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1. The Spanish monopoly on trade and colonization of the New World ended with
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(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) You left this question blank. You should have selected E.   EXPLANATION The defeat of the Spanish Armada ended Spain’s monopoly on trade and colonization in the New World. Afterwards, Great Britain and  France began their colonization attempts in the New World while Spain continued to influence Mexico and current areas of the  southeastern and southwestern parts of the United States. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)
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You left this question blank. You should have selected A.   EXPLANATION The Declaration of Independence borrowed its core ideas from Enlightenment philosophers, especially John Locke. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) You left this question blank. You should have selected D.   EXPLANATION In response to the Federalist Alien and Sedition Acts, the Antifederalist Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions stated that an individual state  could nullify an act of Congress that it did not agree with. It also argued that the federal government was granted its basic rights by the  states and that therefore states should be allowed to dictate terms to the federal government. This added to the ongoing argument of  states rights.
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(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) You left this question blank. You should have selected C.   EXPLANATION The Hartford Convention highlighted the secessionist movement of the Federalist Party, brought on by the party’s opposition to the War of  1812. When the secessionist movement was abandoned, and the public outcry against such an idea increased, the party could not  recover. Its ultimate “death” came in 1820 when the party ceased to play a significant role in the election. (A) (B)
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(C) (D) (E) You left this question blank. You should have selected A.   EXPLANATION Although the common belief is that the Emancipation Proclamation freed all slaves, it only freed slaves living in the South under  Confederate rule. Slavery was still in effect in the border states. Lincoln personally wanted to free all slaves but was concerned that if he  did so, the border states loyal to the union would then secede. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) You left this question blank. You should have selected B.   EXPLANATION The purpose of the Knights of Labor was to form an organization whose membership was open to all industry workers (including women,  Black people, and immigrants). It grew to have a membership of more than 700,000 by 1886 under the leadership of Terence Powderly,  and was the first true national labor organization. Among the causes of its downfall were internal disputes, mismanagement, drainage of  financial resources through unsuccessful strikes, and the emergence of the American Federation of Labor. The union was also associated 
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course HST 101 taught by Professor Struddle during the Spring '09 term at Martin Luther.

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