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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Kaylei's American History 1 final reviwe
Terms in this set (76)
the dispute over Missouri's statehood and nullification crisis both showed....
the country was becoming divided over the power of the national governnment
the nullification crisis its self was over
tariff of abomination
to convince northern members of congress to agree to the annexation of texas president Polk...
agreed to purchase a large percent of the Oregon territory from Great Britain an settle the northern boundry of the region
many of the efforts of the united states to obtain more and more land were based upon....
the concept of manifest destiny
this state was the center of debate leading to the compromise of 1850
why was the addition of any new state to the union so contentious at this time?
any addition of a 'free" or "slave" state would throw off the balance in the U.S senate
who was John Brown?
an abolitionist who's actions symbolizied events that took place in '''bleeding kansas'
the agreemet between the U.S and Mexico that ended the Mexican wa was called...
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hiadalgo
the largest percent of slaves sent to the wesern hemisphere were sent to....
The Carribian islands
which leg of the triangual trade called the Middle Passage?
Africa to the Ameicas
the majority of slaves sent to the Americas were forced to work in...
extreme conditions harvesting cash crops such as cotton
the estimated number of Africans brought into slavery by the triangular trade is between...
what product produced in Europe was the most important to the capture of slaves was...
which supreme court case ruled that black individuals could not sue in the court system?
Dread Scott case
who led the raid on harpers ferry Virginia in hope of creating an army of runaway slaves?
who won the election of 1808?
Ulysses S. Grant
who killed president Lincoln?
John Wilks Booth
what was a scalawag?
southerner who took advantage over post war conditions to get involved in politics
to be charged with wrongdoing in office
who else was attacked the night of the killing of Lincoln
the 13th amendment addresses what?
the abolition of slavery
how did the civil war affect the population of southern states?
about 25% of men aged 20-40 were killed
why was Andrew Johnston impeached?
he tried to fire Edwin Stanton without approval of the senate
who was the commander of the confederate army?
Robert E Lee
in 1873 the united states suffered a depression that wa caused by the nations biggest bank loaning to much money to....
Rail road companies
Lincoln's plan was known as the 12% plan because.....
10% of states voters had to swear an oath of locality to the Union
why was Mary Surratt put on trial?
she owned a boarding house where assisans frequently met
who was president after Lincoln's death?
the 15th amendment addresses.....
guaranteeing suffrage regardless of race or color
carpetbaggers were people who
went into post war south to take advantage of new economic opportunities
schools in post war south...
struggled because lack of taxes for segration of schools
the KKK focused their violence on....
black political leaders & heads of black religious instutions
which political party was created going into the election of 1856 with anti-slavery platform
the Republican party
why did the election of 1860 upset southerners?
Lincoln beat southern candidates without a single southern vote
which was the first southern state to succeed from the union
the civil war took place from when?
the first shots of the civil war were shot at?
which battle resulted in the largest amount of deaths in one day
which was the first major battle to take place on Union soil?
who led the first battle of bull run?
what two battles took place on Union Soil?
Antietam & Gettysburg
the Emancipation Proclamation stated that
all slaves located in rebellious states shall be freed
some criticized the Emancipation Proclamation because?
it didn't specify all enslaved people
what was the leading cause of death in the civil war?
what was the main staple of rations for the Union?
which leasure activity was most popular among Civil War solidures
Writing letters to home
what did the Militia Act of 1862 authorize?
African Americans could serve in the union army
what did women start doing during the civil war?
how did the civil war affect industries in the north?
industries became more merchandised to keep up with demand
what Civil War nurse later became the founder of the American Red Cross
what is the policy of total war?
kill ALL targets citizens & military
where did the official surrender of Robert E. Lee take place at?
Appomattox Court House, Virginia
what is the steerage?
the lower level of the ship where third class passengers were housed
what did the immigration act of 1891 state?
it forbid people with a contagious disese from entering the U.S
why couldn't women enter the U.S alone?
U.S officials believed that women would be unable to support themselves
what is a ships manifest?
list the name and description of all passengers
how much money did you have to have in order to enter the U.S?
what happened to anyone who was denied entry to the U.S?
they were sent home free of charge
what was the buttonhook used for?
to lift the eyelid to check for eye disease
which passengers were required to pass through Ellis Island?
if immigrants were given the "X" label what did it mean?
they were mentally insane
factors that attract immigrants to the united states are called what?
factors that cause immigrants to move away from their home are called what?
which law passed in 1862 encouraged many Europeans to immigrate to the America in hopes of one day owning land?
what effect did westward expansion have on the Buffalo herds on the Great Plains?
the buffalo nearly became extinct
many immigants that came to the united states to work in logging industry were from where?
which of the following Native American tribes was not forced to move west of the Mississippi?
what 19th century invention led to the lightbulb?
What was the role of vigilantes in Western united states?
they were volunteer law enforcement officers of the west
when did the California Gold rush begin?
approximately what percent of U.S territory was sold under the Homestead Act?
why did the central pacific rail road recruit Chinese citizens to build the railroad?
the Chinese were willing to work for low wages and handle dangerous explosive materials
what is the Dawes Act?
gave lad o Native Americans who cooperiated with the U.S government
why did so many move to the Great Plains in 1862?
the government passes the Homestead Act which pretty much gave away free land
which U.S city was the largest meat packing center from Civil war to the 1920's
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