HIST 405 Final Exam with Graded Answers
1. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following made up the largest segment of Spain’s colonial population by the 1700s?
Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) What made Rhode Island unique?
Colonists bought the land from Native Americans.
Suspected witches were tried and executed there.
Colonists agreed to separate church and state.
Question 3. Question : (TCO 4) Why did colonists turn to slave labor rather than indentured servants in the late 1600s?
There was a decline in availability of indentured servants from England.
The indentured servants from England weren’t good workers.
Indentured servitude was outlawed in the colonies.
Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) What happened in the colonies as a result of the Glorious Revolution in England?
The dominion of New England was established.
England enacted the Navigation Acts.
The colonies profited from the new trade regulations.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) To protest British taxes, colonists often organized boycotts to
stop buying British goods.
attack British officials.
seize British food supplies.
Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson refers to the natural rights due to every citizen as
Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) Which is an advantage the British had over the Patriots at the beginning of the war?
The British army respected the people they were fighting.
The British government was more established.
The British king had a brilliant military mind.
Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) Why was it difficult to make changes to the Articles of Confederation?
The Articles did not provide for amending the constitution.
Two thirds of the delegates had to agree in order to amend the Articles.
The states had to convene a special committee to revise the Articles.
Question 9. Question : (TCO 1) Which of the following most closely preserved the government of the Articles of Confederation?
New Jersey Plan
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) Who extolled the equality of conditions in his book Democracy in America?
Question 11. Question : (TCO 3) The creation of an integrated national economy became known as
the rise of factories.
Question 12. Question : (TCO 3) Slavery expanded with the growth of
Question 13. Question : (TCO 3) James Polk
purchased Texas from Mexico.
favored the annexation of Texas.
was the only governor to serve two terms in Texas.
Question 14. Question : (TCO 2) The Fugitive Slave Act adopted in 1850 required private citizens to assist
required private citizens to help runaway slaves escape.
applied only to northern states.
applied only to southern states.
Question 15. Question : (TCO 2) How did Northerners respond to the Fugitive Slave Act?
Some northern states supported it.
Some northern states enacted the Wilmot Proviso.
Some northern states challenged it in the Supreme Court.
Question 16. Question : (TCO 8) Lee's smaller army defeated McClellan's larger force and kept Union troops out of Richmond because
Lee found McClellan’s battle plans.
McClellan was too cautious.
Question 17. Question : (TCO 8) Which of the following characterizes Sherman's march across Georgia?
He only destroyed Confederate military sights.
He destroyed everything in his path.
He tried to negotiate with southerners.
Question 18. Question : (TCO 10) Many immigrants came to the U.S. to avoid
Question 19. Question : (TCO 10) How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affect industrial reforms?
Progressives began to focus on other areas for reforms.
Congress passed laws that increased the work day to 12 hours.
Cities and states began passing laws to make workplaces safer.
Question 20. Question : (TCO 7) The invasion of Belgium turned American opinion against Germany because
Americans depended on products imported from Belgium.
Belgium was an important U.S. ally.
Belgium was a neutral nation.
Question 21. Question : (TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships?
Question 22. Question : (TCO 11) The popularity of the automobile in the 1920s led to a(n)
decrease in the number of motels.
an increase in bridge and tunnel construction to link cities with suburbs.
decline in steel production in the U.S.
Question 23. Question : (TCO 11) What brought the Harding administration to an end?
President Harding was defeated in the 1924 election.
President Harding died of a heart attack.
President Harding resigned in response to the Teapot Dome scandal.
Question 24. Question : (TCO 11) Which economic factors led to the Great Depression?
Underproduction, high consumption, low interest rates, and high stock speculation
Overproduction, disparity of wealth, limited money supply, and high stock speculation
Overproduction, high consumption, limited money supply, and low stock speculation
Question 25. Question : (TCO 7) What event marked the beginning of World War II?
The German invasion of Poland
Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland
1.Question : (TCOs 1 and 2) Identify and describe the main provisions of the Articles of Confederation.
Then identify and discuss the main weaknesses of the Articles and the so-called Western Problem. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Identify and analyze the main provisions of the Compromise of 1850. Be sure to analyze the problem of California and how this led to the Compromise. Then analyze how the Compromise set off a storm of political controversy between 1849 and 1850. Identify the key players and how they viewed the Compromise. What was the role of President Zachary Taylor in these discussions? Be sure to use enough details to support your answer.
Question 3. Question : (TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two major reasons for the growing call in the late 1800s for the United States to become a global empire. Then identify and describe one of the first events that signaled the beginning of American imperialism. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
Question 4. Question : (TCOs 7 and 9) Identify and analyze the main events of the Korean War and Cuban Missile Crisis. Then assess how these events affected the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.
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