Standard 8 Test – Flashcards

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What was the Monroe Doctrine?
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All foreign influence needs to stay out of the Western Hemisphere
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Which were three of the main items included in the Missouri Compromise?
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Maine was admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state, the Louisiana Territory was divided at the 36-30 latitude, north of the line would be free and south of the line would be slave
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Who was known for their radical support of immediate emancipation of the slaves and editor of The Liberator?
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William Lloyd Garrison
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Who was an escaped slave who supported the fight emancipation through speeches and writings?
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Frederick Douglass
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Who was known for their work to reform public education?
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Horace Mann
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What group of immigrants were willing to work in the factories in horrible working conditions for little pay?
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Irish
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What was Manifest Destiny?
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A belief in God's will for the westward expansion of the U.S. to the Pacific Ocean
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To what did the slogan "Fifty-four forty or fight" refer?
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Campaign slogan to establish the Oregon Territory border with Great Britain or risk war
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What was the purpose of the Mexican-American War?
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To establish the southern border of Texas and gain more territory further west for the U.S.
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Who were the original 49ers?
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Adventurers who moved to California in 1849 in search of gold
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Frederick Douglass/William Lloyd Garrison/Sojourner Truth- All of these were prominent names were figures in WHICH social movement?
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abolition
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Which event is the BEST example of a conflict over states' rights?
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Nullification Crisis
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Who was the most vocal opponent of the Tariff of 1828 and advocated "State's Rights" and "Nullification" in the growing sectional conflicts between North and South?
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John C. Calhoun of South Carolina
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The Nullification Crisis of 1832 centered around ______?
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southern opposition to tariffs.
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Angelina and Sarah Grimke were sisters from South Carolina and are MOST notable as being 19th century________.
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abolitionists
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Which of these BEST describes the efforts of William Lloyd Garrison?
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urged immediate emancipation of slaves in the United States
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Two of the MOST important effects of the American victory in the War with Mexico were_____?
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the acquisition of California and New Mexico.
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Which BEST describes the social and political philosophy of the Underground Railroad "conductor" Harriet Tubman?
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Slaves should escape slavery using whatever means were available to them.
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Which treaty ended the United States' war with Mexico in 1848?
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
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The efforts of Nat Turner in 1831 caused _____?
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southern states to take harsher measures to prevent slave uprisings
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What is an example of sectionalism?
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all states having separate economies
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In the period before the Civil War, the principle of popular sovereignty meant that whether or not a territory allowed slavery would be left up to _____.
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territorial legislatures and voting
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California was entered as a free state. New Mexico and Utah were to use popular sovereignty to decide the issue of slavery. The slave trade was abolished in the District of Columbia. A tough Fugitive Slave Act was enacted by the Federal Government. All of these items are describing the____.
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Compromise of 1850
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After the passage of the "Tariff of Abominations" in 1828, which South Carolina politician advocated "nullification" and stated that the South should ignore any law that favored the North?
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John C. Calhoun
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This poster was MOST likely inspired by which government action?
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the passage of The Fugitive Slave Act
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question
What was the Monroe Doctrine?
answer
All foreign influence needs to stay out of the Western Hemisphere
question
Which were three of the main items included in the Missouri Compromise?
answer
Maine was admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state, the Louisiana Territory was divided at the 36-30 latitude, north of the line would be free and south of the line would be slave
question
Who was known for their radical support of immediate emancipation of the slaves and editor of The Liberator?
answer
William Lloyd Garrison
question
Who was an escaped slave who supported the fight emancipation through speeches and writings?
answer
Frederick Douglass
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Who was known for their work to reform public education?
answer
Horace Mann
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What group of immigrants were willing to work in the factories in horrible working conditions for little pay?
answer
Irish
question
What was Manifest Destiny?
answer
A belief in God's will for the westward expansion of the U.S. to the Pacific Ocean
question
To what did the slogan "Fifty-four forty or fight" refer?
answer
Campaign slogan to establish the Oregon Territory border with Great Britain or risk war
question
What was the purpose of the Mexican-American War?
answer
To establish the southern border of Texas and gain more territory further west for the U.S.
question
Who were the original 49ers?
answer
Adventurers who moved to California in 1849 in search of gold
question
Frederick Douglass/William Lloyd Garrison/Sojourner Truth- All of these were prominent names were figures in WHICH social movement?
answer
abolition
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Which event is the BEST example of a conflict over states' rights?
answer
Nullification Crisis
question
Who was the most vocal opponent of the Tariff of 1828 and advocated "State's Rights" and "Nullification" in the growing sectional conflicts between North and South?
answer
John C. Calhoun of South Carolina
question
The Nullification Crisis of 1832 centered around ______?
answer
southern opposition to tariffs.
question
Angelina and Sarah Grimke were sisters from South Carolina and are MOST notable as being 19th century________.
answer
abolitionists
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Which of these BEST describes the efforts of William Lloyd Garrison?
answer
urged immediate emancipation of slaves in the United States
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Two of the MOST important effects of the American victory in the War with Mexico were_____?
answer
the acquisition of California and New Mexico.
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Which BEST describes the social and political philosophy of the Underground Railroad "conductor" Harriet Tubman?
answer
Slaves should escape slavery using whatever means were available to them.
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Which treaty ended the United States' war with Mexico in 1848?
answer
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
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The efforts of Nat Turner in 1831 caused _____?
answer
southern states to take harsher measures to prevent slave uprisings
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What is an example of sectionalism?
answer
all states having separate economies
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In the period before the Civil War, the principle of popular sovereignty meant that whether or not a territory allowed slavery would be left up to _____.
answer
territorial legislatures and voting
question
California was entered as a free state. New Mexico and Utah were to use popular sovereignty to decide the issue of slavery. The slave trade was abolished in the District of Columbia. A tough Fugitive Slave Act was enacted by the Federal Government. All of these items are describing the____.
answer
Compromise of 1850
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After the passage of the "Tariff of Abominations" in 1828, which South Carolina politician advocated "nullification" and stated that the South should ignore any law that favored the North?
answer
John C. Calhoun
question
This poster was MOST likely inspired by which government action?
answer
the passage of The Fugitive Slave Act