August 31, 2015

Homework Help: Social Studies :)

Posted by Gabby on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 4:36pm.

2. The only Native Americans who successfully stayed on their land were the (1 point)
Seminole. ***

3. What act did the United States government pass in order to be able to move Native Americans off their land into Indian Territory? (1 point)
Native American Act
Relocation Act
Indian Removal Act ***
Alien Act

4. The belief that the United States was set apart to extend its boundaries to the Pacific was called (1 point)
America's destiny.
manifest destiny.
joint occupation. ***

5. The first college in the United States to admit women and African Americans was (1 point)
Mount Holyoke.
Ashmun Institute.
Oberlin College of Ohio.
Harvard. ***

6. Which state started a crisis for the Union in 1833 when it threatened to secede? (1 point)
South Carolina ***
Rhode Island
New Mexico

7. What land was claimed by England, Spain, Russia, and the United States in the early 1800s? (1 point)
Oregon country
New Mexico***

8. Manufacturers welcomed immigrants between 1840 and 1860 because (1 point)
immigrants would work long hours for low pay. ***
immigrants were experienced factory workers.
immigrants were Catholics.
immigrants planned to work and then return to their home countries.

9. Most industry was located in (1 point)
the South.
the North. ***
the West.

10. ". . . But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are now at war. "As war exists, and, not withstanding all our efforts to avoid it, exists by the act of Mexico herself, we are called upon by every consideration of duty and patriotism to vindicate with decision the honor, the rights, and the interests of our country. . . ." –President James K. Polk, message to Congress, May 11, 1846 Which "act of Mexico herself," referred to by President Polk in this passage, was the cause of war between the United States and Mexico? (1 point)
Mexico’s refusal to discuss the U.S. offer to buy California and New Mexico
Mexico’s massacre of the Alamo defenders ***
Mexican soldiers’ attack on General Zachary Taylor’s forces in a disputed border area
Mexico’s refusal to honor the U.S. annexation of Texas 11.
With what purchase did the United States reach its present size? (1 point)
Mexican Cession
Oregon Purchase***
Gadsden Purchase
California Purchase

12. "We want no manufactures; we desire no trading, no mechanical or manufacturing classes. As long as we have our rice, our sugar, our tobacco and our cotton, we can command wealth to purchase all we want." As stated by a Texas politician in this passage, some Southerners opposed industry there. Why? (1 point)
Southerners did not want to compete with the North.
Southerners’ money could be invested more profitably in other ways. ***
Agriculture was already very profitable.
The factories in England already supplied all the needs of the South.

13. Who became the leader of education reform? (1 point)
Thomas Jefferson
Lyman Beecher
Lucretia Mott
Horace Mann***

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