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  1. Henry Clay
  2. William Henry Harrison
  3. James Buchanan
  4. Compromise of 1877
  5. Gettysburg Address
  1. a wig in the 1840 election, won & died a month later from pneumonia
  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 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.
  4. d Statesman from Kentucky; accused by Jackson of giving votes to John Q. Adams in return for post as secretary of state, Endorsed government promotion of economic growth, advocate of compromise of 1850
  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. The Congressional Reconstruction Act of 1867 organized the south into 5 military districts, and the states had to have a military leader from the north (Marshall law). They also had to get rid of the black codes,and ratify the 14th amendment. This act also banned confederate leaders from voting, and any who didn't pledge their allegiance to the U.S. (see page 432 for more details).
  2. become Britian's prime minister in 1757; best known as the wartime political leader of Britain in the Seven Years War(French & Indian War) especially for his victory over France. Victory made Britain dominant in world affairs
  3. 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.
  4. Preached the fiery sermon entitled "Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God"; played a very critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening
  5. Native American leader in the late 1700's and early 1800's; led a pan-Indian movement that tried to unite several groups despite their differences; During the War of 1812, allied with the British in Canada and helped in the capture of Fort Detroit.

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  1. Battle of AntietamBattle in the Indian Territory in 1811 between U.S. and Native American forces that led to the defeat of the Native Americans.


  2. Compromise of 1850A Scottish industrialist and social reformer who founded New Harmony, Indiana, a utopia community, that failed due to laziness.


  3. Plessy vs. FergusonThis was the greatest setback to African American equality. The Supreme Court established the separate-but-equal doctrine. It said that as long as the railroad (or anyplace) provided separate but equal facilities for the African Americans that they could separate the African Americans from others.


  4. Battle of GettysburgCivil War battle in 1863 in Pennyslvania, won by the Union and a turning point in the war


  5. Jay Gould(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.