US History Unit Exam quiz

Question 1 of 33

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The Hartford convention was held in 1804.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 33

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Who founded the Democratic-Republican Party?

Select one of the following:

  • John Adams and George Washington

  • Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

  • Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses Grant

Question 3 of 33

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The Federalist Party supported a strong national government and a friendly relationship with Great Britain.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 33

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Mark which of the following things Andrew Jackson did.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Beat his attempted assassin with a wooden cane

  • Hung John C. Calhoun

  • Became President of the United States

  • Hated the US bank

  • Belonged to the Union

Question 5 of 33

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Who was John Brown?

Select one of the following:

  • A freed slave who helped Abraham Lincoln end slavery.

  • A military leader for the Confederacy.

  • Abolitionist who led the raid on Harpers Ferry.

Question 6 of 33

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The slogan of the Republican Party was "Free land, Free slaves, Free Republic"

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 33

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The Cotton Boom improved the economy and cotton was being produced faster than ever.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 33

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Who was Eli Whitney?

Select one of the following:

  • An abolitionist who wrote the journal, "North Star"

  • The inventor of the Cotton Gin

  • Tecumseh's life long enemy

Question 9 of 33

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What did the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments do for the United States?

Select one of the following:

  • They officially put an end to slavery.

  • They declared the western territories free land.

  • They banned freed slaves from leaving their home state.

  • They declared Texas American territory.

Question 10 of 33

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Tecumseh was the Native American leader of the Cherokee who tried desperately to keep his people in Georgia.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 33

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Check the territories the US bought in the Mexican-American War

Select one or more of the following:

  • Utah

  • Arizona

  • Colorado

  • Washington

  • Texas

  • Idaho

  • California

  • Nevada

  • New Mexico

  • Oklahoma

Question 12 of 33

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The Dred Scott Decision is considered the one unconstitutional decision the Supreme Court has ever made.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 33

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Abraham Lincoln was America's second republican president.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 33

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What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

Select one of the following:

  • The declaration of Kansas and Nebraska to be free states

  • The official statement that Kansas had slaves and Nebraska was free.

  • The order which said popular sovereignty would decide about slavery.

  • The law which said slave owners must buy new slaves in Kansas or Nebraska and not bring their own when moving there

Question 15 of 33

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William Lloyd Garrison was a radical Yankee abolitionist who founded the leading anti-slavery journal.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 33

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The Emancipation Proclamation was Abe Lincoln's order and not another president's.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 33

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Check what was important to Northern Democrats.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Anti-Slavery

  • Pro-Slavery

  • The Bill of Rights

  • Protection for all Citizens

Question 18 of 33

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Who won the election of 1860?

Select one of the following:

  • John C. Breckenridge (Southern Democrat)

  • John Bell (Constitutional Union)

  • Stephen Douglas (Democrat)

  • Abraham Lincoln (Republican)

Question 19 of 33

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Thomas Jefferson purchased the west coast territory.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 33

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Why did the Constitutional Union fight in the Civil War?

Select one of the following:

  • To get MORE LAND

  • To free other slaves

  • To keep the Union United

  • To ally with Britain against the Confederacy.

Question 21 of 33

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How were steamboats used at this time?

Select one or more of the following:

  • For tourists staying by the river

  • Trade on the River

  • Reaching the West Coast

  • A different form of living, alternative to houses

  • Civil war fighting

Question 22 of 33

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The 3/5 clause was made to make southerners happy.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 33

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Nat Turner had prophecies which told him to kill white people.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 24 of 33

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Why did Bleeding Kansas happen?

Select one of the following:

  • Slave owners were upset by the Missouri compromise and wanted more states on the Louisiana Territory to have slaves.

  • Slave owners wanted to get more land in Kansas, so they violently forced the citizens to vote for slavery.

  • There was a law that any fleeing slaves found in Kansas should be killed.

Question 25 of 33

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The Missouri Compromise let Missouri be free among slave-owning Louisiana territory.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 26 of 33

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Who was Frederick Douglas?

Select one of the following:

  • The vice president of the United States from 1860-1868

  • A freed slave from Maryland

  • A white abolitionist from Massachusetts

  • The leader of the Tennessee militia

Question 27 of 33

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The Trail of Tears, despite its name, was fairly peaceful and the Native Americans enjoyed their new homes.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 28 of 33

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What was decided for California in the Compromise of 1850?

Select one of the following:

  • It would be slave-owning.

  • Slavery would be determined by popular sovereignty.

  • It would be free.

Question 29 of 33

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Was the Raid on Harper's Ferry successful?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 30 of 33

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Who was the war of 1812 between?

Select one of the following:

  • Texas and the US

  • Shawnee and the US

  • UK and the US

  • UK and Canada

Question 31 of 33

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Which political party favored states' rights and a weak federal government?

Select one of the following:

  • The Democratic Party

  • The Republican Party

  • The Constitutional Union Party

Question 32 of 33

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Manifest Destiny stated that it was wrong to take over the west

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 33 of 33

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Southern Democrats supported the notion of westward expansion.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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