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History 1301 Dr. Ross Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2019 I. Match the following figures of history with an accomplishment or claim to fame. A 6. Thomas Paine C 2. James K. Polk G 7. Frederick Douglass E 3. Abraham Lincoln B 8. William Lloyd Garrison I 4. Samuel Adams D 9. John Brown B 5. W. H. Harrison J 10. Harriet Beecher Stowe F a. Opposed Mexican war & slavery. f. Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin . b. Abolitionist hero and martyr. g. He wanted Mexican territory; started a war. c. His Common Sense ignited the Revolution. h. Indian fighter who fought nullification in S.C. d. Led the “Sons of Liberty” i. Abolitionist; published The Liberator e. Former slave; published the North Star j. Hero of Tippecanoe and U.S. President
II. Fill in the Blank with the best possible answer or response. 1. Pocahontas was a member of the Jamestown tribe. Her father, interestingly enough, was also called Powhatan . 2. Followers of John Calvin were called Calvinists in general, but those which immigrated to America were known as Pilgrims or Quakers . 3. Jefferson’s inspiration for the phrase, “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence came from British philosopher John Locke , although he actually used the words, “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness .” 4. In response to the Boston Tea Party in 1773, the British government passed the Intolerable Acts (two possibilities.) 5. George Washington’s greatest victory over the British occurred at the battle of Yorktown (not Lexington or Concord!) in Virginia over British General Cornwallis ( funny, food- sounding name.) 6. In 1791, ten new amendments to the Constitution were ratified by the States. These are collectively called the

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