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History . Final exam
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Who was the president of the United States during the civil war? And who assassinated him?
Abraham Lincoln. He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
The 13th amendment
What compromise admitted California as a free state and enforced a Fugitive State Law?
Compromise of 1850
The 15th amendment
Ensured the right to vote regardless of color, eliminating the "black codes" established in some parts of the south
Who gave the famous Gettysburg Address?
Who helped over 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North?
Secret routes that helped runaway slaves escape
The Supreme Court decision that declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional.
President Lincoln issued this to free the slaved in Confederate states
Region of modern industry and commerce after the war
Designed the Brooklyn bridge
Alexandra Graham Bell
Invented the telephone
Made the Kodak camera available to all
Thomas Alva Edison
Invented the motion picture machine
Edwin L. Drake
His well was called a folly by his critics
Developed the safety elevator
Sir Henry Bessemer
Developed an inexpensive method of making steel
The World's Columbian Exposition was in where?
Chicago,held in 1893
Horticulture is the study of what?
Who developed many uses for peanut butter and sweet potato?
George Washington Carver
Who wrote the book In His Steps?
Charles M. Sheldon
The comstock Lode produced an abundance of?
The Pendleton Civil Service Act, passed under that administration of?
Chester Arthur, reformed the civil service
Frederic Remington was well known for his?
What is inflation?
Rapid increase in prices
A great flood, killing over 5,000 people, occurred in?
What was not a part of the populist platform?
Less government interference
Who founded Hull House, a settlement house in New York City?
Where did D.L. Moody center his ministry and found Moody Bible Institute?
What brought many settlers to the Black Hills, leading to conflict with the Indians?
Upton Sinclairer's novel, The Jungle, prompted Roosevelt to pass this act?
Meat Inspection act
The Battleship that exploded off the coast of Cuba?
The entrepreneur ___ is known for his assembly line and Model T
President Roosevelt sent the ___ ___ ___ around the world to show American power
Great White Fleet
General John J. Pershing pursued the Mexican bandit ___ ___
The ____ struck an iceberg and sank in 1912
The Boxers of ___ rebelled against the "spheres of influence" held by European powers
Teddy Roosevelt led the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill in the ___-_____ war
William H Taft's "___ ___" created strong economic ties between countries
" Dollar diplomacy"
The first people to reach the North Pole were Robert Peary and ____ ____
Who organized The National Association of the Advancement of colored people? (NAACP)
W.E.B Du Bois organized the NAACP
Wilson's Fourteen points, a plan for the peace following World War I, was ____ by the German government
The battle of Argonne Forest was a great ____ victory in World War I,
The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, signed between Germany and ___, effectively ended war between the two countries
General John J. Pershing les the ___ forces in the war
The only president to be sworn into office by his own father is?
The Scopes Trial of 1925 ___ evolution to be taught in public schools.
"Reds" was a term often used when referring to a member of the _____ ____.
The greatest American hero of World War I, ____ ____, received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courage
The __ Amendment have women the right to vote
About what percentage of the working force was unemployed throughout the 1930's?
When Was Black Tuesday?
October 29, 1929
Risky investments for the chance of mKing quick profit are called?
What city was the financial center of the world in the 1920's?
Who became head of the communist party, U.S.A ___ ____
President Roosevelt's economic plan for America was called the __ ___.
What was a closed shop?
Only hired union members
The Dust Bowl was drought-ridden land including the Texas panhandle, Western Kansas and _____.
The First Lady who redecorated the White House
Replaced newspapers as the main source of American news and information
Famous director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
Leader of the civil rights movement
Martin Luther King Jr.
Terms for government bonds
Soviet leader who pretended to desire "peaceful coexistence" with other nations
The 49th and 50th states admitted to the Union
Alaska and Hawaii
Seaway that connected ocean shipping with the Great Lakes region
St. Lawrence Seaway
Gave the president the power to use force if necessary against Communist aggression in the Middle East
Spy plane shot down over Russia
U-2 spy plane
President who presided over the Camp David Accords
First man to step foot on the moon
Built up American power in Vietnam to 500,000 men
First black Supreme Court justice
National Security advisor to Nixon
Third party candidate in two Presidential elections
First President to resign from office
Lawyer's group that forces Christianity out of public life
Monopoly that controls to production and cost of oil
Department created by Johnson to improve housing conditions
Required federal supervision of local elections
Voting rights act
Site of nuclear accident
Three Mile Island
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