Arkansas History Chapter 4 Review Part II Question Preview (ID: 35632)

From A Territory To A State.

Which of the following is NOT true about George Featherstonhaugh?
a) he was sent by the federal government to Arkansas to do a geological survey
b) he wrote about his travels along the Military Road in his book Excursion through the Slave States
c) his interesting encounters have provided historians with some of the best information about life in early Arkansas
d) he created the legend of the Arkansas Traveler

What did President Andrew Jackson believe about Indians?
a) they deserved to keep their lands
b) they could properly integrate into American culture
c) they were slowing the progress of American expansion
d) they should be educated in American public schools

Over the course of a decade, about how many Native Americans passed through Arkansas on their way to Indian Territory?
a) 10,000
b) 20,000
c) 30,000
d) 60,000

About how many Cherokee died along the Trail of Tears?
a) 400
b) 1,000
c) 4,000
d) 10,000

Which two Arkansas legislators got into a knife fight while debating a bill that would allow the state government to accept payment in wolf hides?
a) Colonel John Wilson and Major J.J. Anthony
b) Henry Conway and Robert Crittenden
c) Ambrose Sevier and William Woodruff
d) J.J. Anthony and Henry Conway

What types of people did the REal Estate Bank of Arkansas serve the needs of?
a) weatlhy planters
b) poor people
c) outlaws and bandits
d) politicians

Eventually, citizens accused both banks in Arkansas of currption which caused them to close.
a) True
b) False

Arkansas became the 25th state on June 15, 1836
a) True
b) False

What are the 40 years before the Civil War began often called?
a) the antebellum years
b) the pre-war years
c) the Old South years
d) the Union years

How did the general assembly address the problem of Arkansas not having enough money to run the state and pay for its most basic services.
a) they raised taxes
b) they established two banks
c) they asked the federal government for more money
d) they deported outlaws

What became the first bank to serve the needs of the state and to encourage new business activity?
a) the Bank of Arkansas
b) the Real Estate Bank of Arkansas
c) the First National Bank
d) the Bear State Bank

Which of the following is NOT a reason why northern politicians delayed the approval of Arkansas' state constitution?
a) they did not want more Democrats who would support Andrew Jackson and his policies
b) Arkansas would enter as a slave state
c) they believed Arkansas had too big of a problem with outlaws and it was still too wild

Which state was admitted as a free state at the same time as Arkansas?
a) Missouri
b) Michigan
c) Minnesota
d) Ohio

Who was the last territorial governor of Arkansas?
a) William Fulton
b) James Miller
c) Robert Crittenden
d) William Woodruff

Which of the following is NOT a reason why Governor Fulton believed the territory wasn't yet ready for statehood?
a) once it became a state, Arkansas would lose federal funding for many important improvements
b) he did not think Arkansas could collect enough taxpayer money to replace the federal money they were getting as a territory
c) the crime right and number of outlaws in the territory was too high, and he did not have a big enough police force

Who was one of the msot notorious criminals of this time whose gane robbed and killed throughout Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee
a) John Murrell
b) Robert Crittenden
c) William Woodruff
d) James Miller

What was the first steamboat to travel up the Missippi and Arkansas rivers from New Orleans to Arkansas Post?
a) the Arkansas
b) the Comet
c) the War Eagle
d) the Natchez

What was one of the biggest challenges facing Arkansas during its territorial years?
a) dueling between political rivals
b) getting rid of criminals and outlaws who used the region to hide from the law
c) traveling up and down area waterways in steamships
d) building enough railroads to connect all of the towns in the territory

Before an official capital building was constructed, leaders gathered in private homes or rustic cabins with leaky roofs.
a) True
b) False

Which of the following is NOT true of travel in Arkansas Territory?
a) early settlers struggled to move about in the vast wilderness
b) thick forests and rugged swamps made it hard to get from place to place
c) as trails widened into roads, stagecoaches began carrying people and mail with much less difficulty
d) railroads were the main form of transportation in territorial Arkansas

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