5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Gay nineties
- The Half-Way Covenant was intended to allow the baptism of
- Calvin Coolidge
- Sherman Anti-Trust Act
- Sam Walton
- a name for the decade of the 1890's, an especially excited time in American history
- b the children of those who were not church members
- c Became president when Harding died. Tried to clean up scandals. Business prospered and people's wealth increased
- d First federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and was extensively used by Theodore Roosevelt for trust-busting. However, it was initially misused against labor unions
- e the most successful discount retailer and the founder of Wal-Mart
5 Multiple choice questions
- wanted to improve the condition of their own lives
- Turning point of the American Revolution. It was very important because it convinced the French to give the U.S. military support. It lifted American spirits, ended the British threat in New England by taking control of the Hudson River, and, most importantly, showed the French that the Americans had the potential to beat their enemy, Great Britain.
- planes hijacked by terrorists for destruction; blame pinned on Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden, sought out in attempt to completely destroy terrorism
- In 1783, he was elected Britain Prime Minister at the age of 24. Led Britain in the wars against France/Napoleon.
- Truman's extension of the New Deal that increased min wage, expanded Social Security, and constructed low-income housing
5 True/False questions
Bonus Army → U.S. political party formed in 1892 representing mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver and government control of railroads and other monopolies
Young Men's and Young Women's Christian Association → provided housing and recreation to cityyouth, imposing Protestant morals, unable to reach out to all youth
John Quincy Adams → Secretary of State, He served as sixth president under Monroe. In 1819, he drew up the Adams-Onis Treaty in which Spain gave the United States Florida in exchange for the United States dropping its claims to Texas. The Monroe Doctrine was mostly Adams' work.
Virginia Plan → the Union (Northern) plan devised by General Winfield Scott to blockade the south and restrict its trade to win the war.
18th Amendment → Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages