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U.S. History (1791 to 1877) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The presidential election of 1800 was a rematch of the 1796 election with these two candidates once again running against each other:

Question 2 2. The presidential election of 1800 was decided by the House of Representatives because these two candidates received an equal number of votes:

Question 3 3. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 4 4. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

Question 5 5. Which is a true statement regarding secession in the American Civil War?

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Question 6 6. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 7 7. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 8 8. Which was the deadliest event in the Civil War?

Question 9 9. How did General Grant finally break the stalemate with the Confederacy at Petersburg ?

Question 10 10. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

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Question 11 11. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

Question 12 12.

Where did public schools exist in early America?

I. Massachusetts

II. New York

III. Virginia

Question 13 13. According to Fletcher v. Peck, the Supreme Court asserted that, _____.

Question 14 14. What is judicial review?

Question 15 15. Which of the following correctly shows the events in the order in which they occurred?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about the formation of the Confederacy is FALSE?

Question 17 17. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

Question 18 18. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a cause of the forming of the Whigs?

Question 20 20. Which of the following did Congress block, which prompted Jackson to veto several pieces of legislation?

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Question 21 21. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America?

Question 22 22. Which was the first battle of the Civil War?

Question 23 23. During Jefferson's inaugural address in 1801 he tried to bridge the political differences in the nation by arguing that all of the men involved were:

Question 24 24. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 25 25. What did President Lincoln attempt to send to Fort Sumter?

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Question 26 26. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 27 27. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

Question 28 28. Which was America's first coeducational college?

Question 29 29. John Marshall permanently changed the Supreme Court's role in government. Which of the following best demonstrates his legacy?

Question 30 30. Why did Republicans have an advantage in the 1860 presidential election?

U.S. History (1791 to 1877) Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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