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Need help is US history.


1.There were a number of political, economic, and social challenges

facing the United States after the Civil War.

What was primarily a social challenge? 

  • incorporating freed slaves into the post-Civil War South
  • restoring the devalued currency of the Confederacy
  • rebuilding the destroyed southern infrastructure
  • managing the growth and increased centralization of the federal government

2.What was the result of the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861? 

  • President Lincoln called up militia to help put down the rebellion.
  • The Civil War began and President Davis sent troops to Richmond.
  • President Lincoln and President Davis held a series of talks to avert war and settle the issues.
  • The Union forces repelled the attack and the fort remained in Union hands.

3.What best describes Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and Oregon during the Civil War? 

  • border states
  • organized territories
  • Confederate states
  • Union states

4.What was not an element of Abraham Lincoln's platform in 1860? 

  • making slavery legal in U.S. territories
  • building a transcontinental railroad
  • passing a homestead act for western settlement
  • stopping the spread of slavery

5.Which ruling did the Supreme Court make in the Dred Scott decision? 

  • Slavery was a choice each state could make.
  • Slavery was illegal in the northern States.
  • Slaves were property.
  • Slaves were U.S. citizens.

6.What was Stephen Douglas's theory of popular sovereignty? 

  • Just because it was popular in some places, slavery should not be permitted.
  • The president was elected by the people and should make decisions about slavery.
  • The will of the people should dictate who would be governor.
  • People within a territory should choose whether to allow slavery or not.

7.What did President James Polk do to gain additional U.S. territory, including California and New Mexico?

  • asked Henry Clay to serve as ambassador to Mexico
  • agreed to trade Texas for California
  • asked Congress for a formal declaration of war on Mexico
  • signed a treaty with Mexico

Thank you so much if you helped in advance !!

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