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American History 1800 to 1900 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler are well known inventors to the automobile industry. Which of the following is true about their inventions?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about Thomas Edison and the light bulb?

Question 3 3. How did the Wilmot Proviso attempt to resonate with Southern Democrats?

Question 4 4. How did the Senate react to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 5 5. How did carpetbaggers harm the Reconstruction Period?

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Question 6 6. What was the biggest change made by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in 1874?

Question 7 7. Identify which of the following is a profile affected by the Emancipation Proclamation:

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 9 9. Why did President Madison believe that the war of 1812 could be won?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes the victorious army at the Battle of New Orleans?

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Question 11 11. What was controversial about Jefferson finishing the capitol building?

Question 12 12. Why was the Louisiana Purchase problematic?

Question 13 13. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

Question 14 14. Why did the Civil War last so much longer than initially expected?

Question 15 15. What was the fundamental difference between the North and the South during the mid-1800s?

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Question 16 16. Why did the election of Abraham Lincoln prompt the South to choose between remaining in the Union or seceding?

Question 17 17. Which amendment gives women the right to vote?

Question 18 18. Why was Anthony arrested in 1872?

Question 19 19. How were the two capitals during the Civil War (Washington, D.C., and Richmond, VA) similar?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Confederate retreat from Richmond?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following stories DID NOT push the U.S. toward war with Spain?

Question 22 22. Which nation was NOT added to or considered a U.S. protectorate because of the Treaty of Paris (1898)?

Question 23 23. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 24 24. Why was Gettysburg considered the decisive turning point in the Civil War?

Question 25 25. What was the underlying purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 26 26. Why did the Republican party nominate Lincoln in 1860?

Question 27 27. Manifest Destiny is the term used to describe

Question 28 28. From whom did the U.S. gain Oregon?

Question 29 29. How did the invention of steel impact society during the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 30 30. Why did the Mexican-American War of 1846 occur?

American History 1800 to 1900 Chapter Exam Instructions

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