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Tah Roots Of Freedom Post-test

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This post-test contains 70 multiple choice questions. There is a 1-hour time limit for completion. Please keep in the mind the results will be used solely for the purpose of helping to evaluate  and report on the overall success of the TAH Roots of Freedom grant program as required by the federal grants office.  

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1.  The Open Door policy in China called for which of the  following?
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2.  Jacksonian Democracy was distinguished by the belief that
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3.  President Monroe articulated the Monroe Doctrine in his 1823 address to Congress primarily in order to
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4.  Which of the following transportation developments opened the West to settlement and trade between 1790 and 1830?
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5.  Which of the following best describes the situation of freedom in the decade following the Civil War?
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6.  Which of the following was a serious constitutional question after the Civil War?
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7.  The Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) did which of the following?
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8.  Shay’s Rebellion frightened many Americans when
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9.  “Competition is a law of nature…and can no more be done away with than gravitation….If we do not like survival of the fittest, we have only one possible alternative, survival of the unfittest."  The former is the law of civilization, the latter is the law of anti-civilization.” The quote above is an example of which of the following schools of thought?
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10.  Perfectionism in the mid-nineteenth century is best defined as
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11.  The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions, the Hartford Convention, and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest were similar in that all involved a defense of
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12.  Which of the following best describes the position on slavery of most northerners during the sectional crisis of the 1850s?
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13.  Which of the following is true of the case of Marbury v. Madison?
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14.  After the American Revolution, the concept of the “republican mother” suggested that
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15.  All of the following accurately describe Jefferson’s purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France EXCEPT:
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16.  President Jackson resisted the admission of Texas into the Union in 1836 primarily because he
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17.  The Republican Party originated in the mid-1850s as a sectional party committed to which of the following?
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18.  In 1890 the most important source of revenue for the federal government was
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19.  William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold” oration was primarily an expression of his
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20.  All of the following contributed to the decline of open-range cattle ranching at the end of the nineteenth century EXCEPT:
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21.  Jacob Riis is best known for his work in the 1890s as a
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22.  In the United States, the Haitian rebellion of the 1790’s prompted
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23.  Which of the following statements about African American soldiers during the Civil War is correct?
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24.  Between 1870 and 1900, farmers did all of the following in an attempt to better their condition EXCEPT
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25.  Under the Articles of Confederation the United States central government had no power to
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26.  Theodore Roosevelt was the first President to
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27.  Prior to the Civil War, a transformation occurred in the workforce of the New England textile mills as New England farm girls were replaced by
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28.  Members of the Hudson River School were best known for their paintings of
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29.  The first attempt to apply the doctrine of popular sovereignty in determining the status of slavery occurred in
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30.  Which of the following was true of the United States Constitution as adopted at the Constitutional Convention?
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31.  The Jefferson administration advocated which of the following changes as a means of restoring republican ideals?
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32.  The Wilmot Proviso specifically provided for
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33.  Immigrants to the United States in the last quarter of the nineteenth century came primarily from
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34.  During the presidency of William H. Taft, United States policy in Latin America was driven primarily by
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35.  When war broke out in Europe in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson established a policy that called for
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36.  The Constitutional Convention designed the electoral college to
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37.  Under Chief Justice John Marshall, Supreme Court decisions tend to
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38.  The women’s movement in the antebellum period was characterized by all of the following EXCEPT
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39.  The Supreme Court’s decision in the Dred Scott case in 1857 effectively repealed the
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40.  The decisions of the Supreme Court in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries generally did which of the following?
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41.  The majority of White families in the antebellum South owned
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42.  The Missouri Compromise did which of the following
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43.  “We believe that the time has come when the railroad corporations will either own the people or the people must own the railroads…We demand a national currency, safe, sound, and flexible…We demand a graduated income tax…We demand a free ballot.”   Which of the following groups included the passage above in its platform? American Federation of Labor
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44.  The 1896 Supreme Court decision Plessy v. Ferguson also
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45.  Which of the following aroused the greatest controversy in the United States at the end of the Spanish-American War?
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46.  The American Colonization Society was established in the early nineteenth century with the goal of
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47.  Which of the following best accounts for the success of the American Federation of Labor in organizing labor in the late 1800s?
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48.  From the 1880’s to the beginning of the New Deal, the dominant American Indian policy of the United States government sought to
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49.  Alexander Hamilton’s financial program was most favorable to
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50.   The most unpopular and least successful of President Thomas Jefferson’s policies was his
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51.  Which of the following principles was established by the Dred Scott decision?
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52.  In his Atlanta Compromise speech, Booker T. Washington called for which of the following?
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53.  The precipitating factor in the 1894 Pullman strike was Pullman’s
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54.  All of the following contributed to the growth of the free African American population in the United States in the early nineteenth century EXCEPT
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55.  Daniel Webster’s address to the Senate in 1830 in reply to Senator Hayne is best remembered for its
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56.  The Dawes Act (1887) did which of the following?
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57.  “I have come to this country to introduce an entire new state of society; to change it from an ignorant,  selfish system to an enlightened social system which shall gradually unite all interests into one and remove all causes for contest between individuals.”   The statement above was made by which nineteenth-century Utopian reformer?
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58.  During the Gilded Age, which of the following groups generally voted Republican?
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59.  The Compromise of 1850 did which of the following?
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60.  Which of the following was LEAST involved in the struggle for women’s rights?
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61.  Throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, women reformers were most active in the cause of
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62.  The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862, is considered pivotal to the outcome of the Civil War because it
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63.  In adopting the Fourteenth Amendment, Congress was primarily concerned with
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64.  The Federalist papers challenged the conventional political wisdom of the eighteenth century when they asserted that
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65.  Pinckney’s Treaty with Spain is considered a diplomatic highlight of Washington’s administration because it
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66.  Please provide your name (for pre-test  comparison purposes only - individual test scores will not be reported)
67.  Jacob Riis’s How the Other Half Lives is a study of
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68.  The goal of the American Colonization Society was to
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69.  In the last quarter of the nineteenth century, American agriculture was characterized by
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70.  The immediate effect of Andrew Jackson’s attack on the Second Bank of the United States in 1834 was
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