APUSH Final Exam Review Fall 2010

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Desmond Tutu Quizzes & Trivia

Mr. Desmond LSHS Fall 2010 Final Exam Review. Chapters 1-15.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Roman Catholic immigration in the 1840s
    • A. 

      Was a boon to public education

    • B. 

      Hindered unionism

    • C. 

      Impeded the growth of the temperance movement

    • D. 

      Was welcomed in northeastern Pennsylvania

    • E. 

      Was supported by Samuel F.B. Morse

  • 2. 
    Charles Grandison Finney is most directly connected with
    • A. 

      Revivalism

    • B. 

      The Industrial Revolution

    • C. 

      The labor movement

    • D. 

      Nativism

    • E. 

      The Waltham Plan

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is associated with both the First and Second Great Awakenings?
    • A. 

      Camp meetings

    • B. 

      Burned Over District

    • C. 

      Religious Revival

    • D. 

      New Lights

    • E. 

      Founding of Princeton and Columbia Universities

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was most responsible for encouraging the growth of domestic markets in the first half of the nineteenth century?
    • A. 

      An increase in the number of large factories

    • B. 

      Better transportation networks

    • C. 

      The national bank's loan policy

    • D. 

      The national government's economic subsidies

    • E. 

      Increased farm production

  • 5. 
    New England businessmen reversed their concern raised at the Hartford Convention regarding the westward movement because they realized the west would provide them with
    • A. 

      Support for a national bank

    • B. 

      Cheap labor

    • C. 

      Money capital to invest in their factories

    • D. 

      New markets for their products

    • E. 

      Profitable locations for outsourcing

  • 6. 
    Religious Revivalism, the temperance movement, benevolent activities, and Whig politics all helped
    • A. 

      The antebellum women's movement

    • B. 

      Expansion of industry

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren get elected

    • D. 

      Rein in conservative political thinking

    • E. 

      End sectionalism

  • 7. 
    Jacksonian democracy and Jeffersonian republicanism were most similar in their
    • A. 

      Dealings with native peoples

    • B. 

      Support for average Americans

    • C. 

      Treatment of the national bank

    • D. 

      Views of patronage

    • E. 

      Efforts to consolidate executive power

  • 8. 
    Which two presidents had the most strained relationship with the Supreme Court of the United States?
    • A. 

      Washington and Quincy Adams

    • B. 

      Van Buren and Adams

    • C. 

      Madison and Tyler

    • D. 

      Jefferson and Jackson

    • E. 

      Washington and William Henry Harrison

  • 9. 
    President Lincoln's belief that no state can nullify a law of the United States, which he upheld during the secession crisis, was most similar to action taken by which president?
    • A. 

      Monroe

    • B. 

      Madison

    • C. 

      Jefferson

    • D. 

      Jackson

    • E. 

      Van Buren

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a true statement about the Indian Removal Act?
    • A. 

      Some Cherokee Indians promoted it

    • B. 

      It eliminated the Seminole Indians from Florida

    • C. 

      It was precipitated by the Black Hawk's War

    • D. 

      Congress passed it despite much public outcry

    • E. 

      John Marshall upheld the act in Worcester v. Georgia

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was NOT a facet of urban popular culture in the antebellum period?
    • A. 

      Commercialized sex

    • B. 

      Fashion consciousness

    • C. 

      Popular entertainment

    • D. 

      Slavery

    • E. 

      Nativism

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an example of America being a welcoming place for immigrants?
    • A. 

      The Alien and Sedition Acts

    • B. 

      Minstrel shows

    • C. 

      German-language shop signs

    • D. 

      Temperance reformers

    • E. 

      The Whig Party

  • 13. 
    Which of the following religious movements originated in the United States?
    • A. 

      Mormonism

    • B. 

      Puritanism

    • C. 

      Presbyterianism

    • D. 

      Unitarianism

    • E. 

      Catholicism

  • 14. 
    The antebellum reform movement was, in large part, precipitated by
    • A. 

      National government initiatives

    • B. 

      A religious revival movement

    • C. 

      State government initiatives

    • D. 

      An economic recession

    • E. 

      Nativist pressures

  • 15. 
    Central New York was labeled the "Burned Over District" because
    • A. 

      It was subject to seasonal forest fires for over a decade

    • B. 

      The westward movement was so intense, the migrants wore the grass off the earth, leaving a scorched appearance

    • C. 

      It was home to many religious revivals and reform movements

    • D. 

      Transcendentalism began there with a plea to purge commercialism from its followers' hearts

    • E. 

      Charles Grandison Finney traveled to Rochester only to witness the city's greatest conflagration

  • 16. 
    Which of the following supports Edmund Morgan's thesis that slavery for blacks brought freedom for whites?
    • A. 

      Many southern states passed laws against racially mixed marriages

    • B. 

      The freehold system in the northern colonies

    • C. 

      There was much miscegenation

    • D. 

      Republican equality originated as a southern objective

    • E. 

      Leisler's Rebellion proved that slave revolts would not be tolerated by Southerners, slave owners or not

  • 17. 
    A legal argument for slavery can be found in 
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

    • D. 

      The Wilmot Proviso

    • E. 

      The Webster-Hayne Debate

  • 18. 
    Which of the following was NOT used by Southerners to support their pro-slavery position?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • C. 

      Economic necessity

    • D. 

      Paternalism

    • E. 

      Moral Superiority

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is true of slave society?
    • A. 

      By the 1850s, thousands of slaves profited from an underground economy

    • B. 

      Though much feared, resistance rarely occurred

    • C. 

      To increase their numbers, there was much inbreeding among the slave population

    • D. 

      Slaves' diets consisted mostly of buttermilk biscuits and beans but rarely any meat

    • E. 

      Slaves eschewed family life because of the fear of separation

  • 20. 
    Which led to the need to smuggle slaves into the country rather than import them legally?
    • A. 

      A court case

    • B. 

      State mandates

    • C. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • D. 

      Missouri's application for statehood

    • E. 

      Congressional legislation

  • 21. 
    The Industrial and Market Revolutions
    • A. 

      Created a class-divided society that challenged the founders' vision of an agrarian republic

    • B. 

      Lowered the American per capita income by nearly 1 percent each year

    • C. 

      Created a situation where everyday goods became luxury items

    • D. 

      Decreased the living standard by nearly 30 percent in a single generation

    • E. 

      Allowed workers to have more control over the pace and conditions of labor

  • 22. 
    Which inventor is properly matched with the item he invented?
    • A. 

      Cyrus McCormick - The Clermont

    • B. 

      Samuel Colt - Interchangeable parts

    • C. 

      Eli Whitney - Reaper

    • D. 

      Robert Fulton - Six Shooter

    • E. 

      John Deere - Steel Plow

  • 23. 
    The English immigrant who became known as the "father of the factory system" because he opened the first American factory in 1790 was
    • A. 

      Francis Cabot Lowell

    • B. 

      Samuel Slater

    • C. 

      Paul Moody

    • D. 

      Eli Whitney

    • E. 

      Samuel Sellars Jr.

  • 24. 
    A drawback to building the Erie Canal was that
    • A. 

      It hindered the prosperity of central and western New York, as travelers would bypass those areas for points west

    • B. 

      It accelerated the flow of goods but the transportation costs were so high that in many cases the trip was unprofitable

    • C. 

      A barge could only travel twelve miles a day

    • D. 

      It was so expensive to build, it took nearly a decade to repay its cost

    • E. 

      It adversely altered the ecology and the economy of the region

  • 25. 
    The short lived Canal Age was supplanted by
    • A. 

      An improved network of national roads

    • B. 

      Railroads

    • C. 

      Steamboats

    • D. 

      Trucking

    • E. 

      Turnpikes

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