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Who was taking over countries in South America?

a. America
b. Russia
c. China
d. Europe
Who was taking over countries in South America?

d. EUROPE
What was President Monroe’s opinion about European countries taking over South America?

a. He thought it was a great idea to have European countries so close

b. He was worried that it would start wars between Europe and America because they were so close

c. He was afraid that having European countries in the neighborhood would lead to Europeans wanting more land and they would take American’s land
What was President Monroe’s opinion about European countries taking over South America?

c. He was afraid that having European countries in the neighborhood would lead to Europeans wanting more land and they would take American’s land
Which country had control over Alaska?

a. France
b. England
c. Russia
d. China
Which country had control over Alaska?

c. RUSSIA
What was President Monroe afraid of by having Russia in control of Alaska?

a. He was afraid Russia would take over the oil there

b. He was afraid Russians will enter the U.S. through California

c. He was afraid Californians would move to Alaska

d. He was afraid Russian Communism would spread into California
What was President Monroe afraid of by having Russia in control of Alaska?

b. He was afraid Russians will enter the U.S. through California
What did the Monroe Doctrine say?

a. European countries should only have colonies in the Eastern hemisphere

b. European countries should only have colonies in the Western hemisphere

c. U.S. will not make colonies in the Eastern hemisphere

d. Russia should leave

e. All of the above

f. a, c, d
What did the Monroe Doctrine say?

a. European countries should only have colonies in the Eastern hemisphere

c. U.S. will not make colonies in the Eastern hemisphere

d. Russia should leave
What did the Panic of 1819 lead to?

a. Increase in taxes
b. Depression
c. Unemployment
d. All of the above
e. A & C
f. B & C
What did the Panic of 1819 lead to?

e) B & C: Depression & unemployment
What did the Missouri Compromise say?

a. they wanted to have an equal number of free states and slave states, so they made Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state.

b. they wanted to have an equal number of free states and slave states, so they made Maine a slave state and Missouri a free state.

c. Any state that was above the N 36’30’ line was free, and any state below this was a slave state

d. Any state that was above the N 36’30’ line was a slave state, and any state below this was a free state

e. a & c

f. b & d
What did the Missouri Compromise say?

e) a & c
a. they wanted to have an equal number of free states and slave states, so they made Missouri a slave state and Maine a free state.


c. Any state that was above the N 36’30’ line was free, and any state below this was a slave state
What was McCullouch v. Maryland about?

a. Whether or not new states should be free (they made them both)

b. Can the government make national banks or are they against the law (they said Congress could)

c. Can McCullouch, a black man, go to a white school
What was McCullouch v. Maryland about?

b. Can the government make national banks or are they against the law (they said Congress could)
What was Dartmouth College v. New Hampshire about?

a. Whether or not new states should be free (they made them both)

b. Can the government make national banks or are they against the law (they said Congress could)

c. Can the states interfere with contracts? (said they couldn’t)

d. Can Congress control interstate commerce (said they could)
What was Dartmouth College v. New Hampshire about?

c. Can the states interfere with contracts? (The court ruled that states couldn't interefre)
What was Gibbons v. Ogden about?

a. Whether or not new states should be free (they made them both)

b. Can the government make national banks or are they against the law (they said Congress could)

c. Can the states interfere with contracts? (said they couldn’t)

d. Can Congress control interstate commerce (said they could)
What was Gibbons v. Ogden about?

d. Can Congress control interstate commerce (courts decided that they could)
What was the Corrupt Bargain?

a. During the Presidential election, when Henry Clay gave all the electoral votes to John Quincy Adams

b. When Dartmouth college fought to get a new charter

c. When they agreed to allow states to become slave states
What was the Corrupt Bargain?

a. During the Presidential election, when Henry Clay gave all the electoral votes to John Quincy Adams
Why didn’t the South like the Tariff?

a. Because it increased prices and they thought it favored the North and its industries

b. Because they thought it would hurt slavery, which they needed in the south

c. Because it made Southern goods too expensive so no one bought them
Why didn’t the South like the Tariff?

a. Because it increased prices and they thought it favored the North and its industries
What was unique about the Election of 1828?

a. It got rid of the electoral college

b. It got rid of the caucus

c. It said the president and vice president had to run on the same ticket
What was unique about the Election of 1828?

b. It got rid of the caucus
What is a caucus?

a. a type of cabinet (the president's advisors)

b. It’s a closed meeting between political leaders where they chose who to run for president

c. It was a type of an election where you had the popular vote and electoral votes
What is a caucus?

b. It’s a closed meeting between political leaders where they chose who to run for president
What replaced the caucus and what did it do?

a. National Convention – where people from all over the country meet to choose the presidential candidates

b. United States Convention – where people from all over the country meet to choose the presidential candidates

c. Electoral College – where you have electors decide who to run for president
What replaced the caucus and what did it do?

a. National Convention – where people from all over the country meet to choose the presidential candidates
What is the Spoils System?

a. That whichever country won the war gained the other country’s land

b. That whoever helped Andrew Jackson win the election would get a job in government

c. That whoever lost the presidential election became the vice president
What is the Spoils System?

b. That whoever helped Andrew Jackson win the election would get a job in government
What was the Peggy Eaton Affair?

a. She was a women who married Andrew Jackson and was accused of bigamy

b. She was a barmaid that whose husband, John Eaton, became Secretary of Wars

c. Was a woman who stole political secrets from Andrew Jackson and sold them to Russia
What was the Peggy Eaton affair?

b. She was a barmaid that whose husband, John Eaton, became Secretary of Wars
When Andrew Jackson got mad at his Cabinet for snubbing Peggy Eaton, he....

a. Fired his cabinet

b. Created the Kitchen Cabinet (an unofficial group of advisors)

c. He decided to get rid of all presidential advisors
When Andrew Jackson got mad at his Cabinet for snubbing Peggy Eaton, he .......

b. Created the Kitchen Cabinet (an unofficial group of advisors)
What happened with the Crickshaw Indians?

a. They all agreed to leave their land during the Trail of Tears

b. 1,000 agreed to leave. The militia killed all of them besides 150 Indians, who were assimilated into the white culture.

c. 1,000 agreed to leave. The militia killed every Indian who refused to participate in the Trail of Tears
What happened withe the Crickshaw Indians?

b. 1,000 agreed to leave. The militia killed all of them besides 150 Indians, who were assimilated into the white culture.
What happened during the Trail of Tears?

a. it was a horrible experience, where all the Indians were moved to another piece of land (but no one died)

b. it was a horrible experience, where all the Indians were moved to another piece of land (and many died along the way)

c. Mexicans who escaped into America were sent back to Mexico on a long, dangerous trail
What happened during the Trail of Tears?

b. it was a horrible experience, where all the Indians were moved to another piece of land (and many died along the way)
Where did the Faux and Sioux Indians live and where did they move to?

a. Lived with Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin and then moved to Illinois

b. Lived in Indiana and moved to Illinois

C. Lived in Illinois and they didn't want to move, so they went to the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin
Where did the Faux and Sioux Indians live and where did they move to?

C. Lived in Illinois and they didn't want to move, so they went to the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin
What happened at Black Axe in 1832?

a. the Faux and Sioux Indians were killed

b. the Winnebago Indians were killed

c. this is where the Indians were gathered to start the Trial of Tears
What happened at Black Axe in 1832?

a. the Faux and Sioux Indians were killed
What happened to the Seminole Indians?

a. Lived in Illinois and they didn't want to move, so they went to the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin

b. they lived in the swamps and refused to move so the army burned down the swamp, killing all of them.

c. they lived in the swamps and refused to leave. The army sent them a flag of truce as a trick. Chief Oscela was imprisoned and many indians were exiled
What happened to the Seminole Indians?

c. they lived in the swamps and refused to leave. The army sent them a flag of truce as a trick. Chief Oscela was imprisoned and many indians were exiled
Why did Americans want Cherokees' land?

a. because it had rich soil, which was great for growing wheat and corn

b. gold was found on the land

c. oil was found on their land
Why did Americans want Cherokees' land?

b. gold was found on the land
Which group of Indians were the most assimilated?

a. Seminole
b. Sioux
c. Faux
d. Cherokee
Which group of Indians were the most assimilated?

d. Cherokee
What happened during the court case of Cherokee v. Georgia and Warchestor vs. Georgia?

a. Indians were fighting for their land. The court said that the indians aren't citizens and can't go to court, but they do have the right to their land

b. Indians were fighting for their land. The court said that the indians aren't citizens and can't go to court and they don't have the right to their land
What happened during the court case of Cherokee v. Georgia and Warchestor vs. Georgia?

a. Indians were fighting for their land. The court said that the indians aren't citizens and can't go to court, but they do have the right to their land
Just like America did ______ to the Indians, so to the Germans did _____ to the Jews.

a. Just like America did THE TRAIL OF INDIANS too the Indians, so to the Germans did NUREMBERG LAW to the Jews.

b. Just like America did THE TRAIL OF TEARS to the Indians, so too the Germans did JEWISH PROBLEM LAW to the Jews.

c. Just like America did THE TRAIL OF TEARS to the Indians, so too the Germans did NUREMBERG LAW to the Jews.
Just like America did ______ to the Indians, so to the Germans did _____ to the Jews.

c. Just like America did THE TRAIL OF TEARS to the Indians, so too the Germans did NUREMBERG LAW to the Jews.
What was the Nuremberg Law?

a. German law to deport people who were not born in Germany (i.e. Jews)

b. a law to move all the Indians to Oklahoma

c. a law to kill out all the Indians so we can take their land
What was the Nuremberg Law?

a. German law to deport people who were not born in Germany (i.e. Jews)
Why did America move the Indians and how did this compare to Hitler's reason to get of Jews?

a. Both America and Hitler didn't like the Indians or Jews because they were different than the rest of the country so they wanted to get rid of them

b. Americans just wanted the Indians land, while Hitler actually wanted to get rid of the Jews
Why did America move the Indians and how did this compare to Hitler's reason to get of Jews?

b. Americans just wanted the Indians land, while Hitler actually wanted to get rid of the Jews
Why didn't John C. Calhoun continue as Vice President?

a. Because he didn't vote like Andrew Jackson wanted.

b. Because Jackson found a letter that Calhoun had written about him (said that he murdered indians)

c. Because they found out that Calhoun was taking bribes
Why didn't John C. Calhoun continue as Vice President?

b. Because Jackson found a letter that Calhoun had written about him (said that he murdered indians)
Why was South Carolina so upset in 1830?

a. Their cotton land had dried up (no minerals left)

b. drought

c. unemployment

d. Tariff

e. Slavery

f. All of the above

g. a, b, c, d
Why was South Carolina so upset in 1830?

a. Their cotton land had dried up (no minerals left)

b. drought

c. unemployment

d. Tariff
Who was Denmark Vessey and what did he do?

a. he was a freed slave that returned south and was accused of rebelling with 36 other slaves.

b. he was a senator that worked to abolish slavery in the North

c. He was and Indian that brought a court case against the U.S. and its Trail of Tears
Who was Denmark Vessey and what did he do?

a. he was a freed slave that returned south and was accused of rebelling with 36 other slaves.
What was argued about in the Webster-Hayne Debate (1830)? pick 3:

a. argued over land in the west

b. argued over land in the East

c. Hayne thought the land should be sold cheaply by the government

d. Webster said that Northerners are going west so the govt should charge more money

e. Webster thought the land should be sold cheaply by the government

F. Hayne said that Northerners are going west so the govt should charge more money
What was argued about in the Webster-Hayne Debate (1830)? pick 3:

a. argued over land in the west

c. Hayne thought the land should be sold cheaply by the government

d. Webster said that Northerners are going west so the govt should charge more money
When Hayne said the South (South Carolina) could openly protest against he government, Webster said

a. this is protected under the 1st amendment

b. that "liberty & union now & forever" (meaning seceding, or separating from the U.S., is unconstitutional)

c. "give me liberty or give me death" - we have the freedom to choose whatever we want, even if it means death
When Hayne said the South (South Carolina) could openly protest against he government, Webster said

b. that "liberty & union now & forever" (meaning seceding, or separating from the U.S., is unconstitutional)
What was planned at the 1832 convention in South Carolina?

a. planned to secede (separated from country)

b. planned to refuse to pay taxes

c. planned to boycott all Northern goods
What was planned at the 1832 convention in South Carolina?

a. planned to secede (separated from country)
How did Jackson respond to the 1832 convention in South Carolina?

a. Taxation Increase Act - Increase tariffs

b. Farewell Act - any state that secedes will be officially declared an enemy of the U.S.

c. Force Act - they sent 50,000 soldiers to South Carolina
How did Jackson respond to the 1832 convention in South Carolina?

c. Force Act - they sent 50,000 soldiers to South Carolina
What did the 1832 Indian Removal Act say?

a. All Indians are taken west of Mississippi River to Oklahoma

b. All Indians are taken west of the Missouri River to Kansas

c. All Indians are taken west, to a place to be determined (they didn't let them know where they were going)
What did the 1832 Indian Removal Act say?

a. All Indians are taken west of Mississippi River to Oklahoma
Why did Jackson pass the Indian Removal Act?

a. Because he wanted the land that the Indians were on

b. Because he discriminated against the Indians and didn't want them living among white people. Thought they should live separately

c. Because he was worried that as Americans moved west they would kill the Indians so he moved them to prevent bloodshed
Why did Jackson pass the Indian Removal Act?

c. Because he was worried that as Americans moved west they would kill the Indians so he moved them to prevent bloodshed
After South Carolina seceded, what state was also possibly going to secede?

a. North Carolina

b. Virginia

c. Georgia

d. Alabama
After South Carolina seceded, what state was also possibly going to secede?

c. Georgia
Who was Nat Turner and what did he do?

a. He was a Cherokee Indian who was protesting the Trail of Tears. He started a rebellion and killed 60 white people

b. he was black and started a slave rebellion. Evaded authorities for 2 months. He killed 60 white people

c. He was a northern senator who fought to abolish slavery

d. He was a southern senator who fought to keep slavery legal in the south
Who was Nat Turner and what did he do?

b. he was black and started a slave rebellion. Evaded authorities for 2 months. He killed 60 white people
In the South, how many people actually owned slaves?

a. more than 1/2 of the people
b. less than 10% of the people
c. 1/4 of the people
d. 3/4 of the people
In the South, how many people actually owned slaves?

c. 1/4 of the people
How many people in the South didn't like slavery and thought it was bad for the economy?

a. more than 1/2 of the people
b. less than 10% of the people
c. 1/4 of the people
d. 3/4 of the people
How many people in the South didn't like slavery and thought it was bad for the economy?

d. 3/4 of the people
What's an abolitionist?

a. someone who wants to keep slavery

b. someone who wants to get rid of slavery

c. someone who wants equal rights for the Indians

d. Someone who wants to move all the Indians West
What's an abolitionist?

b. someone who wants to get rid of slavery
Who was one of the most famous abolitionists?

a. Nicholas Biddle
b. Henry Clay
d. Daniel Webster
e. William Lloyd Garrison
Who was one of the most famous abolitionists?

e. William Lloyd Garrison
What are Pet Banks?

a. banks without security that Jackson put people's tax money into

b. banks that only used specie circular (gold & silver)

c. a bank that printed paper money
What are Pet Banks?

a. banks without security that Jackson put people's tax money into
Why did the Pet Banks lead to a Bank Panic?

a. because paper money became worthless and people tried to exchange their dollars for specie, but banks didn't have enough

b. Henry Clay instilled fear in the people about banks in order to win the 1836 election

c. because it caused the prices of land in the west to fall dramatically
Why did the Pet Banks lead to a Bank Panic?

a. because paper money became worthless and people tried to exchange their dollars for specie, but banks didn't have enough
What is the Specie Circular Act?

a. You can only buy land in the west with paper money, no specie

b. you can't buy land without specie (no paper money)
What is the Specie Circular Act?

b. you can't buy land without specie (no paper money)
Who does Garrison blame for slavery?

a. south for having slaves

b. the north for being apathetic (not caring)

c. the president for not doing anything
Who does Garrison blame for slavery?

b. the north for being apathetic (not caring)
What did the Age of Reform try to do?

a. help fix the banks

b. help fix the economy

c. help abolish slavery
What did the Age of Reform try to do?

c. help abolish slavery
What did Dorthea Dix do?

a. she painted herself black and worked as a slave so she could write about what it was like

b. she went to a penitentiary/jail and saw how mentally challenged people were treated

c. she fought for women's rights (specifically the right to vote)

d. Helped improved education (and introduced the idea of physical education); was first secretary of education
What did Dorthea Dix do?

b. she went to a penitentiary/jail and saw how mentally challenged people were treated
What did Bronson Alcott do?

a. she painted herself black and worked as a slave so she could write about what it was like

b. she went to a penitentiary/jail and saw how mentally challenged people were treated

c. she fought for women's rights (specifically the right to vote)

d. Helped improved education (and introduced the idea of physical education); was first secretary of education
What did Bronson Alcott do?

d. Helped improved education (and introduced the idea of physical education); was first secretary of education
Women were allowed to own property if they were married.

a. true

b. false
Women were allowed to own property if they were married.

b. false
Why was there so many immigrants in 1840-1851?

a. Many Mexicans came to the U.S. due to the poor economy in Mexico

b. Many people came from Ireland & Germany due to the potato famine

c. Many French because they were running from the bloodshed due to the French Revolution
Why was there so many immigrants in 1840-1851?

b. Many people came from Ireland & Germany due to the potato famine
What were women not allowed to do? (pick 3)

a. could not initiate divorce

b. couldn't attend universities

c. couldn't go to school

d. couldn't learn math and science

e. couldn't decide who they married
What were women not allowed to do? (pick 3)

a. could not initiate divorce

b. couldn't attend universities

d. couldn't learn math and science
Who led the Woman's Convention in 1848? (pick 3)

a. Dorothea Dix

b. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

c. Luccrettia Mott

d. Elizabeth Blackwell

e. Susan B. Anthony
Who led the Woman's Convention in 1848? (pick 2)

b. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

c. Luccrettia Mott

e. Susan B. Anthony
How did the media respond to the Woman's convention?

a. they approved of the woman's rights movement

b. they were negative and accused women of being unhappy woman

c. they were negative and accused women of trying to take men's jobs
How did the media respond to the Woman's convention?

b. they were negative and accused women of being unhappy woman
What did they write at the Women's Convention of 1848?

a. Declaration of Independence for Women

b. Bill of Rights for Women

c. Declaration of Rights & Sentiments
What did they write at the Women's Convention of 1848?

c. Declaration of Rights & Sentiments
What was the result of the women's convention of 1848? (pick 4)

a. women right to vote

b. Began to allow guardianship for women

c. first university opened for just women

d. first coed university opened

e. able to get divorced

f. women could buy land
What was the result of the women's convention of 1848?

b. Began to allow guardianship for women

c. first university opened for just women

d. first coed university opened

e. able to get divorced
What country did we buy Texas from?

a. England
b. France
c. Spain
d. Mexico
What country did we buy Texas from?

d. Mexico
Why was the South happy with the purchase of Texas?

a. it had great land to farm

b. they saw it as a new slave state

c. they saw it as a new free state (no slaves)

d. it was another state to pay taxes which would help the economy
Why was the South happy with the purchase of Texas?

b. they saw it as a new slave state
What was the Temperance Movement?

a. a push for the 18th amendment (to stop men from drinking)

b. a fight for the rights of women

c. a push for the abolition of slavery
What was the Temperance Movement?

a. a push for the 18th amendment (to stop men from drinking)
Who was Nicholas Biddle and what did he do?

a. he was president of the National Bank and tried to recharter the banks to fight against Andrew Jackson

b. he fought for the rights of women

c. He was an abolitionist who worked against Andrew Jackson to abolish slavery

d. He was a senator from South Carolina who convinced the state to secede
Who was Nicholas Biddle and what did he do?

a. he was president of the National Bank and tried to recharter the banks to fight against Andrew Jackson
What or who was Santa Anna?

a. A battle fought in Mexico
b. A place in Mexico
c. The president of Mexico
What or who was Santa Anna?

c. The president of Mexico
What did Santa Anna do that upset America?

a. Made a law against slavery

b. Made religion Roman Catholic (America is protestant)

c. Contracts needn’t be in English

d. A & c

e. All of the above
What did Santa Anna do that upset America?

ALL OF THE ABOVE

a. Made a law against slavery

b. Made religion Roman Catholic (America is protestant)

c. Contracts needn’t be in English
Where did our war with Mexico take place?

a. Santa Anna

b. Fort Alamo

c. Mexico City
Where did our war with Mexico take place?

b. Fort Alamo
What happened with the war at Fort Alamo?

a. Americans were massacred

b. Mexicans were massacred
What happened with the war at Fort Alamo?

a. Americans were massacred
What does “Remember the Alamo” mean?

a. To remind Americans how we won the battle and that we CAN beat all of Mexico in the war with Mexico

b. To remind us how we lost in order to provoke our emotion so we’ll fight
What does “Remember the Alamo” mean?


b. To remind us how we lost in order to provoke our emotion so we’ll fight
The U.S. Government officially declared war against Mexico

a. True

b. False
The U.S. Government officially declared war against Mexico

b. False
Who was Samuel Houston and what did he do?

a. He was the president who died in 30 days

b. He was the Postmaster General who wouldn’t deliver abolitionist letters

c. He led the battle of Jacinto and won (and killed Santa Anna, the Prez of Mexico)
Who was Samuel Houston and what did he do?

c. He led the battle of Jacinto and won (and killed Santa Anna, the Prez of Mexico)
Who was Harrison and what did he do?

a. He was the president who died in 30 days

b. He was the Postmaster General who wouldn’t deliver abolitionist letters

c. He led the battle of Jacinto and won (and killed Santa Anna, the Prez of Mexico)
Who was Harrison and what did he do?

a. He was the president who died in 30 days
What was the gag order?

a. When the south was trying to convince Congress to make slave states, Congress put a gag order on all southern states, saying they couldn’t talk about slavery

b. When the south was trying to convince Congress to make slave states, Congress put a gag order on all northern states, saying they couldn’t talk about abolitionist stuff

c. When the south was trying to convince Congress to make slave states, Congress put a gag order on all states, saying they couldn’t talk about slavery or abolitionism
What was the gag order?

b. When the south was trying to convince Congress to make slave states, Congress put a gag order on all northern states, saying they couldn’t talk about abolitionist stuff
What happened to Texas after we won the Battle of Jacinto?

a. It became part of the U.S.

b. It became an Independent state with its own president

c. It stayed in Mexico
What happened to Texas after we won the Battle of Jacinto?


b. It became an Independent state with its own president
What does Manifest Destiny mean?

a. God believes it’s man’s destiny to conquer all of the continent

b. God believes that it is wrong for man to own slaves

c. God believes that man should own slaves because the Bible talks about it
What does Manifest Destiny mean?

a. God believes it’s man’s destiny to conquer all of the continent
Which presidential candidate believed in Manifest Destiny?

a. Harrison
b. Jackson
c. Polk
d. Henry Clay
Which presidential candidate believed in Manifest Destiny?

c. Polk
What happened when the U.S. offered Mexico 30 million for Texas and California?

a. They took it and we got these two states

b. Mexico said no and declared war on the united states, which is what we wanted anyway

c. We sent 2,000 men to Rio Grande (Mexico) to help provoke a war
What happened when the U.S. offered Mexico 30 million for Texas and California?

c. We sent 2,000 men to Rio Grande (Mexico) to help provoke a war
What was the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hudalgo?

a. Treaty between U.S. and Mexico that gave us 1.5 states for 15.5 million (California & Texas)

b. Treaty between U.S. and Mexico that simply stopped the war, but no states were given over

c. Treaty between U.S. and Mexico that gave us 2.5 states for 30 million (California, Texas & New Mexico)
What was the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hudalgo?

a. Treaty between U.S. and Mexico that gave us 1.5 states for 15.5 million (California & Texas)