lincoln, effective 1/1/1863, that freed slaves in Confederate-held territory; proclamation did not cover the 800,000 slaves in the slave-holding border states of Missouri, Maryland, West Virginia or Delaware, which had never declared a secession; slaves there were freed by separately state and federal actions
  2. b American policy that stated that the United States would not be involved in European affairs and promised to protect the Western Hemisphere from colonization by Europe.
  3. c banker who created U. S. Steel Corporation, which controlled about 60% of steel business
  4. d Author of the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852, which contributed significantly to anti-southern feelings among northerners before the Civil War.
  5. e A famous African American college graduate that earned a Ph.D. from Harvard. He taught and believed in political and social equality for African Americans and civil rights.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. President of the United States 1861-1865; known for his effective leadership during the Civil War and his Emancipation Proclamation declaring the end of slavery in Confederate held territories
  2. 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
  3. was 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;
  4. co-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.
  5. One leg of the triangular trade--was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of people from Africa were taken to the New World, as part of the Atlantic slave trade; term also used to refer to the forced transport of slaves from Africa ot the Americas.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Jay GouldRailroad owner during the time of the rise of the unions.


  3. Jacob RiisLeader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working


  4. Roger Williams2nd President of the US 1797-1801. worked to relieve increasing tensions with France; defended soldiers accused of murder in Boston Massacre; argued in favor of the Declaration of Independence before the 2nd Continental Congress; conservative Federalist, he was one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.


  5. John AdamsLeader of Jamestown, Virginia, a colony in the early 1600's; leadership helped colony survive--focused on all working


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