History CH 8-10
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History CH 8-10
History CH 8-10 Grade 8, Abeka
Name of port on Mississippi River that controlled all shipping in the West?
What treaty established a boundary line between Indian lands and the areas open to new settlements?
Treaty of Greenville
What did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 provide?
public schools with religious instruction
How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost the United States per acre? Final Cost?
less than 4 cents per acre
First frontier state to be admitted to the Union?
Name of the trail blazed through the Cumberland Gap by Daniel Boone so settlers could go from North Carolina to Kentucky?
Personal secretary that President Jefferson asked to explore the new acquired land of Louisiana?
What general defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
Who led 1,000 soldiers to defeat the Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe?
William Henry Harrison
What did Francis Scott Key write that later became our national anthem?
"The Star-Spangled Banner"
Term for the limiting or stop of trade with other nations?
The most violent earthquake in American history?
New Madrid Quake
Man who wrote a large part of the US Constitution and became President after Thomas Jefferson?
The Indian leader killed at the Battle of Thames River?
Name of senator from Massachusetts who was the greatest orator in Congress?
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
Who did President Jefferson send to explore the lands from the Arkansas River to the Rockies?
Lieutenant Zebulon Pike
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
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
Which Indians called their long journey to Oklahoma the "Trail of Tears"?
Name of the slave that stirred up a revolt in Virginia that lead to the killing of 60 people?
What political party arose in opposition to President Jackson?
What radical abolitionist published a newspaper called
, calling for an immediate end to slavery?
William Lloyd Garrison
What idea says that a state can cancel a federal law?
Who said, "The Union: next to or liberties, most dear"
John C. Calhoun
Vice President who opposed the Tariff of 1828?
John C. Calhoun
Famous senator who called for "Liberty and Union"?
Succeeded Jackson as President?
Martin Van Buren
Who traveled with Lewis and Clark?
Who was the director of the National Bank?
Who was President Jackson's Vice President?
Martin Van Buren
Who sold territory of Louisiana to United States?
The Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 settled a boundary between what two places?
Canada & United States
What War was Washington, D.C. burned?
War of 1812
Name of Compromise that preserved peace between the North and South?
What di the Louisiana Purchase do to the size of the United States?
doubled the size
Who won the Presidency in 1828?
Who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel?
State known as "dark and bloody ground"?
Land won from the British as a result of the War for Independence?
Name of valley littered with fossils?
Big Bone Lick
State controlled by Russian traders?
What did the South call the "Tariff of Abominations"?
Tariff of 1828
Where was the American victory worn
the War of 1812 was over?
What political party was formed because of dislike for President Jackson?
What policy warned European powers against interfering in the Western Hemisphere?
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.
Who invented the reaping machine?
Entrepreneur who helped make possible the first transatlantic cable?
Who made further improvements on Elias Howe's sewing machine?
Who invented the telegraph?
Who became know as America's greatest science teacher?
Invented steel plow?
Improved the power loom and built textile factories in New England?
Francis Cabot Lowell
Who introduced ether as an effective pain killer for surgery?
What country did 1.5 million people immigrate from to the United States and why?
2. escape potato famine causing widespread starvation
First woman to become a physician in the United States?
Term for a person who risks personal loss to develop and market a new product?
The fastest overland communication service before the telegraph?
Famous author who used steamboat pilot experiences to write books such as
Life on the Mississippi
Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
Name for sleek, record-breaking sailing ships built in America?
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?