History Final Exam Multiple Choice

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History Final Exam Multiple Choice
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History Exam Multiple Choice

UNT 2610 History Exam. Reading Multiple Choice.
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  1. Approximately how many lives were lost in the American Civil War?
    (Combat Trauma)
  2. There has been less attention paid to the survivors of the Civil War? What symptoms
    have they come back from war with?
    (Combat Trauma)
    Extreme psychological and emotional reactions.
  3. What terms has been applied to mental sufferers following World War I? Can this same
    term be applied to those who came out of the Civil War? Why or why not?
    (Combat Trauma)
    • Shell Shocked
    • Yes. Similar unseen wounds.
  4. What is the name of the author who wrote this article? (Combat Trauma)
    John Talbott
  5. In the article McClellan is cited as an example? How did the war effect him?
    (Combat Trauma)
    • "Lost the courage to command". 
    • He was drained.
    • Had Dissociation, a response to the trauma.
  6. Stephen Crane wrote a book addressing the issue. What was it called and what was his
    intention in writing it?
    (Combat Trauma)
    • "The Red Badge of Courage" 
    • ?
  7. What decade is this article concerned with?
    (Dred Scott)
    1846 (19th Century)
  8. What is the issue that is heavily debated amongst the North and the South? What did
    southerners insist as far as precedents and interpretation went?
    (Dred Scott)
    • Constitutional Interpretation- did Congress have the power to prohibit slavery in a territory. Issue of Slavery Restriction.
    • They rejected them and insisted slavery had to be permitted and protected,
  9. By which year had the issue reached an impasse?
    (Dred Scott)
    Early 1850s
  10. How did the power of judicial review factor into the Dred Scott case?
    (Dred Scott)
  11. Who was Dred Scott?
    (Dred Scott)
  12. How could a slave bring a legal action for his freedom?
    (Dred Scott)
  13. Why did the Supreme Court reach the decision that it handed down?
    (Dred Scott)
  14. Why is the author able to make the claim that it started the Civil War?
    (Dred Scott)
  15. What decade is this article concerned with?
    (Little Giant)
    Early 1850s (19th Century)
  16. Where is Stephen A. Douglas from? What position does he hold in this location?
    (Little Giant)
    • Illinois.
    • Senate
  17. Which individuals was Stephen A. Douglas a successor to?
    (Little Giant)
    Henry Clay and Daniel Webster
  18. What was the big issue that Douglas had to face in his bid for political stardom?
    Was he successful in facing it?
    (Little Giant)
    • Slavery.
    • No, he failed.
  19. Why or why wasn’t Douglas successful in facing his issue? What did he treat the
    issue as and what did it need to be treated as?
    (Little Giant)
    Treated Slavery as a political issue. Ignored the fact that the South's "Peculiar Institution" was a moral issue (matter of right or wrong).
  20. Douglas was responsible for the Kansas-Nebraska Act that led to what in the state of
    Kansas? How did the politics of the time grow around the issue?
    (Little Giant)
    • Popular Sovereignty.
    • New northern party, the Republican Party.
  21. Who did Douglas lose presidency to? Why did he lose to this individual/ what did
    the individual do differently to be successful in their bid for presidency?
    (Little Giant)
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • He insisted slavery was morally wrong and should not be allowed to spread.