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  1. US History

    How did the spoils system affect president James Garfield and his successor Chester A. Arthur??

    asked by Molly on March 29, 2018
  2. us history

    A subversive is someone who is trying to overthrow or undermine a government or political system from within. With this in mind, explain what the cartoon's artist was trying to convey about American society in 1947?

    asked by cassie on February 5, 2016
  3. US History

    how was the establishment of the cabinet the most significant event in George Washington's presidency?

    asked by Anonymous on December 19, 2010
  4. us history

    What was the main effect of the Civil War on the women's movement? A. The women's movement shifted their focus to helping widows of the Civil War. B. The movement was put on hold while women focused on anti-slavery reform and the war effort. C. The

    asked by anon on March 29, 2016

    1. How did the Iranian Revolution impact the United States? 2. What was Ronald Reagan’s view on the US government? 3. What are the Moral Majority and the “Contract with America?” 4. What did the falling communist regimes in Eastern Europe have in

    asked by TheCreeper on May 9, 2017
  6. us history

    Roosevelt's New Deal differed from Hoover's administration in that the New Deal was willing to use government power to adjust the contending claims of major interests groups. !@#$%^& the validity of this generalization

    asked by henry on March 15, 2012
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    The picture depicts a camp meeting during the Second Great Awakening. How might a woman attending the meeting feel? Angry that she is only allowed to watch but not participate Frustrated about having to keep her excitement to herself Inspired to renew her

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
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    Use the passage to answer the following question: the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (1763), an excerpt by James Otis I can see no reason to doubt but the imposition of taxes, whether on trade, or on land, or houses, or ships, on real or personal,

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  9. us history

    Which of these statements best compares the economic development of the North and South during the first half of the 19th century? More factories and railroad lines were built in the North than in the South. The North developed more trade connections with

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
  10. us history

    How did the Compromise of 1877 affect the political participation of African Americans? Southern legislatures, which were given power in the compromise, failed to persecute the Ku Klux Klan. The Freedmen's Bureau, which encouraged civic programs for freed

    asked by Oscar on March 26, 2015
  11. US History

    What factors helped Jackson win the election of 1824?

    asked by Kiersten on January 21, 2011
  12. Us history

    Which of these is an example of a monetary incentive A. Having fun walking a dog B. Making friends on a sports team C. Learning a new skill by studying it D. Earning a allowance for doing chores

    asked by Bob on June 7, 2017
  13. US History

    Which was one objection of the ayatollahs to the rule of the shah of Iran? reduced influence of religion on the government women did not have enough opportunities insufficient acceptance of all people redistribution of wealth across the population

    asked by O on April 6, 2015
  14. us history

    Which of these actions did President Lincoln take at the beginning of the Civil War? He declared martial law throughout the nation. He imprisoned congressional representatives from the South. He issued a declaration of war without the consent of Congress.

    asked by Oscar on March 26, 2015
  15. US history

    1) The ideals of the Athenian State , Roman law, and the Mayflower Compact contributed most significantly to the growth of the principles of 1. government under law and the consent of the governed. 2. religious freedom and women's suffrage. 3. checks and

    asked by Anonymous on October 12, 2010
  16. us history

    The idea of "conversion" is best explained as which of the following?   A. the process of cultural change brought about by immigration B. the process of changing the frontier into settled communities C. the process of spreading United States territory

    asked by anon on March 29, 2016
  17. us history

    1. What was unusual about the people who made up the population of St. Augustine, Florida, in the early 1800s? A. Most people who settled in St. Augustine in the early 1800s were Cubans who were escaping from an autocratic government. B. Seminole raiders

    asked by Oscar on March 23, 2015
  18. us history

    How did the presence of the border states illustrate a difference between the Union and Confederacy? The Confederacy had more internal political disagreements than the Union. The Confederacy had more states on its side than the Union. The Union's

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
  19. us history

    Which of the following best describes the Declaration of Sentiments? a) a document that demanded equality for women based on the ideas in the Declaration of Independence b) a public speech given by Elizabeth Cady Stanton that declared women equal to men,

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
  20. Us history

    "Yellow journalism" during the late 19th century was marked by A) a decrease in readership B) over reliance on fossil evidence C) a decline of popularity of radio D) sensational headlines in questionable

    asked by Tasha on November 17, 2015
  21. us history

    Which of the following best describes the relationship between factory owners in the North and people in the South during the late 1800s? Northern factory owners depended on the South for factory workers to produce goods. Northern factory owners depended

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  22. US History

    4. If Britain and France had not adopted a policy of appeasement, would Adolf Hitler have been as successful as he was in overruning Europe? Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on November 2, 2010
  23. US History

    what is the difference between 1) municipal reformers (are municipal reformers socialists or Progressives?) 2) socialists 3) Progressives Aren't Progressives and socialists the same?They both want government invovlment. Also what is the difference between

    asked by Amy~ on May 31, 2010

    Which of the following best describes the Cherokee's main argument in the Cherokee Nation v. Georgia case? The Cherokee testified that U.S. officials had unfairly tricked them into giving up their land. The Cherokee argued that because they lived in the

    asked by abby on April 15, 2016
  25. us history

    what did john smith and Anne Hutchinson have in common? a) both were thought as trouble makers b) both were governors upon arrival in america. c) both were puritans who lived in the new England. ** d) both had agreements with the puritans. please help

    asked by Ana on October 30, 2015
  26. us history

    Which answer offers the best explanation of the idea of Manifest Destiny? A theory that the United States could only expand so much A belief that the growth of the United States was a certainty A belief that a country should share its resources with the

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  27. us history

    How did Bull Market it affect investment actities of americans?

    asked by Marquice on November 16, 2009
  28. US History

    For this portfolio project, you will conduct research and examine documents that show the thoughts of both immigrants and people who opposed immigration. You will use the research and primary documents to write an essay in which you answer the question:

    asked by Ali on April 24, 2018
  29. us history

    Which answer best describes how many Southern states responded to the Thirteenth Amendment? The states created new laws that further expanded the rights of the former slaves. The states supported the Amendment and granted the former slaves all rights of

    asked by Oscar on March 27, 2015
  30. US history

    Which commercial mode of transportation was not included in the transportation revolution of the 19th century? A. Cars B. Trains C. Boats D. Planes is D correct?

    asked by Anonymous on April 18, 2016
  31. us history

    How is the Seven Years War related to the French and Indian War? The French and Indian War directly caused the Seven Years' War. The French and Indian War was part of the Seven Years' War. The Seven Years' War was more of a land war than the French and

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  32. us history

    Robert Fulton's steamboat design had which of these effects on American society? It slowed down the settlement of the Louisiana Territory It produced a rapid increase in immigration from Europe. It made the early industrialization of New England possible.

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  33. US History

    According to Black Elk, what atrocities took place at Wounded Knee? How did President Harrison describe these atrocities? Whom did Black Elk blame for the Wounded Knee Massacre? Whom did Harrison blame? According to President Harrison, what was the future

    asked by Mark on March 30, 2016
  34. us history

    Which of the following best describes the contributions of Dorothea Dix?   Dorothea Dix helped found the first homeless shelter for poverty stricken families in the late 1800s. Dorothea Dix educated people about mental illness and the possibility of

    asked by anon on March 29, 2016
  35. us history

    Which of the following economic activities flourished in the Middle colonies? Mining, because the mountains in the region had many gold deposits Shipbuilding, because abundant forests offered good timber supplies ** Tobacco farming, because slave labor

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  36. US History

    How did James Monroe and Robert Livingston affect Jefferson's presidency? A. They ended the attacks of the Barbary pirates. B. They arranged the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. C. Both explored the Louisiana Territory.

    asked by Giovanni on May 19, 2016
  37. us history

    which of the following describes the first British colony at Jamestown? a) it did not have the right sol and climate for tobacco crops. b) the settlers there had a lack of fresh water. c) the colony would not have thrived without the Powhatan tribe.******

    asked by Ana on October 30, 2015
  38. us history

    discuss specific problems or injustices that were present in american life during the late 1800s and early 1900s? Explain how reforms proposed during the Progressive Era attempted to address these problems.

    asked by mm on February 5, 2008
  39. US History

    of the following statements which of the following best represents the role of the judicial branch of the government a. the judicial branch tries employees that are accused of committing a crime b. the judicial branch has the ability to declare a law

    asked by Ibra on September 19, 2017
  40. US History

    Which region of this map was ceded by France to the United States? North Northeast *** South and southeast West The picture shows West Florida in the middle, the Gulf of Mexico below it, part of some other states near the sides and top.

    asked by Lina on January 4, 2017
  41. us history

    which answer best explains the contributions of women during the revolutionary war? a) women were in charge of the horses and artillery during the revolutionary war. b) women often poisoned British troops stationed in their towns during the revolutionary

    asked by Ana on October 31, 2015
  42. us history

    Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? A. They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. B. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. C. They all shaped

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  43. us history

    Use the passage to answer the following question: I can see no reason to doubt but the imposition of taxes, whether on trade, or on land, or houses, or ships, on real or personal, fixed or floating property, in the colonies is absolutely irreconcilable

    asked by Ana on October 30, 2015
  44. us history

    Which of these was a consequence of a growing textile industry in the United States? Decreased need for unskilled workers Decreased number of inventions Increased cost and reduced efficiency Increased demand for slave labor is it d pls help me

    asked by Oscar on March 23, 2015
  45. us history

    1)Which of these was a precedent that George Washington set? a) constitutional amendment process b) formal presidential dinners c) singing of the national anthem d) use of a president cabinet ** _____________________________________ 2)Read the following

    asked by Ana on November 1, 2015
  46. us history

    Why did the United States push for control of the Oregon Country? A. increased American settlement in the Pacific Northwest. B. increased threat of British attacks on the Louisiana Territory C. discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountains D. need for more

    asked by Oscar on March 23, 2015
  47. US History

    as population increases the borders of Boston?

    asked by Rosa on March 11, 2014
  48. US History

    How did jefferson and washington establish a stable government after the adoption of the constitution

    asked by Maya on January 19, 2017
  49. US History

    Why were the Alien and Sedition Acts unconstitutional? The laws violated states’ rights to popular sovereignty. The laws attempted to use searches and seizures improperly. The laws violated the equal-protection clause of the Fourth Amendment. The laws

    asked by dianni on March 26, 2019
  50. US History

    Match the following items. 1. Judiciary Act 2. Alien Enemies Act 3. Naturalization Act 4. Alien and Sedition Acts 5. Sedition Act 6. Alien Act A. permitted president to imprison or deport dangerous aliens in time of war B. an effort to preserve Federalist

    asked by Giovanni on May 18, 2016
  51. US History

    Which of the following statements about the Platt Amendment is true? A - It guaranteed that Cuba would be independent by 1915. B - It prevented the United States from intervening in Cuban foreign affairs. C - It essentially made Cuba a U.S. protectorate. D

    asked by CJ on October 24, 2013
  52. US History

    Why was the Fugitive Slave Act so controversial? (3 points) It required all Americans to return runaway slaves to their owners, and free states opposed this law. It required all runaway slaves to be hung, and most people in free and slaveholder states were

    asked by Haley on February 28, 2013
  53. us history

    what is the Proclamation of Neutrality?

    asked by Naydene-Joli on February 1, 2011
  54. us history

    "Although the economic growth of the United States between 1860 and 1900 has been attributed to a governmental policy of laissez-faire, it was in fact encouraged and sustained by direct government intervention." Assess the validity of this statement. What

    asked by Dee on January 13, 2011
  55. us history

    Which of these Transcendentalist ideas had the most direct impact on the civil rights movement of the 20th century?  (6 points) A. God and nature are one and the same thing. B. People should peacefully protest unjust laws. C. Self-reflection is the most

    asked by anon on March 29, 2016
  56. us history

    Native Americans moved from lands where they had lived for a long time. Which of the following statements best explains the reason for this change? Native Americans hunted differently once they had access to guns. Native Americans could travel further once

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  57. us history

    Which of these writings was associated with the Transcendentalist movement? "Nature" The Last of the Mohicans Uncle Tom's Cabin "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" is it c

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  58. US history

    The supreme court under chief justice John Marshall was similar to the court under chief justice Earl Warren in that both 1) strengthened the power and influence of business 2) increased the president's war powers 3) changed public policy through broad

    asked by Anonymous on May 16, 2011
  59. us history

    In response to which acts did colonial opposition become violent? stamp act sugar act townshend act tea act

    asked by sam on July 14, 2018
  60. US History

    Roosevelt asserted that the expanded reach of the federal government to solve economic problems was not an essential change to the Constitution. Do you agree? Why or why not?

    asked by James on March 27, 2017
  61. us history

    Which set of issues led to the Civil War? Economics, religion, boundaries Politics, education, voting rights Slavery, politics, economics Voting rights, slavery, politics is it c pls help me

    asked by Oscar on March 26, 2015
  62. US History

    What was the purpose of the Washington Naval Disarmament Conference and the Kellogg-Briand Pact? What prompted them? Was the purpose accomplished?

    asked by Rodney on December 13, 2012
  63. US History

    How were the consumer protection movement and the environment movement similar? A Both had successes that resulted in increased government regulation of the economy. B Both relied largely on the political support of the Republican Party. C Both helped

    asked by aaaaaa on April 30, 2019
  64. US History

    Camp meetings, like the one in the picture above, were thought to inspire which of the following? (picture showing crowds of people gathered around people in a forest) Men and women to give their lives to God ** Men and women to accept and pray for sinners

    asked by Mark on April 12, 2018
  65. US History

    Which answer best describes the main purpose of Monroe Doctrine? to claim new United States territories in the West to warn European countries to stop colonization in the Western Hemisphere. to express that American politics and ideals were superior to

    asked by Max on March 1, 2013
  66. us history

    How did Floridians vote during the presidential election of 1860? They voted for the pro-slavery Southern Democrat. They voted for the moderate Republican.. They were split between Republicans and Southern Democrats. Their votes went uncounted due to

    asked by Oscar on March 26, 2015
  67. US History

    Discuss the different approaches of the federal government toward the Plains Indians

    asked by Mark on March 30, 2016
  68. us history

    Why did nonviolence prove to be a successful strategy for confronting segregation?

    asked by sue on April 4, 2012
  69. us history

    Write a well-organized essay analyzing the effectiveness of propaganda in a World War I poster. Remember that you will be graded on content, organization, and mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure). Be sure to include the

    asked by rosalie danenberg on October 28, 2010
  70. us history

    A benefit from the expansion of New England's textile industry was increased worker benefits. lower demand for slaves. reduced number of exports. savings in time and money. i think it is d

    asked by abby on April 15, 2016
  71. us history

    which of the following is the most important political result of the election of 1800? A)it proved that the nations who thought the united states would not last were right. b)it proved that unpopular law and actions could get a sitting president reelected.

    asked by Ana on October 26, 2015
  72. US History

    Define beatnik.Why was such a person dissatisfied?

    asked by Anonymous on March 11, 2014
  73. US history

    what role did the moral majority play in the conservative movement of the 1970s and early 1980?

    asked by Emerald on May 17, 2010
  74. US history

    Hi, I need help with these three questions: 1. What were some of the different issues that contributed to the cause of the U.S. Civil War? 2. Why would the Civil War have contributed to the industrial development of the United States? 3. How was life

    asked by Milka on June 23, 2005
  75. US History

    Hi I really didn't have time to study but please help 1. What was one impact of the Iranian revolution on the United States? A-Higher oil prices B-Increased terrorism C-Increased taxes D-Increased military spending I choose A.....Thank you

    asked by evergreen on April 24, 2017
  76. us history

    What motive did the Founding Fathers have for adding the right to bear arms into the Constitution? to drive up the cost of weapons and ammunition to ensure that the government would have a strong national military to make sure people could defend

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  77. US history

    The decision of the supreme court in the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case is important because it 1) upheld the legality of sharecropping 2) denounces the violence of the Ku Klux Klan 3) approved separate but equal facilities for black Americans 4) declared

    asked by Alz on May 17, 2011
  78. us history

    18. Which of the following is a notable influence of Native American culture on the geography of the United States? Many places are named using Native American words. Native Americans created safe passages through mountain areas. Many of the cities today

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  79. us history

    Lewis and Clark traveled from St. Louis, which is beside the Mississippi River. Which of the following correctly describes the land they saw as they traveled to the Pacific Northwest? A) Flat and low around the Mississippi River, with a sharp and sudden

    asked by Ana on October 31, 2015
  80. us history

    Which factor, self-interest or idealism, was more important in driving American foreign policy in the years 1895-1920?

    asked by Sarah on March 24, 2012
  81. US History

    How did the South reverse much of the Civil Rights Act of 1866? By electing African Americans By electing a Southern president By passing Black Codes** By passing blue laws C?

    asked by Laney on April 14, 2017
  82. us history

    can someone check my answers, 1. How was South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? -B Representation was based on population alone. 2. How did Republicans control of South Carolina affect the state? -C. The

    asked by help mom on March 2, 2016
  83. us history

    What event led to the U.S. purchase of the Louisiana Territory? The burning of a U.S. Navy ship in the First Barbary War *** The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Marbury vs. Madison*** The successful Haitian slave revolt Napoleon losing money in his

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  84. us history

    13. In addition to cooking and cleaning, what other duties did colonial girls often have? Once they reached thirteen years of age, they were responsible for caring for pregnant women and infants. They would often help their mothers create household goods

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  85. us history

    What was the role of Social Darwinism in American imperialism? Are there implications of race underneath a belief in Social Darwinism?

    asked by Johnathan on January 30, 2011
  86. us history

    Which of the following is associated with Jacksonian Democracy? support of individual liberties support of funding for state projects support of flexible interpretation of the Constitution support of a national bank through implied powers of the

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  87. us history

    How did the Union benefit from holding Maryland? Maryland had a well-trained militia and officers Maryland had more railroads than any other state at the time The Confederate capital was bordered by Union territory The Union capital was not surrounded by

    asked by Oscar on March 26, 2015
  88. us history

    Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States was very much divided about entry into World War II. Many isolationists opposed U.S. involvement, while others felt we had a responsibility to act in the face of such aggression. You will be writing an

    asked by reneae on March 28, 2019
  89. us history

    Which factor contributed most to the U.S. acquisition of Florida in 1819?   the defeat of Great Britain in the War of 1812 U.S. military victories in Florida during the 1810s Spain's loss of control over its South American territories territorial disputes

    asked by abby on April 15, 2016
  90. us history

    what factor caused the anger that led to the Boston massacre? a) Boston was occupied by the British soldiers. b) the colonists did not like the system of British taxes********* c) some american colonist disagreed with he kings policies.******** d) the

    asked by Ana on October 31, 2015
  91. us history

    Which act required Native Americans to move to territory in the west? The Indian Removal Act of 1830 The Homestead Act of 1862 The Compromise of 1850 The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 is it a pls help me

    asked by Oscar on March 24, 2015
  92. US History

    Read the following quote from Thomas Jefferson: "A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned—this is the sum of

    asked by Dylan on May 22, 2018
  93. us history

    how did the fear of alienating the border states affect nothern strategy during the war? President Lincoln is "reported to have said that he hoped to have God on his side, but he had to have Kentucky." That's from this article:

    asked by jorge on August 4, 2007
  94. US History

    What features of the Constitution make it flexible enough to apply to the nation's needs today? Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on September 30, 2010
  95. US History

    What recent election resulted in a variety of proposals to change the voting system?

    asked by Clara on October 30, 2018
  96. US History

    Select all that apply. The four factors that caused New England manufacturers to start spinning mills were: A. power from waterfalls B. available cotton C. the first modern depression of 1819 E. the Embargo F. Clay's "American System" available labor G.

    asked by Giovanni on May 19, 2016
  97. us history

    When the Framers decided to use population as a basis for tax rates, what debated issue was resolved? Whether to take steps to limit the slave trade Whether to allow states or Congress to tax trade*** Whether to directly or indirectly elect the President

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  98. us history

    Which statement best supports this sentence? Anne Hutchinson was an early pioneer of women's rights. Anne Hutchinson believed she could communicate directly with God. Anne Hutchinson challenged authority and spoke her mind.*** Anne Hutchinson was banned

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  99. us history

    why do you think jackson favored and benefited from the democratic expansion /that took place in the 1820's and 1830's

    asked by mikki on October 4, 2010
  100. US History

    At what point did the American Revolution become inevitable, and why? Would it be correct if I wrote about the Battles of Lexington and Concord? The colonists decided to go into war only after those battles, and before those battles they still had hope to

    asked by bizzle on October 15, 2018


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