United States History Practice Test
Westward expansion resulted in an increase in bitterness and threatened national unity due to
New Southwestern Territories, acquired during the Mexican War, would decide whether to be a "free" or "slave" state according to the
The abolitionist movement had the support of all of the following EXCEPT
Which of the following caused the first southern states to secede from the Union?
Which abolitionist is INCORRECTLY paired?
What is the name given to those who opposed slavery?
What is the site of a major battle in Texas' fight for independence?
Which was a significant result of the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
In the 1850's Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote a novel that detailed the injustices experienced by
What was Lincoln's MAIN goal at the beginning of the Civil War?
Which of the following was a goal of the Republican Party in the years prior to the Civil War?
"Compromise enables Maine and Missouri to Enter Union" (1820) "California Admitted to Union as Free State" (1850) "Kansas-Nebraska Act Sets Up Popular Sovereignty" (1854)
Which issue is reflected in these headlines?
In the mid-1800's, which issue was regarded as a violation of Christian principles by many Americans?
The controversy over Federal power versus States' rights was basic cause of the
The territorial expansion of the United States before the Civil War became a matter for furious political debate because
All of the following accurately depict Southern attitudes EXCEPT they
Which was the first state to secede from the Union
What letter represents the area that was jointly occupied by the U.S. and Britain before being split at the 49th parallel?
What letter represents the area obtained as a result of the Mexican War?
What letter represents the area that was an independent country before being annexed in 1845?
What letter represents the area obtained for the purpose of building a trans-continental railroad?
What letter represents Oregon?
What letter represents the Louisiana Purchase?
What letter represents the Gadsden Purchase?
What letter represents the Mexican Cession?
What advantage did the North LACK in fighting the Civil War?
Which of the following was an advantage the Confederacy had over the Union
What was Sherman's strategy of total war in his march through Georgia?
Abraham Lincolns' primary goal for his early Presidency was to
Lincoln described the Civil War as a struggle to preserve a nation that was dedicated to the proposition that "all men are created equal" and that was ruled by a government "of the people, by the people, and for the people" in the
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