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1)The Mayflower Compact... was the first constitution”

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1)The Mayflower Compact...

was the first “constitution” adopted in North America.

was the Pilgrims' declaration of independence from England.

proclaimed the Pilgrims' new religious denomination, known as the Separatist Church.

pledged the settlers of the Plymouth Colony to create a democratic form of government.

Question 10

In the election of 1864, Lincoln...

won by a slim margin, thanks to the votes of Union soldiers.

was swept to victory by Sherman's victory at Atlanta.

won despite the fact that three out of every four Union soldiers voted against him.

lost the popular vote to McClellan, but won the electoral vote.

Question 11

The Missouri Compromise of 1820...

resulted from the conciliatory efforts of Congressman James Tallmadge of New York.

provided for Maine to enter the Union as a free state in 1820, and Missouri to enter as a slave state the following year.

prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory south of latitude 36°30´.

convinced the aged and retired Thomas Jefferson that the peaceful extinction of slavery by mutual agreement was now in sight.

Question 12

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes the American party system by the early 1840s?

As the 1840 election demonstrated, the Whigs held the edge in party discipline and mass loyalty.

The two parties offered virtually the same social and economic platform but employed differing campaign styles to attract voters.

the practice of Americans voting for a particular party along ethnic and religious lines began to emerge.

The Democrats had a major advantage in their wealth and the cohesiveness of their leadership and support.

Question 13

Around 1820-1840, the economic conditions for casual day laborers in American cities...

improved because they gained greater geographical mobility and were in high demand on new construction projects everywhere.

held steady, neither improving nor worsening.

bore the brunt of unemployment during business depressions.

improved slightly because, even though their wages were declining relative to living costs, they benefited from a heightened sense of charity among the middle class.

Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

By 1840 the South was on the cutting edge of the Market Revolution because...

it produced and exported 1.5 million bales of raw cotton, over two-thirds of the world supply.

planters were using European immigrants as industrial workers.

planters were building factories to process cotton.

southern society was dominated by free labor.

Question 15 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes immigration during the 1840s and 1850s?

Most immigrants settled in the South to take advantage of jobs in industry and agriculture.

Most of the Irish who arrived were poverty-stricken peasants.

The largest group of immigrants came from eastern and southern Europe.

The poorest immigrants came from Wales and Scotland.
Question 16 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

A successful, full-scale revolt was nearly impossible for colonial-era slaves to achieve primarily because...

even the Indians would refuse to help them if they escaped.

whites were armed and, except in coastal South Carolina, outnumbered slaves.

whites enlisted Native Americans to track down rebellious slaves.

revolt would endanger the slaves' communities and families.

Question 17 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

At the same time that Parliament imposed the Stamp Act, it also passed the Quartering Act, which required...

Americans to vacate their houses or take in British troops on the demand of any commander.

colonial governments to provide barracks and food for British troops.

that Americans convicted of treason be hanged and “quartered”; that is, cut into four pieces by the hangman.

that collectors of the stamp tax receive a commission of one-quarter of the revenue they took in.

Question 18 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Compromise of 1850 did not include which of the following?

Abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia.

Adoption of a strong fugitive slave law.

The organization of the New Mexico and Utah territories on the basis of popular sovereignty.

Abolition of slavery in the Oregon Territory.

Question 19 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

During their first couple of years in the Jamestown colony, the English migrants...

doubled the size of their population.

produced an agricultural surplus--enough to trade with the Native Americans.

lived remarkably disease-free.

suffered from famine and diseases that killed more than half the population.
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Expert:  Chris M. replied 3 years ago.

Hello, and thanks for the question.

 

1)The Mayflower Compact...
was the first "constitution" adopted in North America.

10. was swept to victory by Sherman's victory at Atlanta.

11. provided for Maine to enter the Union as a free state in 1820, and Missouri to enter as a slave state the following year.

12. As the 1840 election demonstrated, the Whigs held the edge in party discipline and mass loyalty.

13. improved slightly because, even though their wages were declining relative to living costs, they benefited from a heightened sense of charity among the middle class.

14. it produced and exported 1.5 million bales of raw cotton, over two-thirds of the world supply.

15. Most of the Irish who arrived were poverty-stricken peasants.

16. whites were armed and, except in coastal South Carolina, outnumbered slaves.

17. Americans to vacate their houses or take in British troops on the demand of any commander.

18. Abolition of slavery in the Oregon Territory.

19. suffered from famine and diseases that killed more than half the population.

 

Hope this helps!

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Mob violence against abolitionists...

was confined to border and southern cities such as Baltimore, St. Louis, New Orleans, and Nashville.

was sometimes led by well-to-do "gentlemen of property and standing."

targeted only the free black communities and the homes of prominent abolitionist spokespersons.

never resulted in the death of an abolitionist spokesperson or free black.
Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison...

attacked the US Constitution because it condoned slavery.

was a minister who came to his antislavery convictions through the evangelical crusades of the 1820s.

demanded the immediate abolition of slavery, with federally funded compensation for former slaveholders.

criticized the colonizationists for moving too slowly in their efforts to emancipate slaves.

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

In the aftermath of the nullification crisis, President Jackson responded to southern concerns about the tariff by...

insisting that high protective tariffs were in the national interest.

attempting unsuccessfully to have Congress repeal the Tariff of 1832.

persuading Congress to pass new legislation enacting a compromise tariff to gradually reduce duties.

ignoring the issue.

Question 26 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

All of the following are rights guaranteed by the first ten amendments to the Constitution except...

the right to a jury trial.

the right to vote.

the right to bear arms.

freedom of speech.

Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Fifteenth Amendment...

prohibited state governments from using property requirements to disqualify blacks from voting.

gave the full vote to all adult African Americans.

prohibited state governments from using literacy tests and poll taxes to prevent blacks from voting.

forbade states from denying any citizen the right to vote on the grounds of race, color, or previous condition as a slave.

Question 28 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Whiskey Rebellion was significant for all of the following reasons except...

the Whiskey rebels were acting in the tradition of the Patriots of 1765 and the Shaysites of 1786, only now they also waved banners proclaiming the French Revolutionary slogan “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.”

Washington used force to put down the first strong challenge to the federal government's authority in order to make and enforce a law.

by suppressing the revolt, Washington deterred secessionist movements on the frontier.

when he learned that Thomas Jefferson covertly supported the insurgents, Washington publicly broke with him, precipitating open party conflict.

Question 29 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The ancestors of the Native American peoples...

always lived in the Western Hemisphere.

migrated by sea from Polynesia.

migrated by sea from China.

migrated by land from northeastern Asia.

Question 30 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

In their petitions to Congress in the 1830s, abolitionists frequently called for...

appropriating funds to compensate slave owners for emancipating their slaves.

abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia.

ending the Atlantic slave trade.

impeaching any president who condoned slavery and barring slave owners from serving in Congress.

Question 31 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787...

prohibited slavery in the Northwest Territory.

funded an exploratory party to locate the Northwest Passage.

provided for the eventual creation of eight to ten new states in the Northwest Territory.

required compulsory elementary education in each new township in the Northwest Territory.
Question 32 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

Which of the following does not help to explain the diminishing effectiveness of Reconstruction in the South?

Northerners tired of the expense and violence that supporting Reconstruction engendered.

Racism among moderate Republicans led them to ascribe Republican defeats in the South to the incompetence of black politicians.

A severe depression in 1873 distracted Northerners from the social and racial issues of Reconstruction.

The expanded presence of federal troops and officials from 1875 to 1877 brought about an escalation in southern terrorist retaliation.

Question 33 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Glorious Revolution in England and America...

had little impact on either England or North America apart from deposing the Stuarts and barring Roman Catholics from the English throne.

contributed significantly to the creation of a new empire based on commerce, with a curb on royal monopolies, encouragement of enterprising merchants, and development of the American colonies as a source of wealth.

created democratic governments in Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland, but not in England.

represented a major step toward democracy in both England and the North American colonies.

Question 34 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Spanish Franciscan missionaries...

tried to impose cultural assimilation and forced labor along with religious conversion of indigenous peoples.

became large landowners who collected tribute from the Indians.

outlawed slavery in the Spanish colonies.

adapted to native culture almost completely.

Question 35 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

In early nineteenth-century America...

the rise in political status of ordinary white men was accompanied by a decline in the political rights of women and free blacks.

most newly organized free states granted the right to vote to adult black men who owned specified amounts of freehold property.

Pennsylvania and New York allowed all free adult black males to vote.

women were granted the right to vote only in New Jersey in 1807.
Question 36 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

According to the Constitution, which branch of government is responsible for readmitting states that have seceded from the Union?

the Constitution does not address this question.

the executive branch.

the judicial branch.

the legislative branch.

Question 37 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes the relationship between church and state in post-revolutionary America?

Most citizens accepted the principle of separation of church and state.

The Baptist Church led the campaign for state protection and funding of all Christian denominations.

Most religious denominations served their links to the states.

By 1787, the Anglican Church of Virginia was the only example of an established church in any state.

Question 38 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

A peace treaty was not signed until nearly two years after the surrender at Yorktown because...

the American negotiators sought delays so that state governments could coordinate their demands.

France and Spain stalled, hoping for some major naval victory or territorial conquest.

members of Parliament could not reach agreement on the concessions that they were willing to make.

the usual delays in transatlantic communications prolonged the process.

Question 39 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

A famous Native American who wanted to unite the tribes east of the Mississippi into a confederation during the late 1700s, and was killed in the War of 1812, was:

Sitting Bull

Tecumseh

Geronimo



Question 40 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

Martin Van Buren's most significant contribution to American political history in the 1820s was his...

pioneering work in making party discipline an effective tool for governing in a democracy.

behind-the-scenes efforts to settle the confused election of 1824 by putting John Quincy Adams in the White House and making Henry Clay secretary of state.

development of the techniques of mass electioneering that brought about XXXXX XXXXX's election in 1828.

1827 book Democracy in America, which showed how democracy could work in American society.

Question 41 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

On the eve of European colonization of the Americas, most Western Europeans lived in...

small, relatively isolated, rural communities.

booming new cities and towns.

the older cathedral cities.

the castles that dotted the countryside.

Question 42 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The plantation elite were characterized by all of the following criteria except...

roughly three thousand families comprised of the plantation elite category.

plantation elites owned more than 1,000 slaves.

plantation elites owned huge tracts of fertile land.

plantation elites were both traditional aristocrats from the Old South and market entrepreneurs of the New South.

Question 43 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo...

was rejected by the US Senate.

prohibited slavery in all territories ceded by Mexico, including Texas.

ceded Alta, California; New Mexico; and Texas north of the Nueces River to the United States, in addition to requiring Mexico to pay reparations of more than $50 million.

purchased more than one-third of Mexico's territory for $15 million.

Question 44 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The three-day Battle of Gettysburg resulted in...

a decline in northern popular support for the war.

Democratic victories in state and local elections in Ohio, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Lee's loss of over half his Army of Northern Virginia.

the Confederate elections of 1863 to turn sharply against supporters of Jefferson Davis.

Question 45 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

The movement toward secession in the winter of 1860-1861 was most rapid in...

the Upper South.

South Carolina.

Virginia.

Georgia.
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