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  1. Welcome! The Topic For Today Is…

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  3. Topic 1: 200 • Question: • This amendment defined citizenship in the United States • Answer • The Fourteenth Amendment Back

  4. Topic 1: 400 • Question: • His plan’s for Reconstruction were pretty lenient, except on Confederate officers. • Answer • Andrew Johnson Back

  5. Topic 1: 600 • Question: • This bill, passed in 1867, divided the former Confederate states into five military zones • Answer • The Reconstruction Act of 1867 Back

  6. Topic 1: 800 • Question: This agency, set up to provide housing and education to former slaves, was known to have promised “40 acres and a mule” • Answer • The Freedman’s Bureau Back

  7. Topic 1: 1000 • Question: • Most historians agree that this event was the end of Reconstruction • Answer • The Compromise of 1877 Back

  8. Topic 2: 200 • Question: • In 1820, this act established a line on the 36th parallel deciding which states would be free and which would be slave states. • Answer • The Missouri Compromise Back

  9. Topic 2: 400 • Question: • He escaped slavery to become one of the most prominent abolitionist activists in the nineteenth century • Answer • Frederick Douglass Back

  10. Topic 2: 600 • Question: • The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, established this phrase, which meant the states were able to chose whether or not they wanted slavery. • Answer • “popular sovereignty” Back

  11. Topic 2: 800 • Question: • The name given to this event came from a Supreme Court case which claimed that slaves were property, and African Americans were not citizens • Answer • The Dred Scott Decision Back

  12. Topic 2: 1000 • Question: • John Brown’s raid occurred in present day West Virginia at this site. (Don’t turn around!) • Answer • Harper’s Ferry Back

  13. Topic 3: 200 • Question: • The majority of immigrants in the first half of the nineteenth century came from Germany and this country. • Answer • Ireland Back

  14. Topic 3: 400 • Question: • This political party, established in the 1840s, was very anti-immigrant, and were also known as the “Know Nothing Party” • Answer • The Native American Party Back

  15. Topic 3: 600 • Question: • This invention, created by Eli Whitney, had a profound impact on the Southern economy • Answer • The cotton gin Back

  16. Topic 3: 800 • Question: • Most immigrants who came from Ireland practiced this religion, which enraged many “Native” Americans. • Answer • Catholicism Back

  17. Topic 3: 1000 • Question: • The Industrial Revolution, in England and the United States, began in this industry • Answer • The textile industry Back

  18. Topic 4: 200 • Question: • The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, sought to promote this type of reform • Answer • Women’s Rights Back

  19. Topic 4: 400 • Question: • She was a reformer for prisons and insane asylums in the 1840s. • Answer • Dorothea Dix Back

  20. Topic 4: 600 • Question: • Horace Mann attempted to reform this part of American society. • Answer • Education Back

  21. Topic 4: 800 • Question: This movement often argued that slavery benefited all parties who were involved, including the slaves themselves • Answer • Anti-abolitionist Back

  22. Topic 4: 1000 • Question: • Identify the document that contains this quote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men and women are created equal.” • Answer • The Declaration of Sentiments Back

  23. Topic 5: 200 • Question: • This battle was the single bloodiest day of the Civil War • Answer • Antietam Back

  24. Topic 5: 400 • Question: • The capture of this fort by the South started the Civil War • Answer • Fort Sumter Back

  25. Topic 5: 600 • Question: • The two major Union victories that occurred in July 1863, were the Battle of Gettysburg and this battle. • Answer • Vicksburg Back

  26. Topic 5: 800 • Question: • This was the first state to secede from the Union in 1860. • Answer • South Carolina Back

  27. Topic 5: 1000 • Question: • This former Union general ran against Abraham Lincoln in 1864. • Answer • George McClellan Back

  28. Bonus Question: 5000 pts. • Question: • The final episode of the miniseries Roots, which exposed the cruelties of slavery, is still the third highest rated television show in history (third most viewers). Name 1 of the 2 that are rated higher! (Hint: 1 of them is about war) • Answer • … • The final episode of MASH and the “Who shot J.R. episode?”’ of Dallas Back

  29. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!

  30. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!