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In what order did the following states secede from the Union?
Alabama; Virginia; South Carolina
Virginia; South Carolina; Kentucky; Alabama
South Carolina; Virginia; Kentucky; Alabama
South Carolina; Alabama; Virginia
Which statement about the southern economy in the later 1850s is true?
As they converted to the new agricultural machinery, southern planters found themselves deeply in debt in a time of declining profits.
Although cotton's importance as an export crop declined, it remained the primary driver of domestic economic growth.
A sense of crisis grew in the region as the price of slaves jumped and the opportunity for ordinary white southerners to purchase land declined.
The progress of transportation development reoriented western trade toward New Orleans.

Which is a correct statement regarding mid-century immigrants?
Germans fled a severe potato famine.
Immigration swelled to its highest levels during periods of economic downturns in the U.S., when employers sought cheaper labor.
Germans, Irish, and Scandinavians came seeking improved economic opportunity.
The Irish and Scandinavians tended to come as families with some resources, but the Germans were usually single men from impoverished backgrounds.

What was the Gadsden Purchase?
payment to Britain to clear the last jointly held area in the Oregon Country
an agreement with Russia to obtain Alaska
acquisition of a strip of Mexican land as a railroad route
an offer to buy Cuba from Spain that was rejected by Congress
Why was the Kansas-Nebraska Act so controversial?
Because it worked to the advantage of Douglas's home state, southerners felt betrayed.
Because it would attract immigrants who would vote Democrat, Whigs felt betrayed.
Because it did not provide for land grants along with territorial government, westerners felt betrayed.
Because it overturned a policy on slavery already in place, northerners felt betrayed.

According to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, what would be the status of slavery in those western territories?
Slavery was expressly permitted.
The people would decide.
Slavery was permitted in Kansas but banned in Nebraska.
Slavery was expressly prohibited.

The "Know-Nothing" or nativist movement (later the American party), which prospered especially in the northeastern states, was characterized by its
anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant position.
defense of Indian rights.
antislavery position.
states' rights position.

To what does "Bleeding Sumner" refer?
the threats of secession and armed defense of southern rights made by a southern Congressman
violence in a small town in Kansas
the agonized pleas on behalf of free labor made by a New York editor
violence on the floor of the U.S. Senate

While northerners increasingly feared ________, southerners raised the specter of ________.
that the West would become contaminated by black slaves; a South contaminated by northern free-labor industrialism
the South's secessionist threats; the North's determination to abolish slavery once and for all
economic uncertainty; social chaos
a Slave Power conspiracy; a conspiracy by the Black Republicans

What group was particularly susceptible to the appeal of the Know-Nothing party?
young, native-born workers
western farmers
the elderly
southern Whigs

Which of the following does NOT characterize the American economy in the 1840s and 1850s?
Agriculture remained largely unaffected by technology, and thus diminished in importance as a component of the market economy.
Transportation improvements on land and water, especially the rise of the railroad, transformed the American economy.
The maturing factory system employed a growing industrial workforce, increasingly foreign-born.
Water power was increasingly being replaced by steam power.
The Dred Scott decision
struck down the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
freed Dred Scott.
asserted that Congress could prohibit slavery in any territory.
asserted that Congress could not ban slavery from any territory.
By 1860, the forces that divided North from South were stronger than those that unified the two regions. Which of the following is NOT true?
Formerly but no longer, a national transportation network had bound the nation together, especially the upper Mississippi valley to the South.
Formerly but no longer, the sections had shared a common romantic vision of America's destiny.
Formerly but no longer, both North and South had been prejudiced against the African American.
Formerly but no longer, the political system had offered the stability of two national parties.
Are there additional questions? Or are there just 13? Thanks, Gwyn

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Which statement about the Republican party is NOT true?

It attracted a coalition of voters throughout the nation.
It was lead by a principle that slavery degraded free labor.
It emerged from a coalition of Democrats and Whigs who opposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

It was a frankly sectional party pledged to the containment of slavery.

15. The Kansas-Nebraska Act resulted in all of the following EXCEPT

the destruction of the Whig party in the South.
the formation of the new Republican party in the North.
the restoration of the Missouri Compromise.

virtual civil war in Kansas.

16. The first shots of the Civil War were fired when

Lincoln decided to hold a fort on southern soil.
northern forces invaded Virginia.
South Carolina seceded.

the Confederate States of America was established.


17. XXXXX XXXXX's raid on Harpers Ferry was significant for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

that it added to the southerners' belief that their interests could not be protected within the Union.
that it intensified southern suspicions about the Republican party.
that it intensified southern fears of slave insurrection.

that it provoked bloody retaliation against antislavery voters in Kansas.

18. By mid-century, the birth rate was declining, but population continued to grow. The explanation for this paradox is also the explanation for another development in those years,

the Gadsden Purchase.
the rise of the short-lived American party.
the rise of the medical and nursing professions in the United States.

the Ostend Manifesto.

19. What weakened the natural economic and political ties of the South to the West?

Southerners opposed federal aid for economic development.
Railroads diverted trade from the Mississippi artery to an eastward direction.
Southerners opposed federal aid for economic development, and railroads diverted trade from the Mississippi.

None of these answers is correct.



The chapter introduction tells the stories of Lawrence and Pottawatomie, Kansas, to make the point that

the ability of settlers in Kansas to disagree, yet still get along, shows that the Civil War was not necessarily inevitable.
it was deliberate, violent acts by an extremist minority that sucked Americans into civil war.
westward migration continued despite the distractions of sectional strife.
violence in Kansas discredited popular sovereignty, the only remaining compromise solution to the growing sectional split.





Which of the following was NOT included in the aging Henry Clay's proposed compromise package to "escape from crisis"?

strengthening of the federal fugitive slave law
admission of California as a free state
abolition of the slave trade in Washington D.C.

admission of Texas as a slave state

10.Which of the following ideas was Manifest Destiny NOT based on?

New lands would extend the domain of free government and free enterprise.
Anglo-Saxon racial superiority justified American absorption of inferior peoples and their lands.
America had a specially ordained mission in the world.

Conquest of new territory would prove American military superiority.


11. Mexico's northern frontier provinces developed

despite a failure of the Mexican government to provide incentives for settlement.
under the predominant influence of the Catholic church.
according to plans conceived and directed from Mexico City.

with little influence or control from Mexico City.


12. ________ initiated the politics of Manifest Destiny by pushing the annexation of the Texan Republic. He did so because, as the first vice president to become president, he alienated his own party leaders and had to find an issue that would attract popular support for his bid for a second term.

Daniel Webster
John Tyler
James K. Polk

Millard Fillmore


After successfully defeating the Mexican army, Texas

became a self-governing province within the Mexican federation.
became an independent nation, unrecognized by Mexico.
was admitted to the United States.

forced the Mexican government to recognize its independence.


14. The settlements of the Mormons in Utah

were established as family-centered communities dominated by church leaders.
were established on land grants obtained from the federal government.
at first exhibited the typical character of a raw, disproportionately male, disorderly frontier area.

at first developed as a scattered, unplanned series of refugee encampments.


15. A famous novel by the daughter of Lyman Beecher rallied northern hostility toward one particular component of the Compromise of 1850,

the provision that Mormon Utah could decide for itself whether to be slave or free.
the re-drawing of the Texas boundary.
the fugitive slave law, which allowed southerners to more easily reclaim their runaway slaves.

the failure to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia.


16. The antislavery message of the Free Soil supporters was first introduced in what form?

as a label for a new political party that attracted supporters from among both Whigs and Democrats
as a lengthy essay by a widely read editor, William Lloyd Garrison
as a proposed legislated policy: the Wilmot Proviso

as a method by which new territories would be organized in the Compromise of 1850


17. Which of the following is NOT an accurate statement concerning the consequences of the Mexican War?

The war temporarily unified the country as both parties and all sections supported President Polk and approved the war effort.
The United States purchased California and the interior southwest from Mexico.
A proposal was introduced in Congress to ban slavery in any new territory; though it never passed, the idea became central to the antislavery movement in the 1850s.

The acquisition of new territories pushed the slavery issue to the forefront of national politics.

18. In the 1848 election campaign, which party set forth a clear position on the slavery issue?

Whig party
Democratic party
Free Soil party

All these answers are correct.


19. The trek west on the Overland Trail

followed Lewis and Clark's route across the plains; and established agricultural societies that were deliberately different from those in the East.
followed traditional gender roles despite women's quest to act like men; and once in the West, the emigrants developed a new frontier society where women had little influence.
was plagued by periodic attacks by hostile Indians, but the U.S. government refused to provide a military presence before the Civil War.

was difficult and stressful on everyone involved, but placed a special strain on women.

20. Which of the following was NOT a United States territorial acquisition in the 1840s?

the area between the Rockies and California
the area between the Rockies and the Missouri River

Oregon south of the 49th parallel




Which of the following is NOT a way that the Confederacy was like the North?

Each government financed the war through taxes and issuing paper money.
Both presidents, despite little military background, ably directed the war effort.
Each government relied initially on volunteer soldiers, but later had to institute a draft, which provoked deep hostility.

The demands of war tended to increase the power of the central government and accelerate industrialization on both sides.


Lincoln, later revered as the Great Emancipator, ironically infringed on the civil liberties of northerners during the Civil War—specifically by

suspending the writ of habeas corpus in areas still in rebellion in the South.
recommending postponement of the presidential election due to be held in 1864.
defying the Supreme Court's order to free those imprisoned without being charged.

suspending the writ of habeas corpus in specified areas in the North.


3. The Union war effort began by implementing the strategy embodied in General Winfield Scott's "anaconda plan," which called for

a concealed and roundabout infiltration of Confederate territory west of the Mississippi.
postponing direct military operations until the North's industrial capacity could be brought up to full military production.
a sudden strike against a vulnerable point of the borders of the Confederacy.

encircling and squeezing the Confederacy with a naval blockade.


4. At the beginning of the Civil War, which one of the following factors favored the South?

the potential for developing an industrial base to sustain the war effort
the fact that the fighting would be on southern soil
the manpower pool

the transportation system


The Civil War marked a significant change in the history of human warfare, in all EXCEPT which of the following ways?

The complexity, size, and spatial spread of the armies on the battlefield jumped in magnitude.
It was the first total war in history.
More soldiers died of battle wounds than camp diseases.

The technology of weaponry gave the defense the advantage over the offense.


6. With respect to slavery, Lincoln at first ________, but later he ________.

was indifferent to the slavery issue; freed all slaves by executive order
resisted any interference with the institution; reluctantly went along with Congress's initiative in ending slavery by Constitutional amendment
worried about alienating the border states; proclaimed, as a military measure, that slaves in rebel areas were free

lagged behind northern opinion, which strongly supported emancipation; urged Congress not only to end slavery but also to give blacks full social and political equality


7. Lincoln finally found "his general." Who was he, and why?

General Grant, who was willing to keep attacking with the tactics of total and relentless war
General Meade, who won the decisive battle of the war at Gettysburg
General Sherman, who showed a willingness to carry the war to the South's civilian population

General McClellan, who displayed great gifts as an organizer and trainer of large armies


8. Which of the following is NOT a true statement about the impact of the war?

The principle was established that the American union is perpetual.
The loss of life nearly equaled the combined battle deaths of all of America's other wars.
The nation's political balance of power shifted dramatically.

The richest section of the country (in terms of white per capita wealth) became even richer.

9. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation declared slaves to be free

in those areas of the South under Union control.
in those areas of the South under Confederate control.
everywhere in the U.S. (including the South).

in the border states and western territories.


10. The North raised money to support the war effort through all of the following methods EXCEPT

loans (i.e., government bonds).
printing paper money.
raising taxes.

accepting fees from draftees in lieu of induction.



The chapter introduction tells the story of the first battle of Manassas (Bull Run) to make the point that

the Confederate army was unprepared to fight.
the Union army was unprepared to fight.
both sides underestimated what it would be like to fight a total war.

although the North had the advantage of initiative, the fighting would often turn out to be a series of Confederate victories against all odds.


12. The Republican Congress during the Civil War passed economic legislation that would have warmed Henry Clay's heart, including all EXCEPT

the restriction of money to hard currency ("specie").
a system of nationally-chartered banks.
a program to underwrite the costs of public colleges.

a protective tariff.


13. During the war, women of both the North and the South did all of the following EXCEPT

enter the formerly male professions of nursing and teaching.
run railroads.
run farms and plantations.

take jobs in the growing government bureaucracies.


14. According to the text, what was the event that decided the "war in the balance"—that is, the event that both ended any last hopes of the Confederacy and assured the abolition of slavery?

the elevation of Grant to Commander in Chief
the victories at Vicksburg and Gettysburg
the Emancipation Proclamation

the re-election of Lincoln


15. One significant difference between the Confederacy and the North was that

fighting for a cause, the South sustained a strong sense of morality and discipline, while the perils and profits of war undermined the moral order of northern society.
the South became poorer, while the North tended to prosper.
the South had to resort to a draft, while the North was able to raise its army from volunteers.

southerners initially romanticized the war, expecting a swift end, but northerners more realistically expected a long and ugly struggle.


16. The battle at Antietam Creek was significant for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

that it was the bloodiest single-day battle in the history of American warfare.
that it repulsed a Confederate invasion of the North.
that it provided an occasion for Lincoln to announce the Emancipation Proclamation.

that it proved McClellan could mastermind a victory after all.


17. Both South and North experienced rioting during the war. Why?

on both sides, over military regulations like the draft and economic controls
in the South over easing slave codes; in the North over jailing dissidents
on both sides, over centralization of political power

in the South over food; in the North over the draft


18. Although at the outset European experts expected the Confederacy to prevail, the North won, demonstrating that in modern war, ________ can offset ________.

technology; terrain and distance
strategic planning; idealistic determination
sheer numerical superiority; the advantages of superior leadership

industrial power; agricultural power


19. What was Jefferson Davis's central problem in organizing the South for war?

In a war that required rapid mobilization of a whole society, most ordinary folk in the South expected a protracted conflict and hence were reluctant to enlist.
In a crisis that demanded tough-minded attention to military details, Davis was more of a grand strategist.
In a culture that prized the English country gentry, Davis was rough-hewn and awkward.

In a society that prized states' rights, Davis had to centralize authority.


20. The Confederacy suffered from rampant inflation because

speculators hoarded cotton.
the war was financed primarily through printing paper money.
wages rose, due to the fact that with so many men off to war, workers were scarce.
the blockade cut off trade with Europe, producing scarcities.

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Oh no worries I have 5 days, but i would like it ASAP just don't lag it =P

I will get on it now, but likely will not get it done tonight. Hopefully I will get it done tomorrow. If not, I will be sure to let you know.
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