This site is 100% ad supported. Please add an exception to adblock for this site.

ABeka History 11 - Semester Review


undefined, object
copy deck
What year was the Spanish Armada defeated?
What year was the Stamp Act passed.
What year was Jamestown founded?
What year was the House of Burgesses founded?
What year did the California Gold Rush begin?
What year was the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed?
What year did the Confederates surrender at Appomattox, ending the Civil War?
What year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed?
Who is considered the "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
a Portuguese explorer
Vasco da Gama
Who conquered the Aztecs?
Hernando Cortes
Who was elected President in 1800?
Thomas Jefferson
a leading Baptist minister
Isaac Backus
Who captured the Hessians at Trenton?
George Washington
Who lost the battle at Saratoga?
John Burgoyne
Who was the victor at the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
Anthony Wayne
Who established the colony of Rhode Island?
William Brewster
Who helped establish the first national bank?
Alexander Hamilton
Who lost the battle of Yorktown?
General Cornwallis
What French thinker wrote "Democracy in America"?
Alexis de Tocqueville
Who introduced the spoils system to the federal government?
President Andrew Jackson
What territory did Lewis and Clark explore for President Jefferson?
the Louisiana Purchase
Who was the best-known hero of the Tripolitan War?
Stephen Decatur
Who was defeated at the Battle of San Jacinto?
the Mexican Dictator Santa Anna
Who adopted the slogan "fifty-four forty or fight"?
President James K. Polk
Commodore Matthew Perry negotiated a trade agreement with whom?
Who wrote "Commentaries on the Laws of England"?
a. Isaac Backus
b. William Blackstone
c. John Dickinson
d. Edmund Burke
b. William Blackstone
Who wrote "Common Sense"?
a. Phillis Wheatley
b. Thomas Paine
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. David Brainerd
b. Thomas Paine
Who was the first chief justice of the Supreme Court?
a. John Marshall
b. John Jay
c. James Madison
d. Roger Taney
b. John Jay
Who wrote the "Blue-Backed Speller" and a dictionary?
a. John Locke
b. Noah Webster
c. Francis Marion
d. John Adams
b. Noah Webster
Who led the American army in the War for Independence?
a. Nathanael Herkimer
b. John Paul Jones
c. George Washington
d. Benedict Arnold
c. George Washington
When did the "favorite sons" election take place?
a. 1820
b. 1824
c. 1828
d. 1832
b. 1824
Which ship was called "Old Ironsides"?
a. the Chesapeake
b. the Merrimac
c. the Constitution
d. the Leopard
c. the Constitution
Who was Andrew Jackson's second Vice President?
a. John C. Calhoun
b. John Tyler
c. Martin Van Buren
d. Daniel Webster
c. Martin Van Buren
Which compromise temporarily settled the slave issue in 1820?
a. Great Compromise
b. Connecticut
c. Missouri
d. New Jersey
c. Missouri
The Battle of New Orleans was fought in what year?
a. 1812
b. 1813
c. 1814
d. 1815
d. 1815
Who was the editor of "The Liberator"?a. Horace Greeley
b. Cyrus McCormick
c. Nat Turner
d. William Lloyd Garrison
d. William Lloyd Garrison
Which college was the first to admit women?
a. Oberlin
b. Wesleyan
c. Princeton
d. Yale
a. Oberlin
Who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?
a. Harriet Beecher Stowe
b. Hinton Rowan Helper
c. Andrew Jackson
d. Stephen Douglas
a. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who became President upon the death of Zachary Taylor in 1850?
a. Franklin Pierce
b. Millard Fillmore
c. James Buchanan
d. James K. Polk
b. Millard Fillmore
Who was the first president of the "Lone Star Republic"?
a. Stephen Austin
b. William Barret Travis
c. Sam Houston
d. Marcus Whitman
c. Sam Houston
What are the dates of the Reconstruction Era?
a. 1860-1870
b. 1865-1885
c. 1865-1877
d. 1860-1877
c. 1865-1877
Name the organization established to meet the needs of the freed slaves.
a. Freedmen's Bureau
b. Red Cross
c. Salvation Army
d. Wade-Davis Bill
a. Freedmen's Bureau
Who wrote "Up From Slavery"?
a. Booker T. Washington
b. George Washington Carver
c. Andrew Johnson
d. Harriet Tubman
a. Booker T. Washington
Which President removed federal troops from the South?
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. Ulysses S. Grant
c. Andrew Johnson
d. Rutherford B. Hayes
d. Rutherford B. Hayes
What name was given to northern politicians who went south after the Civil War?
a. radicals
b. scalawags
c. carpetbaggers
d. freedmen
c. carpetbaggers
What was the first permanent settlement in Virginia?
What were the Englishmen who settled the colony of Plymouth seeking?
religious freedom
What Portuguese sailor led the first expedition to circumnavigate the world?
Ferdinand Magellan
Who wrote "History of Plymouth Planation," America's first history book?
William Bradford
What Italian sailor was the New World named for?
Amerigo Vespucci
Who invented the first practical steamboat?
Robert Fulton
Who invented the cotton gin?
Eli Whitney
What invention did Elias Howe greatly improve?
the sewing machine
Who laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable?
Cyrus Field
Who invented the steel plow?
John Deere
Who was the president of the Confederacy?
Jefferson Davis
Who was the first Republican candidate?
John C. Fremont
Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Bill?
Stephen Douglas
Who was the subject of a Supreme Court decision on slavery?
Dred Scott
Who founded the American Red Cross?
Clara Barton
Who was the commander of the Confederate Army?
Robert E. Lee
Who was killed at Chancellorsville?
Stonewall Jackson
Who was the Union's winning general?
Ulysses S. Grant
Who marched to the sea?
William T. Sherman
Who was Lincoln's second Vice President?
Andrew Johnson
Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Who founded Tuskegee Institute?
Booker T. Washington
What name did the Republican Party temporarily take in 1864?
Union Party
Which former Vice President helped form the Free-Soil Party?
Martin Van Buren
What colonel routed John Brown's men at Harper's Ferry, Virginia?
Robert E. Lee
What phrase did Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase have minted on U.S. coins?
"In God We Trust"
Who wrote the Emancipation Proclamation?
Abraham Lincoln
Who is remembered as the "Father of American Missions"?
Adoniram Judson
What treaty settled the Maine/Canada border dispute?
Who won the election in 1856?
James Buchanan
Which amendment abolished slavery?
Thirteenth Amendment
What battle was the turning point of the Civil War?

Deck Info