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President of the Union during the Civil War. ________
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) Jefferson Davis
c) George Washington
d) Barrak Obama

According to the _________________, Americans rebelled because England was abusing the colonists rights as Englishmen.
a) US Constitution
b) Doctrine of Nullification
c) Dawes Act
d) Declaration of Independence

_________________ wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner” while watching the British attack Fort McHenry.
a) George Lucas
b) Francis Scott Key
c) Nathaniel Bedford Forrest
d) John Paul Jones

Speech by Lincoln that dedicated a Civil War battle ground as a cemetery, and ended “government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth.”
a) Emancipation Proclamation
b) 'Give me liberty or given me death!'
c) Gettysburg Address
d) Declaration of Sentiments

The phrase “life, liberty, and happiness” can be found in the
a) Federalist Papers
b) US Constitution
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Declaration of Indpendence

What battle was the turning point of the Civil War?
a) Appomattox Courthouse
b) Gettysburg
c) Bull Run
d) Chancerlorsville

Washington read Thomas Paines' ___________________ to his troops to inspire them in the face of defeat.
a) The American Crisis
b) Common Sense
c) Declaration of Independence
d) South Carolina Exposition and Protest

The diary of George Washington is an example of a _______________ source.
a) primary
b) secondary
c) originalistic
d) respectable

The presidency of ____________ coincided with the extension of democracy to the greatest number of people by the extension of voting rights.
a) Abraham Lincoln
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Andrew Jackson
d) James Madison

An _________________________ adapts the Constitution to changing times.
a) doctrine
b) amendment
c) article
d) bill

Signed by Lincoln on January 1st, 1863, freed all the slaves in the Confederate States of America ________________
a) Emancipation Proclamation
b) Gettysburg Address
c) Dawes Act
d) Homestead Act

_____________________ , by Thomas Paine, encouraged ordinary Americans to support independence from England.
a) Common Sense
b) The American Crisis
c) Declaration of Sentiments
d) The American Experience

Washington warned political parties would divide the nation in his . .
a) Emancipation Proclamation
b) Declaration of Sentiments
c) Oval Office Address
d) Farewell Address

Political parties began over conflicts between __________ and _____________ about government power allowed by the Constitution.
a) Jefferson and Madison
b) Hamilton and Washington
c) Webster and Hayne
d) Hamilton and Jefferson

______________ purchased the Louisiana Purchase from France in 1803.
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) George Washington
c) James Madison
d) John Marshall

The economy of early colonial America was based upon _______
a) manufacturing
b) agriculture
c) international trade
d) banking

___________ commanded the Continental Army in the American Revolution.
a) Baron von Stuebben
b) Benidict Arnold
c) Thomas Gage
d) George Washington

What event began in 1861 and ended in 1865? _________
a) Civil War
b) American Revolution
c) US-Mexican War
d) Shay's Rebellion

Legislative branch makes law, Judicial branch interprets law, Executive branch enforces law. This is an example of the Constitutional principle of ________
a) Separation of Powers
b) Federalism
c) Checks and Balances
d) Limited Government

___________ rights cannot be taken away by the government.
a) alienable
b) declared
c) limited
d) Unalienable

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