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  1. American History

    Read the statement. The controversy during Jackson’s presidency over the Second Bank of the United States was largely a dispute over __________. Which phrase most accurately completes the statement? 1 1 1) the impact of the spoils system on the

    asked by Klauus on June 22, 2019
  2. American History

    What was the political impact of the Nullification Crisis? The Nullification Crisis eliminated the executive branch’s authority over states. The Nullification Crisis led to the promotion of federal power over states’ rights. The Nullification Crisis

    asked by Klauus on May 31, 2019
  3. American History

    What social programs were promoted under President Kennedy’s “New Frontier?” (Select all that apply) urban renewal Medicaid Head Start Peace Corps A and D?

    asked by Jay on June 9, 2019
  4. American History

    How did John Smith aid the Jamestown colonists’ survival? Smith helped the Jamestown people drive out Spanish explorers. Smith helped negotiate treaties with the native Powhatan tribes. Smith moved the Jamestown colony from a swamp to higher ground.

    asked by Klauus on May 17, 2019
  5. American History

    What was a turning point in the domination of the United Nation forces of the Korean Peninsula? It was North Korean forces capturing Seoul. It was the Chinese army’s second offensive along the 38th parallel. It was the North Korean forces invasion of

    asked by Quinn on April 10, 2019
  6. American History

    Based on the information on the map, what can you infer about industry in the United States? A. Manufacturing was a key part of the economy in the Northeast*** B. Agriculture was the main industry in the south C. Mills in the Northeast had to be close to

    asked by Lol on February 21, 2018
  7. American History

    Which option most accurately assesses the significance of the Louisiana Purchase in relation to the era of westward expansion? A) It doubled the size of the United States. B) It eliminated the need to trade with French fur trappers. C) It fostered the

    asked by Klauus on May 25, 2019
  8. american History

    How did trade with Asia impact Italy? Italians sought new reasons to extend the Crusades as they fulfilled their need for Asian goods. The Byzantine Empire secured its position by becoming a conduit of trade between Italy and the Middle East. The increased

    asked by Kayla on July 5, 2018
  9. American History

    Which of the following best describes the Columbian Exchange that occurred during the Age of Discovery? A. It was an exchange of trade foods. B. It was a genetic shift due to population interbreeding. C. It was a cultural transformation. D. It was a

    asked by shawn on January 26, 2014
  10. American History

    Which best explains why the unemployment rate changed dramatically by 1942? A.US mobilization for World War II created new jobs producing weapons. B.Americans fled to Canada during the Great Depression, causing a decrease in the unemployment rate. C.The US

    asked by Paige on May 11, 2020
  11. American History

    In a paragraph, analyze how the American Revolution worsened the economic condition for many citizens. Consider the people who raised concerns about economic problems. Include the steps citizens took to address their economic problems. I need help pleassse

    asked by Katelyn on August 16, 2019
  12. American history

    how would the simultaneous admission of Missouri and maine help to maintain peace in the united states

    asked by Mersadeez on March 4, 2017
  13. American History

    What motivated the United States to engage in the War of 1812? (Select all that apply.) 1. French restrictions on international commerce 2. British assistance with Native American conflicts in the United States 3. the blockade of interstate trade by the

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  14. American History

    Which elements did the Nazis use to remove Jews from Europe? _(Select all that apply)_ refined neighborhoods political assimilation forced emigration paid migration A and C?

    asked by Quinn on March 11, 2019
  15. American History

    Which most accurately explains how John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government influenced the movement towards American independence? John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government inspired the principle of salutary neglect, which colonists used to

    asked by Quinn on September 17, 2018
  16. American History

    What disadvantages did Native Americans experience in their trading with Europeans? Native Americans became reliant on European technology. Native Americans could not trade effectively because they lacked economic leaders. Native Americans traded for items

    asked by Kayla on July 3, 2018
  17. American History

    How did salutary neglect lead colonists to rebel against Great Britain? A) It caused frustration when Great Britain began enforcing stricter taxation policies. B) Great Britain’s Navigation Acts were favored over the Stamp Act. C) It made it impossible

    asked by Klauus on May 17, 2019
  18. American History

    I have been assigned a paragraph to "decode" of the Declaration of Independence. I am supposed to write it to make it so that it is easily understood and read-able. I'm having a hard time with it though, because I don't know what the actual words mean. It

    asked by Jordan on September 8, 2008
  19. American History

    How did Jackson’s Bank War change the United States economy? It caused the closure of the Second Bank of the United States and led to the Panic of 1837. It promoted the idea that states could successfully operate their own national banks. It prevented

    asked by Quinn on December 3, 2018
  20. American History

    what are the biggest challenges facing the average American citizen today? I feel that the biggest challenges facing the average American today include lack of jobs, state of our economy, terrorism, and gun violence. Unfortunately in America today wages

    asked by Sue on July 26, 2016
  21. American History

    Which answer correctly analyzes the political developments that led to desegregation in the United States?

    asked by Sammy on May 28, 2020
  22. American History

    Why did many Native American Groups and enslaved people side with the British during the American Revolution? A. They were promised equal representation in a postwar government. B. They hoped the British would offer them more freedom after the war.*** C.

    asked by Lauryn on August 9, 2019
  23. American History

    Compare and Contrast American Expansion in the late 1800's with the expansion in the 1900's. (How the expansion efforts were the same and how they were different.) During the expansion of the late 1800's and early 1900's shared similarities in that the

    asked by Sue on June 10, 2016
  24. American History

    What effect did European technology have on American Indians? It encouraged American Indian societies to industrialize. It made American Indians reliant on Europeans for their survival. It allowed American Indian economies to adopt more efficient

    asked by anon on October 30, 2019
  25. American History

    What was the impact of the Second Great Migration? It created a safe way for people to migrate throughout the United States. It brought racism to national attention. It promoted the creation of the United States Census Bureau. It spread Mexican American

    asked by Jay on June 9, 2019
  26. American History

    Which most accurately evaluates the effect of the Albany Plan of Union upon the new national government? A) It served as an early interpretation of the Bill of Rights, which would later be added through amendments to the Constitution. B) It served as an

    asked by Klauus on May 17, 2019
  27. American History

    What was the impact of The Liberator? It validated the arguments of proslavery southerners. It brought the perspectives of western politicians into the national slavery debate. It promoted debate between advocates for and against slavery. It fostered the

    asked by Quinn on December 3, 2018
  28. American History

    how does the foreign oil situation affect Americans today? Oil dependency is a huge issue in today's world. Between oil fracking destroying our environment, creating earthquakes, and oil spills destroying our oceans and potential drinking water, i feel oil

    asked by Sue on July 21, 2016
  29. American History

    This is around the Abigail Adams time period. 7. What sorts of things did people do to help deal with the shortages they were experiencing, according to Abigail's letters?

    asked by Justin Little on December 29, 2008
  30. American History

    1. The Five-Power Treaty, the Four-Power Treaty, and the Nine-Power Treaty were all attempts to a. establish, or fix, national borders. b. exchange ambassadors. c. ensure international peace. d. lower trade and tariff barriers. -----------------------my

    asked by CM on April 29, 2008
  31. American History

    What was the significance of the Battle of Baltimore? A) It marked the first American victory against the British in the War of 1812. B) It rallied American support for the war after the destruction of Washington, DC. C) It motivated European nations to

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  32. American History

    Why did business leaders begin the practice of vertical integration? a) Big companies could grow by merging with other companies or acquiring them. b) Factory workers could start in low positions and work their way up to management. c) Large corporations

    asked by T. on August 27, 2019
  33. American History

    How did Brown v. Board of Education change American society? It ended segregation on federal highways throughout the United States. It established a precedence for promoting civil rights at the local level. It established the power of the Supreme Court

    asked by Jay on June 9, 2019
  34. American History

    Which of the following statements most accurately analyzes how the Philadelphia Convention shaped the new national government? A) It provided Federalists and Anti-Federalists with an opportunity to air their grievances against the tyranny of British

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  35. American history

    Which event led to congress declaring war against mexico? A. The siege of the Alamo B. The Whitman massacre C. The Thornton affair D. The bear flag revolt is it A?

    asked by Erin on January 8, 2019
  36. American History

    What type of government was created by the Articles of Confederation? A. a theocracy that appointed presidents based on the Electoral College B. a parliamentary government with the president as the executive branch C. a strong central government D. a

    asked by Ember Lovet on September 13, 2018
  37. American History

    Describe the impact of the social changes of the 1960's on today's culture in America? Female activists demanded more rights for women, whose role in society began to change. Today women are head of big company's. The birth control pill and other

    asked by Sue on July 19, 2016
  38. American History

    How did the policies set forth by President Johnson's administration affect our country's economy today? Explain. The policy to continue the war in Vietnam by Lyndon Johnson strengthened the military Industrial Complex that is costing taxpayer Billions

    asked by Sue on July 19, 2016
  39. American History

    The results of the 2000 presidential election were difficult to determine because of A,Ralph Nader’s third-party candidacy b.both candidates being baby boomers c.voting irregularities in the state of Florida D.he Electoral College votes being evenly

    asked by Angie on April 22, 2016
  40. american history

    Which of the following statements is true of the Gulf of Tonkin affair? A. Congress was divided and only reluctantly passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. B. The destroyer Maddox was sunk by North Vietnamese gunboats. C. Johnson approved covert amphibious

    asked by hilorie on August 26, 2012
  41. american history

    The post-war years witnessed a "freedom explosion" across the globe, especially in Asia and Africa. Why did several of these new nations turn to the Soviet Union rather than the United States for support

    asked by i dont know how to on November 19, 2010
  42. American History

    Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes immigrants' accommodation to city life in the United States around 1900?

    asked by John on November 2, 2010
  43. American History

    How did the American population change between 1820 and 1860? What were some of the responses of Americans to these changes? Please just point me in the right direction. I've "googled" and haven't found much help.

    asked by Deb on June 5, 2009
  44. American History

    Why did it take nearly a century for the full effect of the Fifteenth Amendment to be felt? I can't find the passage in my textbook and I'm confused. I know what the fifteenth amendment means but not this.

    asked by Student 8 on May 13, 2020
  45. American history

    What was the first duty of the Freedmen's Bureau? Select one: a. help freed slaves find employment b. to provide relief to those were displaced c. to establish schools d. to solve disputes between employers

    asked by x on January 13, 2020
  46. american history

    What was the Reagan Doctrine? The Reagan administration’s policy to liberate South America from European imperialism. The Reagan administration’s system for codifying other nations by the level of danger they posed to the United States. The Reagan

    asked by dianni on June 4, 2019
  47. American History

    What caused many people in the urban middle class to oppose Díaz’s dictatorship and support a political revolution? A. They wanted more land and better lives. B. They wanted a democratic government. C. They wanted better wages and homes. D. They wanted

    asked by kaden on April 11, 2019
  48. american history

    The __________ was a result of the XYZ affair. French Revolution Louisiana Purchase signing of Jay’s Treaty creation of the US Navy I dont wanna guess cuz im not sure but can you give a link for me so i can find the answer.

    asked by dianni on March 25, 2019
  49. American History

    Why did Dolley Madison refuse to evacuate the capital immediately? She wanted to symbolize strength to Washington’s residents. She relied on her husband to know which way to run. She was ashamed to be seen running away in fear. She couldn’t carry

    asked by Quinn on October 16, 2018
  50. American History

    what negative impact did gold and silver mining have in the west A) Tent cities near the mines fostered criminals as long-term residents B) Ghost towns were left behind after the mines stopped producing C) Mining camps were sources of many contagious

    asked by yogirlsman on January 24, 2018
  51. American History

    Which statement best describes the Monroe Doctrine? A. The United States welcomed European involvement in all issues in North America. B. The United States welcomed any European involvement in South America. C. The United States pledged to involve itself

    asked by Dave on April 3, 2015
  52. AMERICAN HISTORY

    Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies? A. peace treaties with Native Americans B. ethnic and religious diversity C. representative government D. prohibition of slavery

    asked by COOKIE on March 6, 2014
  53. American History

    Why did slavery continue after the Revolution? A. The colonial government encouraged manumission. B. British, Loyalists, and Patriots all agreed that liberty did not extend to slaves. C. The Southern plantation economy depended on slavery. D. Slave labor

    asked by Noname on January 13, 2014
  54. American History

    How did the textile mills develop in the United States?

    asked by Emily on November 15, 2013
  55. American History

    One more question: Why did the Progressive movement want the direct election of senators? Senators elected indirectly made little effort to represent the people. Progressives believed that having representatives elected by state legislatures was

    asked by Alex on May 27, 2012
  56. american history

    Which happened first? a. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. b. The battle of Antietam was fought in Maryland. a. The Civil War began. b. John Brown led a raid on Garper's Ferry in Virginia. a. The Supreme Court reached a

    asked by gabbe on December 23, 2011
  57. American History

    Why did loyalists oppose separation from England? Select the two correct answers. A. They wanted to continue to resist the Intolerable Acts. B. They feared a loss of property. C. They argued independence would upset France. D. They were worried about mob

    asked by Anonymous on August 7, 2019
  58. American History

    Which statement most accurately identifies how economic concerns were addressed during President Obama’s first term? Automakers and financial institutions were given bailouts to remain in business. The Obama Administration pushed through legislation that

    asked by Jay on June 11, 2019
  59. American History

    What was the impact of the Battle of Bunker Hill? It established a precedent for how the British Royal Navy would engage the Continental Navy. It marked the last battle of the American Revolution. It proved to the British that fighting the colonists would

    asked by Klauus on May 17, 2019
  60. American History

    What was the political impact of the Nullification Crisis? The Nullification Crisis eliminated the executive branch’s authority over states. The Nullification Crisis led to the promotion of federal power over states’ rights. The Nullification Crisis

    asked by Quinn on December 3, 2018
  61. American History

    What was the impact of the Chesapeake affair? the passage of the Non-Intercourse Act American support of a war with Great Britain the signing of the Treaty of Ghent the end of impressment by the Royal Navy B?

    asked by Quinn on October 16, 2018
  62. American History

    What statement most accurately describes the impact the Articles of Confederation had on the correlation of power between the federal and state government? The Articles of Confederation attempted to balance the power between the state and federal

    asked by Quinn on September 17, 2018
  63. American History

    Which rights listed in John Locke’s Two Treatises of Civil Government did Thomas Jefferson include when writing the Declaration of Independence? (Select all that apply.) liberty life property happiness Is it Liberty, Life, and Happiness?

    asked by Ember Lovet on September 13, 2018
  64. American History

    What was the significance of the Treaty of Tordesillas? It provided Portugal with the opportunity to establish colonies in the Americas. It established the line of demarcation that granted Spain the right to lands in the Americas and Portugal the right to

    asked by Quinn on September 5, 2018
  65. american history

    what event led to the first shots being fired at the battles of lexington and concord

    asked by Anonymous on October 26, 2016
  66. American History

    Compare the civil reform of the 1800's to social reform today. civil reform of the 1800's led to the passing of the Pendleton Act of 1833 that gave government jobs based on qualification of the candidate, and not political belief. Social reform today seeks

    asked by Sue on May 24, 2016
  67. American history

    Use the quotation and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. “Finally, in our progress toward a resumption of work we require two safeguards against a return of the evils of the old order; there must be a strict supervision of

    asked by fast help needed on April 26, 2016
  68. american history

    What was one effect that mass transit had on American cities? A. Most urban workers no longer had to live in tenements. B. The number of skyscrapers increased dramatically because there was no room left on the ground. C. Conflicts over ethnic and racial

    asked by Anonymous on April 20, 2016
  69. American History

    The economy rebounded in 1897 due to the A. economic policies of President McKinley. B.withdrawal of the Populists from national politics C.discovery of gold in Alaska D. Decline of the general price index. My answer is A

    asked by Angie on April 16, 2016
  70. American History

    “There cannot be a great vice president. A great man may occupy the office, but there is no way for him to become a great vice president because the office in itself is almost wholly unimportant.” —former Vice President John Nance Garner, Collier’s

    asked by Alexa on December 17, 2015
  71. American History

    A royal colony is owned by the King/Queen, while a proprietary colony is owned by ________________. A. A totalitarian leader B. Wealthy investors and businessmen C. The original founders D. All individuals living in the colony It is not C ! Is it A >>

    asked by mix_lks on April 7, 2014
  72. American History

    What was one reform the Progressive movement achieved? direct election of U.S. senators reduction of government regulation religious involvement in government elimination of prohibition

    asked by Alex on May 27, 2012
  73. american history

    he has excited domestic insurrection among us and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of out frontiers the merciless indian savages whose known rule of warfare is an undistinguished destruction of all ages sexes and condition Whats the british king

    asked by lora on December 23, 2011
  74. American History

    Can anyone tell me what was the importance of each battle/battle site of the Civil War battles that took place Nov 1864. They were Johnsonville Tenn, Bull's Gap Tenn, Columbia Tenn, Spring Hill Tenn, Franklin Tenn, Griswoldville Georgia, Buck Head Creek

    asked by John on February 15, 2008
  75. American History

    why were farmers dependent on banks and railroads in the late 19th century?

    asked by karmen on January 1, 2008
  76. American history

    Which statement most accurately describes each side's main strategy at the start of the Civil War? Select one: a. The South planned to invade the North; the North planned to stop this invasion in the border states. b. The North planned to isolate the South

    asked by x on January 9, 2020
  77. American history

    (fill in the blank) is the tactic of battle that General William Tecumseh Sherman used to advanced toward Atlanta, burning down crops, homes and towns along the way.

    asked by x on January 9, 2020
  78. American history

    Which victory for the Confederates convinced General Lee to march into the North to try to begin a campaign in the North to work towards ending the war? Select one: a. Gettysburg b. Chancellorsville c. Vicksburg d. Shiloh I think B. but idk

    asked by x on January 7, 2020
  79. American history

    Which was a significant reason middle colonies were more favorable to farmers than New England? Select all that apply. (Please help with this and give me answers haha)

    asked by Idk on September 25, 2019
  80. American History

    How did salutary neglect lead colonists to rebel against Great Britain? A) Great Britain’s Navigation Acts were favored over the Stamp Act. B) Great Britain could not raise enough revenue to fight the French and Indian War. C) It caused frustration when

    asked by MimI on September 13, 2019
  81. American History

    Who served as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army? A. Thomas Gage B. Nathanael Greene C. William Howe D. George Washington* Why did American women riot in Boston in 1777 as well as in other cities during the American Revolution? A. to demand an end

    asked by Anonymous. on August 8, 2019
  82. American History

    Why was the empresario system important to the Mexican government? A) The Mexican government did not have the resources to manage Texas, but wished to cede the unused territory to the United States. B) The Mexican government desired an alliance and offered

    asked by Klauus on May 31, 2019
  83. American History

    What motivated the United States to engage in the War of 1812? (Select all that apply.) 1. French restrictions on international commerce 2. British assistance with Native American conflicts in the United States 3. the blockade of interstate trade by the

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  84. American History

    What was the effect of the Embargo Act of 1807? A) Southern plantation owners were made rich due to the taxation of foreign cotton. B) Northern merchants suffered from having to compete with European goods. C) Heavy taxation on imported British goods led

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  85. American History

    American History- What impact did the Three-Fifths Compromise have on the passage of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention? What impact did the Three-Fifths Compromise have on the passage of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention? A)

    asked by Klauus on May 26, 2019
  86. American History

    Which option evaluates how the Bill of Rights addressed Anti-Federalist concerns about establishing a strong central government? A) The Bill of Rights established a representative democracy designed to prevent the rise of a tyrannical federal government.

    asked by Klauus on May 25, 2019
  87. American History

    How did the Nazi-Soviet Pact help advance Stalin’s goals for the Soviet Union? A. It helped him transform Russia into a fascist state. B. It showed Stalin’s support for Hitler’s plan to increase "living space" for a superior race. C. It gave Stalin a

    asked by kaden on May 21, 2019
  88. American History

    Review the excerpt from the Declaration of Independence. “A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.” Which most accurately assesses the rationale the excerpt offers to

    asked by Klauus on May 17, 2019
  89. American History

    Why is the Munich Pact an example of appeasement? A. It gave Hitler permission to rebuild the German military. B. It gave Germany the power to annex Belgium. C. It allowed Hitler to annex Czechoslovakia. D. It stopped German repayment of debt from World

    asked by kaden on May 17, 2019
  90. american history

    What was the impact of the Chesapeake affair? the passage of the Non-Intercourse Act the signing of the Treaty of Ghent American support of a war with Great Britain the end of impressment by the Royal Navy can someone give me a link to look at?

    asked by dianni on March 28, 2019
  91. American History

    Which option most effectively analyzes an immediate and a long-term effect of the assassination of President Lincoln? An immediate effect was the impeachment of Vice President Andrew Johnson; a long-term effect was enhanced security measures at all public

    asked by Quinn on December 5, 2018
  92. American History

    How did the Embargo of 1807 impact the European nations? _(Select all that apply.)_ England was left with food shortages and unsold goods It had no effect on France or England. France made a deal with America. It ended the Dutch sale of slaves in the

    asked by Quinn on October 15, 2018
  93. American History

    Under the Virginia Plan, the executive branch was elected by __________. the judicial branch the citizens Congress the Electoral College My text only says that members of both houses of the legislature elect the executive under the Virginia Plan, but that

    asked by Quinn on September 21, 2018
  94. American History

    How did the British victory in the French and Indian War lead to the American Revolution? Loss of land by the colonists to the French led to resentment in the colonies. The French and Indian War led the colonies into the Seven Years’ War. British debt

    asked by Quinn on September 17, 2018
  95. American History

    Which of the following occurred in the presidential election of 1800? Thomas Jefferson was elected president and John Adams became vice president. The House of Representatives had to decide the election. The Supreme Court ruled the election results were

    asked by Anonymous on October 4, 2016
  96. American history

    Why did James K. Polk want to annex Texas? A. He was willing to give the Oregon Territory to Britain in exchange for Texas. B. He was a strong believer in Manifest Destiny. C. He had no choice but to follow public opinion. D. He believed that Mexico would

    asked by fast help needed on April 21, 2016
  97. american history

    Which of the following describes the ideas of W.E.B. Du Bois on civil rights? A. Equal rights were not a privilege that needed to be earned and society as a whole should carry the burden of achieving equality. B. African Americans should focus their energy

    asked by fast help needed on April 21, 2016
  98. American History

    Both Richard Nixon and Joseph McCarthy advanced their careers by A.Accusing political opponents of being Communist collaborators. B, Serving on the HUAC C, practicing the “multiple untruth” approach to interviewing witnesses D,collecting and

    asked by Angie on April 20, 2016
  99. American history

    Use the quotation and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question. “[We] hereof do . . . enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought

    asked by Hi on April 20, 2016
  100. American History

    Joseph Stalin was motivated to sign a nonaggression pact with Hitler. A,the Soviets’ need for economic and military aid B.Stalin’s desire to gain control of Eastern Europe c.Stalin’s sense that he needed to preempt a Nazi invasion. D.The need for an

    asked by Angie on April 17, 2016

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