MCQs Of History Of USA – Part III

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MCQs Of History Of USA – Part III

1-Monroe Doctrine was issued on ______________.

December 23, 1823

2-Monroe Doctrine was a statement made by __________ on foreign policy in his annual message to ___________.

James Monroe, Congress

3-Andrew Jackson was born on ______________ in ____________.

5th March 1767, South Carolina

4-In the war of 1812, Andrew Jackson led American forces to victory over the British in the Battle of ____________.

New Orleans (January 1815)

5-Andrew Jackson became president of the United States in _____________.

1829

6-Andrew Jackson remained president of USA from ___________ to _____________.

1829, 1837

7-Andrew Jackson was the __________ president of USA.

7th

8-In US history the time from ________ to _________ is called ‘‘Age of Jacksonian Democracy.’’

1824, 1840

9-The time from 1824 to 1840, in American history is also called as ____________.

Era of Common Man

10-Andrew Jackson died in ___________.

June 1845

11-Jamestown was built by the English settler in _______ in the state of _______ in North America.

1619, Virginia

12-The earliest English settlement was called Jamestown because of its vicinity to _________.

James River

13-According to historians the practice of slavery in America began in ________ when African slaves were brought to Jamestown.

1619

14-Cotton Gin was invented by ___________, a young Yankee schoolteacher in ___________.

Eli Whitney, 1793

15-Cotton Gin made possible the efficient removal of seeds from _______ fibres.

Raw Cotton

16-Fugitive Slave Act was passed in ______________.

1793

17-Under Fugitive Act of 1793, a white person was allowed to claim a ________ as a fugitive unless another white person testifies otherwise.

Black Person

18-Missouri was added to the Union as a slave state in ___________.

1820

19-Congress officially banned the international slave trade of USA on ___________.

January 1, 1808

20-Representative James Tallmadge, Jr., of New York offered ________ amendments to the _________ statehood bill on ___________.

Two, Missouri, February 13, 1819

21-The Senate passed Missouri compromise on __________.

March 2, 1820

22-The House of Representatives passed Missouri compromise on ___________.

February 26, 1821

23-Missouri compromise worked for nearly _________ years.

Thirty

24-California was admitted to the Union as a stand-alone free state in _________.

1850

25-With the admittance of California to the Union, the number of Free States rose to ________.

Sixteen (16)

26-The Supreme Court of USA in __________, in the case of __________ declared __________ compromise as unconstitutional.

1857, Dred Scott, Missouri

27-Underground Railroad was a practice of helping the fugitive slaves of ________ America.

South

28-Wilmort Proviso, 1846 was designed to eliminate slavery within the land acquired as a result of the ____________.

Mexican War (1846 – 1848)

29-Historians considered __________ Act of 1854 as the single most significant event that lead to civil war.

Kansas-Nebraska

30-Slavery in America was abolished by the ___________ amendment to the US Constitution.

13th

31-The 13th amendment was ratified by the congress on ________ after the conclusion of civil war.

December 6, 1865

32-Equal civil and legal rights to African Americans and freed slaves have been granted by the _________ amendment to the US Constitution.

14th

33-Congress ratified 14th amendment in ____________.

1868

34-The right of vote to African Americans was given in _______ by the adaptation of _________ amendment.

1870, 15th

35-The first steam boat known as ________ was introduced by ___________ and _________ in ________ on the _________ River.

Clermont, Robert Fulton, Robert Livingston, 1807, Hudson

36-US and Mexico signed the Treaty of ___________ in ______________.

Guadalupe Hidalgo, 2 February 1848

37-The American Civil War started in _______ and ended in ________.

1861, 1865

38-The American civil war lasted for __________ years.

Four

39-The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the Congress in __________.

1854

40-The Civil War of 1861-65 led to over __________ casualties.

618,000

41-Kansas was admitted to the Union as a slave-free state on __________.

January 29th 1861

42-The State of __________ issued its ‘‘Declaration of the Causes of Secession’’ when Abraham Lincoln won the election in 1860.

Carolina

43-Before Lincoln was even president, ___________ states had seceded from the Union and had formed Confederation.

Seven

44-The event that triggered Civil War (1861-65) came at Fort Sumter in Charleston Bay on _________ when Confederate army opened fire on the Union army federal garrison.

April 2, 1861

45-By the time when Lincoln called out the militia to supress the insurrection of Confederation ________ more states seceded Union and joined Confederacy.

Four

46-After Lincoln won the election in 1860, seven states of the ___________ America seceded the Union and formed the Confederacy States of America.

Southern

47-President Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation on ___________.

January 1, 1863

48-The Emancipation Proclamation freed some __________ millions slaves in the rebel states.

Three

49-After Emancipation Proclamation some __________ black soldiers had joined the Union army by the time the war came to an end in 1865.

186,000

50-In Civil War almost _________ black soldiers lost their lives.

38,000

51-The total number of dead at Civil War’s end was __________.

620,000

52-The President of Confederate States of America was ___________.

Jefferson Davis

53-The Union army arrested Confederacy President Jefferson Davis in _______ on _________.

Georgia, 10th May 1865

54-Abraham Lincoln was the first president who was able to communicate on the spot with his officers on the _________.

Battlefield

55-By _________ all former Confederate states were re-admitted to the Union.

1870

56-Abraham Lincoln was born on ___________ in __________.

12th February 1809, Kentucky

57-Licoln won the election of ________ and took charge of the presidential office in __________.

1860, March 1861

58-Abraham Lincoln was the ________ president of the United States.

Sixteenth (16th)

59-Licoln was shot in the back of the head on the night of ________ at _________ Theatre.

14th April 1865, Ford’s

60-President Abraham Lincoln passed away in the early hours of ________ after shot by his assassinator in the back of head.

15th April 1865

61-___________ assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre.

John Wilkes Booth

62-Around _______ Englishmen _________ invented the spinning jenny.

1764, James Hargreaves

63-Industrial revolution in Britain occurred in ___________.

1750

64-American law for the first time in human history encouraged the formation of __________ Corporation.

Business

65-The period from _____ to ______ in US history is known as the __________Era.

1890, 1917, Progressive

66-In US history Gilded Age ranges from ________ to _________.

1870s, 1900

67-Gilded Age in US history means ________.

The period of reconstruction following Civil War

68-Gilded Age industrialization had its roots in the ________

Civil War

69-US Steel Corporation was initiated by a Scottish immigrant, _________ who had started it as a small production plant.

Andrew Carnegie

70-After industrialization in America, in the early 19th century various social theories such as _________ and _________ became very popular in American businessmen.

Social Darwinism, Gospel of Wealth

71-According to Social Darwinism millionaires are the product of ________.

Natural Selection

72-According to the Gospel of Wealth person’s richness is a _______ from God.

Gift

73-The Interstate Commerce Act was passed by the Congress in _________.

1887

74-Interstate Commerce Act established __________.

Interstate Commerce Commission

75-Congress passed Sherman Anti-Trust Act in ________.

1890

76-Jane Addams founded ________ in _______ in Chicago to help the new poor immigrants.

Hull House, 1889

77-Lillian Wald opened _________ in New York in _______ to help new immigrants.

Henry Street Settlement House, 1893

78-McKinley Tariff was levied in_________.

1890

79-In protest to McKinley Tariff farmers launched __________ Movement.

Populist

80-During Cleveland’s second term the Depression of _______ hit the country

1893

81-William McKinley, Republican Party Senator, signed the Gold Standard Act in _______.

1900

82-Under the Gold Standard Act, the value of the dollar was set equal to _______ ounce of gold.

One

83-McKinley also signed the __________ Tariff in _________ which set overall tariff rates approximately equal to ________.

Dingley, 1897, 45%

84-The right to vote was granted to women nationwide after Congress passed ______ Amendment in __________.

19th, 1919

85-Historians considered Theodore Roosevelt as the _____ of the ______ progressive presidents.

First, Three

86-Congress passed Elkins Act in _________ to punish railroads companies that issued uncompetitive rebates.

1903

87-Congress passed Hepburn Act in _______ to strengthen _____________.

1906, Interstate Commerce Commission

88-Congress passed Newlands Act in _______.

1902

89-With ________ Amendment Americans won the right to elect _________ directly.

17th, US Senators

90-Congress ratified 17th Amendment in _________.

1913

91-Theodore Roosevelt adopted ________ diplomacy for bending weaker nations to his will.

Big Stick

92-William Howard Taft had adopted ________ diplomacy.

Dollar Diplomacy

93-Congress passed Federal Reserve Act in _________.

1913

94-Federal Reserve Act of 1913 established ____________.

Federal Reserve Board

95-Federal Reserve Board regulate _______ and ________ circulation in the country.

Interest rate, Currency

96-Clayton Anti-Trust Act was introduced by the Congress in ________.

1914

97-Federal Trade Commission was created in ___________.

1914

98-Underwood Tariff was passed by the Congress in _______.

1913

99-La Follette Seaman’s Act was passed in ___________.

1915

100-The Federal Farm Loan Act and the Warehouse Act was passed by the congress in ________.

1916

 

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