Third Nine Weeks Assessment

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  • 1. 
    True or false: The main reasons why settlers moved to the US was for land, religious freedom, escaping political problems/crisis, and searching for better opportunities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The English were forced to migrate to the America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Moravians were pacifists- meaning that they did not want to fight in wars or conflicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Scot- Irish fought for American Independence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Native Americans gained more land in the 1700's based on new peace treaties reached with the colonial governments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Great Wagon Road was the central pathway that colonial settlers used in the 1700's (1735-1775) in the Southern US.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Complete the analogy :  Thomas Jefferson : Declaration of Independence   ______________________: US Constitution
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Paine

  • 8. 
    NC had the smallest slave population in the South due to geography factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Founding Fathers decided to have a secret meeting without key leaders in US

    • B. 

      They were plotting an overthrow of the govt.

    • C. 

      They were trying to break away from England again

    • D. 

      National security concerns- did not want the people to know discussion before finished work on a new government structure

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Elects the President of the US

    • B. 

      Appoints Cabinet members

    • C. 

      Appoints Judges to the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Elects representatives to Congress

  • 11. 
    Why did the North not want to have slaves counted for population purposes?
    • A. 

      Would have greater representation in Northern states if they were counted

    • B. 

      The North realized that slaves did not have rights or freedoms in the US Const.- so why count them for population purposes???

    • C. 

      The Southern states would have a great voice in Congress if they are counted

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Warsaw Pact

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D. 

      14 Points

  • 13. 
    The 3 regions of the 13 colonies were divided as follows:
    • A. 

      New England, Middle, Southern

    • B. 

      Northern, Southern, Middle

    • C. 

      New England, Middle, Midwest

    • D. 

      Northern, Midwest, Eastern

  • 14. 
    Yeoman is another word for...?
    • A. 

      Indentured servant

    • B. 

      Gentry

    • C. 

      Apprentices

    • D. 

      Farmers

  • 15. 
    Gentry (gentlefolk) are:
    • A. 

      Groups of farmers that joined the militia

    • B. 

      Indentured servants

    • C. 

      People of wealth or education

    • D. 

      African slaves

  • 16. 
    95% of NC's people earned their living through agriculture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Wetlands were found in the western part of NC

    • B. 

      Hilly, rolling land in the central part of the state

    • C. 

      A range of mountains in the eastern US

    • D. 

      Low, flat land that extends along the Atlantic Ocean

  • 18. 
    Native Americans and European settlers had differing beliefs about land ownership. Which statement best summarizes the viewpoint of each side.
    • A. 

      Native Americans viewed land as theirs to be controlled---- Europeans wanted to control the land for themselves, without Native American interference

    • B. 

      Native Americans wasted nothing in land use- preserve the forest land at all costs, the Europeans wanted to rebuild the forest land as well

    • C. 

      Europeans wanted to buy and sell land, Native Americans used the land- all were free to use it

    • D. 

      Native Americans were eager to buy land from Europeans for guns, the Europeans wanted to preserve all forest land

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Mountain ranges and lack of navigable ports restricted the movement of people and goods

    • B. 

      Warm-water ports and small mountain ranges encouraged movement of people and goods

    • C. 

      Deep rivers and flat, fertile land helped NC develop strong interstate commerce

    • D. 

      Multiple rivers and valleys prevented the development of large farms and the development of a tourism based economy in NC

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      They presented a barrier against storms

    • B. 

      They prevented the development of large port cities where ships could easily move in and out

    • C. 

      They provided more usable coastline than the other colonies

    • D. 

      They allowed for open and easy transport for the shipping industry

  • 21. 
    The Triad city of High Point, NC has a unique location. How did the location of this city contribute to the growth of the furniture industry?
    • A. 

      High Point was near the coast, making it easy to export goods

    • B. 

      High Point was a wealthy city

    • C. 

      High Point was near railroads, hardwood forests, and a large labor force

    • D. 

      High Point was near the Research Triangle for training of its furniture makers

  • 22. 
    How many branches of government were set up in the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      How to maintain the balance of power of small and large states and everyone still have a voice in Congress

    • B. 

      How to send representatives to Congress and elect them

    • C. 

      The compromise caused more problems and they had to meet again later

    • D. 

      How to send electors to vote for President

  • 24. 
    Homesteading laws were designed to attract which of the following groups?
    • A. 

      Gold miners

    • B. 

      Fur trappers

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      Mountain men

  • 25. 
    President Thomas Jefferson was concerned about the LA Purchase because?
    • A. 

      The new government could not afford the purchase of $15 million

    • B. 

      The Constitution did not say anything about the president's right to purchase land

    • C. 

      Spain was threatening to declare war on the US over the land

    • D. 

      France would kick the US off the land and control the whole region

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      NC's people did not believe in Manifest Destiny

    • B. 

      They did not have the money to purchase the land from France

    • C. 

      It was too much land too govern and control

    • D. 

      They thought the new land would eventually bring an end to slavery

  • 27. 
    Which cause of the War of 1812 does not belong?
    • A. 

      Impressment of US sailors

    • B. 

      Blockade of American ships by the French and the British

    • C. 

      War Hawks in Congress who were eager to go to war with England

    • D. 

      Dolley Madison burning the White House

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      The US made their own goods and items since trade difficulties occurred with embargo and blockades

    • B. 

      James Madison encouraged trade with other nations of the world after the war

    • C. 

      Native Americans gave up fighting with the US people and the economy began to grow

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson sent the French out of the nation

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Lord Cornwallis

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      King George III

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Blaming the king for all of the colonies problems

    • B. 

      Taxes

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Rights of the people

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      The document urged NC delegates to vote for independence

    • B. 

      The document created a new state government

    • C. 

      The document urged all of NC's people to join the war effort

    • D. 

      The document created an independent government

  • 32. 
    The main reason the colonies were able to fight and win the American Revolution was?
    • A. 

      Fighting for a purpose- freedom, had the will to win the war

    • B. 

      Patriot troops had the "home field" advantage- they knew the land, roads, rivers within the colonies better than the British

    • C. 

      Excellent military leadership

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    Thomas Paine:___________________ Thomas Jefferson : Declaration of Independence
    • A. 

      Halifax Resolves

    • B. 

      Mecklenburg Resolves

    • C. 

      Common Sense

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 34. 
    The preamble serves as an introduction to a document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    The Founding Fathers are just from the American Revolutionary time period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    The Mecklenburg Resolves date is located on the NC state flag even still today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Mecklenburg Resolves

    • B. 

      Halifax Resolves

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      NC Constitution of 1776

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Cherokee

    • B. 

      Catawba

    • C. 

      Hatteras

    • D. 

      Tuscarora

  • 39. 
    The Indian Removal Act of 1830 created an opportunity for Native Americans to "exchange land" with the US government-eastern land for land in the west.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    John Ridge sold out the Cherokee when the Treaty of New Echota was signed by a few select Cherokee, since removal was not favored by the tribe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      He was the governor of NC in the 1800's

    • B. 

      He was the leader of the Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      He was the leader of the Constitutional Convention of 1835

    • D. 

      He was a reform leader of the 1800's in NC who tried to solve NC's problems

  • 42. 
    The NC Constitution of 1835 became more undemocratic in what specific way?
    • A. 

      Fewer leaders were elected to political offices

    • B. 

      The governor had complete power in the state and did not face re-election for 5 years

    • C. 

      The people of the west had little power in the government after 1835

    • D. 

      Free African Americans and Native Americans lost the right to vote

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      The state experienced a long steady stream of gold being found in the state and the population of the state will increase over time

    • B. 

      Gold coins were minted in the state, which will boost the economy- spending usable money

    • C. 

      New groups moved to the state to mine for gold and new businesses were created

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 44. 
    Manifest Destiny: __________________   Trail of Tears: Oklahoma
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Missouri River

    • C. 

      Colorado River

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Wheat

    • B. 

      Corn/maize

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Potatoes

  • 46. 
    Use the analogy to identify the exchanges from the Columbian Exchange. Disease:______________       Corn: _______________
    • A. 

      Slavery, Horses

    • B. 

      Corn, Horses

    • C. 

      Potatoes, Man

    • D. 

      Corn, Potatoes

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      He thought that he had landed in Asia

    • B. 

      He thought that he had the best name for them

    • C. 

      He thought that he had landed in India, and called them Indians

    • D. 

      The Indians used sign language and told Columbus the proper name

  • 48. 
    Select the proper order for colonization in NC:
    • A. 

      Attempted colonies by Sir Walter Walter Raleigh, Jamestown, Proprietary Colonies, Royal Colonies, Independence

    • B. 

      Jamestown, Independence, Royal Colony, Proprietary Colonies, Attempted Colonies by Raleigh

    • C. 

      Attempted Colonies by Raleigh, Jamestown, Royal Colony, Independence, Proprietary Colonies

    • D. 

      Independence, Royal Colony, Jamestown, Proprietary Colony, Attempted Colony

  • 49. 
    The French and Indian War helped to set the stage for what major conflict to occur?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      American Revolution

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      Golden Age of Piracy

  • 50. 
    There are 2 Senators per state according to the US Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Each state has the same number of House of Representative members in Congress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    The members of the Supreme Court are allowed to serve an unlimited term once they are approved and appointed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    The US Constitution set up a system of checks and balances so that no branch of government would be more powerful than the other branch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    The War of 1812 brought the British back to the US--- and the burning of the White House.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    What phrase was associated with the outbreak and the causes of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      "we will avenge the deaths of the Boston Massacre"

    • B. 

      Give me Liberty or Give Me Death"

    • C. 

      No Taxation without Representation"

    • D. 

      General Washington should lead the troops"

  • 56. 
    Which of the following would not be considered a primary source?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      Watercolor drawings by John White

    • C. 

      Diary account of a Moravian settler

    • D. 

      Textbook

  • 57. 
    • A. 

      Republicanism

    • B. 

      Popular sovereignty

    • C. 

      Federalism

    • D. 

      Limited Government

  • 58. 
    Which of the following is an example of segregation?
    • A. 

      Refusing to ride on city bus

    • B. 

      Forcing African Americans to attend different schools other than whites

    • C. 

      Taking lands from Native Americans

    • D. 

      Leading a rally for African American voters

  • 59. 
    Rosa Parks protested the law that...
    • A. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding the same buses

    • B. 

      Prevented African Americans from riding city buses

    • C. 

      Refused African Americans the right to attend school with white students

    • D. 

      Required African Americans and whites to sit in separate sections of city buses

  • 60. 
    What was the main concept of the ruling of Plessy v. Fergsuon in 1896?
    • A. 

      Separate but equal

    • B. 

      Equality for all

    • C. 

      Equality in education

    • D. 

      Freedom for all

  • 61. 
    Poll taxes and literacy tests...
    • A. 

      Kept many African Americans from voting

    • B. 

      Encouraged civil rights leaders

    • C. 

      Helped women to get the right to vote

    • D. 

      Were approved by the Supreme Court

  • 62. 
    Martin Luther King Jr. gained national attention during what key event?
    • A. 

      March on Washington

    • B. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case

    • D. 

      Greensboro Sit in

  • 63. 
    Freedom Summer was an effort to...
    • A. 

      Invite women into the workforce and find jobs

    • B. 

      Help Native Americans find work and better careers

    • C. 

      Help African American voters in Southern states

    • D. 

      Minorities in NC

  • 64. 
    Marches, sit-ins, and boycotts are examples of...
    • A. 

      Civil rights

    • B. 

      Massive resistance

    • C. 

      Nonviolent forms of protest

    • D. 

      Freedom events

  • 65. 
    After WWII, the Holocaust had drawn world wide attention to what horrors?
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Massive resistance

    • D. 

      Violent protests

  • 66. 
    Four students went to a Greensboro lunch counter and demanded to be served at a white only lunch counter. What type of protest did they carry out?
    • A. 

      Massive resistance

    • B. 

      Boycott

    • C. 

      Sit in

    • D. 

      Freedom Ride

  • 67. 
    The 24th Amendment did which of the following?
    • A. 

      Gave women the right to vote

    • B. 

      Ordered the federal government to return all land back to Native Americans

    • C. 

      Helped African Americans gain voting rights by outlawing poll taxes

    • D. 

      Ordered schools to provide bilingual education

  • 68. 
    The event known as the "Little Rock Nine" - African American students were admitted to Central High School in Arkansas after...
    • A. 

      The nine students held a sit in at the high school

    • B. 

      Parents protested and took case to the local school board

    • C. 

      President Eisenhower sent in National Guard troops in order to provide safe passage for students into the school

    • D. 

      MLK protested the actions of the school

  • 69. 
    What was the main purpose of the March on Washington?
    • A. 

      Protest for better jobs and rights

    • B. 

      Protest for better education for all

    • C. 

      Meeting of all the leaders of the movement and he gave a speech there

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 70. 
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964...
    • A. 

      Organized voter drives to bring out the African American vote

    • B. 

      Made segregation illegal in the US and forbid unequal treatment

    • C. 

      Created a form of nonviolent resistance for the Greensboro sit in

    • D. 

      Organized the Freedom Riders

  • 71. 
    What did some Americans conclude about race relations after the violence in Selma Alabama in 1965?
    • A. 

      They were horrified at the violence launched against the protestors that was being broadcast on national tv and realized that something needed to be done

    • B. 

      They were aware of the violence and were still undecided what to do about civil rights

    • C. 

      The protest had been a peaceful protest--- the attack on the protest group as they marched was violent and most were shocked by this event

    • D. 

      Both and A and C

  • 72. 
    What event began the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955

    • B. 

      Brown v. Board of Education ruling by Supreme Court which began integration of US schools

    • C. 

      Jim Crow laws passed in the South

    • D. 

      Freedom Summer

  • 73. 
    What was the main purpose of the Jim Crow Laws in the South?
    • A. 

      Segregation of public places

    • B. 

      Integration of public places

    • C. 

      Punishment of the South for Civil War

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 74. 
    For what reason did the ERA not make it as an US Constitutional amendment?
    • A. 

      The amendment never made it past the Congress in 1972

    • B. 

      The President vetoed the amendment

    • C. 

      Too few states approved the amendment in order to make it an amendment

    • D. 

      Women of the US did not support the amendment

  • 75. 
    Which federal government piece of legislation allowed federal funds to be withheld for education if discrimination continued in the South?
    • A. 

      Brown v, Board of Education

    • B. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson

    • C. 

      Civil Rights Act 1964

    • D. 

      ERA

  • 76. 
    Which of the following helped the American poor during the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • B. 

      24th Amendment

    • C. 

      Voting Rights Act of 1965

    • D. 

      Murder case of Emmett Till

  • 77. 
    What was the decision of Swann v. Mecklenburg Board of Education?
    • A. 

      Forced the Jim Crow Laws to break up in NC schools in 1951

    • B. 

      Forces the integration of Charlotte schools by busing students to districts where they should be more balanced with integration mix of students

    • C. 

      Busing students to all white schools was illegal

    • D. 

      Busing students to African American schools was illegal

  • 78. 
    How did the Greensboro 4 impact the Civil Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Sit ins were eventually staged throughout the South helping to break up the Jim Crow Laws

    • B. 

      Brought national attention to discrimination in the South

    • C. 

      After discrimination was broken up, the African Americans had the ability to have equal purchasing power in the state/national econmoy

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 79. 
    • A. 

      10 Percent Plan

    • B. 

      Wade Davis Bill

    • C. 

      Pardons for only the important people living in the South

    • D. 

      Punishing the South for fighting the war

  • 80. 
    The Black Codes...
    • A. 

      Asked the Southern states to employ all African Americans

    • B. 

      Asked the Southern states to give an education to all people living in their home state

    • C. 

      Treated African Americans as second class citizens and placed restrictions on daily life

    • D. 

      African Americans were given permission to move to the North to find jobs

  • 81. 
    What concept is the main focus of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Forgiveness

    • C. 

      Reunion

    • D. 

      Reorganization

  • 82. 
    How did the 13th Amendment change  the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Ended the Civil War

    • B. 

      Ended slavery

    • C. 

      Ended the spread of the Republican party

    • D. 

      Ended the movement of Northerners into the Southern states

  • 83. 
    The Reconstruction Act that was passed by Congress...
    • A. 

      Stopped the actions of the Freedmen's Bureau

    • B. 

      Replaced Johnson's 10 percent plan

    • C. 

      The former Confederate states were returned to military districts until new constitutions were made, passed the 14th amendment, and gave freedmen the right to vote

    • D. 

      Was part of the 14th amendment

  • 84. 
    President Johnson was impeached, which means he was...
    • A. 

      Elected to political office

    • B. 

      Removed from political office

    • C. 

      Convicted of crimes

    • D. 

      Accused of wrong doing

  • 85. 
    The best working definition of Reconstruction would be...
    • A. 

      Reorganizing

    • B. 

      Refusing

    • C. 

      Reuniting

    • D. 

      Rebuilding

  • 86. 
    The KKK attempted to restore power to whites by...
    • A. 

      Working to attract and elect former ex-Confederate leaders to Congress

    • B. 

      Intimidation of African Americans

    • C. 

      Replacing government leaders with conservative Republicans

    • D. 

      Rewriting state constitutions

  • 87. 
    The proposed Constittution of the United States created a _____________ system in which power woild be shared between the __________ government and the __________ government.
    • A. 

      Universal , urban, country

    • B. 

      Foriegn, agricultural, domestic

    • C. 

      Local, foriegn, city

    • D. 

      Federal, national, state

  • 88. 
    For what reason did Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction plan not work well for African Americans?
    • A. 

      The plan did not focus on helping African American adjust to their new lives in the South

    • B. 

      Black Codes were passed in the South during his plan, which treated African Americans as second class citizens

    • C. 

      He tried to get rid of the Freedmen's Bureau

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 89. 
    The United States used this _____________to destroy the hiding places of the Communist forces.
    • A. 

      Search and Destroy

    • B. 

      Vietnamization

    • C. 

      Agent Orange

    • D. 

      Agent X

  • 90. 
    Which way were African Americans kept down in the struggle for better rights during Reconstruction?
    • A. 

      Poll Taxes

    • B. 

      Literacy Tests

    • C. 

      Black Codes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 91. 
    A complex maze of jungle trails used by North Vietnam to send troops, reinforce and  supply communist forces operating in South Vietnam.  
    • A. 

      Ho Chi Minh trail

    • B. 

      Dien Bien Phu path

    • C. 

      Vietcong highway

    • D. 

      NVA's Trail

  • 92. 
    Which amendment gave citizenship to African Americans?
    • A. 

      Amendment 1

    • B. 

      Amendment 10

    • C. 

      Amendment 15

    • D. 

      Amendment 14

  • 93. 
    After WWII the United States helped ____________ in its efforts to keep Vietnam as a colony.
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      North Vietnam

    • D. 

      France

  • 94. 
    Which amendment gave the right to vote to African American men?
    • A. 

      Amendment 15

    • B. 

      Amendment 14

    • C. 

      Amendment 13

    • D. 

      Amendment 10

  • 95. 
    This  policy _____________, was the main goal of the United States in Vietnam and Korea.
    • A. 

      Unifying Korea

    • B. 

      Containing the spread of Communism

    • C. 

      Negotiating a cease-fire with North Vietnam

    • D. 

      Returning Vietnam to France.

  • 96. 
    If you asked a Southerner to pick a plan for reconstruction of the South, which one would they choose? Lincoln, Johnson, or Congressional
    • A. 

      Lincoln- because it was the easy and the most forgiving way to get back to the US

    • B. 

      Johnson- because he was pardoning everyone and got along with Congress and had a plan to give the freedmen work, homes, and education

    • C. 

      Congressional- because they ensured the safety of all of the freed slaves in the South and it was quick way to get back in the status of the US

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 97. 
    The idea that the fall of one country to Communism would start a chain reaction that would lead many surrounding countries fall as well.
    • A. 

      Containment

    • B. 

      Domino Theory

    • C. 

      Vietnamization

    • D. 

      Red Scare

  • 98. 
    Which one of the following would not be a negative effect of Reconstruction in the South?
    • A. 

      Black Codes

    • B. 

      Jim Crow Laws

    • C. 

      Growth of the KKK movement

    • D. 

      Freedmen's Bureau

  • 99. 
    • A. 

      The right to vote and elect representatives to be a voice for themselves

    • B. 

      Write and petition elected officials when a problem or crisis arises

    • C. 

      Run for elected political office

    • D. 

      All the freedoms in the Constitution are important and we can't just pick one

  • 100. 
    • A. 

      One of the authors of the Federalist Papers- the document that sought to gain support for the passage of the US Const.

    • B. 

      First Sec. of the Treasury under George Washington

    • C. 

      Helped to begin the banking system in US and created the first national debt

    • D. 

      All of the above