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Folder: American History Title: Hamilton’s Economic Program Category: American History/Hamilton/Economic Programs 1. Alexander Hamilton’s economic program was designed primarily to:

a. prepare the United States for war in the event Britain failed to vacate its posts in the Northwest

b. provide a platform for the fledgling Federalist Party’s 1792 campaign

*c. establish the financial stability and credit of the new government

d. ensure northern dominance over the southern states in order to abolish slavery

e. win broad political support for his own candidacy for the presidency in 1792

 

Folder: American History Title: Women’s Rights Category: American History/19century,American History/Women’s Rights 2) The development of the early nineteenth-century concept of “separate spheres” for the sexes encouraged all of the following EXCEPT



*a) acceptance of a woman as the intellectual equal of a man

b) idealization of the “lady”

c) designation of the home as the appropriate place for a woman

d) emphasis on child care as a prime duty of a woman

e) establishment of a moral climate in the home
3) The attached graph refutes which of the following statements?

a. There were more Black people than White people in the antebellum South.

*b. Most southern families held slaves.

c. Most southern families lived in rural areas.

d. The southern population was much smaller than that of the North.

e. Slaveholders were an extremely powerful group.


Title: Great Awakening 4. The First Great Awakening led to all of the following EXCEPT

~ Each of these "Great Awakenings" was characterized by widespread revivals led by evangelical Protestant ministers, a sharp increase of interest in religion, a profound sense of conviction and redemption on the part of those affected, a jump in evangelical church membership, and the formation of new religious movements and denominations.

a. separatism and secession from established churches

*b. the renewed persecution of witches

c. the growth of institutions of higher learning

d. a flourishing of the missionary spirit.

e. a greater appreciation for the emotional experiences of faith.
Folder: American History Title: Modern Election 1840 5. The presidential election of 1840 is often considered the first “modern” election because both parties for the first time widely campaigned among all the eligible voters

~ Both parties for the first time widely campaigned among all the eligible voters

*A. T

B. F
6. Frederick Jackson Turner’s “frontier hypothesis” focused on the importance of the absence of a feudal aristocracy



a. True

*b. False

7. The National Road was constructed primarily for the purpose of promoting trade and communication with the Old Northwest

~ Other areas that people felt were primary purposes but were wrong include: demarcating the southwestern boundary of the Louisiana Purchase, opening the Southwest to rangers and assisting the movement of settlers to the Oregon Country

*a. TRUE

b. FALSE
Type: MA 8) By the end of the seventeenth century, which of the following was true of women in New England?

a. They had begun to challenge their subordinate role in society.

*b. They were a majority in many church congregations.

*c. They did not vote in local elections.

d. They frequently divorced their husbands.

e. They could lead town meetings.
Type: MA Title: Colonial Married Women 9. Which of the following was true of a married woman in the colonial era?

a. She would be sentenced to debtors’ prison for debts incurred by her husband.

*b. She could not vote as her husband’s proxy in elections.

*c. She generally lost control of her property when she married.

d. She was the beneficiary by law of her husband’s estate.

e. Her legal rights over her children were the same as those of her husband.


Type: E Title: Embargo Act of 1807 10. Describe the effects the Embargo Act of 1807 had on the United States?

~ The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars. The circumstances leading to the embargo arose from flagrant violations of US neutrality, in which American merchantmen and their cargo were seized as contraband of war by the belligerent European navies. The British Royal Navy, in particular, resorted to impressment, forcing thousands of American seamen into service on their warships. Great Britain and France, engaged in a life or death struggle for control of Europe, rationalized the plunder of US shipping as incidental to war and necessary for their survival. The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair was a particularly egregious example of British aggression violating American neutrality. The deliberate diplomatic insults and presumptuous official orders issued in support of these depredations by European powers were widely recognized as grounds for a US declaration of war.


 Type: E Title: Manifest Destiny 11. Identify and explain the ideas/beliefs of Manifest Destiny.

~Commerce and industry would decline as the nation expanded its agricultural base.


Type: F 12. The Soviet Union sending missiles to Cuba was an immediate consequence to which incident? _____

~ The failed invasion severely embarrassed the Kennedy Administration and made Castro wary of future US intervention in Cuba. As a result of the failure, CIA Director Allen Dulles, CIA Deputy Director Charles Cabell, and Deputy Director for Plans Richard Bissell were all forced to resign. All three were held responsible for the planning of the operation at the CIA. Responsibility of the Kennedy administration and the US State Department for modifications of the plans was not apparent until later.

a. Bay of Pigs| bay of pigs Cuban missile crisis| bay of pigs invasion
Type: F Title: Japanese Relocation 13) Which of the following is true of the Who claimed that military necessity justified the forced relocation of Japanese Americans from the West Coast during the Second World War? _____

a. President Roosevelt|Franklin Roosevelt|FDR


Type: F Title: WWII President Category: American History/WWII

14) Franklin Roosevelt was the _____ during _____.

a. president

b. WW2|WWII|World War Two| World War 2|World War II


Type: F Title: WWII President Category: American History/WWII

15) Franklin Roosevelt was the __1__ during __2__.

a. president

b. WW2|WWII|World War Two| World War 2|World War II


Type: F Title: WWII President Category: American History/WWII

16) Franklin Roosevelt was the [1] during [2].

a. president

b. WW2|WWII|World War Two| World War 2|World War II


Type: F Title: WWII President Category: American History/WWII

17) Franklin Roosevelt was the [a] during [b].

a. president

b. WW2|WWII|World War Two| World War 2|World War II


Type: F Title: WWII President Category: American History/WWII

18) Franklin Roosevelt was the [A] during [B].



a. president

b. WW2|WWII|World War Two| World War 2|World War II

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