Project #159135 - Test #2

History Tutors

Subject History
Due By (Pacific Time) 12/09/2016 12:00 am


This test will be 50 multiple choice questions with a time limit of 2hours to complete. Login instructions will follow after the project has been assigned. 


The test will cover the information listed below:


Chapter 12

Who won the election of 1856; where was he from and what area did he win; 
In the controversial Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court declared what;  what event resurrected the slave issue in 1848; 
What were some of the outcome of the Kansas-Nebraska Act; What was the fate of most fortune seekers who headed west to mine for gold; What was President Zachary Taylor's proposal regarding the issue of slavery in California and New Mexico; what happened due to the heavy tax imposed on Chinese miners by the California state legislature in 1852; the American Party was also known as what; the ones who convened a Southern rights convention in Nashville "to devise and adopt some mode of resistance to Northern aggression" were who; who was George Fitzhugh; what did he believe; how did proslavery advocates feel about the humanity of wage labor vs. the humanity of slave labor; why did poor white Southerners support a slave society in which they had so little power; what did the creation of interchangeable parts enable American industry to do; Why did the Confederacy choose to feature George Washington on its seal; how did Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe influence Northerners; why did Southern states began to secede in 1860; 
In his first inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln promised to do what; 
When Lincoln responded to the extension of the Missouri Compromise line to the Pacific and said "On the territorial question, I am inflexible," he was demonstrating his refusal to support what; what did Southerners' demands that Northerners comply with the Fugitive Slave Act contradict; what did John Brown hope that his raid on Harpers Ferry would do; In the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Abraham Lincoln asserted that blacks were entitled to what; how did the Compromise of 1850 differ from the earlier version proposed by Henry Clay in his omnibus bill; how did Americans think immigrants were a threat to the republic—particularly Irish and Germans; What political party emerged for the first time after the 1854 congressional elections and had an overriding commitment to oppose future concessions to Southern slave interests; The passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act led to the dissolution of what party; what did the Kansas Nebraska Act accomplish 


Chapter 13

Recruitment efforts by Dorothea Dix, who was head of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, eventually led to women Who were the Copperheads; Which was a major problem on the Southern home front throughout the Civil War; How did the Civil War affect women in both the North and South; What made the Battle of Gettysburg different from other battles fought in the Civil War; Which provision of the 1863 Conscription Act led to resentment by many Northerners; Many of General Grant's victories in Virginia were characterized by what; what was the size of the Confederate army; the size of the Union army was what; what was one of McClellan's unachieved goals from his 1862 Peninsular Campaign in Virginia; What was the major reason for the high death rate among soldiers on both sides during the Civil War; Why was the 1862 Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia, considered an early turning point in the Civil War; why was the Battle of Antietam in 1862 considered a major turning point of the Civil War; President Lincoln understood that the emancipation of African-American slaves would; Even though the Civil War has been called the first modern war, what factor dealing with technological advances led to challenges for those involved; which states did the Emancipation Proclamation apply to; lack of unity among Southerners was evidenced by Jefferson Davis's vice president, Alexander Stephens because why; legislation passed during the Civil War gave the federal government the power to do what for the first time; what was an advantage that the Confederates had at the beginning of the Civil War; what was the Union's military strategy for mobilization at the start of the Civil War; what was one of McClellan’s greatest flaws (see his 1861 letter to his wife as an example); what did the Union’s defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, indicate about the Civil War; what was the major outcome of the series of Union victories in the western part of the Confederacy between 1862 and 1863; What made the Border States different from other states in the Union; why was it most important for Lincoln to keep the Border State of Maryland from seceding; where did Lee surrender to Grant

Chapter 14

Why did women activists like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony oppose ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment; How did President Grant's administration respond to the anti-black violence that was used by terrorist organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan; What was President Johnson's fate after he vetoed the Reconstruction Acts; what caused many of the former Confederate states to run up huge debts under Republican-controlled state governments in the late 1860s; how did the Civil Rights Act counteract Southern resistance and the oppression of freedmen; why did Congress feel it was important to pass the Fourteenth Amendment although the recently passed Civil Rights Act had the same purpose; what did Congress require from each former Confederate state before they were readmitted to the Union;  why did the Mississippi legislature, for example, define "vagrancy" in such broad terms; why did Republicans in Congress want a slower system of Reconstruction than what President Johnson had proposed; what did the term "Jim Crow" refer to; who was a prominent figure in promoting the New South economy was; what happened due to the outcome of the Compromise of 1877; how did The Redeemers portrayed themselveswhat were some of the characteristics of the New South that emerged after the end of Reconstruction; the Panic of 1873 affected Reconstruction by focusing Northerners' attention on; how did the Davis Bend, Mississippi, plantations owned by Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his brother Joseph become a model as an emancipation test case; why was Abraham Lincoln's Reconstruction policy called the "Ten Percent Plan"; what was the Wade-Davis Bill; how did Lincoln respond to the Wade-Davis Bill; why did Congress feel it necessary to pass the Thirteenth Amendment; hy was the establishment of the Freedmen's Bureau, which became an all-purpose relief society in the war-ravaged South, significant; How did Southerners react to freedmen's new access to greater mobility; what did Special Field Order No. 15 provide; why did the Boston Tract Society publish a brief biography of the African American poet Phillis Wheatley; ow did President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction plan contradict his views when he first assumed the presidency; what did the term Reconstruction refer to 


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