IT's Time To Learn About Mexico And Arizona Quiz

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  • 1. 
       Supreme Court decision of 1857 which declared that slaves were not citizens and that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional.
    • A. 

      Dred Scott Case

    • B. 

      Henry Clay Case

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln Case

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson Act

  • 2. 
     The civil war in Kansas that occurred in 1856 following the sack of Lawrence and the massacre of Pottawatomie Creek
    • A. 

      Battle of San Jacinto

    • B. 

      “Bleeding/Bloody Kansas”

    • C. 

      Trail of Tears

  • 3. 
     Organization founded in 1826 which was dedicated to abstinence, that is, the total elimination of the consumption of alcohol. Its efforts significantly reduced the volume of alcoholic consumption in the United States.
    • A. 

      American Temperance Society

    • B. 

      Benevolent Empire

    • C. 

      Compromise of 1850

    • D. 

      Freeport Doctrine

  • 4. 
    Who was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
    • A. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • B. 

      Henry Ward Beecher

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Cady Staton

    • D. 

      Lucretia Mott

  • 5. 
    Was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification. This ordinance declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina.
    • A. 

      SC Exposition and Protest

    • B. 

      Nullification Controversy

    • C. 

      Benevolent Empire

    • D. 

      Freeport Doctrine

  • 6. 
    Was articulated by Stephen A. Douglas at the second of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
    • A. 

      Ostend manifesto

    • B. 

      Freeport Doctrine

    • C. 

      Benevolent Empire

    • D. 

      Preston Brooks

  • 7. 
    Wanted transcontinental RR to go through Chicago?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Stephen Douglas

    • C. 

      John Brown

    • D. 

      Daniel Webster

  • 8. 
    Treaty that set boundaries of Northern part of Maine and Wisconsin, making all boundaries set
    • A. 

      Webster-Ashburton treaty

    • B. 

      Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    • C. 

      Oregon Territory Treaty

  • 9. 
    Treaty in which ended the Mexican war and which resulted in the U.S acquisition of New Mexico and California 
    • A. 

      Oregon Territory Treaty

    • B. 

      Webster-Ashburton Treaty

    • C. 

      Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • 10. 
    This was the name of the proposed legislation that would have banned slavery in any territories that were acquired from Mexico because of war:
    • A. 

      Wilmot Proviso

    • B. 

      Compromise of 1850

    • C. 

      Popular Territory

    • D. 

      Roger Taney

  • 11. 
    This was the name of the abolitionist who led the massacre of pro-slavery men at Pottawatomie Creek, KS:
    • A. 

      John Brown

    • B. 

      WIlmot Proviso

    • C. 

      Compromise of 1850

    • D. 

      Zachary Taylor

  • 12. 
    This was the name given to the practice of rewarding political supporters with government jobs: 
    • A. 

      Protective Tariffs

    • B. 

      Spoils System

    • C. 

      Merit System

    • D. 

      Specie Circular

  • 13. 
    This person was ordered to the Rio Grande area in anticipation of a potential battle with Mexico over the disputed Texas-Mexico border.
    • A. 

      Zachery Taylor

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Nicholas Biddle

    • D. 

      Roger Taney

  • 14. 
    This person successfully captures the Mexican force, resulting in California becoming part of the US
    • A. 

      John Fremont

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 15. 
    This man was a Senator from Illinois;he was instrumental behind getting the Compromise of 1850 passed, and was the force behind the Kansas-Nebraska Act:
    • A. 

      Stephen Douglas

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • D. 

      John Brown

  • 16. 
    This is the name given to the concept that the people who live in a territory should decide for themselves whether they want slavery or not, rather than have Congress make the decision for them:
    • A. 

      Wilmot Proviso

    • B. 

      Oregon Territory

    • C. 

      Compromise of 1850

    • D. 

      Popular Sovereignty

  • 17. 
    The third party organized in 1854 which replaced the Whigs and was opposed to the expansion of slavery, anit-Catholic, reform oriented, and in favor of federal efforts to promote commerce and industry. 
    • A. 

      Republican Party

    • B. 

      Whigs

    • C. 

      Democrat

    • D. 

      SC Exposition and Protest

  • 18. 
    The Nullification Crisis concerned the issue of:
    • A. 

      Protective Tariffs

    • B. 

      Merit System

    • C. 

      Compromise of 1850

    • D. 

      Civil Service System

  • 19. 
    The name of the political party which formed in opposition to "King Andrew" Jackson:
    • A. 

      National Republican

    • B. 

      Civil Service system

    • C. 

      Whig

    • D. 

      Democratic

  • 20. 
    The most controversial issue at the Seneca Falls Convention was women's right to vote.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Jacksonian Democrats formed a party in the 1820s based on all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Limiting the power of the president as the national leader

    • B. 

      The representation of the common man's interest

    • C. 

      The military reputation of Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      The republican principles of Thomas Jefferson

    • E. 

      A hatred of centralized power

  • 22. 
    The forced removal of the Cherokee west of the Mississippi River. The U.S. army escorted the tribes from their ancestral lands. Many died on the way.
    • A. 

      Benevolent Empire

    • B. 

      Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      Fugitive Salve Act

    • D. 

      Harper's Ferry

  • 23. 
    The court case in which the Supreme Court delivered a ruling stating that President Jackson did not have the power to force the removal of the Cherokee Indian Tribe:
    • A. 

      Worcester v. Georgia

    • B. 

      Sale of Western Land

    • C. 

      Cherokee Nation v. the U.S.

    • D. 

      Georgia v. Jackson

  • 24. 
    The concept, first popular in the 1840s, that the United States had the God-given right and duty to expand across the North American continent.
    • A. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • B. 

      Nullification Controversy

    • C. 

      Seneca Falls Convention

    • D. 

      Popular sovereignty

  • 25. 
    The author of the South Carolina Exposition and Protest was:
    • A. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • D. 

      Daniel Webster

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