5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
- Monroe Doctrine
- Shays' Rebellion
- Jane Addams
- Fourteenth Amendment
- a An uprising against taxes in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787; war veteran of the American Revolution who was burdened with debt when returned from war and faced possibility of being jailed for debts; rebellion drove off tax collectors
- b which grants citizenship to everyone born in the US and subject to its jurisdiction and protects civil and political rights; one of the Reconstruction Amendments; Its Citizenship Clause provides a broad definition of citizenship that overruled the Dred Scott v. Sandford ruling by the Supreme Court (1857) that held that blacks could not be citizens of the United States.
- c co-founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in 1889; remained active in social causes through the early 1900s.
- d served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, a secret vigilante organization which launched a reign of terrorism against blacks and Republicans during Reconstruction in the South
- e American policy that stated that the United States would not be involved in European affairs and promised to protect the Western Hemisphere from colonization by Europe.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Called the "Boss". A corrupt NYC politician that stole millions of dollars in taxpayer money beginning in 1870. He was convicted of his crimes in 1873 and died in jail.
- President of the United States 1861-1865; known for his effective leadership during the Civil War and his Emancipation Proclamation declaring the end of slavery in Confederate held territories
- Attack led by a planter; when Governor Berkeley refused to retaliate for a series of Indian attacks on frontier settlements, others took matters into their own hands, attacking Indians, chasing Berkeley from Jamestown, Virginia, and torching the capital; had control of nearly of Virginia until the death of the leader
- banker who created U. S. Steel Corporation, which controlled about 60% of steel business
- Ended the French and Indian War in America & Seven Years' War in Europe. France turned present-day Canada over to Britain and surrendered claim to all lands east of the Mississippi River (exception-New Orleans-France had given to Spain the year before); British returned Cuba to Spain in exchange for Florida.
5 True/False questions
Adams-Onis Treaty → In 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.
Kansas Nebraska Act → a German cartoonist that helped bring down William Tweed by depicting how money was stolen in cartoon format and exposing his money stealing methods to the public.
Battle of Antietam → Grant layed seige to Vicksburg, Mississippi. For one month, Grant had Vicksburg shelled 2,800 shells per day. The people dug hide outs to stay alive and started eating horses, mules and dogs. Eventually the Confederates surrendered on July 4.
Seneca Falls Convention → The first Women's Right convention in the US. Elizabeth Stanton presented the Declaration of Sentiments at the convention.
John C. Calhoun → Statesman from South Carolina who held many offices in the federal government. He supported slavery, state's rights; in 1850 foresaw future conflict over slavery; he urged nullification of the tariff.