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Quiz 1

Modern History: Unit 1

Name: _______________________________________________

Date: ________

Timeline (5 Points)

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Put the following events in order on the timeline. [Events: Stock Market Crash, Korean War, World War I, Civil War & World War II [Dates: 1861-1865, 1929, 1914-1918, 1939-1945, 1950-1953] _______________________________________________________________________________________________ True/False: (7 Points) 2.

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_______ The act of placing the interests of your region ahead of the nation as a whole is sectionalism. _______ The Missouri Compromise opened Missouri to slavery. _______ In the Compromise of 1850, California entered the Union as a slave state. _______ The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and allowed settlers in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries. _______ The Underground Railroad was well established and most active between 1865 and 1875. _______ In Dred Scott v. Sandford the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Dred Scott was a slave not a U.S. citizen and as a slave he was the property of his master. _______ Popular Sovereignty is the idea that political authority belongs to the federal government. Fill in the Blank: (8 Points) Place the letter/concept that best describes the region prior to the Civil War. A.

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Large Cities Economy based on slavery & plantations Many Immigrants Constantly New Settlers Mining Connected by rail and telegraph Cotton exports bring money Industry & Manufacturing 9.

West: _____, ______, ______ 10.

South: _____, ______ 11.

North: _____, ______, ______ 1

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