5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Columbian Exchange
- Battle of Antietam
- Jane Addams
- Dred Scott
- James Buchanan
- a A slave who filed a lawsuit to seek legal emancipation; was unsuccessful; case was based on the fact that although he and his wife Harriet Scott were slaves, he had lived with his master Dr. John Emerson in states and territories where slavery was illegal according to both state laws and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, including Illinois and Minnesota
- b President before Lincoln; Buchanan's efforts to maintain peace between the North and the South alienated both sides, and the Southern states declared their secession in the prologue to the American Civil War. Buchanan's view of record was that secession was illegal, but that going to war to stop it was also illegal.
- c The Transatlantic trade of crops, technology, and culture between the Americas and Europe, Africa, and Asia that began in 1492 with Columbus' first voyage to the Americas
- d Was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties; objective for Confed was to prove to French they should help them in the war; Union found Lee's blueprint
- e co-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A famous African American college graduate that opened a school for African Americans. He believed that they should not strive for equality but learn to gained economic security by learning vocational skills.
- Author of the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852, which contributed significantly to anti-southern feelings among northerners before the Civil War.
- Magazine writer; characters embodies the American dream of "rags to riches." most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were hugely popular in their day.
- Young, English minister, revival leader, Anglican Protestant minister who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and especially in the British North American colonies; was one of the founders of Methodism and of the evangelical movement.
- Law passed by congress in 1890 that outlawed any combination of companies that restrained interstate trade or commerce.
5 True/False questions
Trail of Tears → Republican; ran for President in the Election of 1796; Thomas Jeffersons' VP in 1800; killed Hamilton; helped with Essex Junto to plot secession; Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, third VP of the US under Thomas Jefferson; had progressive views against slavery and equal rights for women
Frederick Douglass → African American abolitionist leader who spoke eloquently for abolition in the United States and Britain before the Civil War.
W.E.B. DuBois → A famous African American college graduate that earned a Ph.D. from Harvard. He taught and believed in political and social equality for African Americans and civil rights.
Freedmen's Bureau → Transcendentalist author known for his work "Walden Pond" (1854) and other writings
Metacom/King Philip → became leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy in 1662; waged war against the English settlers because they were destroying their land; destroyed more than 20 English town and killed more than 2,000 settlers; eventually lost to settlers due to their strength in numbers and loose alliance of the Native American groups