Graduation Exam                                    Ch. 4 & 5 TestDirections:   Choose the correct answer for the each of t...
7. What congressional agreement allowed Missouri to become a slave state and    Maine to become a free state?           a....
12.   Where was the first capital of the Confederacy?            a. Richmond, VA            b. Vicksburg, MS            c....
18.   Andrew Jackson was known for giving his friend and supporters government jobs.      This practices is known as      ...
23.   Study the list below.             •   Lexington &                 Concord             •   Ft. Sumter         What do...
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AHSGE Social Studies ch. 4 & 5 test

  1. 1. Graduation Exam Ch. 4 & 5 TestDirections: Choose the correct answer for the each of the following questions. 1. What white abolitionist from Massachusetts produced The Liberator? a. Lucretia Mott b. Frederick Douglas c. William Lloyd Garrison d. John Brown 2. What country did Texas gain its independence from? a. Mexico b. Britain c. Spain d. France 3. The North’s military strategy to circle the South in tighter and tighter circles until the Confederate supply lines were cut and the fighting spirit of the South was crushed was known as the a. Snake plan b. Scott’s victory plan c. Anaconda plan d. Lincoln’s plan 4. John Brown was a fierce abolitionist who led a raid against the federal arsenal in Virginia in order to arm slaves for a rebellion. Where was this raid held? a. Winston County b. Harper’s Ferry c. Antietam d. Richmond 5. What was the first southern state to secede from the Union? a. North Carolina b. Virginia c. Georgia d. South Carolina 6. In 1920, President Monroe signed a law which would allow all new states north of of the 36° 30° N parallel line would be free states, while those to the south would be slave states. This law became known as the a. Kansas-Nebraska Act b. Compromise of 1850 c. Fugitive Slave Law d. Missouri Compromise
  2. 2. 7. What congressional agreement allowed Missouri to become a slave state and Maine to become a free state? a. Monroe Doctrine b. Missouri Compromise c. Louisiana Purchase d. Compromise of 1850 8. What was the forced march called that resulted in the Cherokees marching from Georgia to Oklahoma in 1838? a. Trail of Tears b. Oregon Trail c. Santa Fe Trail d. Mormon Trail 9. What action doubled the size of the U.S. in 1803? a. Missouri Compromise b. Northwest Ordinance c. Louisiana Purchase d. Land Ordinance of 178510. The purpose of the Northwest Ordinance was to a. Encourage farmers to grow certain types of crops b. Limit the number of settlers in the Northwest Territory c. Establish schools in the Northwest Territory d. Establish a process for western territories to become states11. Study the headline below. This headline would be MOST likely associated with a. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend b. The Battle of Ft. McHenry c. Raid on Harpers’ Ferry d. Missouri Compromise
  3. 3. 12. Where was the first capital of the Confederacy? a. Richmond, VA b. Vicksburg, MS c. Atlanta, GA d. Montgomery, AL13. The Dred Scott Decision a. Allowed for the emancipation of southern slaves b. Stated that slaves are property, not citizens c. Ended in the raid on Harper’s Ferry d. Stated that slaves are to be considered citizens of the United States14. What was the South’s economy based on? a. Manufacturing b. Shipping c. Agriculture d. Fishing15. What was the name of the idea that the United States should extend its territory from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean? a. Manifest Destiny b. Monroe Doctrine c. Missouri Compromise d. 3/5 Compromise18. Study the list below. • Land Ordinance of 1785 • Horace Mann • Normal Schools These items are MOST associated with a. Abolitionism b. Temperance c. Education d. Voting17. Stephen Douglas’s statement that said if a territory had no slave laws it could not have slaves is known as the a. Harper’s Ferry statement b. Free-soilers’ Amendment c. Kansas – Nebraska Act d. Freepoint Doctrine
  4. 4. 18. Andrew Jackson was known for giving his friend and supporters government jobs. This practices is known as a. Spoils System b. Helping out friends c. Nullification d. Jacksonian Democracy19. What is the name of the document that states the United States would oppose any European intervention in the affairs of independent countries in the Americas and that any European intervention would be viewed as an unfriendly act? a. America System b. Monroe Doctrine c. Doctrine of Nullification d. Internal Improvements20. Study the list below. • Webster • Hawthorne • Poe • Dickinson These people are known for their a. art work b. political speeches c. literary works d. political campaigns21. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony are known for their work to support a. Abolitionist reform b. Women’s rights c. Westward expansion d. Alcohol abuse22. What part of the Compromise of 1850 guaranteed the return of escaped slaves from the North? a. Underground Railroad b. Fugitive Slave Law c. Emancipation Proclamation d. 13th Amendment
  5. 5. 23. Study the list below. • Lexington & Concord • Ft. Sumter What do these two items have in common? a. Both were the location of the first shots of a war b. Both were the turning points of wars c. Both locations were considered a victory for the Confederacy d. Both were American losses to the British.24. What congressional solution made California a free state and gave popular sovereignty to the New Mexico and Utah Territories? a. Kansas-Nebraska Act b. Dred Scott Decision c. Compromise of 1850 d. Louisiana Purchase25. Use the map below and your own knowledge to answer Number 10. Which statement BEST describes the map above? a. the results of the American Revolution b. the results of the Louisiana Purchase c. the results of the Gold Rush d. the results of the Mexican War

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