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History of the Americas
Social Studies Exam
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Which of the following statements summarizes the daily life of the Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands
Which of the following is an example of how Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands farmed?
cultivated maize, squash, and beans
How did alliances and land agreements impact the relationship between Native Americans and European settlers?
helped until there were misunderstandings
What effect did trading with the Caribbean Islands have on the early settlements?
made them economically important
Which of the following statements summarizes the history of European settlement in Carolina?
British successful, after Spanish and french abandoned theirs
Which of the following populations contributed to the early economy of South Carolina through cattle herding and rice cultivation?
What did people hope to accomplish through the Stono Rebellion?
enslaved africans wanted to escape to florida
How did the period of royal government differ from the proprietary regime?
The royal government allowed the colony to be more democratic.
How did the early settlers of South Carolina use natural resources to create wealth?
They took advantage of the soil and cultivated rice.
What is one way in which the French and Indian War led to the Cherokee War?
British did not protect the cherokee against the french
How did many colonists in South Carolina react to the Stamp Act?
They formed groups and protested against it.
How did colonists in Georgetown and Charles Town react to the Tea Act?
held small tea parties
How did the Patriots differ from the Loyalists during the American Revolution?
Patriots wanted colonial independence from Britain while Loyalists supported the British king.
.Which of the following was the role of Partisans during the American Revolution?
They fought in militias against the British.
Why did so many militias form in South Carolina during the Revolution?
The British turned many people against them by their actions.
Which of the following would best describe the course of the American Revolution in South Carolina?
British won the first battles, but the Patriots won the war
What was one action of South Carolina's leaders at the Second Continental Congress?
voted on independence
When was South Carolina's first state constitution adopted?
Before the signing of the Declaration of Independence
What was the source of power for the Populist movement of Benjamin Tillman?
What is one aspect that contributed to tension between the Upcountry and the Lowcountry in colonial South Carolina?
The Upcountry had small farmers while the Lowcountry had wealthy planter elites.
What impact did the cotton gin have on slavery?
it increased the need for slavery
How important was agriculture to antebellum South Carolina?
.It was the basis of the state's economy.
What impact did the protective tariffs have on South Carolina in the late 1820s?
It created the nullification crisis.
What impact did the presidential election of 1860 have on South Carolina?
It prompted it to secede from the Union.
What was an impact of the northern states being strong in industry and the southern states being strong in agriculture?
It created sectionalism
How did the Unionists compare to the secessionists?
The Unionists did not support secession, and the secessionists did.
What effect did the Union blockade of Charleston have during the Civil War?
It kept the Confederates from receiving supplies.
What was one way the Civil War impacted the lives of women?
They had to run the plantations.
What was the purpose of President Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?
to unite the states
What was one objective of the black codes enacted by South Carolina during Reconstruction?
to block voting rights for blacks
Which group of South Carolinians had to compete with African American sharecroppers during Reconstruction?
How did Reconstruction change the lives of some northern immigrants to South Carolina?
found political opportunities
What was the result of South Carolina's refusal to ratify the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments?
The new constitution of 1868 was written.
What was a result of the whites' boycott of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention?
African Americans made up the majority of delegates.
What was one similarity between the Freedmen's Bureau and the Northern Aid Society?
They both provided education to newly freed slaves.
What significant change regarding education occurred in South Carolina during Reconstruction?
Public schools for all children were established.
How did the "Redeemers" want to affect post-Reconstruction South Carolina?
They wanted to restore the South to the pre-Civil War era.
In 1895, under Governor Benjamin Tillman's leadership, South Carolina initiated Jim Crow laws. What did these laws restrict?
rights of African Americans
How was the experience of immigrants in the Northeast like the experience of African Americans in the South during the late 1800s and early 1900s?
They were discriminated against.
Why was immigration to South Carolina limited in the late 1800s and early 1900s?
There weren't many job opportunities.
What motivated South Carolinians to make progressive reforms in the 1800s and early 1900s?
the conditions inside the mills
Which group of people was most responsible for pushing through reforms in South Carolina during the Progressive Era?
How did World War I impact South Carolina?
It improved the local economy.
How did South Carolina's crops after World War I compare to its crops before the war?
Cotton was making farmers more money during and after the war.
How did the daily lives of middle- and upper-class South Carolinian women change after World War I?
Household appliances changed the way they did household work.
Why did the Ku Klux Klan regroup and recruit new members in the 1920s?
It wanted to repeal prohibition nationwide.
What was one of the causes of economic hardship for South Carolina during the 1920s?
The boll weevil destroyed crops.
What name was given to the series of programs Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted in an effort to counter the effects of the Great Depression
the New Deal
Which program had the biggest impact on South Carolina and helped develop Lake Marion?
Santee Cooper Project
How did Governor Strom Thurmond help strengthen South Carolina's economy in the late 1940s?
He helped get legislation passed that expanded the ports.
What is a function of South Carolina resorts such as Hilton Head Island?
offer golf and tennis
How did industrialization and the emigration of the African American community from South Carolina affect the agricultural economy?
The agricultural economy decreased.
How did the use of farming machinery contribute to the move of South Carolinians to urban areas?
Machines made farming too expensive for many.
Which South Carolina case caused the Supreme Court to challenge the "separate but equal" doctrine in education?
Brown vs Board of Education
What was the principal argument in the court case Briggs v. Elliott?
In education, separate is not equal.
Why have military bases been important to the economy of South Carolina?
Continued presence of bases adds money to local communities.
What is currently one of the fastest-growing industries in South Carolina?
technology and information services
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