5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Eugene V. Debs
- Northwest Ordinance
- Pendleton Civil Service Act
- Fourteen Points
- a The 1787 Northwest Ordinance defined the process by which new states could be admitted into the Union from the Northwest Territory. He ordinance forbade slavery in the territory but allowed citizens to vote on the legality of slavery once statehood had been established. The Northwest Ordinance was the most lasting measure of the national government under the Articles of Confederation
- b Supreme Court case that upheld state restrictions on the working hours of women
- c (1883): Did away with the "spoils system" and made the hiring of federal employees merit based.
- d Foreign policy begun by George Washington which avoided European wars, aided by America's geographic isolation from Europe.
- e Speech delivered by Woodrow Wilson at a Joint Session of Congress - gave reasons US should engage in WWI
5 Multiple choice questions
- Invented the telephone
- 1850s - Nativist movement - against Irish Immigrants
- the rights that involve equal status and treatment and the right to participate in government
- a politician's practice of giving government jobs to his or her supporters
5 True/False questions
John Jay → United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
Munich Conference → replaced cash and carry; allowed Britain to borrow US war materials
Mormons → church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah
Freeport Doctrine → Stated that exclusion of slavery in a territory could be determined by the refusal of the voters to enact any laws that would protect slave property
James K. Polk → Polk was a slave owning southerner dedicated to Democratic party. In 1844, he was a "dark horse" candidate for president, and he won the election. Polk favored American expansion, especially advocating the annexation of Texas, California, and Oregon. He was a friend and follower of Andrew Jackson. He opposed Clay's American System, instead advocating lower tariff, separation the treasury and the federal government from the banking system. He was a nationalist who believed in Manifest Destiny.