AP American: Unit 4 Test

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  1. When it came to raising an army in 1861, President Lincoln
    A. Relied entirely ona military draft
    B. Called on his experience as a political and military leader in Illinois
    C. Knew that most of the fighting would have to be done by volunteers in state militias
    D. Knew that the large US army would have to be made even larger.
    C
  2. T or F? After the Battle of Gettysburg the weakened Confederate armies were never again able to seriously threaten Northern Territory.
    True
  3. As a result of the Lincoln- Douglas debates
    A. Lincoln won election to the Senate
    B. Douglas won election to the Senate but did not gain in national stature
    C. Lincoln lost the election but gained in national stature
    D. both B and C
    D
  4. The Kansas- Nebraska Act
    A. was promoted by Henry Clay
    B. contained the doctrine of "popular sovereignty"
    C. confirmed the Missouri Compromise
    D. admitted Kansas and Nebraska to the Union as slave states
  5. Religion was central to the revolutionary efforts of
    A. Gabriel Prosser
    B. Nat Turner
    C. Denmark Vessey
    D. all of the above.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. T or F? In the South the most significant opposition to the slave system came from the poorest of the southern whites.
    False
  7. T or F? A small minority of southern whites owned slaves.
    True
  8. T or F? Slaves were expected by their owners to attend church.
    True
  9. The Southern failure to create a flourishing commercial or industrial economy was in part the result of



    A)
    a lack of business talent in the South.



    B)
    an unwillingness on the part of the Southerners to take risks.



    C)
    a set of values distinctive to the South that discouraged the growth of cities and industry.



    D)
    a slave labor force that could not work successfully in industry.



    E)
    All the answers are correct.
    C
  10. The most important economic development in the mid-nineteenth-century South was the



    A)
    invention of the cotton gin.



    B)
    shift of economic power from the "upper South" to the "lower South."



    C)
    increased agricultural diversity of the region.



    D)
    decline in the price of slaves.



    E)
    spread of railroads.
    B
  11. Slave resistance in the South often took all of the following forms EXCEPT



    A)
    armed revolts.



    B)
    petty thievery.



    C)
    work slowdowns.



    D)
    running away.



    E)
    All the answers are correct.
    A
  12. In The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom (1976), Herbert Gutman argues that



    A)
    slave families were better treated and lived in greater comfort than did Northern industrial workers.



    B)
    the black family survived slavery with impressive strength.



    C)
    slavery destroyed the significance of the father in the black family.



    D)
    slaves were unable to establish strong family ties.



    E)
    slavery promoted strong family ties.
    B
  13. Black adaptation to slavery



    A)
    revealed a passive contentment with bondage.



    B)
    produced a rich and complex culture in support of racial pride and unity.



    C)
    undermined black conversion to Christianity.



    D)
    resulted in the loss of all cultural elements of African life.



    E)
    created the image of the hard-working laborer.
    B
  14. William Lloyd Garrison called for
    A. a nonviolent approach to end slavery
    B. people to focus on the evil influence of slavery on blacks
    C. the expulsion of slavery from the union
    D. all of the above
    D
  15. Mormonism
    A. began in the Midwest
    B. believed in human perfectability
    C. was founded by Brigham Young
    D. emphasized sexual equality
    B
  16. To the white south, the most important part of the Compromise of 1850 was
    A. the admission of New Mexico as a slave state
    B. the admission of California as a slave state
    C. the guarantee of slavery in Washington DC
    D. the strengthening of the Fugitive Slave Act
    D
  17. Artists in the Hudson River School emphasized the importance of
    A. rugged and wild natural beauty
    B. the Americna yeoman farmer
    C. the importance of European art to American culture
    D. the arrival and advancement of American civilization
    A
  18. The only actual slave revolt of the nineteenth century was led by
    A. Gabriel Prosser
    B. Nat Turner
    C. Denmark Vessey
    D. Fredrick Douglass
    B
  19. When it came to the issue of slave expansion, president Polk favored
    A. The Missouri Compromise
    B. popular sovereignty
    C. free soil
    D. abolitionism
    A
  20. Which statement concerning the economy and policy of the North during the Civil War is least accurate?
    A. For the first time the federal government levied an income tax
    B. Inflation was a problem
    C. It was financed primarily by printing money
    D. A new natioal banking system was put in place
    C
  21. Which statement regarding deaths of American soldiers during the civil war is most accurate?
    A. More died in all American wars combined
    B. More died in world war I but less than in world war II
    C. deaths from the civil war were equal to the total of world war I and world war II combined
    D. more died than in any American war up to Vietnam combined
    find out
  22. The slave family
    A. suffered from legal restrictions
    B. genrally followed the model of what is now called the "nuclear family"
    C. saw no great contradiction between nuclear and extended family
    D. all of the above
    D
  23. In the election of 1860
    A. Lincoln's relative obscurity was considered a drawback
    B. the Republican political platform called for an end to slavery
    C. Lincoln was elected with only forty percent of the popular vote
    D. Lincoln's VP, Andrew johnson. was a member of the opposing political party
    C
  24. Which of the following regarding "copperheads" is least accurate?
    A. They were southerners loyal to the north
    B. Lincoln suspended the right to habeas corpus in order to arrest them
    C. They were members of the democratic party
    D. they favored peace
    A

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