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  1. James Buchanan
  2. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  3. Gettysburg Address
  4. Stonewall Jackson
  5. Harriet Tubman
  1. a resolutions passed in 1798 that attacked the Alien and Sedition Acts as being unconstitutional; were political statements drafted in 1798 and 1799, in which the Kentucky and Virginia legislatures resolved to not abide by Alien and Sedition Acts. They argued that the Acts were unconstitutional and therefore void, and in doing so, they argued for states' rights and strict constructionism of the Constitution. They were written secretly by Vice President Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, respectively.
  2. b a short speech given by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 that has become one of the most loved and most quoted American speeches of all time. It expressed the grief of the terrible cost of the war and the reasons for preserving the Union.
  3. c Confederate General known for his swift strikes against union forces; earned nickname "Stonewall" by holding his forces steady under extreme pressure at the first battle of Manassas.
  4. d "Conductor" on the Underground Railroad, which helped the slaves escape to freedom before the Civil War
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Leader of the Confederate army. Sided with them for Virginia. President Abraham Lincoln asked him to take command of the Union Army but declined because his home state of Virginia was, despite his wishes, seceding from the Union.
  2. a best-selling book written by Charles Monroe Sheldon. First published in 1897, the book has sold more than 30,000,000 copies, and ranks as the 9th best-selling book of all time, The full title of the book is ____________: What Would Jesus Do?.
  3. President of the Confederate States of America; ordered attack on Fort Sumter; US Senator from Mississippi; failed to raise sufficient money to fight the American Civil War and could not obtain recognition and help for the Confederacy from foreign governments
  4. Revivalist during the Great Awakening; emphasized religious conversion and personal choice
  5. One leg of the triangular trade--was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of people from Africa were taken to the New World, as part of the Atlantic slave trade; term also used to refer to the forced transport of slaves from Africa ot the Americas.

5 True/False questions

  1. Bacon's Rebellionphotojournlaist; Reformer wrote "How the Other Half Lives;" describing the lives of poor immigrants.


  2. Ulysses S. GrantHead of army during second part of the war and under his command, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America; later became President; believed in attrition; 18th President of the United States 1869-1877. Commander of union forces who accepted Lee's surrender in 1865


  3. Nat TurnerRepublican; 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


  4. Emancipation ProclamationColonial inventor, printer, writer, statesman; contributed to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution


  5. Adams-Onis TreatyIn 1838 the US Army round up over 1,000 Cherokee Indians and forced them to march west or 116 days and 1,000 miles. 25% of the Indians died on the march.