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8th history midterm

QuestionAnswer
Who first trained circuit riding preachers during the time of the Second Great Awakening? Francis Asbury
What was the first permanent French settlement of the New World? Quebec
Who established Christian principles in the factories he owned? Francis Cabot Lowell
What type of government was established by the US Constitution? Federal republic
In what year did the "tariff of abominations" pass that increased the North's profit at the expense of the South? 1828
What colony established the House of Burgesses? Jamestown
What area lead the Bear Flag Revolt against Mexico? Republic of California
Where were the first shots far that began the War for Independence? Lexington
Who invented the reaper? Cyrus McCormick
What battle was the turning point for the War for Independence? Saratoga
Who negotiated the purchase that completely settled the southern border of the US? James Gadsden
Who was the first man to go to Oregon Country in response to the Indians' call for the Gospel? Jason Lee
Who promoted the idea of public school? Horace Mann
Who discovered a mountain pass through the Sierra Nevada? James Beckwourth
Who was the first president of the Republic of Texas? Sam Houston
Which president had the "Fifty-four forty or fight" campaign slogan? James Polk
Which president issued the Specie Circular? Andrew Jackson
Who was the first president? George Washington
Which president ended tribute to the Barbary pirates? Thomas Jefferson
Which president warned European powers against interfering in the Western Hemisphere? James Monroe
What did Jamestown prove about economics? Free enterprise works best because it promotes personal responsibility
How did missionaries influence the West? They brought the gospel and improve the life of the Indians
Why did the constitution provide for three branches of government? To provide checks and balances to guard against one having too much power
During the 1800s, why did parents believe the education was important? To maintain freedom
How did the War of 1812 affect the expansion of the US? It diminished the threat from England and encourage settlement in the West
In what year were the Bill of Rights adopted into the US Constitution? 1791
In what year was the defeat of the Spanish Armada? 1588
In what year was the Webster Ashburton Treaty signed? 1842
In what year was the founding of Harvard College? 1636
In what year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo signed? 1848
In what year was the Townshend-Harris Treaty signed? 1858
In what year was the founding of Jamestown? 1607
In what year was the Missouri Compromise signed? 1820
In what year was the Oregon Treaty signed? 1846
When was the French and Indian war? 1754- 1763
What established townships for the Northwest territory? Land Ordinance of 1785
What established the first town school system in America? Ole Deluder Satan Act
What required all public lands to be paid for in silver or gold? Specie circular
What prepared England for limited government? Magna Carta
What levied a tax on all legal documents? Stamp act
Who developed the first successful steamboat? Robert Fulton
What type of interpretation of the Constitution did Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic Republicans stand for? Strict
What revived interest in trade with the Orient? Crusades
Who wrote Poor Richards Almanac? Benjamin Franklin
From what city in Missouri did the wagon train leave when starting the Oregon Trail? Independence, Missouri
What is applied science or the practical use of scientific knowledge? Technology
What war resulted in establishing English tradition and liberty in North America? French and Indian War
At whose California ranch was gold discovered in 1848? John Sutter
Where was the first major amphibious landing of American forces conducted? Veracruz
Who wrote The Scarlet Letter? Nathaniel Hawthorne
What European discovered the Hawaiian islands? James Cook
Which branch of government enforces the laws? Executive
Which general defeated Santa Anna's army at the Battle of Buena Vista? Zachary Taylor
What is the purpose of the government as listed in the US Constitution? To protect
At which battle did Texas win its independence from Santa Anna? San Jacinto
Rhode Island set a precedent for which freedom? Religious
Who wrote the first American dictionary? Noah Webster
Who were the first two white women to cross the Rockies? Narcissa Whitman, Eliza Spaulding
Which was the first state to outlaw liquor during the time of the Second Great Awakening? Maine
Which senator from Massachusetts was the greatest orator in Congress? Daniel Webster
Who is remembered as the Father of American Missions? Adoniram Judson
Which country signed the Oregon treaty with the US? England
Which country sold the Louisiana territory to the US? France
Which country supported Christopher Columbus in his expeditions of the New World? Spain
Which country experienced a potato famine? Ireland
Which country threatened the freedoms of Texans? Mexico
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