History CH 8-10

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  1. Name of port on Mississippi River that controlled all shipping in the West?
    New Orleans
  2. What treaty established a boundary line between Indian lands and the areas open to new settlements?
    Treaty of Greenville
  3. What did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provide?
    public schools with religious instruction
  4. How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost the United States per acre? Final Cost?
    • less than 4 cents  per acre
    • $15 Million
  5. First frontier state to be admitted to the Union?
  6. Name of the trail blazed through the Cumberland Gap by Daniel Boone so settlers could go from North Carolina to Kentucky?
    Wilderness Road
  7. Personal secretary that President Jefferson asked to explore the new acquired land of Louisiana?
    Meriwether Lewis
  8. What general defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
    Anthony Wayne
  9. Who led 1,000 soldiers to defeat the Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe?
    William Henry Harrison
  10. What did Francis Scott Key write that later became our national anthem?
    "The Star-Spangled Banner"
  11. Term for the limiting or stop of trade with other nations?
  12. The most violent earthquake in American history?
    New Madrid Quake
  13. Man who wrote a large part of the US Constitution and became President after Thomas Jefferson?
    James Madison
  14. The Indian leader killed at the Battle of Thames River?
  15. Name of senator from Massachusetts who was the greatest orator in Congress?
    Daniel Webster
  16. Who said, "We have met the enemy and they are ours" when he defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie?
    Oliver Hazard Perry
  17. Who did President Jefferson send to explore the lands from the Arkansas River to the Rockies?
    Lieutenant Zebulon Pike
  18. How did the Missouri Compromise of 1820 achieve a political balance between the North and the South?
    • 1. admitted Maine as free state
    • 2. admitted Missouri as a slave state
  19. Who wrote the South Carolina Exposition and Protest as a support of state's rights?
    What was it in response to?
    • 1. John C. Calhoun
    • 2. In response to the Tariff of Abominations
  20. Which Indians called their long journey to Oklahoma the "Trail of Tears"?
  21. Name of the slave that stirred up a revolt in Virginia that lead to the killing of 60 people?
    Nat Turner
  22. What political party arose in opposition to President Jackson?
    Whig Party
  23. What radical abolitionist published a newspaper called The Liberator, calling for an immediate end to slavery?
    William Lloyd Garrison
  24. What idea says that a state can cancel a federal law?
    nullification docrine
  25. Who said, "The Union: next to or liberties, most dear"
    John C. Calhoun
  26. Vice President who opposed the Tariff of 1828?
    John C. Calhoun
  27. Famous senator who called for "Liberty and Union"?
    Daniel Webster
  28. Succeeded Jackson as President?
    Martin Van Buren
  29. Who traveled with Lewis and Clark?
  30. Who was the director of the National Bank?
    Nicholas Biddle
  31. Who was President Jackson's Vice President?
    Martin Van Buren
  32. Who sold territory of Louisiana to United States?
    Napoleon Bonaparte
  33. The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 settled a boundary between what two places?
    Canada & United States
  34. What War was Washington, D.C. burned?
    War of 1812
  35. Name of Compromise that preserved peace between the North and South?
    Missouri Compromise
  36. What di the Louisiana Purchase do to the size of the United States?
    doubled the size
  37. Who won the Presidency in 1828?
    Andrew Jackson
  38. Who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel?
    Aaron Burr
  39. State known as "dark and bloody ground"?
  40. Land won from the British as a result of the War for Independence?
    Northwest Territory
  41. Name of valley littered with fossils?
    Big Bone Lick
  42. State controlled by Russian traders?
  43. What did the South call the "Tariff of Abominations"?
    Tariff of 1828
  44. Where was the American victory worn after the War of 1812 was over?
    New Orleans
  45. What political party was formed because of dislike for President Jackson?
  46. What policy warned European powers against interfering in the Western Hemisphere?
    Monroe Doctrine
  47. Name three ways the War of 1812 benefited the United States in the years after?
    • 1. US & Britain respected each other's land in North America.
    • 2. Growth of American industry.
    • 3. Lessened fear England, which encouraged settlement in the West.
  48. Who invented the reaping machine?
    Cyrus McCormick
  49. Entrepreneur who helped make possible the first transatlantic cable?
    Cyrus Field
  50. Who made further improvements on Elias Howe's sewing machine?
    Isaac Singer
  51. Who invented the telegraph?
    Samuel Morse
  52. Who became know as America's greatest science teacher?
    Louis Agassiz
  53. Invented steel plow?
    John Deere
  54. Improved the power loom and built textile factories in New England?
    Francis Cabot Lowell
  55. Who introduced ether as an effective pain killer for surgery?
    William Morton
  56. What country did 1.5 million people immigrate from to the United States and why?
    • 1. Ireland
    • 2. escape potato famine causing widespread starvation
  57. First woman to become a physician in the United States?
    Elizabeth Blackwell
  58. Term for a person who risks personal loss to develop and market a new product?
  59. The fastest overland communication service before the telegraph?
    Pony Express
  60. Famous author who used steamboat pilot experiences to write books such as Life on the Mississippi?
    Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
  61. Name for sleek, record-breaking sailing ships built in America?
    clipper ships
  62. What did President Jackson issue to stop land speculation in the west by requiring all public lands to be paid for in silver and gold?
    Specie Circular
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History CH 8-10
History CH 8-10 Grade 8, Abeka
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