A Beka 8th Grade History Test 4 Practice

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Section 1

Question Answer
a package came in the mail today. ''what was in it?''deez nuts
Who blazed a trail through the Cumberland Gap so that settlers could go from North Carolina to Kentucky?Daniel Boone
What general defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers?Anthony Wayne
Who did President Jefferson ask to explore the newly acquired land of Louisiana?Meriwether Lewis
How much money did the United States pay for Louisiana Territory?$15 million ($15,000,000)
What ordinance called for Congress to administer the Northwest Territory by appointing a governer and three judges to govern for the settlers?Northwest Ordiance of 1797
What port city on the Mississippi River controlled all shipping in the West?New Orleans
What did the Louisiana purchase cost per ancre?4 cents
What treaty established a boundry line between Indian lands and the areas open to new settlement?Treaty of Greenville
Name the large flat bottoms that pioneers used to follow the rivers westflatboat

Section 2

Question Answer
Who led one thousand soldiers to defeat the Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe?William Henry Harrison
Who did President Jefferson send to explore the southern half of Louisiana?Zebulon Pike
What does it meant to stop or limit trade with other nations?embargo
Who wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" which later became our national anthem?Francis Scott Key
Who said, "We have met the enemy and they are ours," when he defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Irie?General WIlliam Henry Harrison
Who went with Lewis and Clark on there journey?York
What was perhaps the most violent earthquake in American history?New Madrid Earthquake
In what battle did Harrison and his troups defeat the Indians?The Battle of Tippecanoe
Who defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie?Oliver Hazard Perry
Who helped Lewis and Clark on there journey?Sacagawea

Section 3

Question Answer
Who wrote the South Carolina Exposition and Protest in response to the Tariff of Abominations?John C. Calhoun
What slave stirred up a revolt in Virginia in which 60 people were killed?Nat Turner
Which Indians traveled the Trail of Tears?The Cherokee Indians
What political party arose in opposition to President Jackson?The Whig Party
What idea says that a state can cancel a federal law?The nullification doctrine
Which Vice President opposed the Tariff of 1828?John C. Calhoun
What famous senator called for "Liberty and Union"?Daniel Webster
Who succeeded Jackson as President?Martin Van Buren
What was the actual leaving of the Union by a state?secession
What gave the President authority to use the army and navy to enforce tariff laws?The Force Bill

Section 4

Question Answer
Who invented the reaping machine?Cyrus McCormick
What entrepreneur helped make possible the first transatlantic cable?Cyrus Field
Who invented the steel plow?John Deere
Who became known as America's greatest science teacher?Louis Agassiz
Who made farther improvements on Elias Howe's sewing machine?Isaac Singer
Who invented the telegraph?Samuel Morse
Who was credited with introducing ether as an effective pain killer for surgery?William Morton
Why did one and a half million Irish people immigrate to United States?To escape the potato famine
Who was the first woman to become a physician in the United States?Elizabeth Blackwell
What term is defined as one who risks personal loss to develop and market a new product?entrepreneur