Final Exam - Final Exam Home My courses 2014-2015 COL and the War for Black Liberation Final Exam 14F1DLC HIS-121-9015T Week 8 Secession the War for

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Unformatted text preview: 11/29/2014 Final Exam Home My courses 2014-2015 COL and the War for Black Liberation Final Exam 14F1DLC HIS-121-9015T Week 8: Secession, the War for Southern Independence, Started on State 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 9 Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:34 PM Completed on Quiz navigation 5 14F1DLC Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:06 PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Time taken Grade Question 1 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Finished 32 mins 16 secs 92.00 out of 100.00 "Bleeding Kansas" was significant because Select one: a. It was the first battle of the Civil War. b. The debate over slavery now had a place for a physical demonstration as there was an outbreak of violence in Kansas between free soil and pro-slavery groups. c. Pro-slavery forces defeated the free-soilers and took control of Kansas. 49 50 51 52 53 54 d. Free-soilers defeated the pro-slavery forces and took control of Kansas. 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 Show one page at a time The correct answer is: The debate over slavery now had a place for a physical demonstration as there was an outbreak of violence in Kansas between free soil and pro-slavery groups. Finish review Question 2 Incorrect Mark 0.00 out of 1.00 Flag question A contemporary newspaper dubbed the first term of President James Monroe the “Era of Good Feelings,” a designation indicating all of the following except Select one: a. Americans enjoyed amazingly good health on a personal level during these years. b. Americans were feeling an intense, nationalistic pride in the aftermath of the U.S. “victory” over Great Britain in the War of 1812. c. The demise of the Federalist Party suggested the lack of partisan politics. d. Economic opportunities were on the rise. The correct answer is: Americans enjoyed amazingly good health on a personal level during these years. Question 3 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Adams appointed his famous “midnight judges” as a way to Select one: a. Help Thomas Jefferson assume the nation's highest office by making sure he did not have to spend his valuable time filling minor federal posts. b. Leave as many Federalists as possible in government positions as political counterweights to the incoming Republican administration. 1/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam c. Make sure that experienced candidates were installed in these sensitive positions. d. Make sure that Jefferson's inauguration ceremonies went smoothly by having on hand plenty of people who knew their way around Washington, D.C. The correct answer is: Leave as many Federalists as possible in government positions as political counterweights to the incoming Republican administration. Question 4 Although it failed, the Confederacy initially sought King Cotton diplomacy, a strategy based on the belief that Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Cotton-starved Western European powers would be forced to enter the conflict by offering diplomatic recognition to the Confederacy and breaking the Union blockade to secure cotton. b. Raising the price of cotton in the North would give the South more economic leverage to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the dispute. c. Reducing the price of the cotton the Confederacy sold to England and France would allow those nations to loan the South more money to fight the war. The correct answer is: Cotton-starved Western European powers would be forced to enter the conflict by offering diplomatic recognition to the Confederacy and breaking the Union blockade to secure cotton. Question 5 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Armed hostilities between the North and South began officially with Select one: a. The election of Abraham Lincoln. b. The election of Jefferson Davis. c. An assault on Washington, D. C., in February 1861, by a ragtag group of Confederate sympathizers from Maryland. d. The assault on federal troops passing through Baltimore, Maryland, early in 1861. e. Confederates firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor in April 1861. The correct answer is: Confederates firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor in April 1861. Question 6 Incorrect Mark 0.00 out of 1.00 Flag question As a result of the 1854 Kansas–Nebraska Act, the Select one: a. Nation once again had only one functioning political party. b. Whigs gained new strength and vitality. c. Democrat Party was dominated by the South. d. Democrats came to dominate Northern politics. e. Slavery was immediately banned in Kansas. 2/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam The correct answer is: Democrat Party was dominated by the South. Question 7 Incorrect Mark 0.00 out of 1.00 Flag question As a result of the Lincoln–Douglas debates, Select one: a. Lincoln was elected president. b. The Democrats shunned Stephen A. Douglas. c. Lincoln scored a landslide victory against Douglas and became a U.S. senator. d. Stephen A. Douglas won a senate seat, but Abraham Lincoln became nationally known. e. Slavery was abolished in Illinois. The correct answer is: Stephen A. Douglas won a senate seat, but Abraham Lincoln became nationally known. Question 8 Correct At the beginning of the War of 1812, governors of most _________________ states refused to allow their state militias to join a campaign beyond state boundaries. Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Chesapeake. b. New England. c. Southern. d. Western. The correct answer is: New England. Question 9 Beginning in December 1814, 26 Federalists representing New England states met at the Hartford Convention to discuss how to Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Provide better support for the war. b. Reverse the decline of their party and the region. c. Switch to the Republican party. d. Persuade Andrew Jackson to join the Federalist party. The correct answer is: Reverse the decline of their party and the region. Question 10 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Blacks had a major role in ending slavery because Select one: a. In 1863, blacks began serving in the Union army. b. Black leaders helped Lincoln write the Emancipation Proclamation. c. Slaves took part in bloody insurrections on many Southern plantations. 3/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam d. Black abolitionists threatened violence unless Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The correct answer is: In 1863, blacks began serving in the Union army. Question 11 By embracing their extended families as a mechanism for support and survival, slaves demonstrated Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. That they were Christians. b. Their adherence to the ruiles of their masters. c. A rejection of white paternalism. d. That they were, above all else, legally defined as property. The correct answer is: A rejection of white paternalism. Question 12 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question By the early 1800s, southern Baptists and Methodists Select one: a. Were actively advocating the repeal of fugitive slave laws. b. Had begun to support abolition. c. Had rejected pro-slavery theology. d. Had embraced pro-slavery theology. The correct answer is: Had embraced pro-slavery theology. Question 13 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Copperheads were Select one: a. Southerners who fought in the Union army. b. Northerner who fought in the Confederate army. c. Northern Democrats who opposed the war. d. Northern Democrats who supported Republican policies. The correct answer is: Northern Democrats who opposed the war. Question 14 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) Select one: a. Was gladly received by most Southerners because it was a realistic portrayal of slavery. b. Was hated by Northerners, especially in New England. c. Portrayed slavery as a benign institution. d. Portrayed slavery as a national shame. The correct answer is: Portrayed slavery as a national shame. 4/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam Question 15 Correct How was the election of 1828 different from previous elections? Select one: Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 a. It was the most democratic election up until that time. Flag question b. It was the least democratic election up until that time. c. It was the first election to include black voters. d. It was the first election to include women voters. The correct answer is: It was the most democratic election up until that time. Question 16 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question In the 1857 Dred Scott decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Select one: a. Dred Scott could claim violation of his constitutional rights because he was a citizen of the United States. b. The Missouri Compromise was constitutional. c. Black people in the United States could be declared citizens under certain circumstances. d. Congress did not have the power to prohibit slavery in the territories. The correct answer is: Congress did not have the power to prohibit slavery in the territories. Question 17 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Lincoln chose to hold Fort Sumter because Select one: a. He hoped to buy some time for the continuance of negotiations with the Confederacy. b. By not doing so, he would appear to accept the legitimacy of the Confederacy. c. The Confederates had not yet convinced him to transfer the fort to Confederate control. d. He hoped it would cause South Carolina to repeal the ordinance of secession. The correct answer is: By not doing so, he would appear to accept the legitimacy of the Confederacy. Question 18 One bright spot for the Americans was the destruction of the British fleet on Lake Erie in September 1813 by Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Daniel Webster. b. Oliver Hazard Perry. c. Francis Scott Key. d. Andrew Jackson. 5/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam The correct answer is: Oliver Hazard Perry. Question 19 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Opposition to the BUS was found among Select one: a. Merchants and businessmen who understood that the BUS could be a valuable ally to business and could provide capital to facilitate the country’s expansion. b. Western and southern farmers who wanted more currency and among urban workers with bitter memories of the Panic of 1819. c. All Northern Democrats. d. Slaveholders who whose loan applications had been rejected by the BUS. The correct answer is: Western and southern farmers who wanted more currency and among urban workers with bitter memories of the Panic of 1819. Question 20 Regarding slave religion, one difference between urban and rural churches was that Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Only in urban churches were blacks allowed to be preachers. b. Only in rural churches were blacks allowed to be preachers. c. Rural churches were more likely to construct a separate building for black members. d. Urban churches were more likely to construct a separate building for black members. The correct answer is: Urban churches were more likely to construct a separate building for black members. Question 21 Regarding the issue of slavery in the territories, the term "popular sovereignty" meant Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Select one: a. Slavery would be allowed in all territories. b. The United States Congress would decide if slavery would be allowed. c. The governor of a territory would decide if slavery would be allowed. d. Settlers in a territory would decide if slavery would be allowed. The correct answer is: Settlers in a territory would decide if slavery would be allowed. Question 22 Correct Republican adoption of Federalist policies demonstrated Select one: Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 6/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam Flag question a. The strength of the Federalist Party. b. A new awareness of the importance of good relations with the British. c. The emerging importance of commerce in America. d. The weakness of the Republican Party. The correct answer is: The emerging importance of commerce in America. Question 23 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Slave codes were Select one: a. Laws regulating the internal slave trade. b. Laws pertaining to slave behavior, slave treatment, and legal provisions. c. Secret languages and symbols used by slaves to hide communications from whites. d. Secret agreements among slaveholders that allowed them to circumvent laws regarding slavery. The correct answer is: Laws pertaining to slave behavior, slave treatment, and legal provisions. Question 24 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question Supporters of the BUS included Select one: a. Merchants and businessmen who understood that the BUS could be a valuable ally to business and could provide capital to facilitate the country’s expansion. b. Western and southern farmers who wanted more currency and among urban workers with bitter memories of the Panic of 1819. c. All Southern Democrats. d. Slaveholders who borrowed money from the BUS to purchase slaves. The correct answer is: Merchants and businessmen who understood that the BUS could be a valuable ally to business and could provide capital to facilitate the country’s expansion. Question 25 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The "Invisible Institution " referred to Select one: a. Black schools that were unknown to whites. b. Illegal slavery in the north. c. Slave church gatherings held outside the sight of whites. d. White church gatherings that excluded blacks. The correct answer is: Slave church gatherings held outside the sight of whites. 7/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam Question 26 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The American Party, or Know-Nothings, appeared in the mid-1850s as Select one: a. A nativist reaction to large numbers of Roman Catholics coming to the United States from Germany and Ireland. b. A political organization designed to include all Americans. c. Part of the movement to bind together Americans who had grown apart because of the continuing controversy over slavery. d. An organization advocating equal rights for all immigrants. e. An organization advocating equal rights for women. The correct answer is: A nativist reaction to large numbers of Roman Catholics coming to the United States from Germany and Ireland. Question 27 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Bank of the United States (BUS) Select one: a. Provided important financial stability, most importantly in its control over state banks. b. Was initially chartered by Congress during the Jackson administration. c. Was a complete financial failure and was the main reason for budget deficits in the 1840s. d. Was the main source of campaign funds given to the Jackson campaign in 1828. The correct answer is: Provided important financial stability, most importantly in its control over state banks. Question 28 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Confederate victory at First Manassas was important because Select one: a. It was the only Confederate victory of the war. b. It allowed the Confederates to continue their march to Gettysburg. c. It proved that Davis was a competent commander-in-chief. d. It proved that Lincoln was not a competent commander-in-chief. e. It made it obvious that the war would not be a short one. The correct answer is: It made it obvious that the war would not be a short one. Question 29 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Crittenden Compromise failed mainly because Select one: a. The Republicans would not compromise over their stand against the expansion of slavery. b. It was supported by Abraham Lincoln and this turned the South against it. c. It called for gradual emancipation in the South and was thus 8/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam opposed by all Southern congressmen. d. It was popular with few Americans because it granted citizenship to former slaves. e. The Democrats hated it because they had no role in creating it. The correct answer is: The Republicans would not compromise over their stand against the expansion of slavery. Question 30 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Select one: a. Did not required all citizens to assist officials in apprehending runaways. b. Was hated by Northerners, especially in New England. c. Made it easier for slaves to escape. d. Was extremely unpopular in the South. The correct answer is: Was hated by Northerners, especially in New England. Question 31 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Louisiana Purchase was important because Select one: a. It allowed for further expansion of the United States. b. It took valuable land away from Spain and gave it to France. c. Slavery was prohibited there. d. It was a diplomatic success for John Quincy Adams. The correct answer is: It allowed for further expansion of the United States. Question 32 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The majority of slaves were Select one: a. Imported from Africa after 1808. b. Skilled workers. c. Mulattos. d. Field hands who worked in the cultivation of cotton, rice, sugar cane, and tobacco. e. Domestic servants. The correct answer is: Field hands who worked in the cultivation of cotton, rice, sugar cane, and tobacco. Question 33 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 The most common form of resistance to slavery was Select one: a. Large scale insurrections like the one led by Nat Turner. 9/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam Flag question b. Individual resistance in the form of running away, hiding, or breaking tools. c. Carried out by slave women who refused to serve as domestic servants. d. Carried out by slave children who were friends with the master’s white children. The correct answer is: Individual resistance in the form of running away, hiding, or breaking tools. Question 34 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The most problematic political issue after the Mexican War was Select one: a. The status of Native Americans in California, New Mexico, and Utah. b. The conflict over the disputed area of Texas. c. The conflict over the status of slavery in the U. S. territories. d. The debate over the abolition of slavery in the southern states. The correct answer is: The conflict over the status of slavery in the U. S. territories. Question 35 Incorrect Mark 0.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Nullification Crisis came about when Select one: a. Jackson used military force against South Carolina. b. South Carolina passed an ordinance that nullifed the tariff of 1832. c. South Carolina passed an ordinance that nullifed the tariff of 1828. d. The Supreme Court ruling that the Tariff of 1832 was unconstitutional. The correct answer is: South Carolina passed an ordinance that nullifed the tariff of 1832. Question 36 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The relationship between slave and master Select one: a. Included the view that slaves were economic assets to the master. b. Was shaped by the economics of slavery. c. Was built on paternalism. d. Sometime allowed slaves to have some amount of leverage. e. Everything listed here. The correct answer is: Everything listed here. Question 37 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 The Sumner - Brooks encounter Select one: a. Led to the events in "Bleeding Kansas." 10/17 11/29/2014 Final Exam Flag question b. Resulted in the death of Preston Brooks. c. Was precipitated by a speech by Preston Brooks in which he critized a relative of Charles Sumner. d. Was precipitated by a speech by Charles Sumner in which he critized a relative of Preston Brooks. The correct answer is: Was precipitated by a speech by Charles Sumner in which he critized a relative of Preston Brooks. Question 38 Correct Mark 1.00 out of 1.00 Flag question The Union victory at Gettysburg Select one: a. Allowed the Confederates to continue their march to Washington. b. Proved that Davis was a competent commander-in-chief. c. Proved that Lincoln was not a competent commander-in-chief. d. Destroyed the best chance the Confederacy had for winning the war. The correct answer is: Destroyed the best chance the Confederacy had for winning the war. 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