Question 2.2. (TCO 1) Maryland was the only southern colony (Points : 2)
located along the Atlantic Ocean.
established on land bought from Native Americans.
founded for religious reasons.
begun as a proprietary colony.
Question 3.3. (TCO 4) Why did colonists turn to slave labor rather than indentured servants in the late 1600s? (Points : 2)
Africans refused to come as indentured servants so they were kidnapped as slaves.
There was a decline in availability of indentured servants from England.
The indentured servants from England weren’t good workers.
Indentured servitude was outlawed in the colonies.
Question 4.4. (TCO 4) What happened in the colonies as a result of the Glorious Revolution in England? (Points : 2)
England adopted a policy of salutary neglect.
The dominion of New England was established.
England enacted the Navigation Acts.
The colonies profited from the new trade regulations.
Question 5.5. (TCO 2) To protest British taxes, colonists often organized boycotts to (Points : 2)
destroy British property.
stop buying British goods.
attack British officials.
seize British food supplies.
Question 6.6. (TCO 2) According to the Loyalists, legitimate authority over the colonists was held by the (Points : 2)
government in Washington, D.C.
Question 7.7. (TCO 2) Which is an advantage the British had over the Patriots at the beginning of the war? (Points : 2)
The British people believed more passionately in the war.
The British army respected the people they were fighting.
The British government was more established.
The British king had a brilliant military mind.
Question 8.8. (TCO 1) The Articles of Confederation created a national government with (Points : 2)
three branches of government.
a bicameral parliament.
a congress of delegates.
Question 9.9. (TCO 1) Which of the following most closely preserved the government of the Articles of Confederation? (Points : 2)
New Jersey Plan
Question 10.10. (TCO 3) The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 secured the presidency for (Points : 2)
John Quincy Adams
Question 11.11. (TCO 3) The Waltham System (Points : 2)
pioneered prison reform.
created a factory system concentrating all aspects of cloth production under one roof.
made settlements in many areas throughout the U.S.
introduced a plan to bring immigrants to the U.S.
Question 12.12. (TCO 3) Cotton production was especially intensive in that part of the South referred to as (Points : 2)
The Black Belt.
The Cotton Belt.
The Sun Belt.
The Slave Belt.
Question 13.13. (TCO 3) Who led the Texans in drawing Santa Anna into a trap at the Battle of Jacinto? (Points : 2)
Stephen F. Austin
Question 14.14. (TCO 2) The Fugitive Slave Act adopted in 1850 required private citizens to assist (Points : 2)
with apprehending runaway slaves.
required private citizens to help runaway slaves escape.
applied only to northern states.
applied only to southern states.
Question 15.15. (TCO 2) Immediately prior to Bleeding Kansas, what kind of government had been established in the Kansas-Nebraska territory? (Points : 2)
Kansas had an antislavery government and Nebraska had a pro-slavery government
An antislavery government
A pro-slavery government
Two opposing governments were established in Kansas
Question 16.16. (TCO 8) Lee’s smaller army defeated McClellan’s larger force and kept Union troops out of Richmond because (Points : 2)
Lee was lucky.
Lee found McClellan’s battle plans.
McClellan was too cautious.
Question 17.17. (TCO 8) Which of the following characterizes Sherman’s march across Georgia? (Points : 2)
He took the shortest, narrowest route.
He only destroyed Confederate military sights.
He destroyed everything in his path.
He tried to negotiate with southerners.
Question 18.18. (TCO 10) After the Civil War, a new immigrant was most likely to be from (Points : 2)
Question 19.19. (TCO 10) How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affect industrial reforms? (Points : 2)
Managers began locking the exits of factories.
Progressives began to focus on other areas for reforms.
Congress passed laws that increased the work day to 12 hours.
Cities and states began passing laws to make workplaces safer.
Question 20.20. (TCO 7) The decisive battles in World War I were fought (Points : 2)
on the Eastern Front.
on the Western Front.
Question 21.21. (TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships? (Points : 2)
Question 22.22. (TCO 11) This trial became a symbol of the conflict within Protestantism between modernists and fundamentalists. (Points : 2)
Scopes Monkey Trial
Sacco and Vanzetti Trial
Fatty Arbuckle Trial
None of the above
Question 23.23. (TCO 11) Prohibition was enforced by the (Points : 2)
National Industrial Recovery Act.
None of the above
Question 24.24. (TCO 11) Stock speculation became common because (Points : 2)
many banks had closed.
stock prices kept going up.
credit became more difficult to get.
investors lost confidence in the market.
Question 25.25. (TCO 7) The three Allied leaders of World War II were (Points : 2)
Stalin, Eisenhower, and Churchill.
Stalin, Hitler, and Mussolini.
Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Stalin.
Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill.
Question 1.1. (TCOs 1 and 2) Identify and describe the main provisions of the Articles of Confederation.
Then identify and discuss the main weaknesses of the Articles and the so-called Western Problem. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer. (Points : 50)
Question 2.2. (TCO 2) Identify and analyze the main provisions of the Compromise of 1850. Be sure to analyze the problem of California and how this led to the Compromise. Then analyze how the Compromise set off a storm of political controversy between 1849 and 1850. Identify the key players and how they viewed the Compromise. What was the role of President Zachary Taylor in these discussions? Be sure to use enough details to support your answer. (Points : 50)
Question 3.3. (TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two major reasons for the growing call in the late 1800s for the United States to become a global empire. Then identify and describe one of the first events that signaled the beginning of American imperialism. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer. (Points : 50)
Question 4.4. (TCOs 7 and 9) Identify and analyze the main events of the Korean War and Cuban Missile Crisis. Then assess how these events affected the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer. (Points : 50)