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US History Stack 5

US History Test 4

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Between 1840 and 1860, most migrants traveling west on the overland trails found the journey to be a very collective experience.
The Chinese who came to California during the gold rush had aspirations similar to those of American participants
In the 1820s and 1830s, the government of Mexico moved from favoring to opposing American immigration into Texas.
In the mid-1840s, the “Oregon country” in the Pacific Northwest included an Indian population that had been devastated by disease.
Which of the following towns served as a major departure point for migrants traveling west on the overland trails? Independence, Missouri
The 1854 Ostend Manifesto was part of an attempt by the United States to acquire Cuba.
During the Mexican War, American settlers in California staged a revolt with the help of the United States navy.
The 1853 Gadsden Purchase advanced the cause of a southern route for the transcontinental railroad.
Under the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the United States agreed to pay millions to Mexico.
In 1845, the immediate cause of war with Mexico was a dispute over territory.
When it came to the issue of the extension of slavery, President James K. Polk favored an extension of the Missouri Compromise.
In the 1850s, in an effort to undercut the Fugitive Slave Act, some northern states passed laws preventing the deportation of fugitive slaves.
The first Republican candidate for president was John C. Frémont.
During the debate on the Compromise of 1850, President Zachary Taylor suddenly died.
The election of 1856 saw former president Millard Fillmore in the running.
Following John Brown’s 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, many southerners were convinced that Brown had been given support by the Republican Party.
In 1849, President Zachary Taylor favored admitting California as a free state.
In naval warfare during the Civil War, both the Union and Confederate militaries developed ironclads.
The Peninsular campaign in 1862 was an example of General McClellan’s conservative approach to battle.
In the Civil War, at lower levels of military command, amateur officers played important roles in both the Union and Confederate armies.
The Union’s national draft law resulted in murderous attacks in New York City against free blacks.
During the Civil War, railroad transportation in some ways acted to limit the mobility of armies.
In 1865, Southern whites defined “freedom” as controlling their future without Northern interference.
In 1865, Southern blacks defined “freedom” as independence from white control.
The Panic of 1873 was the nation’s worst economic depression to that time.
In the South, the crop-lien system along with the burdensome credit system encouraged the planting of cash crops.
The Alabama claims involved complaints by the United States against England.
The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln involved a larger conspiracy to kill other members of the administration.
During the Johnson administration, the United States acquired Alaska.
President Abraham Lincoln’s “10 percent” plan for the South referred to the number of white voters required to take loyalty oaths before setting up a state government.
During Reconstruction, Southern African American officeholders underrepresented the total number of blacks living in the South.
The Tenure of Office Act was designed to limit President Andrew Johnson’s authority.
During Reconstruction, regarding land ownership in the South, ownership by whites declined, while ownership by blacks increased.
During Reconstruction, the Southern school system reached 40 percent of all black children by 1876.
As president, Andrew Johnson offered some form of amnesty to Southerners who pledged their loyalty to the United States.
Advocates of the “New South” promoted southern industry and railroad development.
Among other positions, Booker T. Washington favored industrial over classical education.
In the 1890s, the black journalist Ida B. Wells devoted her writing to attacking the crime of lynching.
In the South during the last twenty years of the nineteenth century, the southern share of national manufacturing doubled.
Jim Crow laws imposed a system of state-supported segregation.
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