American History Mr. McAnally American History Unit 4 Quiz, Home Made to practice for test tomorrow tiffaniann published on December 12, 2011600 responses 1 3.7★ / 5 Questions in vertical order ___________ was the first state to secede. North Carolina South Carolina California A major problem in the South during the years of 1863-1865 was a lack of _______. gold. food. cotton. fur. Slave states that did NOT secede from the Union were? Delaware Maryland Missouri Kentucky All of the above. Lincoln won the election of 1864 because of the ______ vote. citizens slaves soldiers All of the above. The United States gained the Oregon Territory South of the 49th parallel through a treaty with ________. Great Britain France Spain None of the above. After facing great prejudice, the Mormons decided to settle in _______. Mexico New Jersey California Utah As Polk's envoy,____________ went to Mexico to offer $30 million for the Rio Grande border and the provinces of New Mexico and California. John Aston John Brown Roger Taney John Slidell Ulysses Grant was responsible for establishing Union control of much of Tennesse and much of the upper Mississippi River. True. False. The Lecompton Constitution was NOT a document written by the pro-slavery government in Kansas. True. False. ______________ served as Chief Justice when the Supreme court ruled in the Dred Scott case. Roger Taney Winfield Scott James Polk Sam Houston The _____ and ____ tribes were defeated by whites in Black Hawk's War. Cherokee, Fox Sauk, Fox Cherokee, Sauk None of the above. The phrase "Manifest Destiny" was coined by __________. John o's Sullivian James Polk John Slidell Winfield Scott _________ was the "Manifest Destiny" president. John o's Sullivian John Slidell James Polk Winfield Scott Legendary frontiersman, Davy Crokett was killed at the Alamo. True. False. Mormons was the largest organized migration in American History. True. False. The Texas army defeated the Mexican army at San Jacinto under the leadership of ___________. Winfield Scott John Slidell James Polk Sam Houston The Mexican-American war began over a _________________. discovery of gold boundary dispute death of General Burnside None of the above. _______________ was chosen as the president of the Confederacy. James Polk James Buchanan Jefferson Davis Harriet Stowe The influential novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' was written by _______________. James Polk James Buchanan Jefferson Davis Harriet Stowe Senator _____________ was responsible for publishing the compromise for 1850 through congress after it was broken into separate bills. Martin Van Buren Stephen Douglas James Buchman None of the above. America's largest export in the mid-nineteenth century was _______. cotton fur gold None of the above. When Kansas applied for statehood, President James Buchman accepted the anti-slavery constitution. True. False. _______ and ________ had joint custody of the Oregon Territory. Fance, United States Britain, France Britain, Spain Britain, United States ________________ was America's first multimillionaire and he acquired his fortune by fur trading. Robert E. Lee John Jacob Aston James Buchanan Joseph Johnston In April 1865, ______________ surrendered to General Grant at Appomaltox Court House. General Lee General Beavregard General McClellan None ot the above. The combined Union victories at __________ and _________ in July 1863 dissuaded Britain and France from recognizing the confederacy and checked the Northern peace movement. Gettysburg, Vicksburg Vicksburg, Petersburg Gettysburg, Petersburg None of the above. The Republic of Texas was not immediately annexed by the United States largely because of the fact that Texas would have to be admitted as a _____ state. free slave The Mexican government invited settlement into ______ because it wanted to create a buffer zone between it and the Comanches. Utah North Carolina South Carolina Texas The constitutional Amendment outlawing slavery is the ___________________. 12th Amendment 13th Amendment 14th Amendment 15th Amendment The first Battle of the Civil War was fought at __________. Bell Run The Alamo Vicksburg Petersburg The Battle of Fredericksburg ended in a devastating loss for _______________. General Beavregard General Grant General Burnside None of the above. The Confederate draft law did NOT exempt owners of 20 or more slaves. True. False. The initial Northern war strategy, known as the _________________, envisaged slowly squeezing the south with a blockade at sea and the Mississippi River. Confiscation Plan Anaconda Plan Emancipation Plan None of the above. Northern Democrates who favored a negotiated peace with the south were called ___________. Copperheads Federalists Anti-Federalists. Maroons. "Conscience Whig" were ______________________. supporters who where willing to support a slaveholder as their party's candidate supporters who where unwilling to support a slaveholder as their party's candidate. The Mexican war was the first war in America's history reported through the use of the telegraph. True. False. The commander of U.S forces that invaded central Mexico leading to the capture of Mexico City was ______________. James Buchanan John Brown Robert E. Lee Winfield Scott ______________ was jailed after he refused to pay his poll tax as a protest against the war with Mexico. James Polk Henry David Thoreau John Brown None of the above. General Grant was named by President _________ to command all Union forces in 1864. Lincoln Polk Davis None of the above. Shermans March to Savannah was designed to isolate Robert E. Lee's army in _______ from the rest of the ______. Virginia, South Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, North _________ was chosen as the president of the Confederacy. James Polk Jefferson Davis John Polk None of the above. In 1856 the Democras chose the "Northern man with Southern principles" or _____________ to be their candidate for president. James Polk Jefferson Davis James Buchanan None of the above. The Missouri Compromise line of 1820 was repealed by the __________________. Confiscation Act Kansas Nebraska Act. The _______________ of 1862 ordered the seizure of land from disloyal southerners. Confiscation Act Kansas Nebraska Act. When Joseph Johnston was badly wounded at the Battle of Seven Pines, he was replaced by _____________. John Brown Zachary Taylor David Wilmot Robert E. Lee ________________ ordered the Shelling of Fort Sumter. General Lee General Grant General Beavregard None of the Above. In January of 1848, gold was discovered in ___________. California North Carolina South Carolina Utah Zachary Taylor was elected president in 1848. True. False. Several countries in the western part of Virginia supported the Union and eventually becamse the ___________. 30th state 31st state 33rd state 35th state The Dred Scott decision held that slaves were citizens and, therefore, could sue in a court of law. True. False. In 1846, Congressman David Wilmot proposed that slavery be banned from any territory acquired from _________. California Mexico Jersey South Carolina Especially key to Grant's defeat of Lee was the fall of both _______ and ________. Vicksburg, Petersburg Gettysburg, Petersburg Gettysburg, Vicksburg None of the above. The result of picketts charge at ___________ was a heavy loss of lives for the charging confederates. Vicksburg Petersburg Fredricksburg Gettysburg The Free Soil Party's candidate in 1848 was ______________. Jefferson Davis Martin Van Buren James Polk James Buchanan Territorial votes to decide a territorial policy on issues such as slavery was the doctrine of popular sovereianty. True. False. The Mexican government invited settlement into Texas because it ____________________________ wanted to create a buffer zone between it and the Comanches. could make a huge profit from the sale of the land. wanted to create a buffer against the Americans. wanted to create a multi-cultural society. Tejano was the term for Spanish speaking Mexicans born in Texas. True. False. The Battle of ____________ led to the defeat and capture of Santa Anna. Vicksburg Gettysburg San Jacinto None of the above. The Emancipation Proclamation was NOT issued in the year 1863. True. False. Lincoln's Democratice opponent in the 1864 election was _________. Lee Davis Polk McClellan By 1848, the United States had gained all of the following territories EXCEPT __________. the Oregon Territory California Texas Alaska John Brown raided the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry in order to provide arms for a general slave uprising. True. False. __________,__________ sentiment gave rise to the American party. Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Catholic Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Federalist Anti-Federalist, Anti-Catholic None fo the above. In 1846, Congressman David Wilmot proposed that ____________________________________. military appropriations to conduct the Mexican-American war be terminated. slavery be banned from any territory acquired from Mexico. the United States acquire Cuba from Spain. the united States incorporate all of Mexico into its borders. Austin's Texas colonist most represented what region of the United States? New England The Pacific Northwest The Old Northwest The South The most inflammatory issue of the Union's 1863 draft was a provision that did NOT allow the hiring of substitute for $300.00 True. False. In the _____________________ Mexico ceded California and New Mexico to the United States. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty of Paris Treaty with France None of the above. Lee's defeat at Gettysburg was preceded in May by a Confederate victory at Chancellorsville in which "stonewall" Jackson was killed. True. False.