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History mid term (from Kahoot)
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What is the name for militiamen ready to fight at a minutes notice?
Where were the first shots fired in the revolutionary war?
The battle of Lexington and concord
Who rode through the night to alert the colonists at Lexington and concord that the British were coming ?
What order said that slaves would be freed if they fought for the British in the revolutionary war?
What was Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet that argues the cause of independence?
Who was not on the committee to draft the declaration of independence?
Washington (because he was leading the army in war)
What governing body acted as America's first national government?
2nd continental congress
What are hessians?
Where did Washington and the continental army spend the harsh winter of 1777 training?
What revolutionary war battle showed that the inexperienced colonial militia were able to stand up the the British?
Battle of bunker hill
Who did the 2nd continental congress name commander -in-chief- of the continental army?
What was Washington goal for the revolutionary war?
Avoid a decisive loss
What are loyalists?
Colonists who are loyal to Great Britain
What was the name of the rebellion led by farmers who were upset that their farms were being foreclosed?
What compromise called for a legislative branch with two houses ( house of rep bases on pop. And equal senate)
What is the 3/5 compromise?
Slaves only counted as 3/5ths of a person for representation of population
The commerce and slave trade compromise stated that slave trade could not be banned until the year_______
In the fight for ratification of the constitution supporters of it were called_______
What did the anti-federalist want added to the constitution before they would vote to ratify it?
Bill of rights
Who was involved with writing the federalist papers?
Alexander Hamilton, John joy, John Adams
What was a weakness of the articles of confederation?
Could not tax
What was the only branch of government that the articles of confederation provided for?
What was the original purpose of the convention in Philadelphia in 1787?
To revise the articles of confederation
How many states voted to ratify the constitution?
TRUE OR FALSE : anti-federalists worried a strong national government would trample on the rights of the states and the liberties of citizens
Who was the primary author of the declaration of independence
What was the worst American defeat of the revolutionary war?
What treaty ended the revolutionary war?
Treaty of paris
TRUE OR FLASE:: The continental army was made up of professional soldiers and experienced fighters
Why was Washington able to retreat from Brooklyn/Long island across the east river without losing a single man?
The marblehead men helped transport them under a heavy fog
What was the name of the conspiracy where army officers were upset about not being paid and wanted to overthrow the government?
Who were the first four presidents?
George Washington, john Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison
Jefferson and Madison were the first leaders of which political group?
What rebellion did Washington put down to prove that the nation government had the strength and will to enforce the law?
What were Washington three points in his farewell address?
1) no long term allies
2) no European affairs
What was the name of the affair where the French officials demanded a Bribe from the US and an apology from Adams?
What were the series of law passed in 1798 that punished those who spoke or wrote anything bad about the government?
Alien and sedition acts
What supreme court case establishes the principle of judicial review?
Marbury v. Madison
What was the name of the land deal the Jefferson completed the effectively doubled the size of the U.S.?
Who did Jefferson send to explore and map western parts of the continent and negotiate treaties with Indians?
Lewis and clark
What is the act of forcing sailors into service?
What major city did the British burn down in the war of 1812?
Who is the author of the star spangled banner?
Francis Scott Key
What battle was fought after the treaty of Ghent was signed and the war was technically over?
Battle of new Orleans
What treaty ended the War of 1812?
Treaty of Ghent
What was the nickname of James Monroes presidency?
Era of good feeling
What was the principle that US wouldn't meddle in European affairs and europeans should stay out of the western hemisphere
Henry Clay's principles
1) protective tariffs
2) renewal of the national bank
What compromise allowed Maine to enter the union as a free state and Missouri to enter the union as a slave state?
Missouri compromise of 1820
Who created the cotton gin?
Who created the steam boat?
What was the name of the movement to eliminate slavery ?
What is now commonly regarded as the birth of the modern women's rights movement?
Seneca falls convention
What major internal improvement helped connect lake Erie with the Hudson river?
What did Samuel morse invent to help improve communication?
TRUE OR FALSE::Revivals in the west began a trend of promoting outward physical responses at the expense of the true gospel preaching?
TRUE OR FALSE::: Revival sin the east were centered in the churches and colleges where Christian zeal had lapsed into apathy and even open sin
What was the goal of the reform movements?
To eliminate the evils in society
What did not take place in the second great awakening?
Moral sin increased rapidly
Who was the man who first led the federalist party?
What was the nickname of the judicial appointments made by john admas after he lost the election of 1800?
What were intensely nationalistic, pro-war representatives called?
TRUE OR FALSE::The US was pressured to go to war with Britain because of Constitutional violations of neutral rights at sea and trouble on front
What did the war of 1812 bring about the country?
TRUE OR FALSE:: the founder wanted a unlimited government because they knew man was inherently good
TRUE OR FLASE:: a constitutional republic is a government run by reps chosen by an accountable to voters with rules put down on paper
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