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(TCO 4) Which of the following made up the largest segment of Spain’s colonial population by the 1700s?
(TCO 1) The Jamestown colony was established by
a joint-stock company.
an aristocratic explorer.
(TCO 1) Puritan leaders found Anne Hutchinson especially dangerous because she
had the support of the Pilgrims.
came from a powerful family.
(TCO 4) Why did English immigration to the colonies drop dramatically after 1660?
The English were no longer sought after as indentured servants.
The political turmoil in England kept them close to home.
The English economy improved and political and religious conflict diminished.
The English were opposed to the growing slave trade in the colonies.
(TCO 2) The French and Indian War was also called
King George’s War.
Seven Years’ War.
2 / 2 pts
(TCO 2) At the First Continental Congress, delegates represented every colony except
2 / 2 pts
(TCO 2) In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson refers to the natural rights due to every citizen as
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
(TCO 2) The Patriots would not have won the Battle of Yorktown and the American Revolution without help from
(TCO 9) Why was it difficult to make changes to the Articles of Confederation?
An amendment required approval by all 13 states.
The Articles did not provide for amending the constitution.
Two thirds of the delegates had to agree in order to amend the Articles.
The states had to convene a special committee to revise the Articles.
(TCO 1) The Three-Fifths Compromise benefited _____ states.
20 / 20 pts
(TCOs 1 and 2) Identify and analyze major actions taken by the English Parliament during the 1760s that angered the colonists, and discuss specifically at least one act that dealt with what the colonists viewed as unfair taxation. Then discuss the significance to the colonists of the Tea Act and the Coercive Acts and why these particularly galled the colonists. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
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(TCO 3) The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 secured the presidency for
John Quincy Adams.
(TCO 3) The creation of an integrated national economy became known as
the rise of factories.
(TCO 1) The bloodiest slave uprising in U.S. history was
Nat Henthoff’s Rebellion.
The Slave Rebellion of 1831.
Nat Turner’s Rebellion.
The Market Revolution.
(TCO 3) In 1847, Mormons emigrated to the area between the Rocky Mountains and the
Great Salt Lake to
escape war with Native Americans.
escape hostile neighbors.
establish the territory of Utah.
establish and cultivate farmland.
(TCO 3) Who led the Texans in drawing Santa Anna into a trap at the Battle of Jacinto?
Stephen F. Austin
(TCO 2) The Fugitive Slave Act adopted in 1850
required private citizens to assist with apprehending runaway slaves.
required private citizens to help runaway slaves escape.
applied only to northern states.
applied only to southern states.
(TCO 3) Immediately prior to Bleeding Kansas, what kind of government had been established in the Kansas-Nebraska territory?
Kansas had an antislavery government, and Nebraska had a pro-slavery government.
Kansas had only an antislavery government.
a Kansas had only pro-slavery government.
Two opposing governments were established in Kansas.
(TCO 2) Millard Fillmore, the last Whig president, angered
both the North and the South.
neither the North nor the South.
(TCO 8) Why did Lincoln announce, early in the Civil War, that he would not free enslaved people?
He personally supported slavery.
He wanted to trick the South into surrendering.
He wanted to impress European leaders.
He wanted to keep the border states in the Union.
(TCO 8) Which of the following characterizes Sherman’s march across Georgia?
He took the shortest, narrowest route.
He only destroyed Confederate military sites.
He destroyed everything in his path.
He tried to negotiate with southerners.
(TCO 2) Identify and analyze the main provisions of the Compromise of 1850. Be sure to analyze the problem of California and how this led to the Compromise. Then analyze how the Compromise set off a storm of political controversy between 1849 and 1850.Identify the key players and how they viewed the Compromise. What was the role of President Zachary Taylor in these discussions? Be sure to use enough details to support your answer.
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(TCO 10) Many immigrants came to the U.S. to avoid
(TCO 2) Some neighborhoods and even industries came to be associated with immigrants of a particular nationality because immigrants
could learn only one job.
refused most work offered to them.
would work only for one employer.
tended to settle in nationality groups.
(TCO 6) One justification for the new social and economic order of the North was based on
None of the above
(TCO 10) How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affect industrial reforms?
Managers began locking the exits of factories.
Progressives began to focus on other areas for reforms.
Congress passed laws that increased the work day to 12 hours.
Cities and states began passing laws to make workplaces safer.
(TCO 6) Most U.S. casualties during the Spanish-American War were caused by
(TCO 7) What nation informed American authorities about the Zimmermann note?
2 / 2 pts
(TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships?
(TCO 11) The popularity of the automobile in the 1920s led to a(n)
increase in commercial air travel.
decrease in the number of motels.
increase in bridge and tunnel construction to link cities to suburbs
decline in steel production in the U.S.
(TCO 11) What brought the Harding Administration to an end?
President Harding was impeached.
President Harding was defeated in the 1924 election.
President Harding died of a heart attack.
President Harding resigned in response to the Teapot Dome scandal.
(TCO 11) The Great Depression affected
only American farmers.
only the U.S. economy.
only the U.S. and European economies.
the global economy.
(TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least one cause of World War I. Then analyze the events that drew the United States into World War I. Evaluate America’s contribution to the war effort and to what extent America’s entry contributed to the end of the war.Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
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