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  • Question 1
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    Q. How did the loss of its control of the Mississippi River contribute to the defeat of the Confederacy?
    answer choices
    The river had provided direct access to the Union's base of military operations.
    The river had provided the Confederacy with a power source for factories and mills.
    Losing control of the river divided the Confederacy in two and cut off its supplies.
    Losing control of the river removed the physical barrier between slave and free states
  • Question 2
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    Q. A biography of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson would include his involvement in which Civil War events?
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    The First Battle of Bull Run and teh Confederate victory at Federicksburg.
    The Union capture of Atlanta and the to the Sea through Georgia
    The Virginia Peninsula campaign and the Union victory at Gettysburg
    The campaigns in northern Virginia and the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of these correctly describes the effect of the Compromise of 1850 on escaped slaves and freedman?
    answer choices
    Members of both groups were captured under the Fugitive Slave  Law.
    Members of both could be sold in Washington, DC slave markets.
    Unlike freedmen, escaped slaves were welcome in the gold mines of California
    Unlike escaped slaves, freedmen could vote in the territories of the Mexican Cession
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following completes the diagram?    
    Encouraged African Americans to fight for the Union----Strengthened the Union militarily and politically---Shifted the focus of the war to freedom for all
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    President Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
    The Gettysburg Address
    The Emancipation Proclamation
    13th Amendment
  • Question 5
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    Q. Who said "I was a conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years...."
    answer choices
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Harriett Tubman
    Phillis Wheatley
  • Question 6
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    Q. Abolitionists were an important interest group in the years before the Civil War.  Which statement best summarizes their view points?
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    Popular sovereignty should determine whether or not slavery should be permitted in new territories.
    Slavery is immoral and should be prohibited throughout the United States.
    Southern slaves are better treated than Northern factory workers because they are cared for by their owners in their college
    Women are the equals of men, and laws discriminating against them should be abolished
  • Question 7
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    Q. What was a result of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854?
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    Fighting broke out between pro-slavery and anti-slavery groups in Kansas.
    Kansas entered the Union as a slave state through popular sovereignty in 1856.
    Nebraskan settlers who supported abolition moved to Kansas
    The boundary established by the Missouri Compromise of 1820 was extended farther south
  • Question 8
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    Q. What idea does President Lincoln express in his First Inaugural Address in 1861?
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    The Union exists only through the consent of sovereign states.
    The Union matters more than current disagreements between states.
    The Union requires a nationwide decision on slavery
    The Union will be preserved though military force if necessary
  • Question 9
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    Q. In the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford, the Supreme Court reopened the issue of the extension of slavery into the territories of the Louisiana Purchase by deciding that--
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    Slaves were citizens of the United States with equal rights
    Slaves were property, which  could not be restricted by Congress
    Slavery violated the US Constitution because it deprived individuals of their liberty
    Congress had within its authority the power to confiscate a slaveholder's property
  • Question 10
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    Q. The debates that took place in the first half of the nineteenth century over nullification and secession involved--
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    the constitutional system of checks and balances
    the rights of an individual in a free society
    the balance between state and federal government power
    the regulation of interstate commerce
  • Question 11
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    Q. What was one impact of the dispute over tariffs in the 1820s and 1830s?
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    American industry fell behind British industry in sales to American consumer
    Americans suffered an economic depression from the high prices of manufactured products
    Southerners and Northerners developed different attitudes towards the nature of the federal Union
  • Question 12
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    Q. In the period before the outbreak of the Civil War, slavery dominated the economy of the Southern states, but failed to survive in the North.  Which geographic factor helps explain the difference?
    answer choices
    The Abolitionist Movement was more active in the North because the North was more densely populated.
    The South's climate and landforms were more favorable to the plantation system than in the North.
    Slaves found it easier to escape the North because of its dense forests
    More slave ships arrived in Southern ports because the South had better natural harbors
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which event best completes the timeline?
    1793  Invention of Cotton Gin
    1808  Abolition of Slave Trade
    1857 Dred Scott Decision
    1861 Outbreak of Civil War
    1862 Emancipation Proclamation
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    John Brown's Raid On Harper's Ferry
    The Northwest Ordinance
    First enslaved persons arrive from Africa
    Naval Blockade of the South
  • Question 14
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    Q. In the early 19th century, differences between the North, South and West encouraged the rise of sectionalism.  Which of the following identifies a major cause of these differences?
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    The different responses of each section to the rise of manufacturing.
    The desire of each section to maintain slaves as household servants.
    The competition between sections to become dominate in manufacturing
    The differences between these sections in accepting overseas immigration
  • Question 15
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    Q. Both the Missouri Compromise of 1820  and the Compromise of 1850 settled conflicts between the North and the South over--
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    The admission of new states into the Union
    Presidential Election results
    Immigration to the United States
    The role of the Supreme Court in declaring acts unconstitutional
  • Question 16
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    Q. Based on these headlines, what conclusion can be drawn about slavery?
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    The issue of slavery was important as territories became new states in the West
    Slavery in the United States was no longer a controversial issue by the 1850s
    Congress was always able to reach a compromise on slavery
    Western territories refused to allow slavery in their territories
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which title best completes the diagram?
    answer choices
    Key Events of the Civil War
    Causes of the Civil War
    Individual Rights during the Civil War
    The Nullification Crisis
  • Question 18
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    Q. Separate regions of the United States have displayed differences in principal economic activities throughout history. What was on effect of these differences in the nineteenth century?
    answer choices
    Different sections of the nation often disagreed on key federal policies, such as tariffs
    Americans were unable to agree on the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade
    The federal government was unable to agree on the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade
    Each major region of the nation remained isolated and largely self-sufficient
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which correctly describes the relationship of the data shown on these graphs?
    answer choices
    An increase in the slave population led to a sharp decline in cotton production
    Increasing cotton production led to an increase demand for slave labor
    Cotton production and the growth of the slave population in the United States were unrelated
    The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 led to a decline in the demand for slave labor to clean raw cotton by hand
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. What was on major impact of this novel?
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    Congress was inspired to pass laws outlawing the abuse of slaves
    Support grew for the abolitionist movement
    The profits from book sales funded early labor organizations
    The Supreme Court overturned the fugitive slave laws
  • Question 21
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    Q. Which set of events is in chronological order?
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    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Dred Scott decision
    Missouri Compromise
    Lincoln-Douglas debates
     Compromise of 1850
    Missouri Compromise
    Compromise of 1850
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Dred Scott decision
    Lincoln-Douglas debates
    Compromise of 1850
    Missouri Compromise
    Dred Scott Decision
    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Lincoln-Douglas debates
  • Question 22
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    Q. Which of the following was an argument made against slavery in the Thirteen Colonies?
    answer choices
    Farmers argued that using slave labor was expensive and inefficient
    Quakers argued that slavery violated Christian principles
    Manufacturers argues that slavery discouraged the development of industry
    Puritans argues that the slave trade encouraged materialism
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q. The Hudson River School artists were influenced by the –
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    Success of social reform movements in the United States
    Natural landscape of the United States
    Migration of settlers to the US frontier
    Environmental effects of US industrialization
  • Question 24
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    Q. What was a major result of the Missouri Compromise?
    answer choices
    It rapidly expanded railroad construction in southern states
     It temporarily relieved sectional tensions
    It increased the number of immigrants settling in northern states
    It provided financing for canal construction
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