era following the Civil War in which the states that had formed the Confederacy were reintegrated into the Union.

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_______ is the name for the era following the Civil War in which the states that had formed the Confederacy were reintegrated into the Union.

 

 

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Led by the likes of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, the _______ movement urged Americans to look inward and to nature for self-knowledge and self-reliance.

 

 

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By 1862, the length of the Civil War was contributing to significant political dissension both in the North and in the South.

 

 

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The first president to be impeached was _______.

 

 

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Which of the following was an issue that reformers between the 1830s and 1850s prominently addressed?

 

 

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Which of the following was not a part of the United States’ policy toward Native Americans from 1790-1830?

 

 

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The _______ supposedly validated Spanish and Mexican land titles in the West, but it led to land disputes that took an average of seventeen years to clear up.

 

 

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In the early nineteenth century, the emergence of the new staple crop of _______ reinvigorated the economy of the Southern United States.

 

 

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Which of the following was not a characteristic of free black communities in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries?

 

 

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The Gadsden Purchase consisted of _______.

 

 

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_______ was a tactic based in the South’s belief that the need for cotton would eventually force the English and French to recognize the Confederacy.

 

 

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Which of the following statements about the effect of the Civil War on women is NOT correct?

 

 

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Occurring on October 16, 1859, _______ attacked a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and hoped to provoke a general uprising of slaves throughout the Upper South or at least provide arms for slaves to make their way to freedom.

 

 

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The _______ was the removal of the Cherokee people from eastern lands to Oklahoma.

 

 

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Which of the following was not among forms of black protest to slavery?

 

 

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Which of the following was a characteristic of the Mormon settlements in Utah in the mid-nineteenth century?

 

 

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Which of the following was a consequence of the War of 1812?

 

 

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Which of the following was not a characteristic of the class structure of cities in the United States in the middle decades of the nineteenth century?

 

 

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_______ was the United States’ pronouncement that the Americas were closed to European colonization and that the United States would consider as dangerous to its peace and safety any attempts to extend Europe’s political influence into the Western Hemisphere.

 

 

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Which of the following was not a development in communication or transportation that helped to knit the United States together in the early nineteenth century?

 

 

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_______ was the system of slavery utilized by wealthy white Southerners in which they claimed a privileged status as social “betters,” insisted on being treated with deference by those below them, and provided for the necessities of slaves as if caring for those who were “inferior.”

 

 

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Most southern whites in the early nineteenth century were slaveholders.

 

 

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The “free soil” position on slavery was that slavery should be extended only to new states that were below the state of Kansas.

 

 

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The _______ was issued on New Year’s Day in 1863 and abolished slavery throughout the United States.

 

 

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The _______ was a wave of religious revivals that swept through the United States from the late 1790s to the late 1830s.

 

 

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On which of the following fronts did women see the development of more opportunities in the early nineteenth century?

 

 

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Which of the following was NOT one of the three distinct types of cities that emerged during the years of rapid economic growth in the mid-1800s?

 

 

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The _______ declared Rutherford B. Hayes president in exchange for federal aid for economic and railroad development in the South and a promise to let southerners handle race relations themselves.

 

 

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Which of the following statements about the reasons why Americans went to the West in the mid-nineteenth century is not correct?

 

 

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In the 1820s, the abolishment of the requirement that a man own property to vote was a factor in the development of a new style of politics.

 

 

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African American schools became community centers in the post-Civil War era by, among other things, publishing newspapers, providing training in trades and farming, and promoting political participation and land ownership.

 

 

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Which of the following was not one of the justifications for slavery that was provided in the American South in the mid-nineteenth century?

 

 

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The _______ Act offered 160 acres of government land free to citizens or future citizens over 21 who lived on the property, improved it, and paid a small registration fee.

 

 

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Which of the following was NOT one of the four main issues that Zachary Taylor faced upon becoming president?

 

 

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Which of the following was not one of the four main groups that combined in the 1850s to form the Republican Party?

 

 

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Which of the following was not a factor in the economic growth that developed in the North in the mid-nineteenth century?

 

 

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The _______ was an agency that was established just after the Civil War to promote African Americans’ economic well-being.

 

 

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Which of the following was not one of the distinctions between the Democrats and the Whigs in the Second American Party System?

 

 

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Which of the following was a characteristic of mining towns in the West in the mid-nineteenth century?

 

 

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Which of the following was not a consequence of industrialization in the mid-nineteenth century?

 

 

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_______ was the idea that decisions about permitting slavery should be left to territorial legislatures.

 

 

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Which of the following was a guiding principle of the presidential administration of Andrew Jackson?

 

 

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Which of the following statements about the development of western cities in the mid-1800s is CORRECT?

 

 

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_______ was an ex-slave who forged a free black man’s papers to gain his freedom, then went on to work toward the antislavery cause, particularly by writing a narrative of his life that exposed the many evils of slavery.

 

 

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In the mid-1800s, the _______ Party promoted anti-Catholic sentiments while appealing to Protestant middle and lower class whites who were worried about their jobs and farmers and small-town Americans who were nervous about change.

 

 

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In 1855, _______ became a significant battleground as Northerners and Southerners sought to populate the state and control its legislature.

 

 

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_______ was the conviction that the United States’ superior institutions and culture constituted a God-given right, even an obligation, to spread American civilization across the entire continent.

 

 

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In the _______ Case, the Supreme Court ruled that black men were inferior, were not citizens and had no right to sue in court and that Congress had no power to ban slavery in a territory.

 

 

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The _______ of 1820 drew a line at latitude 36°309 dividing lands that would be open to slavery from those that would not.

 

 

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In his inaugural address in 1861, Abraham Lincoln stated that he would work to force all states in the United States to abolish slavery.

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