The Pre-Civil War Sectional Crisis in the U.S. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How long did it take for Mason and Dixon to finish creating the border?

Question 2 2. When did the Mexican-American War end?

Question 3 3. What did the Sedition Act of 1798 do?

Question 4 4. According to the Missouri Compromise of 1820, what did the Mason-Dixon line divide?

Question 5 5. How did religion affect slaves in the early 19th century?

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Question 6 6. Calhoun's theory of nullification

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a reason for the expansion of the Old Southwest before 1820?

Question 8 8. Why might a national church have upset people in the early 19th century?

Question 9 9. Nullification means:

Question 10 10. All of the following were reasons for the expansion of the 'old Southwest' in the U.S. EXCEPT.

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Question 11 11. What statement appropriately analyzes the population in the United States during the 18th century?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a reason some people opposed the Mexican-American War?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements accurately reflects the governments stance towards slavery in the early 18th century?

Question 14 14. Why did the North focus its efforts on industrialization rather than cash crops during the antebellum era?

Question 15 15. Which was NOT a provision of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

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Question 16 16. What notable Unitarian pastor had earlier written against American expansion because he feared it would harm American 'institutions and virtue?'

Question 17 17. In the U.S. antebellum period, slaves in the task system worked until the task was completed. Which type of slave was most likely to work under the task system?

Question 18 18. What famous American general called the war against Mexico 'a wicked war' since it was a blatant war of conquest of a stronger power against a weaker one?

Question 19 19. Which was an important direct effect of industrialization?

Question 20 20. Which is TRUE of Southern industry in the antebellum era of the U.S.?

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Question 21 21. The Mason-Dixon line divides all or part of which three states?

Question 22 22. Who wrote the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions?

Question 23 23. What U.S. president supported the sentiments of Manifest Destiny and presided over the U.S.-Mexican War and argued that the 'inferiority' of Mexico justified expansion?

Question 24 24. Why did people suddenly become concerned with curing societal ills in the early 19th century?

Question 25 25. What did the Wilmot Proviso suggest?

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Question 26 26. Based on what you've learned in this lesson, which of these people would have most likely supported slavery in the new territory?

Question 27 27. How did the environmental differences of the North and the South of the U.S. impact their economies in the antebellum period?

Question 28 28. What industry did John Deere and Cyrus McCormick work in?

Question 29 29. Which country's revolution prompted the Sedition Act of 1798?

Question 30 30. Where did most of Lowell's factory girls come from initially?

The Pre-Civil War Sectional Crisis in the U.S. Chapter Exam Instructions

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