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Before the Constitution, the United States was governed by
The Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation establieshed
A weak American Federal Goverment
The first ten amendments to the U.S Constitution are known as
The Bill of Rights
Why did Napoleon sell Louisiana to the United States?
He needed to concentrate his money and resources for fighting the British
The Louisiana purchase
Doubled the size of the United States
Under what circumstances did Spain cede Florida to the United States
beset by Latin American Rebellions and under pressure from the United States
all of the following about the Lone Star republic are true
It gain its independence after Sam Houston's troops took the president of Mexico hostage, American settlers tere were called "Texicans", It requested annexation by the United States
The idea that Americans had a divine right to control the continent is called
Slavery was the fundamental source of tension between
the Industrial North and Agrarian South
Westward expansion exacerbated North-South tension
because of concern about whether the territory would be slave free
What percentage of Southern males owned at least one slave by 1860
How many states were part of the Confederate States of America
The time period of the American civil war was
The ---- abolished slavery in the United States
Immigration into the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was characterized by all of the following
The ----- was a secret, nativist, racist group first organized in the South that directed violent fury against Catholics, Jews and Blacks
Ku Klux Klan
How did the United States gain control of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines?
from the Spanish-american War
In Canada, catholics predominated in Lower Canada, while
English protestant controlled Upper Canada
The Dominion of Canada
is governed by a constitution that combines parliamentary goverment with a federal union
Which ideals subverted colonial rule by Spain and Portugal in the American colonies
Spaniards born in the Americas were called
Spaniards born in the Iberian Peninsula were called
Spain's Carlos III
was an enlightenment absolutist
What role did Napoleon play in Latin American independence movements?
Napoleons imprisonment of Spain's King Carlos IV allowed Latin American rebels to claim
The viceroyalties of Spain included
Peru, Rio de la Plata and New Granada
Which of the following statements about Simon Bolivar is NOT true?
He was a brilliant military strategist
Jose San Martin was the main leader of the independence movement in
Jose San Martin believed that the key to Spanish domination of South America was the colony of
'New Spain" was
Mexico, Spain's most valuable possession in the Americas
Father Miguel Hidalgo
was a radical priest who led a brief revolt in Mexico
The only European royalty to rule a trans-Atlantic empire from American soil was
the Portuguese in Brazil
Who declared Brazilian independence from Portugal?
Agustin de Iturbibe was Emperor of ----- between 1821-1823
Which of the following is a correct statement about Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna?
He was unscrupulous and powerful
The la Reforma was
the revolutionary movement that overthrew Santa Anna
The ruler of Mexico who issued the Reform laws was
was a period of political repression and rapid economic development in Mexico
Francisco Madero believed that all of Mexicos problems could be cured by
Which two nations dominated the "Southern Cone"?
Argentina and Chile
The ----- were the cowboys and ranchers who dominated the agrarian economy of Argentina
Who led the government of Argentina in the 1820s until he was forced into exile in 1827
Argentinas "conquest of the wilderness"
was similar to campaigns against Amerids waged at the time in Chile and the United States
In Argentina between 1871 and 1914
nearly 6 million immigrants arrived from Spain, Italy and Germany
The basis of Chiles economy was
Who dominated Chilean politics in the 1830s
The War of the Pacific
was fought between Chile, Peru and Bolivia
Staring in 1822, Braxil was
a constitutional monarchy
The last independent nation to permit slavery was
Which of the following Latin American leaders was given the honor of helping ring the Liberty Bell on the centennial of the United States Declaration of Independence?
The dynasty established in China by the Manchus was the
Chinas population growth was due in part to
fast growing rice and the introduction of sweet potatoes
What was the Cohong?
Cantons merchant guild
The Macartney Mission was designed to
convince China to open ports to British goods
How did China reply to the Macartney Mission?
They said that China already had the goods it needed
The First Opium War broke out because
the Chinese government attempted to ban the import and use of opium within its borders
When did the First Opium War begin?
The Treaty of Nanjing did all of the following
end the First Opium War, cede Hong Kong, give the British full commercial access to five ports
Chinese laborers shipped by the Western merchants to Cuba, Peru, California and elsewhere for low wage work