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AP History

History Final Questions
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  1. Who invented interchangeable parts?
    A) Eli Whittney
    B) Benjerman Franklin
    C) John Deere
    D) Thomas Jefferson
    A) Eli Whittney
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  2. What were the inalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence?
    A) life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
    B) freedom, liberty, prosperity
    C) liberty, independence, life
    D) pursuit of happiness, freedom, independence
    A) life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
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  3. What was the importance of the cotton gin?
    Processed cotton at a faster rate.
  4. What was the first successful man-made canal in America?
    A) Deleware canal
    B) Ontario canal
    C) Panamal canal
    D) Erie canal
    D) Erie canal
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  5. What year did Illinois become a state, and what was the population for it to become a state?
    A) 1817; 60,000
    B) 1818; 60,000
    C) 1819; 50,000
    D) 1849; 50,000
    B) 1818; 60,000
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  6. Who were the two men that explored most of the Louisiana Territory?
    a) Lewis and Clark
    b) Jackson and Jefferson
    c) Eli and Deere
    d) Blackhawk and Deerslayer
    a) Lewis and Clark
  7. What 5 states made up the Northwest Territory?
    Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan
  8. What is the southern boundery of Texas?
    Rio Grande
  9. Who did we buy the Louisiana Territory from?
    A) Spain
    B) France
    C) Germany
    D) United Kingdom
    B) France
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  10. What was the 49th parallel?
    The line that divides Canada and the U.S.
  11. Who did the U.S. buy Florida from?
    A) Spain
    B) France
    C) Germany
    D) Mexico
    A) Spain
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  12. Why were the intolerable acts passed?
    The Boston Tea party
  13. What did the Great Compromise settle?
    Problems of the representation in small states.
  14. The court case of Marbury vs. Madison established the government principle of what?
    Judicial Review
  15. How many branches are there in the Federal Government
    A) 2
    B) 1
    C) 3
    D) 5
    C) 3
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  16. What do they call the first part of the Declaration of Independence
    A) State of Human Rights
    B) Preamble
    C) Statement of Separation
    D) Against Parliment
    B) Preamble
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  17. Who lost the battle of Tippicanoe?
    Neither side
  18. What foreign country was our most important ally during the American Revolution?
    A) Spain
    B) France
    C) Britain
    D) Italy
    B) France
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  19. What does popular sovereignty mean?
    Government chosen by the popularity of the people.
  20. Who was the Little Giant from Illinois?
    Stephan Douglas
  21. What President ordered the Trail of Tears?
    Andrew Jackson
  22. Who was called the Great Compromiser?
    Henery Clay
  23. Who ran the convention which wrote the Constitution?
    George Washington
  24. Where did the Black Hawk war begin?
  25. What is Reconstruction?
    Where the southern states were reorganized back into the Union.
  26. What caused the Nullification Crisis?
    Tariff Bill of 1816
  27. What was the Dred Scott decision?
    Property can not sue any one (property meaning slaves).
  28. Who was President when Reconstruction ended?
    Rutherford Hays
  29. Why did John Brown raid Harper's Ferry?
    To supply weapons to slaves.
  30. Who was the second President to be assassinated?
    James Garfield
  31. Who had the nickname "Old Ironsides?"
    The U.S.S. Constitution
  32. Who shot Alexander Hamilton?
    Aaron Burr
  33. What advantages did the North had over the South during the Civil War.
    The North had a larger population and had more system of roads.
  34. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
    Free Slaves
  35. What was Lincoln's goal at the outbreak of the Civil War?
    To keep the Union together.
  36. Who created the "American System?"
    Henery Clay
  37. Name the leading black abolitionist.
    Fredrick Douglas
  38. The U.S. having the "divine right" to expand was called what?
    Manifest Destiny
  39. Who was President of the U.S. during the Civil War?
    Abraham Lincoln
  40. What is America's oldest foreign policy document?
    Jay's Treaty
  41. Who were the three main defenders at the Alamo?
    Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, William Travis
  42. What battle was the turning point in the Revolutionary War?
    Battle of Saratoga
  43. Who was the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia when they surrendered at Appomatox?
    Robert E. Lee
  44. What was the final battle of the Revolution?
    Battle of Yorktown
  45. Which President destroyed the National Banking System in America?
    Andrew Jackson
  46. What battle was the turning point in the Civil War?
    Battle of Gettysburg
  47. Who was in command of the Continental Army during the Revolution?
    George Washington
  48. What was a "Tory?"
    Member of a British Political Party
  49. Who was old "Fuss and Feathers" in the Mexican-American War?
    Winfield Scott
  50. What taxes were placed on the colonists before the Revolution?
    Stamp Act, Tea Act, Sugar Act
  51. What was a "dark horse" candidate?
    Little known person that emerges out of nowhere.
  52. Who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin?"
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  53. What was the first state to secede from the Union?
    South Carolina
  54. Who was called the "Black Moses?"
    Harriet Tubman
  55. What 1812 battle took place after the War of 1812 had occurred?
    Battle of New Orleans
  56. Who was the first president to be impeached?
    Andrew Johnson
  57. What is a "lame duck" candidate?
    Elected official still in office but not entered to continue.
  58. Who is the "father of the American navy" from the Revolution?
    John Paul Jones
  59. Who invented the steel plow?
    John Deere
  60. Who was president during the "Era of Good Feelings?"
    James Monroe
  61. Who was President of the Confederate States of America?
    Jefferson Davis
  62. Who debated against Stephen Douglas for a Senate seat in Illinois?
    Abraham Lincoln
  63. "Millions for defense, not one cent for tribute" is associated with what incident?
    Barbary Pirates
  64. What was the final battle in the Texas War for Independence?
    San Jacinto
  65. Who wrote "Common Sense?"
    Thomas Paine
  66. Who was the first secretary of State of the U.S.?
    Thomas Jefferson
  67. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are called what?
    Bill of Rights
  68. What did the sedition Act of 1798 try to do?
    People opposing the federal government ways.
  69. Who were the leading deists in America?
    Franklin and Jefferson
  70. What is phrenology?
    Study of the shape of the skull.
  71. What was the temperance movement?
    Reduce the consumption of alcohol.
  72. What 2 states were created after the Compromise of 1820?
    Missouri and Maine
  73. How many perople are needed in a territory before it could become a state?
    60,000 people
  74. What is a carpetbagger?
    Outsider who seeks power or success.
  75. Who was Nat Turner?
    Black Preacher, lead an uprising.
  76. Who were the "Warhawks?"
    Members in Congress
  77. The Aroostook War was between what 2 countries?
    U.S. and Britain
  78. What countries claimed the Oregon Territory?
    Britain, America
  79. Who was the only candidate to lose 3 times in trying to become President?
    Henry Clay
  80. What was the single bloodiest day in U.S. military history?
    Battle of Antietam
  81. Who made up the "corrupt bargain?"
    Andrew Jackson
  82. Who brought up the Industrial Revolution to America?
    Samuel Slater
  83. Where were most factories located for power sources in the 1800's?
    Near Rivers
  84. Who captured Mexico City in the Mexican-American War?
    General Winfield Scott
  85. In the U.S. Navy, who were the "Twin Sisters?"
    U.S.S. Constitution and U.S.S. Constellation
  86. Who created the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions?
    Thomas Jefferson
  87. The XYZ Affair was between the U.S. and what foreign country?
    French Republic
  88. What country created the Berlin Decree?
  89. Who was Lincoln's first Choice to run the Union Army?
  90. Who was fired twice from the Union Army by Lincoln during the Civil War?
  91. What Battle did McDowell comand?
    The first Battle of Bull Run
  92. What first Battle did McClellan comand?
    7 days Battle
  93. What second Battle did McClellan comand?
    Battle of Antietam
  94. Who comanded the second Battle of Bull Run?
  95. Who was the commander at the Battle of Gettysburg?
  96. Where was Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain?
  97. What battle was Israel Putnam remembered for?
    Battle of Bunker Hill
  98. Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill?
  99. What city was the Alamo located in?
    San Antonio
  100. What battle followed Washington's crossing of the Deleware River?
    Battle of Saratoga