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Review up to the Causes of the Civil War

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  • Q1
    What colony was Jamestown founded in?
    New Netherlands
    New England
    Rhode Island
    Virginia
    30s
  • Q2
    What is NOT considered a cash crop from Colonial America?
    Cotton
    Peanuts
    Tobacco
    Indigo
    30s
  • Q3
    Who was the hero of Jamestown that said "if you don't work, you don't eat"?
    John Rolfe
    John Smith
    John Kennedy
    James Smith
    30s
  • Q4
    This state had a lot of killing due to pro and anti slavery supporters fighting before the Civil War.
    Wyoming
    Virginia
    Missouri
    Kansas
    30s
  • Q5
    I was a slave, sued my master for freedom. I went to Illinois. The Supreme Court ruled against me.
    Jefferson Davis
    Dred Scott
    Crispus Attucks
    Frederick Douglass
    30s
  • Q6
    This made California a free state, but also put the Fugitive Slave Law into effect.
    The Bill of Rights
    The Compromise of 1850
    The Missouri Compromise
    Dred Scott v. Sandford
    30s
  • Q7
    This lady wrote a book that showed what slavery was really like. It helped start the Civil War.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Tubman
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Lucretia Mott
    30s
  • Q8
    What battle was considered the turning point of the American Revolution?
    Battle of Concord
    Battle of Lexington
    Battle of Trenton
    Battle of Saratoga
    30s
  • Q9
    The most important factor in the growth of the cotton industry was ____
    Triangular Trade
    Slave Labor
    Bill of Rights
    States' Rights
    30s
  • Q10
    Resources, better transportation, and technological advances were part of what era in American history?
    The Revolutionary Era
    Westward Expansion
    Era of Good Feelings
    Industrialization
    30s
  • Q11
    During the Mid-1800s, the factory system in the U.S. contributed to the rapid growth of __________
    urbanized cities
    gold mining
    rural revivals
    steam engines
    30s
  • Q12
    By 1832 South Carolina opposed many tariffs. They threatened to leave. This was known as the __________
    Spoils System
    Bank Wars
    Nullification Crisis
    War of 1812
    30s
  • Q13
    The Temperance Movement urged Americans to:
    Reform Prisons
    Give women the right to vote
    Stop consuming alcohol
    Make children go to school
    30s
  • Q14
    The system by which each branch of the U.S. government limits the power of the other branches.
    Limited Government
    Checks and Balances
    Federalism
    Popular Soveriegnty
    30s
  • Q15
    The first 3 words of the Constitution, "We the People," expresses what principle of the Constitution?
    Individual Rights
    Limited Government
    Federalism
    Popular Sovereignty
    30s

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