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Which of these American cities began as a Mormon settlement?

Which of these American cities began as a Mormon settlement?

Smithsville

Colorado City

Salt Lake City

Denver

San Francisco

 

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Question 42

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The chief ingredient of Sam Houston's victory at San Jacinto was:

more courageous soldiers.

military assistance from the U.S. army.

the element of surprise.

overwhelming numerical superiority.

 

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Question 43

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In response to South Carolina's ordinance of nullification, President Jackson:

offered to meet with John C. Calhoun to work out a compromise.

changed his mind and adopted a strong "states' rights" position.

ordered federal military preparations with the passage of the Force Act.

nationalized the South Carolina state militia.

 

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Question 44

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All of the following are positive results of Radical Reconstruction EXCEPT:

Some Northerners who came provided necessary skills to aid in industrialization.

Northerners convinced many Southern whites to give up their white supremacy attitudes.

Some Northerners who came South brought much-needed capital to help with the rebuilding.

Public school education was generally improved in the South.

 

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Question 45

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The primary goals of the women at the Seneca Falls Convention of included all of the following EXCEPT:

voting rights

educational opportunities

property rights

right to abortion

 

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Question 46

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In the beginning, the most important factor unifying the new Whig party was:

support for states' rights.

opposition to Andrew Jackson.

opposition to high protective tariffs.

concern for more humane treatment of the Indians.

 

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Question 47

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The United States War with Mexico

was provoked by the Mexican slaughter of Texans at the Alamo.

All of the answers are correct.

was an attempt by the United States to capture control of all of Mexico.

lasted longer than expected because Mexico refused to make peace despite a succession of 

military defeats.

was a totally unexpected and unwelcome development for the Polk administration.

 

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Question 48

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President Jackson ultimately destroyed the Second Bank of the United States by:

withdrawing all federal monies from it.

requiring that all debts owed to the bank be payable immediately.

firing Nicholas Biddle and the remaining bank officers.

getting Congress to repeal its charter.

 

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Question 49

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At the start of the Civil War, Southern disadvantages included all of the following EXCEPT:

a weak industrial base.

poor internal lines of transportation.

military leaders of minimal talent.

severe economic shortfalls.

 

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Question 50

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Which of the following was essential to industrialization in the 1840's and 1850's?

the development of the factory concept

all of the above

the idea of mass production with interchangeable parts

the great numbers of immigrants coming to this country

 

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Question 51

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The UPPER Southern states seceded from the Union IMMEDIATELY after:

Lincoln was elected.

South Carolina fired on Fort Sumter.

Lincoln requested their assistance in suppressing the "insurrection" of the lower South.

Lincoln was inaugurated.

 

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Question 52

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By virtue of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, slaves actually freed immediately included:

all slaves in the Confederate states.

only slaves in Union states.

practically no slaves, at all.

all slaves.

 

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Question 53

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The organization or person committed to freeing slaves and then transporting the ex-slaves to Africa was:

Theodore Dwight Weld.

the Liberian Relocation League.

the American Colonization Society.

Frederick Douglass.

 

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Question 54

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All of the following EXCEPT ONE are reasons why the presidential election of 1876 was filled with controversy. Which was NOT a reason?

Union soldiers conducted the recount of votes.

Democrats had apparently won back the presidency only a decade after the Civil War.

Horace Greeley's personal vegetarianism became a campaign issue.

Charges of fraud and corruption were leveled against the Republican Party.

 

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Question 55

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Three of the following explain why the South was the section of the country most displeased with the tariff of 1828, the "tariff of abominations." Which is the EXCEPTION?

The tariff would serve to lower the price of cotton both at home and abroad.

The high tariff was further evidence of the growing power of the Northern states.

The tariff meant higher prices for manufactured goods.

The South had no manufacturing to protect.

 

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Question 56

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The chief colonizer for the Mexican province of Texas was:

James Fannin

Jim Bowie.

Stephen F. Austin.

William B. Travis.

Sam Houston.

 

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Question 57

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Which of the following issues was NOT a source of conflict between American settlers and the Mexican government in Texas in the 1830's?

Productivity

Religion

Self-government

Slavery

Ethnicity

 

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Question 58

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The Southern leader who was known as Robert E. Lee's "right arm" and was later killed at Chancellorsville was:

J.E.B. Stuart.

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

Albert Sidney Johnston.

William T. Sherman

Braxton Bragg.

 

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Question 59

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The book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, had which of the following impacts on the nation?

provided Southern slave-owners with more arguments in support of slavery.

led to the lynching of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

made northerners more aware of the evils of slavery.

caused slave work stoppages on plantations all over the South.

generated a wave of slave escapes, following the route suggested in the book.

 

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Question 60

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The phenomenon that signaled Nat Turner to begin his rebellion was:

an earthquake.

an eclipse of the Sun.

the reunion of Nat and his estranged wife.

his baptizing of a white man.

a bright falling star on Christmas night.

 

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Question 61

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How did Senator Stephen Douglas expect to benefit by the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

huge profits from his real estate investments in the Western territories.

Southern support for a transcontinental railroad routed through the North

enhanced support from the Republican Party for his reelection

full benefit from the recent Gadsden Purchase

 

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Question 62

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In the first two years of the Civil War, the Union armies had their greatest successes in:

along the east coast.

Georgia.

the Western theater, along the Mississippi.

Virginia.

 

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Question 63

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The charge of a "corrupt bargain" in the disputed presidential election of 1824 grew out of the fact that:

U.S. Congressmen "sold" their votes for the presidency in return for "pork-barrel" legislation..

John C. Calhoun ran for vice-president on two different tickets.

the Speaker of the House purposely miscounted the ballots.

Henry Clay apparently gave his support to John Quincy Adams in return for the position of Secretary of State.

 

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Question 64

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During its years as a Mexican province, Texas

became a haven for runaway slaves from the United States.

received offers of financial aid from Britain in return for a pledge to abolish slavery.

attracted ever-increasing numbers of American settlers with inexpensive grants of land.

expanded trade with Mexico along the Santa Fe Trail.

suffered economic devastation following the panic of 1837.

 

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Question 65

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The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution

restored the former slave states to the Union after congressional requirements were met.

made illegal the sale or transport of alcoholic beverages.

provided for the right to vote regardless of race, color, or past condition of servitude.

prohibited slavery in the United States.

defined national citizenship and prohibited the states from abridging the constitutional rights of people without due process of law.

 

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Question 66

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South Carolina's theory of "nullification" was not implemented by the other southern states.

True

False

 

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Question 67

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Horace Mann did not believe that it was proper for the public schools to teach social values alongside academic subjects to students.

False

True

 

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Question 68

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The Whig party was formed primarily to oppose the political goals of Andrew Jackson.

True

False

 

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Question 69

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The first territorial elections in Kansas were controlled by pro-slavery settlers, aided by thousands of residents from _____________________ who crossed the border to vote illegally.

Ohio

Oklahoma

Iowa

Nebraska

Missouri

 

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Question 70

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One of the most influential of all the women's conferences took place at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848.

False

True

 

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Question 71

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The Freedmen's Bureau attempted to assist the ex-slaves in gaining an education and receiving legal aid, transportation, and food.

True

False

 

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Question 72

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The Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision:

won widespread approval in the North.

granted citizenship to African Americans.

was later overturned on appeal.

declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional.

mandated congressional control of slavery in the territories.

 

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Question 73

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The United States' war with Mexico (Mexican War):

was an attempt by the United States to capture control of all of Mexico.

lasted longer than expected because Mexico refused to make peace despite a succession of military defeats and captured cities.

All of the answers are correct.

was an unexpected and unwelcome development for the Polk administration.

was provoked by the Mexican slaughter of Texans at the Alamo.

 

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Question 74

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By 1830, American settlers in Texas had displeased Mexican authorities by all of the following EXCEPT ONE. Which of the following WAS NOT a source of friction between Texas and the Mexican government?

generally failing to develop the level of industrialization expected by the Mexican government.

continuing to expand their use of slaves.

insisting on a greater degree of local self-government.

evading import duties and taxes.

generally failing to convert to Catholicism.

 

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Question 75

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The Southern "Slave Codes" placed restrictions on the slaves, themselves, as well as restrictions on the masters.

True

False

 

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Question 76

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Which of the following events of the Texas revolution is true?

San Jacinto proved to be the decisive battle of the war, due to the capture of Santa Anna by the Texan army.

Stephen F. Austin was imprisoned by Texans for his refusal to support the revolution.

Texans executed 350 Mexicans at Goliad in a desire to avenge Texan deaths at the Alamo.

After winning its independence, Texas was immediately made a state.

Juan Seguin led the Mexican attack on the Alamo.

 

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Question 77

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Frederick Douglass was in general opposition to the political solutions publicized in the "North Star" newspaper.

True

False

 

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Question 78

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The total calories provided to the slaves was always sufficient, but the lack of variety in their diet led to various health problems.

True

False

 

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Question 79

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From the article, "Slaves No More," former slave owners often felt confusion and despair over their own prospects for survival following the end of the war and the end of slavery.

True

False

 

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Question 80

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From the article, "Slaves No More," a number of slaves were freed and reenslaved several times before gaining their permanent freedom.

False

True

 

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Question 81

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From the article, "Slaves No More," as Confederate troops abandoned Richmond in April of 1865:

poor whites joined with former slaves in looting and rioting.

Jefferson Davis rallied Confederate troops for one last attempt to reclaim the city.

enraged whites slaughtered numerous black women and children.

enraged blacks slaughtered numerous white civillians.

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