US History People Review

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Led a rebellion of Veterans/Farmers who were about to lose their farms. Wake up call that the Articles of Confederation were not working. 
    • A. 

      Daniel Shays

    • B. 

      Nat Turner

    • C. 

      George Donner

    • D. 

      Mad Anthony Wayne

  • 2. 
    HIred to explore the Louisiana Purchase. 
    • A. 

      Charles Grandison Finney

    • B. 

      Stephen Kearney

    • C. 

      Lewis and Clark

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 3. 
    Reformer for prisons/mentally ill 
    • A. 

      Dorothea Dix

    • B. 

      Sacajawea

    • C. 

      Lucretia Mott

    • D. 

      Harriet Tubman

  • 4. 
    Which of the these people from the 1920's is not accurately associated? 
    • A. 

      Al Capone - bootletter

    • B. 

      Al Jolson- actor in first talking film

    • C. 

      Amelia Earhart- birth control for women

    • D. 

      Carrie Nation - prohibition

  • 5. 
    Which of these Civil War era people are not accurately associated? 
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee -confederate General

    • B. 

      John Wilkes Booth -Lincoln Assassin

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis -Confederate President

    • D. 

      William Tecumseh Sherman - lost his left arm in war Confederate soldier

  • 6. 
    Harriet Tubman was a former slave and famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Carefree/liberated woman of the 1920's. 
    • A. 

      Valley girl

    • B. 

      Flapper

    • C. 

      Pinkerton

    • D. 

      Lowell girl

  • 8. 
    Assassinated the ARchduke Ferdinand that sparked WWI in Europe. 
    • A. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • B. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • C. 

      Manfred Von Richtofen

    • D. 

      Gavrilo Princip

  • 9. 
    Wrote the Jungle exposing the meat packing industry. 
    • A. 

      Jacob Riis

    • B. 

      Boss Tweed

    • C. 

      Upton Sinclar

    • D. 

      Ida Tarbell

  • 10. 
    Empresario that created a very strict colony in Texas. 
    • A. 

      Stephen Austin

    • B. 

      Sam Houston

    • C. 

      George Donner

    • D. 

      Brigham Young

  • 11. 
    Raided Harper's Ferry/Abolitionis/ massacre at Pottowatamie Creek, KS 
    • A. 

      Nat Turner

    • B. 

      Harriet Tubman

    • C. 

      W. E. B Dubois

    • D. 

      John Brown