5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Push and Pull Factors
- The Declaration of Independence
- Social Darwinism
- Emancipation Proclaimation
- Plessy v. Ferguson
- a *Written by Thomas Jefferson and signed in 1776
*Originally included a clause allowing the freeing of slaves, but it was cut out
*A call for all humankind to throw off tyranny and form a government of the people
*Lays the foundation for our herritage of individual liberty and natural rights
*A list of complaints about King George's treatment of the colinsts,
- b A theory that humans evolved from monkeys, introduced by Charles Darwin, turns into survival of the fittest. To the government, this justified big businesses dominating small businesses and taking over the market.
- c 1896, supreme court ruled that segregation public places facilities were legal as long as the facilites were equal
- d PUSH:
*Jim Crow laws
*Bad agriculture industry
- e Issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, it declared that all slaves in the rebellious Confederate states would be free.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg
- The Confederates (South) were attempting to separate from the United States. The Union (North) was the remainder of the US fighting to keep the country united. The South believed that only the North's best interests were in mind, they had very different economies.
- Many nativists discriminated against immigants. They had to live in poor crowded tenements,work long hours at factories and couldn't afford to send let their children finish school.
- Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
- Many efficient inventions were made and products became easier to produce. People moved from the country to the city and technology spread to more homes.
5 True/False questions
Thomas Jefferson → 1896, supreme court ruled that segregation public places facilities were legal as long as the facilites were equal
Why the Constitution is considered a "Living Constitution" → The first ten amendments to the Constitution were all adopted at the same time and are collectively known as the Bill of Rights.
The 1st Amendment protects the people's right to practice religion, to speak freely, to assemble, to petition the government, and of the press to publish.
The 2nd Amendment protects the right to own guns.
The 3rd Amendment guarantees that the army cannot force homeowners to give them room and board.
The 4th Amendment protects the people from the government improperly taking property, papers, or people, without a valid warrant based on probable cause.
The 5th Amendment protects people from being held for committing a crime unless they are properly indicted.
The 6th Amendment guarantees a speedy trial, an impartial jury, that the accused can confront witnesses against them, and that the accused must be allowed to have a lawyer.
The 7th Amendment guarantees a jury trial in federal civil court cases.
The 8th Amendment guarantees that punishments will be fair, and not cruel.
The 9th Amendment is simply a statement that other rights aside from those listed may exist, and just because they are not listed doesn't mean they can be violated.
The 10th Amendment is the subject of some debate, but essentially it states that any power not granted to the federal government belongs to the states or to the people.
Boss Tweed and Tamany Hall → ..., Leader of the Democratic Tammany Hall, New York political machine, was the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in controlling New York City politics from the 1790s to the 1960s. It usually controlled Democratic Party nominations and patronage; immigrant support
Lassiez Faire → individualism: the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs
International Workers of the World → Cheap products shipped to other countries from the US made their economies fail.