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History 251 Final Exam Study Questions Chapter 14: Manifest Destiny 1. Trace the course of Texas history in the mid-Nineteenth Century explaining why it wanted its independence from Mexico, how it won its independence in 1836, and why it was not annexed to the U.S. until 1845. 2. Trace the course of the Mexican War including the boundary dispute over Texas, Slidell’s failed mission, Taylor’s victory at Buena Vista, the Bear Flag Revolt, Scott’s victories at Vera Cruz and Mexico City, and the provisions of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Chapter 15: The Old South 1. Cite five characteristics of life in the Old South. Chapter 16: The Crisis of Union 1. Discuss the major provisions of the Compromise of 1850. 2. Explain how the following helped lead the country into Civil War: the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act, Uncle Tom’s Cabin , the Ostend Manifesto, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas,
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Unformatted text preview: the Sumner-Brooks incident, the Dred Scott Decision, John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry. Chapter 17: The War of the Union 1. Name the eleven Confederate states. 2. Identify five advantages the North had at the outbreak of the Civil War. 3. Explain the significance of these battles. Be sure to include when they were fought, where, and the commanding officers on each side: Fort Sumter, First Bull Run, Shiloh, Seven Pines, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Petersburg siege, Atlanta. Chapter 18: Reconstruction: North and South 1. Trace the rise and fall of Radical Reconstruction including the following: the Military Reconstruction Act of 1867; the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments; Johnson’s impeachment; carpetbaggers and scalawags; the rise of the Ku Klux Klan; the Compromise of 1877....
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