Pweed History Quiz Mr Jones Quiz 10/27/2017

Pweed History Quiz Mr Jones Quiz 10/27/2017

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What was Alexander Hamilton's role in the development of our government Founding Father, if we were going to be a country or not, and was a strong central government.
Who was Andrew Jackson and why is he significant in History? Solider, Statesmen, 7th President of the US, Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal act.
What is Nullification and why was it a big issue at the time? To cancel and South Carolina thought that it had more power than the Federal Government.
What invention is Eli Whitney Famous for? What did it do? HOW did it change America? Cotton Gin, took seeds out of cotton, had to by slaves to pick the seeds out of cotton.
What was the Missouri Compromise? How did it postpone the civil war? When missouri came part as the US but was a slave state. Emitted mark and missouri so neither side had the upper hand. Drew a line across the US for the future.
Who was Nat Turner? What did he rebel against? where were the results of the rebellion? Was a slave who lead the rebellion. Against the white Militias, It killed 55-65 people and the white people thought that the slaves are going to Haunt them.
In the 1820's what new industry starts to develop in Lowell Mills? Who compromised the workforce? What were the conditions under which they worked> Lowell Mills, Females compromised the workforce, bad condition.
Starting around 1840's, millions of Americans starting to take the Oregon Trail. What were the conditions like on the trail? Why didn't the travelers bypass the middle part of the USA? Traveling from Missouri, Bad because it could be dangerous, weather could be a problem, people die. They bypassed it because they thought that it would be a bad place for farming.
What new religious group travelled along the Oregon Trail? Where were they going and why? Mormons , They were traveling from Illinois to Utah because they were getting beaten up.
Describe the events which lead to Texas becoming part of the United States? Americans moved into Texas at the time part of Mexico, conflict starts between Texas and Mexico because of religion and Slavery.
Where were the 2 sides in the Mexican-American War? What were they fighting about? Who won? What were the results of the war? Texas and Mexico. US wanted land from Mexico. US won. Mexico signed a treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
What is Manifest Destiny? What role did it play in our history? How did president James K Polk feel about it? 19th Century doctrine of belief that the expansion of the uS throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable US wanted Mexico's land.
What happened to California in 1849 and what were the results of it? Discovered gold, thousands of people moved there, resulted s as California becoming a state.
What did people in the Abolition Movement want to do? How successful were they? Who were the two most important leaders of the movement? Wanted to end slavery and set the slaves free. Unsuccessful. William Lloyd Garrison and Fredrick Douglas.
What role do plantations play in Antebellum society? The plantations grew crops and sold them for money (Cash crop) This helped the Antebellum Economy.
Why do a group of men and women have a convention in Seneca falls, New York in 1848? What document did they release? How successful To discuss women's rights. Declaration of Sentiments. Successful because of the married women property act.
How does the so-called "Market Revolution" change America? it changes ways of life because now you could buy anything you want but back then, you would have to make everything.
How would you describe working conditions at this point? Terrible because you would have long hours, very low payment, very loud and dangerous.
What were the major inventions created kn these years? Typwriter, Steamboat, Telegraph, Cotton Gin.
What boundary disputes were settled by the Western Ashburton Treaty? US and Canada 1842.

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