Amer. His. Unit V Test

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  1. Who was called the Meteor of the War?

    A)John Brown
    B)Elijah P. Lovejoy
    C) Robert E. Lee
    D)William Lloyd Garrison
    A)John Brown
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What was the location of the 1859 raid of a federal arsenal?

    A)Harpers Ferry, Virginia
    B)Ghettysburg, Pennsylvania
    C)Fort Sumpter
    A)Harpers Ferry, Virginia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What was the sentence handed down to John Brown in 1859?

    A)Death by Stoning
    B)Death by Horse Dragging
    C)Death by Electric Chair
    D)Death by Hanging
    D)Death by Hanging
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. What is the name of the radical abolitionist newspaper which began publication in 1831?

    A)The Liberator
    B) Confederate News
    C)The Daily Anarchist
    D)The Bugle
    A)The Liberator
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What incident resulted in the creation of the Confederate Army?

    A)Raid at Harpers Ferry
    B)Battle of Fort Sumpter
    C)Ghettysburg Address
    D)Battle of Fox Trott
    A)Raid at Harpers Ferry
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which Supreme Court decision directly contributed to increasing demands for immediate abolition?

    A)William Lloyd Garrison Case
    B)John Brown Case
    C)Robert E. Lee Case
    D)Dred Scott Case
    D)Dred Scott Case
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which was the first state to secede?

    A)Tennessee
    B)Georgia
    C)Mississippi
    D)South Carolina
    D)South Carolina
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. What was the location of the first military action of the Civil War?

    A)Fort Sumter
    B)Fort Meyers
    C)Fort Gettysburg
    D)Fort Knox
    A)Fort Sumter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Who was first asked by Lincoln to take command of the U.S. Army?

    A)Robert E. Lee
    B)George B. McClellan
    C)William T. Sherman
    D)Stonewall Jackson
    A)Robert E. Lee
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Originally a part of Clay's big compromise which denied fugitive slaves the right to jury trial, denied them the right to testify in their own behalf and funded federal marshals who were allowed to pursue fugitives all over the country.

    A)Lecompton Constitution
    B)Fugitive Slave Act
    C)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    D)Black Codes
    B)Fugitive Slave Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. It became the lightning rod for abolitionists but was seen by moderates as the price to pay to save the union.

    A)Fugitive Slave Act
    B)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    C)Homested Act
    D)Dred Scott Decision
    A)Fugitive Slave Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Author of the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin published in 1852 which depicted the evil and inhumanity of slavery.

    A)William T. Sherman
    B)Stonewall Jackson
    C)Harriet Beecher Stowe
    D)John Brown
    C)Harriet Beecher Stowe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. It impassioned abolitionists and converted many to the cause who had previously been uncertain about slavery.

    A)William T. Sherman
    B)Stonewall Jackson
    C)John Brown
    D)Harriet Beecher Stowe
    D)Harriet Beecher Stowe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Legislation proposed by Stephen Douglas which was intended to preserve the union by shifting the balance of political power to the Midwest, achieve construction of a railroad from Chicago to the West, and facilitate further homesteading in the Midwest.

    A)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    B)Homestead Act
    C)Tenure of Office Act
    D)National Bank Act
    A)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. It set off a storm of protest over slavery and would eventually lead to the destruction of the two party political system.

    A)Reconstruction Act of 1867
    B)Homestead Act
    C)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    D)Morrill Land Grant Act
    C)Kansas-Nebraska Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Growing ideology among whites who believed that slavery impeded whites' progress and retarded economic opportunity.

    A)Fugitive Slave Act
    B)Free Soil
    C)Dred Scott Decision
    D)Free Labor
    B)Free Soil
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Believed that slavery had natural limits and it would eventually invade all western territories.

    A)Free Labor
    B)Free Soil
    C)Black Codes
    D)Fugitive Slave Act
    B)Free Soil
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Were racist and some had moral adversions to slavery but would advocate the prevention of slavery in western territories and made "Free Kansas" their mission.

    A)Free Labor
    B)Black Codes
    C)Free Soil
    D)Fugitive Slave Act
    A)Free Labor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A purchase made during Pierce's administration for a strip of land in southern Arizona and New Mexico with the intention of constructing a railroad line.

    A)Reconstruction Act of 1867
    B)Gadsden Purchase
    C)Anaconda Plan
    D) Ostend Manifesto
    B)Gadsden Purchase
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Unofficial proclamation by American ambassadors to Great Britain, France and Spain that the U.S. should use andy means necessary to obtain Cuba.

    A)Dred Scott Decision
    B)Homestead Act
    C)Peninsula Campaign
    D)Ostend Manifesto
    D)Ostend Manifesto
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. It would have raised the same political questions regarding slavery and sovereignty and President Pierce repudiated it.

    A)Peninsula Campaign
    B)Homestead Act
    C)Ostend Manifesto
    D)Dred Scott Decision
    C)Ostend Manifesto
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Unofficial expeditions into Central America by adventurers and expansionists to generate support for creating American colonies there.

    A)Carpet Baggers
    B)Scalawags
    C)Filibusters
    C)Filibusters
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Firey white abolitionist who believed himself to be an instrument of God put on earth to destroy slavery; He began his action in "Bleeding Kansas" where he and his followers murdered five proslavers and ended his career in Virginia after leading a failed raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry; He was executed for treason.

    A)George B. McClellan
    B)John Brown
    C)William T. Sherman
    D)Stonewall Jackson
    B)John Brown
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Supreme Court ruling which declared that a slave could not sue for his freedom, no black could be a citzen of the U.S. and that congress could not bar slavery in the territories. It created a firestorm of protest and further polarized the country.

    A)Dred Scott Decision
    B)Ostend Manifesto
    C)Wade-Davis Bill
    D)Peninsula Campaign
    A)Dred Scott Decision
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Document proposed by advocates of slavery in Kansas which protected the property rights of slaveholders and provided for referendum on the admission of more slaves.

    A)Anaconda Plan
    B)Reconstruction Act of 1867
    C)Lecompton Constitution
    D)Wade-Davis Bill
    C)Lecompton Constitution
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Buchanan endorsed the constitution even over his own misgivings to ease tensions there.

    A)Lecompton Constitution
    B)Dred Scott Decision
    C) Reconstruction Act of 1867
    D)Thirteenth Amendment
    A)Lecompton Constitution
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Historic development in naval warfare began with the Confederate raising of a Union frigate which they plated with iron and attempted to break naval superiority of Union.

    A)Filibusters
    B)Ironclads
    C)Carpet Baggers
    D)Scalawags
    B)Ironclads
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Federal Legislation designed to help fund the Union's war effort which established the method through which banks could obtain a federal charter and issue federal bank notes.

    A)Treasure of Office Act
    B)Anaconda Plan
    C)Gadsden Purchase
    D)National Bank Act
    D)National Bank Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Both Supreme Court rulings the former stated that Lincoln had exceeded his executive authority in suspending habeus corpus in Maryland.

    A)Ex parte Milligan
    B)Ex parte Merryman
    C)Dred Scott Decision
    B)Ex parte Merryman
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. The latter stated that civilians could not be tried by military tribunals if civil courts were available; Lincoln ignored both rulings.

    A)Ex parte Merryman
    B)Dred Scott Decision
    C)Ex parte Milligan
    C)Ex parte Milligan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. Union plan to seal off and crush the Confederacy by taking control of the Mississippi River and controlling southern coasts through blockade.

    A)Anaconda Plan
    B)Scorched Earth Policy
    C)Homestead Act
    D)Peninsula Campaign
    A)Anaconda Plan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. Union General given command by Lincoln who was instrumental in both the Anaconda Plan and Peninsula Compaign; He would be replaced with Burnside when Lincoln decided he was too hesitant to defeat Lee.

    A)John Brown
    B)Stonewall Jackson
    C)William T. Sherman
    D)George B. McClellan
    D)George B. McClellan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. 1862 Union campaign to take Richmond through the use of massive troop movements via waterways; It resulted in tremendous Confederate casualties (Seven Days Battles) but ended in stalemate when McClellan refused to advance to Richmond without reinforcements.

    A)Gadsden Purchase
    B)Slaughterhouse Cases
    C)Peninsula Campaign
    D)Battle of Antietam
    C)Peninsula Campaign
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. One of Lee's most capable and trusted generals whose military ability stopped McClellan's Peninsula Campaign by turning back Union Reinforcements; his death after Chancellorsville proved a severe blow to the Confederate Army.

    A)William T. Sherman
    B)Stonewall Jackson
    C)George B. McClellan
    D)Horace Greeley
    B)Stonewall Jackson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Often called the bloodiest day of the war; it was a strategic victory for the Union because it forced Lee to call off his invasion of the North; this victory also encouraged Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.

    A)Ostend Manfiesto
    B)Battle of Antietam
    C)Peninsula Campaign
    B)Battle of Antietam
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. Issued by Lincoln declaring as of 1 January 1863 all slaves in states in rebellion were free; it had limited practical impact but would change the course of the war because the war was now one of preservation of the Union and one agains slavery.

    A)Emancipation Proclamation
    B)Free Labor
    C)Black Code
    D)Thirteenth Amendment
    A)Emancipation Proclamation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. Union "total war" general who pursued a policy of complete destruction on his March to the sea to break the South's will and destroy her ability to resist.

    A)Harriet Beecher
    B)William T. Sherman
    C)Wade Davis
    D)Horace Greeley
    B)William T. Sherman
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. Republican legislation passed in 1862 to stave off the economic impact of the war; The former provided 160 acres free to anyone who wouldlive on and improve the land for five years.

    A)Homestead Act
    B)Ostend Manifesto
    C)Wade-Davis Act
    D)Morrill Land Grant Act
    A)Homestead Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. The latter gave proceeds of public lands to states to establish universities.

    A)Wade Davis Bill
    B)Morrill Land Grant Act
    C)Homestead Act
    B)Morrill Land Grant Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. Radical Republican reconstruction plan which called for military governors in the South and required more than half to swear allegiance; it was pocket vetoed by Lincoln because it could have delayed readmission indefinitely and was more punitive toward the South.

    A)Thirteenth Amendment
    B)Dred Scott Decision
    C)Black Codes
    D)Wade-Davis Bill
    D)Wade-Davis Bill
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. State laws passed in southern states to regulate the status of freedmen and provide cheap labor; it established the policy of legally sanctioned racial segregation.

    A)Free Labor
    B)Black Codes
    C)Thirteenth Amendment
    D)Free Soil
    B)Black Codes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Federal agency established in 1865 to help former slaves find employment, education and missing family members.

    A)Freedmen's Bureau
    B)Thirteenth Amendment
    C)Black Codes
    D)Emancipation Proclamation
    A)Freedmen's Bureau
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. Passed by Radical Republicans to prohibit President Johnson from removing federal officeholders without the Senate's consent; it was designed to prevent him from obstructing Reconstruction and it was this law he violated leading to his impeachment.

    A)Wade-Davis Bill
    B)Fugitive Slave Act
    C)Tenure of Office Act
    D)Lecompton Constitution
    C)Tenure of Office Act
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. Abolished Slavery

    A)Fifteenth Amendment
    B)Fourteenth Amendment
    C)Thirteenth Amendment
    D)Sixteenth Amendment
    C)Thirteenth Amendment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Granted citzenship for all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. regardless of race, color or previous condition of servitude.

    A)Fourteenth Amendment
    B)Sixteenth Amendment
    C)Fifteenth Amendment
    D)Thirteenth Amendment
    A)Fourteenth Amendment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. Guaranteed the right to vote regardless of race, color or previous condition of servitude.

    A)Fourteenth Amendment
    B)Thirteenth Amendment
    C)Sixteenth Amendment
    D)Fifteenth Amendment
    D)Fifteenth Amendment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. White southerners who cooperated with and supported Republican reconstruction.

    A)Filibusters
    B)Carpetbaggers
    C)Scalawags
    D)Ironclads
    C)Scalawags
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Northerners who came south in search of economic and political opportunity during reconstruction.

    A)Carpetbaggers
    B)Ironclads
    C)Scalawags
    D)Filibusters
    A)Carpetbaggers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. New York Tribune Editor and unsuccessful candidate against grant in the election of 1872; he was supported by the Liberal Republicans and the Democrats who condemned the corruption of "Grantism".

    A)Wade Davis
    B)William T. Sherman
    C)John Brown
    D)Horace Greeley
    D)Horace Greeley
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. Supreme Court rulings which undemined the 14th amentment by stating that the federal government was obligated to protect basic rights of national citizenship but not against state violations of citizenship.

    A)Slaughterhouse cases
    B)Dred Scott Decision
    C)Wade-Davis Bill
    D)Tenure of Office Act
    A)Slaughterhouse cases
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Invalidated state govenments created under Lincoln and Johnson; divided the south into 5 military districts and established requirements for former Confederates to be readmitted into the Union; was a more stingent reconstruction plan.

    A)Reconstruction Act of 1867
    B)Wade-Davis Bill
    C)Gadsden Purchase
    D)Lecompton Constitution
    A)Reconstruction Act of 1867
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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