HIUS 221 Primary Source and Presentation 7, 8

HIUS 221 Primary Source and Presentation 7, 8

Primary Source and Presentation 7

  1. According to the video presentation, what was the root cause of the Mexican- American War?
  2. Which of the following generals who led in the Mexican-American War would rather employ intricate maneuvers than frontal attacks?
  3. Which of the following generals was the master of the frontal attack in the Mexican- American War?
  4. Why did the Mexican government think they could win a war against the United States?
  5. According to the video presentation, what is sectionalism?
  6. According to the video presentation, where did John Brown’s raid take place?
  7. According to the video presentation, what was a nickname for Kansas after the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
  8. According to the video presentation, who was responsible for the caning of Senator Sumner?
  9. What were the two main/major political parties of the United States by the close of the 1830s?
  10. According to the Second Party System video, the Democrat party promoted westward expansion and a national culture based on farming.

Primary Source and Presentation 8

  1. McClure stated that the founders did not approve of slavery, but accepted the compromises in the Constitution because
  2. According to McClure, one of the issues the founders did not foresee was the fact that the South moved from ____________ to ____________.
  3. McClure stated that every civilization in history has “carved out its destiny “ through
  4. According to McClure, the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 was the first statement of
  5. According to the video presentation, how many casualties were there at the battle for Fort Sumter?
  6. According to the video presentation, who was the President of the Confederate States?
  7. According to the video presentation, what was the result of the skirmish at Sailor’s Creek?
  8. According to the video presentation, what happened to Jefferson Davis after the fall of the Confederacy?
  9. According to the Evangelical Reformers video, some Abolitionists tried to decrease slavery in the United States by promoting a Colonization Movement back to Africa.
  10. According to the Uncle Tom’s Cabin video, legend has it that Abraham Lincoln once referred to this author as the “little lady that started the [Civil] War”?
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