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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? Cabot Lowell
What type of government did the U.S Constitution establish? Republic
In what year did the "Tariff of Abominations" pass? 1828
What colony established the House of Burgesses? Jamestown
What area lead the Bear Flag Revolt against Mexico? Cali(fornia)
Where were the first shots fired that began the War for Independence? Lexington
Who created the reaper? Cyrus McCormick
What battle was the turning point of the War for Independence? The Battle of Saratoga
Who negotiated the purchase that completely settled the southern border of the U.S? James Gadison
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 Beckworth
Who was the first president of the republic of Texas? Sam Houston
Which president had the "Fifty-four forty or fight" campaign slogan? James K. Palk
Which president issued the Specie Circular? Andrew Jackson
Which president was the first? George Washington
Which president ended tribute to the Barbary pirates? Thomas Jefferson
Which president warned the European powers against interfering in the Western Hemisphere? James Monroe
What did Jamestown prove about economics? That the Free Enterprise System was the best because it reinforces self-reliance
How did missionaries help influence the West? By bringing the gospel and improving the life of the Indians
Why did the Constitution provide for the three branches of government? To even everything out
During the 1800s, why did parents believe that education was important? To maintain freedom
Established townships for the Northwest Territory Land Ordinance
Established the first town school system in America Ole Delueder Satan Act
Required all public lands be paid for in silver and gold Specie Circular
Prepared England for limited government Magna Carta
Levied a tax on all legal documents Stamp Act
Who created the first successful steam boat? 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 East? The Crusades
Who wrote Poor Richard's Almanac? Benjamin Franklin
From what city in Missouri did the wagon train leave when starting the Oregon Trail? Independence
What is applied science or the the practical use of scientific knowledge? Technology
What war resulted in establishing English tradition and liberty in North America? The French and Indian War
At whose Cali(fornia) ranch was gold found in 1848? John Sutter
Where was the first major amphibious landing of American forces conducted? Veracruz
Who authored The Scarlet Letter? Nathan 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? General Zachary Taylor
What is the purpose of the government as listed in the U.S Constitution? To protect us
At which battle, did Texas win its independence from Santa Anna San Jacinto
Rhode Island set a precedent of which freedom? Religious
Who authored the first American dictionary? Noah Webster
Who were the first two white women to cross the Rockies? Whitman and Spualding
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 U.S? England
Which country supported Columbus? Spain
Which country experienced a potato famine? Ireland
Which country threatened the freedoms of Texas? Mexico
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