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Question 1.1. (TCO 4) What were encomiendas? (Points : 2)

Indian structures for religious ceremonies

Military forts in New Spain

Golden cities that the Spanish hoped to find

Spanish plantations where enslaved Indians labored

Type: MC

Question 2.2. (TCO 1) The Jamestown colony was established by (Points : 2)

a joint-stock company.

religious dissenters.

English missionaries.

an aristocratic explorer.

Type: MC

Question 3.3. (TCO 4) Why did English immigration to the colonies drop dramatically after 1660? (Points : 2)

The English were no longer sought after as indentured servants.

The political turmoil in England kept them close to home.

The English economy improved and political and religious conflict diminished.

The English were opposed to the growing slave trade in the colonies.

Type: MC

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.

Type: MC

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.

Type: MC

Question 6.6. (TCO 2) In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson refers to the natural rights due to every citizen as (Points : 2)

life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

independent liberty.

Paine’s freedoms.

radical power.

Type: MC

Question 7.7. (TCO 2) General Washington won the Battle of Trenton primarily because (Points : 2)

the enemy troops did not speak English.

the weather was cold.

his troops outnumbered enemy troops.

he surprised the enemy.

Type: MC

Question 8.8. (TCO 1) The Articles of Confederation created a national government with (Points : 2)

three branches of government.

a president.

a bicameral parliament.

a congress of delegates.

Type: MC

Question 9.9. (TCO 1) The Three-Fifths Compromise benefited _____ states. (Points : 2)





Type: MC

Question 10.10. (TCO 3) The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 secured the presidency for (Points : 2)

Andrew Jackson

John Quincy Adams

Henry Clay

William Crawford

Type: MC

Question 11.11. (TCO 3) The creation of an integrated national economy became known as (Points : 2)


price fixing.

the rise of factories.

market revolution.

Type: MC

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.

Type: MC

Question 13.13. (TCO 3) James Polk (Points : 2)

opposed the annexation of Texas.

purchased Texas from Mexico.

favored the annexation of Texas.

was the only governor to serve two terms in Texas.

Type: MC

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.

Type: MC

Question 15.15. (TCO 2) How did Northerners respond to the Fugitive Slave Act? (Points : 2)

Some northern states enacted legislation opposing it.

Some northern states supported it.

Some northern states enacted the Wilmot Proviso.

Some northern states challenged it in the Supreme Court.

Type: MC

Question 16.16. (TCO 8) Why did Lincoln announce, early in the Civil War, that he would not free enslaved people? (Points : 2)

He personally supported slavery.

He wanted to trick the South into surrendering.

He wanted to impress European leaders.

He wanted to keep the border states in the Union.

Type: MC

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.

Type: MC

Question 18.18. (TCO 10) Some neighborhoods, and even industries, came to be associated with immigrants of a particular nationality because immigrants (Points : 2)

could learn only one job.

refused most work offered to them.

would work only for one employer.

tended to settle in nationality groups.

Type: MC

Question 19.19. (TCO 10) Progressivism and populism largely differed in (Points : 2)

their goals.

their ideology.

that progressives built political coalitions that transcended party lines.

their organization.

Type: MC

Question 20.20. (TCO 7) The invasion of Belgium turned American opinion against Germany because (Points : 2)

many Americans were immigrants from Belgium.

Americans depended on products imported from Belgium.

Belgium was an important U.S. ally.

Belgium was a neutral nation.

Type: MC

Question 21.21. (TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships? (Points : 2)





Type: MC

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

Type: MC

Question 23.23. (TCO 11) Which President was named Silent Cal? (Points : 2)

Herbert Hoover

Woodrow Wilson

Warren G. Harding

Calvin Coolidge

Type: MC

Question 24.24. (TCO 11) The Great Depression affected (Points : 2)

only American farmers.

only the U.S. economy.

only the U.S. and European economies.

the global economy.

Type: MC

Question 25.25. (TCO 7) What event marked the beginning of World War II? (Points : 2)

The Nazi-Soviet Pact

The German invasion of Poland

The Anschluss

Germany’s annexation of the Sudetenland

Type: MC

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 Dred Scott decision. Be sure to discuss the political reaction to this decision. Then analyze the election of 1860 and how the controversy over slavery divided the party into northern and southern branches. Analyze the ascendency of Abraham Lincoln to the presidency. 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 at least two events from the Cold War. 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)


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