Devry HIST 405 Final Exam Latest
TCO 4) Which of the following made up the largest segment of Spain’s colonial population by the 1700s?
Question 22 pts
(TCO 1) The Jamestown colony was established by
a joint-stock company.
an aristocratic explorer.
Question 32 pts
(TCO 4) Slave traders from the colonies
supported the kidnapping of Africans.
directly seized Africans for enslavement.
worked to remedy the poor conditions of the Middle Passage.
profited from the poor conditions of the Middle Passage.
Question 42 pts
(TCO 4) The Great Awakening led to
declining interest in religion.
strengthened evangelical sects, such as the Baptists.
Question 52 pts
(TCO 2) At the First Continental Congress, delegates, such as Patrick Henry and John Adams, encouraged colonists to think of themselves as
Question 62 pts
(TCO 2) According to the Loyalists, legitimate authority over the colonists was held by the
government in Washington, D.C.
Question 72 pts
(TCO 2) The Patriots would not have won the Battle of Yorktown and the American Revolution without help from
Question 82 pts
(TCO 1) Congress called a convention to revise the Articles of Confederation because
states wanted the power to regulate commerce.
state governments called for a new constitution.
the federal government wanted states to collect taxes.
the federal government needed to be made stronger.
Question 92 pts
(TCO 1) The constitution divides government power
among many different states.
among multiple branches of national government.
among representatives of the people.
between state and national government.
Question 102 pts
(TCO 3) The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 secured the presidency for
John Quincy Adams
Question 112 pts
(TCO 3) In the early 19th century, the largest source of European immigration came from
Question 122 pts
(TCO 3) Cotton production was especially intensive in that part of the South referred to as
The Black Belt.
The Cotton Belt.
The Sun Belt.
The Slave Belt.
Question 132 pts
(TCO 3) Which of the following helped James K. Polk win a decisive presidential victory?
The Mexican War
Polk’s vow to obtain both Texas and Oregon
Polk’s opposition to Manifest Destiny
The Texan revolt
Question 142 pts
(TCO 2) Congress tried to resolve the dispute between the North and the South about slavery in the territories by
repealing the Wilmot Proviso.
adopting the Wilmot Proviso.
adopting the Compromise of 1850.
repealing the Compromise of 1850.
Question 152 pts
(TCO 2) How did Northerners respond to the Fugitive Slave Act?
Some northern states enacted legislation opposing it.
Some northern states supported it.
Some northern states enacted the Wilmot Proviso.
Some northern states challenged it in the Supreme Court.
Question 162 pts
(TCO 8) One advantage the South had over the North was that southerners believed
that slavery was not that important.
one southerner could whip 10 Yankees.
that the North lacked the courage to fight.
deeply in Lincoln’s ability to avoid war.
Question 172 pts
(TCO 8) Which Civil War battle decisively turned the tide of the war in favor of the Union?
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Vicksburg
Battle of Richmond
Battle of Gettysburg
Question 182 pts
(TCO 10) 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.
Question 192 pts
(TCO 10) Progressivism and populism largely differed in
that progressives built political coalitions that transcended party lines.
Question 202 pts
(TCO 7) The decisive battles in World War I were fought
on the Eastern Front.
on the Western Front.
Question 212 pts
(TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships?
Question 222 pts
(TCO 11) This trial became a symbol of the conflict within Protestantism between modernists and fundamentalists.
Scopes Monkey Trial
Sacco and Vanzetti Trial
Fatty Arbuckle Trial
None of the above
Question 232 pts
(TCO 11) Which President was named Silent Cal?
Warren G. Harding
Question 242 pts
(TCO 11) The Great Depression affected
only American farmers.
only the U.S. economy.
only the U.S. and European economies.
the global economy.
Question 252 pts
(TCO 7) Hitler justified Germany’s aggression by stating that
Germany needed living space in the East for its people.
he wanted to preserve order in Czechoslovakia.
he wanted to spread communism in Austria and other countries.
he felt that other European leaders approved of his policies.
Question 2650 pts
(TCOs 1 and 2) Identify and describe the main provisions of the Constitution of 1787. Make sure you analyze the compromises made at the convention to ensure the passage of the new federal constitution. Then discuss the formation of America’s first two political parties, the Democratic-Republicans and the Federalists. What were the major differences and who were the best-known members of each party? Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
Question 2750 pts
(TCO 2) Identify and analyze the Dred Scott decision. Be sure to discuss the political reaction to this decision. Then analyze the election of 1860 and how the controversy over slavery divided the party into northern and southern branches. Analyze the ascendency of Abraham Lincoln to the presidency. Be sure to use enough details to support your answer.
Question 2850 pts
(TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two major reasons for the growing call in the late 1800s for the United States to become a global empire. Then identify and describe one of the first events that signaled the beginning of American imperialism. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
Question 2950 pts
(TCOs 7 and 9) Identify and analyze the main events of the Korean War and Cuban Missile Crisis. Then assess how these events affected the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
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