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Unformatted text preview: 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Fifth Weekly Exam Due Jun 24, 2015 at 12pm Points 80 Questions 42 Time Limit 90 Minutes Allowed Attempts 2 Available Jun 18, 2015 at 2pm ­ Jun 26, 2015 at 11:59pm 8 days Instructions This is the fifth weekly examination for History 7A. Once again, there will be 40 questions you must complete. The material on this week's exam will be lecture and textbook based. Best wishes in taking this exam. This quiz was locked Jun 26, 2015 at 11:59pm. Attempt History Attempt Time Score LATEST Attempt 1 23 minutes 78 out of 80 Score for this attempt: 78 out of 80 Submitted Jun 19, 2015 at 1:04pm This attempt took 23 minutes. Question 1 2 / 2 pts The Democratic Party split along regional lines in 1860, with these two men as the respective regional party nominees. John C. Breckinridge and John Bell John Bell and Stephen Douglas Correct! Stephen Douglas and John C. Breckinridge John Bell and Abraham Lincoln Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln Question 2 2 / 2 pts John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, VA, in 1859, ultimately was put down by a detachment of federal troops led by Winfield Scott Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson James Buchanan Correct! Robert E. Lee George McClellan Question 3 2 / 2 pts All of the Southern states joined in the secession. 1/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 True Correct! False Four, prominently, did not (see pp. 307­308) Question 4 2 / 2 pts While the Union army's generals struggled with indecision, incompetence and deep mistrust of each other in Virginia, in the West, the war was proceeding well for the Union throughout 1862 as it took control of Tennessee, Arkansas and the Gulf Coast. Correct! True False Question 5 2 / 2 pts The Battle of Chancellorsville was a stunning Confederate victory achieved in May 1863. However, the price of the battle was too high for the Confederates,as ________________ would die of the wounds he received from "friendly fire" in the battle. A.P. Hill J.E.B. Stuart Correct! Stonewall Jackson James Longstreet George Pickett Question 6 2 / 2 pts The Sunken Road would be the scene of fighting begun in the late morning and continuing through the early afternoon. After heavy losses sustained in the initial wave of assaults, the Union forces broke through the Confederate defenses and enveloped them on the road, killing scores of Confederates and successfully breaking through their central defensive lines. Correct! True False Question 7 2 / 2 pts Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate forces in the field against the Union, decided to invade Antietam, MD. It was the first large­ scale Southern invasion of the war. He decided to invade for all of the following reasons except to secure aide from "loyalists" (to the Southern cause) in MD to bring a direct threat to Washington, DC 2/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Correct! to secure the Cumberland Gap Cumberland Gap is a pass through the Cumberland Mountains, a long ridge within the Appalachian Mountains near the junction of the U.S. states of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia. to secure recognition of the Confederacy by Great Britain to bring more pressure on President Lincoln in the North to end the war Question 8 2 / 2 pts The last significant Confederate victory in the West took place in September of 1863 at the Battle of ______________ in TN. Chattanooga Correct! Chickamauga Nashville Memphis Knoxville Question 9 2 / 2 pts General Ambrose Burnside was slow responding to General McLellan's orders to move and secure Antietam Creek while awaiting orders to begin his diversionary attack to support General Hooker. Eventually, he did so move and took the bridge over the creek. Correct! True False Question 10 2 / 2 pts The settlement of the Kansas and Nebraska territories was designed by Stephen Douglas to help ensure a northern passage for the proposed Trans­Continental Railroad through his home state of Correct! Illinois Kansas Missouri Nebraska Iowa Question 11 2 / 2 pts 3/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 President Lincoln was killed by the popular actor Correct! John Wilkes Booth Henry Longfellow William Seward Edwin Stanton Mary Surratt Question 12 2 / 2 pts In the spring of 1864, President Lincoln had called home William T. Sherman from the war in the West to command the Union armies. True Correct! False It was Ulysses S Grant Question 13 2 / 2 pts The "March to the Sea" ended in _____________ near the coast, just before Christmas in 1864. Correct! Savannah Mocton Atlanta Augusta I don't have any idea Question 14 2 / 2 pts The 1852 Presidential election saw the unlikeliest of candidates, _______________________, win the Presidency over the Whig stalwart ________________. Zachary Taylor, John Buchanan John Buchanan, Henry Clay Franklin Pierce, Zachary Taylor Correct! Franklin Pierce, Winfield Scott Lewis Cass, Winfield Scott 4/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Question 15 2 / 2 pts Union General "Fighting Joe" Hooker led his men through North Woods at dawn on September 17th, 1862 towards _____________ cornfield. 9000 men from both sides would be killed or wounded in the next three hours of pitched battle. Dunker's Correct! Miller's MIllard's Martin's None of the above Question 16 2 / 2 pts In 1857, the financial panic that gripped the nation largely had little effect in the North Correct! South West New England states state of Texas only Question 17 2 / 2 pts The "Know Nothing" Party was an __________________ party. anti­slavery anti­corruption Correct! anti­immigration anti­abolitionist anti­prohibitionist Question 18 2 / 2 pts Ulysses S. Grant's victories at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson were keys to helping the Union move towards gaining control of both the Mississippi River and the state of Tennessee. Correct! True False 5/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Question 19 2 / 2 pts The battles of the Overland Campaign (The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor) were largely inconclusive (except for the lopsided Confederate win at Cold Harbor) but they did significantly drain the numbers in General Lee's armies to a point where he was close to exhausting them all. Correct! True False Question 20 2 / 2 pts The "Know­Nothing" candidate for President was John Tyler Correct! Millard Fillmore Martin van Buren Henry Clay None of the above Question 21 2 / 2 pts The 1856 Presidential election pitted James Buchanan (Dem) vs. John C. Fremont (Repub) vs. the "compromise candidate" Millard Fillmore of the American Party. Correct! True False Question 22 2 / 2 pts This man led the defeat of the Lecompton Constitution and with it, revived his flagging national political aspirations. Abraham Lincoln Correct! Stephen Douglas John C. Calhoun John Crittenden John C. Breckenridge 6/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Question 23 2 / 2 pts The first major conflict of the war, the Battle of ___________ in northern Virginia, attracted visitors from DC and Virginia to watch the battle in the valley. When Union forces retreated, the civilians got caught up in the panic that ensued and the resultant chaos provided the rebels with the victory. Bull Run Manassas Potawattomie Creek Lawrence Correct! The first two battle names are the same battle: the first was the Union name of the battle, the other was the Confederate name Question 24 0 / 2 pts Perhaps the most infamous incident ever to take place in the halls of Congress was the attack on Preston Brooks by Charles Sumner. You Answered True Correct Answer False Question 25 2 / 2 pts Justice Taney ruled that Congress had not erred in banning slavery in the newly acquired territories. True Correct! False Quite the opposite in fact. Taney ruled Congress had NO power to ban slavery in the territories. Question 26 2 / 2 pts Just as the battle appeared to be going the Union's way, General A.P. Hill brought in 3000 men in reserve to help bolster the Confederate defenses. They'd completed an exhausting 17 mile journey from Hagerstown, MD to arrive mid­afternoon and turn the tide of the battle. True Correct! False Question 27 2 / 2 pts The intensity of the conflict in Kansas was highlighted by two infamous incidents: the "sack" of __________ and the execution of five pro­ slavery settlers at _________________ by John Brown. 7/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Lawrence, St. Louis Kansas City, Lawrence Lawrence, St. George St. George, Pottawatomie Creek Correct! Lawrence, Pottawatomie Creek Question 28 2 / 2 pts The first state to secede from the Union, on December 20th, 1860, was Kansas Correct! South Carolina North Carolina Virginia Tennessee Question 29 2 / 2 pts The Union was presented with a major intelligence coup when a private in General McLellan's unit discovered the Confederate battle plan at Antietam. It was found near the road, ___________________. Correct! wrapped around a handful of cigars lying in a ditch. by the dead body of a Confederate major having fallen out near a place where the Confederates had been encamped but I don't remember how Question 30 2 / 2 pts While Robert E. Lee is planning his invasion of Gettysburgh, Ulysses S. Grant has laid siege to the town of __________ (MS), the last barrier to the fulfillment of "the Anaconda Plan". Hattiesburg Merideth Jackson Biloxi 8/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 Correct! Vicksburg Question 31 2 / 2 pts Fighting over the Kansas territory in 1855­1856 led that territory to acquire the less­than­flattering sobriquet of Troubled Kansas Fighting Kansas Battling Kansas Correct! Bleeding Kansas Radical Kansas Question 32 2 / 2 pts Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860 by garnering _______ of the electoral votes. All Most Half Correct! 59.4% Less than half Question 33 2 / 2 pts __________ Union men were killed in the initial 20 minutes of the disastrous Cold Harbor battle. 6000 5000 500 700 Correct! 7000 Question 34 2 / 2 pts Commander of the Union Armies at Gettysburg General Burnside 9/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 General Davis General McClellan Correct! General Meade General Hooker Question 35 2 / 2 pts Though the state legislature ultimately made the choice, Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas represented their respective parties in the famous debates for the 1858 IL _________ seat. Correct! Senate Governor Lieutenant­Governor House Once again, I have no idea Question 36 2 / 2 pts Mid­December 1862 would see the last bloody conflict of the year. Union forces under the command of Ambrose Burnside were ruthlessly slaughtered in a futile attempt to assault entrenched Confederate positions in the hills behind Fredericksburg, VA. Correct! True False Question 37 2 / 2 pts Dred Scott _______ the trial court case to secure his freedom. Correct! won lost delayed answered fought Question 38 2 / 2 pts The first great naval conflict of the war was between the "ironclad" ships 10/12 5/3/2016 Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 The Merrimack and The Trent The Monitor and The Trent The Merrimack and The Monitor The Monitor and The Virginia Correct! The latter two answers describe the same conflict: the Virginia was the name the Confederates gave the Merrimack Question 39 2 / 2 pts The Gadsden Purchase in 1853 was completed to set the final southern boundaries of the New Mexico territory. It was purchased as a potential "southern route" for the passage to Baja California trek from Texas to California federal armies headed from California to Texas Correct! proposed Trans­Continental Railroad I don't know Question 40 2 / 2 pts Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was described in class as "perhaps one of the most influential novels in American history." Correct! True False Question 41 0 / 0 pts Upon learning of his actions in the Senate offices, well­wishers sent a wagon­load full of canes to replace the one Preston Brooks broke battering Charles Sumner. Correct! True False Question 42 0 / 0 pts This day in history ­ Today (June 18th) is the anniversary of the date in 1812 when President James Madison approved Congress' declaration of war against Great Britain. This was the conflict that came to be known as the Correct! War of 1812 11/12 5/3/2016 Correct Answers Fifth Weekly Exam: Sum15 HIST 007A #50084 U. S. HIST TO 1876 War of 1812 Quiz Score: 78 out of 80 12/12 ...
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