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Name_________________________________ Date_________________ Period_______

A. Multiple Choice. Circle the best answer in the following questions. 1 point each.
1. Jamestown was founded in Virginia in the year ________.

C. 1611 D. 1607

2. Jamestown’s leader was named _______________.

A. John Paul B. John Smith

4. Who first founded the colony at Plymouth in New England?

A. Pilgrims B. Puritans

5. Who was not involved in the French and Indian War?

C. British D. Spanish

6. Which was the first British tax on the colonies?

A. Sugar Act B. Intolerable Acts

7. What was not taxed by the Stamp Act?

C. Diplomas D. Tea

8. The winter at _____________________ nearly defeated Washington and his men.

C. Valley Forge D. Saratoga

10. Who was the Great Compromiser from Connecticut?

C. Aaron Burr D. Roger Sherman

11. How many states needed to ratify the constitution for it to become law?
C. 9 D. 13

12. Andrew Jackson won the popular vote in 1824 but lost the election to:
A. John Adams B. John Q. Adams

13. Andrew Jackson was the founder of the modern ___________ party.
C. Green D. Democratic

14. In 1828, ___________________ threw a party at the white house and got mud everywhere.
A. John Q. Adams
C. Andrew Jackson

15. The forced march by Cherokees to new land was very upsetting and called:
A. The Indian Trail
C. Trail of Tears
16. In Worchester v. Georgia, the Supreme Court told Georgia they __________ Cherokee land.
A. could steal
C. can’t take

17. The belief that America had the God given right to own all land from the Atlantic to Pacific
A. Manifest Destiny
C. America First

18. Which battle is known as the turning point in the Civil War?
A. Antietam
C. Gettysburg

19. Which of the following states was created during the Civil War?

C. South Carolina D. West Virginia

20. Which one of the following is a famous abolitionist?

C. Stephen Douglas D. Frederick Douglass

21. All of the following except ____________ were parts of the Missouri Compromise
A. Maine would be a Free State B. West Virginia would be a free state

22. All of the following except ____________ were parts of the compromise of 1850
C. California would be a Free State D. Texas would be a slave sate

23. The Kansas-Nebraska Act did all of the following except_________________,

C. Got rid of the Missouri Compromise D. Made Nebraska a slave state

24. The Dred Scott Decision did three things. Which did it not do?
C. Said AA were to be set free D. Said North couldn’t outlaw slavery

25. Which election marked the end of reconstruction?

A. Election of 1888 B. Election of 1876

B. Matching. Match the term or word to the correct response. 2 points each.

A. Frenchman who trained colonists.

26.___Alexander Hamilton B.1st President of the USA
27.___Thomas Jefferson C. Secretary of State and 3rd President of the USA
28.___George Washington D. Secretary of the Treasury
29.___John Adams E. 1st VP and 2nd President of the USA
30.___Marquios de Lafayette
31.___Stamp Act A. forced colonist to feed and care for soldiers in their homes
32.___Intolerable Acts B. taxed paper documents
33.___Townsend Duties C. taxed paint, paper, lead, and glass
34.___Sugar Act D. taxed sugar used for rum
35.___Quartering Act E. closed the Boston harbor and restricted rights of colonists

A. Taxes paid in order to vote

36___ Lynching
B. Reading and writing exams in order to vote
37___Poll Tax
C. Separating people based on race or color
38___Jim Crow
D. Laws of Southern separation
E. Murders for breaking rules of race separation
40___ Literacy tests

41___ Popular sovereignty A. Northerners who came south after the civil war
42___ Abolitionist B. When the south left the union
43___ Secession C. Northerners who wanted slavery to end
44___ Scalawags D. Southerners who supported the north
45___ Carpetbaggers E. Allowing citizens to choose or reject slavery in an area

C. True or False. Put an A next to a statement if it is true and an B next to a statement if it

is False. 1 point each.
46.___The Louisiana Purchase tripled the size of America.
47.___Spain sold America the Louisiana territory.
48.___Sacajawea led explorers across Louisiana
49.___Buffallo were nearly hunted to extinction by white settlers.
50.___Lewis and Clark explored the Louisiana Territory.
51.___Both the Constitution and Declaration of Independence were created in New York.
52.___The Mexican-American war was a fair war fought for the right reasons.
53.___Gold was found in California in 1849.
54.___Texas declared independence because Mexico abolished slavery.
55.___Abolitionist wanted to get rid of slavery completely and treat African-Americans equally.
56.___Slaves on a plantation had more freedom than slaves in the city.
57.___ The Battle of Wounded Heart marked the end of Native American resistance.

D. Short Answer. Answer the following questions. Be sure to follow instructions

59. Tell me what each amendment did below in one sentence each.



59. Define in your own words what a robber baron is.

61. Define Assimilation in your own words.

62. Define Reconstruction in your own words.

63. Tell me in one sentence what did the Republican Party believe

65. Give me one example of a robber baron and tell me what he owned.

66. Give me a second example of a robber baron and tell me what he owned.

E. Essay. Choose one of the following questions and answer it in 3 or more paragraphs.
Answer it on the Essay section of the answer sheet booklet.

67. Pretend you were alive during reconstruction. Write a letter to a friend up North in
Philadelphia describing life in the South during reconstruction.

68. Pretend you are Native American living on a reservation in the Great Plains. Write a
letter to the new president describing your situation and what is wrong with it.

69. Pretend you were a slave on a plantation. Write a diary entry about what your life is
like. (Be sure to note that you shouldn’t know how to read or write)

70. Pretend you are Southern during the civil war. Write a letter to President Lincoln
explaining why you don’t want to be part of the United States.