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 _____________.
6-Andrew Jackson remained president of USA from ___________ to _____________.
7-Andrew Jackson was the __________ president of USA.
8-In US history the time from ________ to _________ is called ‘‘Age of Jacksonian Democracy.’’
9-The time from 1824 to 1840, in American history is also called as ____________.
Era of Common Man
10-Andrew Jackson died in ___________.
11-Jamestown was built by the English settler in _______ in the state of _______ in North America.
12-The earliest English settlement was called Jamestown because of its vicinity to _________.
13-According to historians the practice of slavery in America began in ________ when African slaves were brought to Jamestown.
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.
16-Fugitive Slave Act was passed in ______________.
17-Under Fugitive Act of 1793, a white person was allowed to claim a ________ as a fugitive unless another white person testifies otherwise.
18-Missouri was added to the Union as a slave state in ___________.
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.
24-California was admitted to the Union as a stand-alone free state in _________.
25-With the admittance of California to the Union, the number of Free States rose to ________.
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.
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.
30-Slavery in America was abolished by the ___________ amendment to the US Constitution.
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.
33-Congress ratified 14th amendment in ____________.
34-The right of vote to African Americans was given in _______ by the adaptation of _________ amendment.
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 ________.
38-The American civil war lasted for __________ years.
39-The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the Congress in __________.
40-The Civil War of 1861-65 led to over __________ casualties.
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.
43-Before Lincoln was even president, ___________ states had seceded from the Union and had formed Confederation.
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.
46-After Lincoln won the election in 1860, seven states of the ___________ America seceded the Union and formed the Confederacy States of America.
47-President Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation on ___________.
January 1, 1863
48-The Emancipation Proclamation freed some __________ millions slaves in the rebel states.
49-After Emancipation Proclamation some __________ black soldiers had joined the Union army by the time the war came to an end in 1865.
50-In Civil War almost _________ black soldiers lost their lives.
51-The total number of dead at Civil War’s end was __________.
52-The President of Confederate States of America was ___________.
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 _________.
55-By _________ all former Confederate states were re-admitted to the Union.
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.
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 ___________.
64-American law for the first time in human history encouraged the formation of __________ Corporation.
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 _________.
67-Gilded Age in US history means ________.
The period of reconstruction following Civil War
68-Gilded Age industrialization had its roots in the ________
69-US Steel Corporation was initiated by a Scottish immigrant, _________ who had started it as a small production plant.
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 ________.
72-According to the Gospel of Wealth person’s richness is a _______ from God.
73-The Interstate Commerce Act was passed by the Congress in _________.
74-Interstate Commerce Act established __________.
Interstate Commerce Commission
75-Congress passed Sherman Anti-Trust Act in ________.
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_________.
79-In protest to McKinley Tariff farmers launched __________ Movement.
80-During Cleveland’s second term the Depression of _______ hit the country
81-William McKinley, Republican Party Senator, signed the Gold Standard Act in _______.
82-Under the Gold Standard Act, the value of the dollar was set equal to _______ ounce of gold.
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 __________.
85-Historians considered Theodore Roosevelt as the _____ of the ______ progressive presidents.
86-Congress passed Elkins Act in _________ to punish railroads companies that issued uncompetitive rebates.
87-Congress passed Hepburn Act in _______ to strengthen _____________.
1906, Interstate Commerce Commission
88-Congress passed Newlands Act in _______.
89-With ________ Amendment Americans won the right to elect _________ directly.
17th, US Senators
90-Congress ratified 17th Amendment in _________.
91-Theodore Roosevelt adopted ________ diplomacy for bending weaker nations to his will.
92-William Howard Taft had adopted ________ diplomacy.
93-Congress passed Federal Reserve Act in _________.
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 ________.
97-Federal Trade Commission was created in ___________.
98-Underwood Tariff was passed by the Congress in _______.
99-La Follette Seaman’s Act was passed in ___________.
100-The Federal Farm Loan Act and the Warehouse Act was passed by the congress in ________.