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background image Final Exam Review 1. The man who succeeded William Henry Harrison to the presidency was? - John Tyler. (1841-1845)  2. The Webster-Ashburton Treaty solved the border dispute between the  United States and Canada. What state was involved? - Maine 3. 1840s – What is manifest destiny?  - Believe that God predestined Americans to settle to West.  4. Person most closely associated with Manifest Destiny is?  - President James k Polk.  5. James K. Poke and his territorial ambitions included –  Texas, Oregon and California. (Gets them all). Massive increase in  the size of the United States/Mexico decreases in size by 1/3 rd 6. What two generals are associated with the Mexican War?  - General Zachary Taylor & General Winfield Scott. 7. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo? - Ends the war with Mexico.  8. Many Mexican Historian believe what about the Mexican War? - They believe it’s about territorial aggrandizement. It’s a land  grab. Based on racism and religious prejudice.  9. Who wins the presidential election at 1848?  - Zachary Taylor. Dies from Cholera.  10. In 1849 what is occurring in the great state of California?  - The Gold Rush. Brings a lot of people to California.  11. Where are the immigrants coming from in the 1840s?  Germany & Ireland. Starvation/Famine in Ireland.   12. Where is Manufacturing and Industrialization taking place in the  1840s? - North.  13. Who proposes The Compromise of 1850? - Henry Clay. The Senator from Kentucky  14. A part of The Compromise of 1850 was the fugitive law. What’s fugitive law? It allowed southerners to use bounty hunter and slave hunters to bring former slaves back from North 15. Northern Propaganda against slavery. Who wrote Uncle Tom’s cabin?  - Harriet Beecher Stowe.  16. New politician of the 1850s  - Abraham Lincoln, 
Steven A. Douglas (known as a little giant). Champion of the popular 
sovereignty. Author of Kansas-Nebraska Act.  Right of the people to vote  whether their state should be slave or not.  Franklin Pierce – 14 th  President 
background image Final Exam Review James Buchanan – 15 th  President (1857–61) 17. Who were the know-nothings party?  - Anti-immigrants, Anti-Catholics, Nativist. Northern Republicans 18. After the Whig party disappear in around 1852 New party is setup. The  Republican Party (Anti-slavery Party. Divided into two: -  - Free Soilers – They didn’t want the slavery expanded beside  South.  - Abolitionist – They wanted the complete rid of slavery.  19. The republican party is recognized as a national party in 1856 with?  - John C. Fremont (1 st  republican nominee)  20. Why was Kansas called Bleeding Kansas in 1850s?  - Missouri bordered in Kansans about whether they going to be  slave or anti-slavery states.  - John Brown (Anti-slavery extremism) killed pro-slavery men. No  military intervention.  21. Violence in Congress?  - Representative Brooks nearly beat Senator Sumner to death.  22. What is the Supreme court Dred Scot’s decision in 1857? No blacks are the citizens of the United States. 23. What does Lincoln do in 1858? - Runs for the Senate against Steven Douglas in Illinois.  24. In the Lincoln-Douglas debate of 1858, Lincoln stressed the slavery  was a?  - As a moral issue. 25. In 1859 what was John Brown raid of federal arsenal designed to do?  - Pushing a mass slave revolt. A slave insurrection.  But captured  by Robert E. Lee 26. What do you need to know about Abraham Lincoln?  - From Illinois, suffered from depression, sophisticated railroad  lawyer, republican free soiler 27. In the election of 1860 Abraham wins by how much vote?  - 40% of the popular vote. Majority of Electoral College.  28. Who is the first state to secede after Lincoln’s election?  - South Carolina.  29. Who was Lincoln initial cabinet composed of?  - William Seward – Secretary of State 
- Salmon P. Chase – Secretary of the Treasury 
- Edwin Stanton – Secretary of War
30. Where was the first battle of Civil War? - Fort Sumter  31. Advantages of North over South in the Civil War?

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School: Tarrant County College
Department: Sociology
Course: US History I to 1876
Professor: David Watry
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: history and civilwar
Name: Hist 1301 Final Exam Review
Description: These notes cover what's going to be in our next exam
Uploaded: 05/08/2017
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