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Vice president Martin Van Buren won the election of 1836 due

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Vice president Martin Van Buren won the election of 1836 due to:

the publically accepted belief that the Whig party had caused the Panic of 1837.

the failure of the Whig party to unite behind one single candidate.

the growing unpopularity of Jackson.

his stance on Indian removal.
The market revolution was the outcome of three inter-related developments which included all of the following EXCEPT:

improved transportation.


trade regulations.

Which Indian tribe resisted Jackson's forced removal through warfare?




During the 1840s, Democrats and Whigs disagreed primarily on what two issues?

Women's suffrage and abolition

Expansion and industrialization

Immigration and trade regulations

Religion and educational reform
The Oneida Community became controversial in part because of its practice of:

complex marriage.


religious intolerance.

self interest and individualism.

Horace Mann was a leader in the movement for:

public education.

racial equality.

prison reform.

During the 1840s and 1850s most immigrants came from:

Canada and Mexico.

Spain and Ireland.

Germany and Russia.

Ireland and Germany.
What ended the Mexican American War?

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The Gadsden Purchase

The Wilmot Proviso

The Free Soil Movement
Which tribe posed the greatest threat to the settlement of Texas?




The idea that the United States was certain to spread across North America led to rapid expansion of the country during the 1840s and was known as:

Manifest Destiny.




Which of the following was a leading reformer in the asylum movement?

Sarah Grimke

Dorothea Dix

Horace Mann

Theodore Weld

The various routes by which slaves sought freedom were collectively called:

the Oregon Trail.

slave codes.

the Underground Railroad.

the Liberator.
In 1860, the largest city by population in America was:


New York City.



Which of the following is FALSE concerning "Cotton Whigs"?

They were northerners who had economic ties to the southern slave states.

They disapproved of abolitionist activities.

They felt the Kansas-Nebraska act would end anti-slavery sentiment in the North.

They feared the Kansas-Nebraska act would encourage anti-slavery sentiment in the North.
While some lesser skirmishes continued, the end of the Civil War is most effectively dated April 9, 1865 when Robert E. Lee and his troops surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at:


Cold Harbor.

Guilford Court House.

Appomattox Court House.

While indecisive, the battle between the Monitor and Merrimac:

was important as the first battle between two ironclad ships.

demonstrated the superiority of wooden ships.

highlighted the support the South was receiving from Great Britain.

clearly proved that this war as well as those following would rely very little on Naval power.
The actual name of the Know-Nothing party was the:

Democratic Party.

American Party.

Whig Party.

Republican Party

In 1854, the __________ created two new territories and left the question of slavery open to residents thereby repealing the Missouri Compromise.

Wilmot Proviso

Homestead Act

Kansas-Nebraska Act

Sedition Act
Despite the controversial effect it had, the Kansas-Nebraska act was first proposed for the purpose of:

furthering the construction of a transcontinental railroad.

establishing trade relations with Japan.

outlawing slavery in any new state admitted to the Union.

revising the electoral college.
The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, with the Confederate attack on:


Fort Sumter.

Fort Calhoun.

Washington, D.C.

Which issue caused the Whig party to disintegrate and also split religious organizations like the Methodists (1844) and Presbyterians (1837)?



Women's suffrage

In arguably the most momentous addition to the United States Constitution, slavery was nationally outlawed by the:

Emancipation Proclamation.

Bill of Rights.

Thirteenth Amendment.

Fourteenth Amendment.
From XXXXX XXXXX's efforts, in 1854 the United States began trading with:




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