5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Whiskey Rebellion
- Eli Whitney
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
- Treaty of Paris (1763)
- John Wilkes Booth
- a Southern actor who assasinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865; was a Confederate sympathizer vehement in his denunciation of the Lincoln Administration and outraged by the South's defeat in the American Civil War; strongly opposed the abolition of slavery in the United States and Lincoln's proposal to extend voting rights to recently emancipated slaves
- b Unrest in 1794 caused by opposition to a tax on whiskey; a tax protest in Pennsylvania in the 1790s, during the presidency of George Washington. The conflict was rooted in western dissatisfaction with a 1791 excise tax on whiskey; the excise was unpopular among small farmers on the western frontier who could get their corn to market only by distilling it into whiskey, which was easy to ship by water. They used violence and intimidation to stop federal officials from collecting the tax.
- c Inventor; developed the cotton gin in 1793, which rapidly increased cotton production in the south and led to a greater demand for slave labor; also invented a system of interchangeable parts
- 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 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 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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?.
- English Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1861; early supporter of colonial unification; an early champion of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians
- Agreement in which Democrats agreed to give Rutherford B. Hayes the victory in the Presidential election of 1876. Hayes, in return, agreed to remove the remaining federal troops from Southern states.
- Chief Justice of the Supreme Court appointed by John Adams; set precedents that established vital powers of the federal courts. Especially note that he was the author of Marbury v. Madison decision establishing the judicial review
5 True/False questions
Samuel Gompers → Known as the father of the American industrial revolution, brought textile ideas from Britain to the US
John Quincy Adams → 6th President of the United States 1825-1829; proposed greater federal involvement in the economy through tariffs and improvements such as roads, bridges, and canals. Made henry clay a cabinet member once he became president
Andrew Johnson → 17th President of the United States 1865-1869 following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln; clashed with radical republicans on reconstruction programs; presided over the Reconstruction era of the United States in the four years after the American Civil War. His tenure was controversial as his positions favoring the white South came under heavy political attack from Republicans; As a Unionist, he was the only Southern senator not to quit his post upon secession. He became the most prominent War Democrat from the South and supported Lincoln's military policies during the American Civil War
Salem Witch Trials → 1819 Treaty between the United States and Spain, in which Spain ceded Florida to the United States; also called the Transcontinental Treaty.
John Brown → (c. 1585 - 1622) One of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy.