7/8 His Final Exam 2010

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7/8 HIS Final Exam 2010


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  • 1. 
    Nicholas Biddle:
    • A. 

      Served as the Director of the Banker's National Union

    • B. 

      Director of the National Bank

    • C. 

      Chartered the First National Bank of the U.S.

    • D. 

      Improved the power loom

  • 2. 
    I invented the machine that would reap grain.
    • A. 

      Cypress McCormick

    • B. 

      Cyrus Field

    • C. 

      Cyrus McCormick

    • D. 

      John Deere

  • 3. 
    A counterfeit church group which teaches salvation by works rather than by salvation by grace through faith.
    • A. 

      Cult

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Monarch

  • 4. 
    Moby Dick was written by:
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • B. 

      Herman Melville

    • C. 

      Washington Irving

    • D. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

  • 5. 
    "Father of Western African Missions"
    • A. 

      Townshend Harris

    • B. 

      Richard Allen

    • C. 

      Lott Carey

    • D. 

      Matthew Perry

  • 6. 
    James Cook:
    • A. 

      Captain of the Hawaiian ship, Old Ironsides

    • B. 

      Discovered the Hawaiian Islands in 1778

    • C. 

      Discovered the Erie Canal

    • D. 

      Outlawed the use of liquor in Maine

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Townshend Harris

    • B. 

      Northwest Ordinance

    • C. 

      Ghent

    • D. 

      Henry Clay

  • 8. 
    Sequoya invented a written language for the ____________________ Indian tribe.
    • A. 

      Iroquois

    • B. 

      Cherokee

    • C. 

      Seminole

    • D. 

      Christian

  • 9. 
    I explored Kentucky.
    • A. 

      Louis and Clark

    • B. 

      William Bradford

    • C. 

      Daniel Boone

    • D. 

      Patrick Henry

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Townshend Harris

    • B. 

      Marcus Whitman

    • C. 

      Matthew Perry

    • D. 

      Jonathan Goble

  • 11. 
    This Democrat defeated the Whigs but served only one term.
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • C. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • D. 

      John C. Calhoun

  • 12. 
    This party was made up of former National Republicans and members of other political groups; Martin Van Buren ran against this party; disliked Jackson.
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democratic Republican

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Whig

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Nicknamed "Old Tippecanoe"

    • B. 

      The second Whig President

    • C. 

      Military hero of the War of 1789

    • D. 

      Served the longest term as President

  • 14. 
    Daniel Webster:
    • A. 

      Known as the great writer in American history

    • B. 

      Wrote the first American dictionary

    • C. 

      Greatest orator in the Senate

    • D. 

      Started the first lyceum

  • 15. 
    Samuel Clemens:
    • A. 

      Was also known as Mark Clemens

    • B. 

      Was a steamboat pilot

    • C. 

      Was best known for his works as a painter

    • D. 

      Grew up along the Louisiana Delta

  • 16. 
    The steel plow was invented by: 
    • A. 

      Cyrus McCormick

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      John Deere

    • D. 

      Cyrus Field

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Congress quickly agreed to pass the bill to build the telegraph line

    • B. 

      "What hath God wrought" was the first transmission via the telegraph

    • C. 

      The telegraph used a "dot and dash" code to communicate

    • D. 

      Morse gave God credit for his invention

  • 18. 
    Cyrus Field can best be described as:
    • A. 

      The inventor of the reaping machine

    • B. 

      "Pathfinder of the Seas"

    • C. 

      An entrepreneur

    • D. 

      America's greatest science teacher

  • 19. 
    Nationwide revival in the 1850's:
    • A. 

      The Great Awakening

    • B. 

      Second Great Awakening

    • C. 

      The European Revival

    • D. 

      The revival of the fittest

  • 20. 
    These key words reflect this historical man of God: 1. North Carolina 2. Presbyterian Preacher 3. Revival 4. preaching, prayer and singing (all held outdoors)
    • A. 

      McGuffey

    • B. 

      McCormick

    • C. 

      McGready

    • D. 

      Whitefield

  • 21. 
     Name the inventor.
    • A. 

      Francis Cabot Lowell

    • B. 

      Matthew Maury

    • C. 

      Charles G. Finney

    • D. 

      Elias Howe

  • 22. 
        Name the author. 
    • A. 

      Herman Melville

    • B. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • C. 

      Elias Howe

    • D. 

      James Fenimore Cooper

  • 23. 
     This man was inspired, while on ship. Who is he?
    • A. 

      Francis Scott Key

    • B. 

      Scott F. Key

    • C. 

      K. F. Scott

    • D. 

      Francis Cabot Lowell

  • 24. 
    Methodist circuit rider.
    • A. 

      Peter Cartwright

    • B. 

      James McGready

    • C. 

      Charles Finney

    • D. 

      John Jasper

  • 25. 
    Dorothea L. Dix:
    • A. 

      First to open a Sunday School program in New York City

    • B. 

      First black woman writer in America

    • C. 

      Reformer who improved the conditions of the mentally ill

    • D. 

      First woman to attend college

  • 26. 
    Used by God to brings many Indians to Christ.
    • A. 

      Wilderness Road

    • B. 

      Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      Cumberland Gap

    • D. 

      John Goble

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Catherine Ferguson

    • B. 

      Phoebe Palmer

    • C. 

      Dorothea L. Dix

    • D. 

      Susan B. Anthony

  • 28. 
    Catherine (Katie) Ferguson:
    • A. 

      Founded the first settlement house in NY City

    • B. 

      Improved conditions for the mentally ill

    • C. 

      Started NY City's first Sunday School program

    • D. 

      Lectured on women's rights

  • 29. 
    DeWitt and John Jay helped which organization?
    • A. 

      American Bible Society

    • B. 

      American Temperance Union

    • C. 

      American Tract League

    • D. 

      New Harmony

  • 30. 
    New Harmony was:
    • A. 

      A failed political union designed after the Democratic-Republicans

    • B. 

      Also known as Transcendentalism

    • C. 

      A failed communal system formed by Robert Emerson

    • D. 

      A failed communal system formed by a mill owner

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Older siblings would rotate with younger siblings in the school house, to help out on the farm

    • B. 

      In small towns, school teachers were paid by the parents

    • C. 

      Education was not that important

    • D. 

      The Blue Backed Speller was introduced at this time

  • 32. 
    It was said that _____________________________ "taught millions to read and not one to sin."
    • A. 

      William McGuffey

    • B. 

      William Bradford

    • C. 

      Noah Webster

    • D. 

      Horace Mann

  • 33. 
    _______________________________ were the most widely used and distributed series of schoolbooks in America.
    • A. 

      Blue-Backed Speller

    • B. 

      McGuffey's Readers

    • C. 

      Blue-Backed Reader

    • D. 

      McGuffey's Speller

  • 34. 
    The Tell-Tale Heart was written by:
    • A. 

      Herman Melville

    • B. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • C. 

      Oliver Wendell Holmes

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • 35. 
    James Fenimore Cooper wrote:
    • A. 

      Rip Van Winkle

    • B. 

      Moby Dick

    • C. 

      The Last of the Mohicans

    • D. 

      Snowbound

  • 36. 
    The American Temperance Union:
    • A. 

      Unionized America's church denominations

    • B. 

      Gave back the Northwest Territory to the Indians

    • C. 

      Stopped the sale of tobacco

    • D. 

      Stopped the sale and consumption of alcohol

  • 37. 
    Other than Missouri, which state was involved in the Missouri Compromise?
    • A. 

      Louisiana

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 38. 
    Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote:
    • A. 

      Old Ironsides

    • B. 

      The Old Kentucky House

    • C. 

      Snowbound

    • D. 

      The Scarlett Letter

  • 39. 
    Edward Hicks:
    • A. 

      Known for his singing schools

    • B. 

      Wrote Oh! Susanna

    • C. 

      Quaker preacher and painter

    • D. 

      Wrote the "Tell-Tale Heart"

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Spirituals

    • B. 

      Rock N Roll

    • C. 

      Circuit riders

    • D. 

      McGuffey Reader

  • 41. 
    An example of a circuit rider would be:
    • A. 

      Elias Howe

    • B. 

      Herman Melville

    • C. 

      Peter Cartwright

    • D. 

      Pony Express

  • 42. 
    T/F: A popular learning technique in schools of the 1800's was the Quilting Bee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    This law called for Congress to appoint a governor and three judges to govern for the settlers of this land. Name the law and the land.
    • A. 

      Missouri Compromise / Missouri

    • B. 

      Monroe Doctrine / Northwest Territory

    • C. 

      Embargo Act / Maine

    • D. 

      Northwest Ordinance / Northwest Territory

  • 44. 
    ___________________________ explored lands from the Arkansas River to the Rocky Mountains.
    • A. 

      Lewis and Clark

    • B. 

      Zebulon Pike

    • C. 

      Oliver Hazard Perry

    • D. 

      William Henry Harrison

  • 45. 
    Congress passed a high tariff convincing the West that a tariff would shield US agriculture from foreign competition. Name the tariff.
    • A. 

      Northwest Tariff of 1787

    • B. 

      Tariff of 1828

    • C. 

      Tariff of Abolitionists

    • D. 

      Townshend Harris Tariff

  • 46. 
    Very little education; from the state of TN; known for his kitchen cabinet; strict constructionist.
    • A. 

      James Monroe

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • D. 

      John Tyler

  • 47. 
    Boonesborough was located in what state?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 48. 
    Using the overhead map, locate:The Mississippi River
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      8

  • 49. 
    Using the overhead map, locate: Cape Cod
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      1

  • 50. 
    Using the overhead map, locate:IN (this is an abbreviated state)
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      13