Westward Expansion, Economic Growth & U.S. Foreign Relations from 1789-1877 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Senate react to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?

Question 2 2. Why did the Mexican-American War of 1846 occur?

Question 3 3. How did the environmental differences of the North and the South of the U.S. impact their economies in the antebellum period?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Why did the North focus its efforts on industrialization rather than cash crops during the antebellum era?

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Question 6 6. Where did most of Lowell's factory girls come from initially?

Question 7 7. Which one of the following is true about the Slave Code?

Question 8 8. The Middle Passage was _____.

Question 9 9. Laid back policies of issuing _____ and credit by both the Second Bank of the United States and local banks was a direct cause/symptom of the Panic of 1819.

Question 10 10. How did the War of 1812 contribute to the Panic of 1819?

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Question 11 11. During the Panic of 1837 was the _____ time in the history of the U.S. that Congress passed a federal bankruptcy law.

Question 12 12. A drop in the price of which crop fueled Panic in 1837?

Question 13 13.

Which were hindrances to building railroads in the early 19th century?

I. Turnpike operators opposed it.

II. Canal building had sapped state funds.

III. Passengers were scared to ride on trains.

IV. The Panic of 1837 limited private funding.

Question 14 14. Which best describes the federal government's position on building transportation networks?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true regarding the industrial experience of the Lowell Girls versus that of the immigrants?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following most accurately describes the settlement of immigrants in the mid-19th century?

Question 17 17. Manifest Destiny is the term used to describe

Question 18 18. Which Native American nation was displaced in the Trail of Tears?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a contributing factor to the start of the War of 1812?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT an outcome of the War of 1812?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was a main point of the Monroe Doctrine?

Question 22 22. How did President Theodore Roosevelt use the Monroe Doctrine?

Question 23 23. How did the Wilmot Proviso attempt to resonate with Southern Democrats?

Question 24 24. Which is TRUE of Southern industry in the antebellum era of the U.S.?

Question 25 25. Who was an artist that revolutionized communications technology?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following compares the slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey with that of Nat Turner?

Question 27 27. The Panic of 1819 was the first major economic _____ in the history of the United States.

Question 28 28. Which President's banking policy may have led to the Panic of 1837?

Question 29 29. After mid-century, which was the most important means of transportation through the interior of the nation?

Question 30 30. Why were workers often and easily fired during the 1830s?

Westward Expansion, Economic Growth & U.S. Foreign Relations from 1789-1877 Chapter Exam Instructions

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