40 questions about American history

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Who was the leader of the First Great Awakening?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
In 1778, the U.S. formed an alliance with...
The Declaration of Independence and Constitution are examples of this agreement b/w citizens and rulers
Of the Magna Carta, the Mayflower Compact, the Second Treatise on Civil Government, or the Wealth of Nations, the one that's not a basis for the U.S. Constitution
This Compromise in the Constitution led to the House being based on population and the Senate having equal representation per state
The 2/3 override and approval of supreme court justices by the Senate are examples of...
Of the National Road, Erie Canal, or Central Pacific Railroad, the one that wasn't built during the pre-Civil War transporation revolution
Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Party favored a _________ central government and trading with ________ (country)
This uprising led to the Constutional Convention
When the U.S. bought millions of acres of land from France in 1803, it was called the...
What was the central theme of Washington's Farewell Address?
Name one bill regarding trade policy enacted between 1807 and the War of 1812
This document discouraged additional European colonization in the Western Hemisphere
Industralization in the early 19th century was biggest in the...
The Second National Bank, increased infrastructure spending and high tariffs were part of what Henry Clay policy in the 1810s and 20s?
Many immigrants to the United States in the early 19th century came from...
This mid-19th century black abolitionist wrote a narrative of his life
Name one of the leaders of the transcendalist movement
This invention revitalized slavery in the South at the turn of the 19th century
In the 1840s, less than (10%, 25%, 40%, 50%, 80%) of Southern whites owned slaves
Andrew Jackson wanted to disband the ______ (institution) and remove the _______s from Georgia
The Wilmot Proviso would have prohibited ______ in the territory won in the ________ War
Who wrote the anti-slavery publication The Liberator?
This 1787 law outlawed slavery and provided for education in what would become the states of Ohio and Indiana?
Which of the following doesn't belong: Compromise of 1850; Dred Scott Decision; Lincoln-Douglas debates; Marbury v. Madison; Uncle Tom's Cabin
At the outbreak of the Civil War, these two regions were most industrialized and were connected with many railroads
John C. Calhoun's belief that states could invalidate federal laws was called the Doctrine of ___________
A government of the people, by the people, for the people refers to what form of government?
This man was offered command of the Union Army during the American Civil War, but turned it down when his home state of Virginia seceded
Lincoln was able to issue the Emancipation Proclamation after a Union military victory at the Battle of...
After the Civil War, most Southern blacks became (Buffalo soldiers, Canadians, factory workers, midwestern farmers, sharecroppers)
Poll taxes and segregation are examples of ___ laws, named after a blackface character
In response to radical and military reconstruction in the South after the Civil War, white Southerners formed what extremist group?
The American frontier disappeared at the end of the 19th century due to what 1862 law?
George Custer was defeated at what 1876 battle?
Which capitalist isn't matched with the correct industry (Carnegie-Steel; Morgan-Finance; Rockefeller-Oil; Stanford-Railroads; Vanderbilt-Sugar)
By the late 19th century, most immigrants to the U.S. were coming from... (British Isles, Mexico, Southern/Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, West Africa)
The Populists favored free coinage of...
Which inventor is not matched with his invention? (Bell-Telephone, Edison-Light Bulb; Morse-Telegraph; Whitney-Steam Engine; Wright Bros-Airplane)

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