A People's History of the United States Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 11-15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the title of Chapter 9?
(a) The Socialist Challenge
(b) The Empire and the People
(c) Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without Freedom
(d) The Coming Revolt of the Guards

2. When did the Mexican-American War take place?
(a) 1846-1848
(b) 1823-1829
(c) 1798-1805
(d) 1815-1823

3. The Industrial Workers of the World is an international union that was formed in what year?
(a) 1899
(b) 1849
(c) 1905
(d) 1911

4. What was the name of the agreement struck in 1895 between African-American leaders and Southern white leaders that stipulated Southern blacks would work meekly and submit to white political rule, while Southern whites guaranteed that blacks would receive basic education and due process in law?
(a) The Jackson compromise
(b) The Jim Crow compromise
(c) The Atlanta compromise
(d) The Kentucky compromise

5. Where was Alexander Berkman born?
(a) Germany
(b) The Netherlands
(c) The Russian Empire
(d) Great Britain

Short Answer Questions

1. The First Seminole War began in 1814 and lasted until what year?

2. Where did the Stono Rebellion take place?

3. Martin Van Buren served as U.S. President during what years?

4. During the Great Depression, unemployment in the United States rose to what percentage?

5. Christopher Columbus first encountered the Lucayan-Arawak Indians in a location known now as what?

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