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HIUS 221 Exam (Final) Review Sheet:This exam will be a combination of multiple choice, true or false, and matchingquestions. There will also be some essay questions. For best results in preparing for the upcoming exam, focus your studies on the following historical items, events and individuals. MindTap content may help with some of the things listed, but this exam is more so drawn from class lectures and power point presentations. Section III Info.David Wilmot and his ProvisoThe Proviso was created to eliminate slavery on the land that was acquired in the Mexican American War. David Wilmot was a congressman who propsed an amendment to this bill. Ironies of the Civil WarResults of 1831 Slave Insurrection in Virginia: Beleving himself chosen out of slavery by God, Nat Turner launched a bloody slave intersection, and they killed his master and his family. They marched through Southampton County, killing about 60 whites. Helped create education for the betterment of African Americans in the south. William Sherman's impactCommanded the union armies of the west to the divisive drive from Chattanooga to Atlantain the “march to the sea”. Decorated Union general, most widely known next to U.S Grant. Causes for divisions in Andrew Jackson's CabinetRadical Abolitionist beliefsRadical abolitionists believed that all slaves should be emancipated immediately and an end to racial segregation and discrimination. Random abolitionDred Scott decision and resultsDred Scott was an American slave, and he had been on free soil before, so he decided to go to court for his freedom. The court ruled that he could not be free, because they were afraid that more slaves would come forward and decide that they should be freed as well. Mary Lyon: A woman’s rights activist and an educator, she started the first all women’s college, called mount Holyoke college. She wanted to offer a challenging education to women so that theywould actually learn. Uncle Tom's Cabin: Uncle Tom’s cabin was a book that was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. IT was about thelife of a slave and how horrible it was. Daniel Webster: A whig, that ran for the house of representatives, he ran for president three times, in 1836, 1840 and 1852. New weapons of the Civil War:
Guns that could be reloaded quickly, muskets and cannons were also popular. Repeating weapons. Harpers Ferry: As Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia advanced into Maryland in the fall of 1862, Lee hoped to capture the vital Union garrison and arsenal at Harpers Ferry.Total WarfareThe life of typical slaves:The life of a typical slave is a hard one. They are illiterate, and they work hard with no pay. They are beaten if they disobey and the conditions they are forced to work in are terrible.