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Stephen A. Douglas’s motives for introducing the Kansas-Nebraska Bill

Stephen A. Douglas’s motives for introducing the Kansas-Nebraska Bill included all of the following EXCEPT A) he wanted to secure a right-of-way for a Chicago-to-Pacific Coast transcontinental railroad. B) he felt geography and climate would prevent slavery from ever extending into the Kansas-Nebraska Territory. C) he believed that popular sovereignty was not a workable solution […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

Republican candidate John C. Fremont’s only stated position in the 185

Republican candidate John C. Fremont’s only stated position in the 1856 presidential campaign was that A) Kansas should be admitted to the Union as a free state. B) the Fugitive Slave Law should be repealed. C) slavery should be abolished as soon as possible. D) popular sovereignty should decide the fate of slavery in the […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

Identify several principles important to Thomas Jefferson. How were th

Identify several principles important to Thomas Jefferson. How were these principles implemented when Jefferson became president? What will be an ideal response?   ANSWER Consider: economy in government (reduced debt); limited government (cut military spending, cut taxes); democratic simplicity (informality in White House); yeoman farmer republic (reduced land prices, Louisiana Purchase), etc.

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Date: September 9th, 2020

Describe the major assumption of Jefferson’s and Madison’s foreign pol

Describe the major assumption of Jefferson’s and Madison’s foreign policies from 1800 to 1812. Show how the two presidents implemented these assumptions during their administrations. What will be an ideal response?   ANSWER Jefferson and Madison assumed that Europeans needed American trade; therefore, the denial of this trade could be an effective diplomatic tool to […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

Which of the following was NOT one of the reasons why Andrew Carnegie

Which of the following was NOT one of the reasons why Andrew Carnegie made enormous profits in the steel industry? A) He willingly sacrificed the quality of his product to gain the economies of scale. B) He paid his workers low wages for long hours of work. C) He vertically integrated the steel production industry. […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020

In the case of Korematsu v. United States regarding the wartime intern

In the case of Korematsu v. United States regarding the wartime internment, the Supreme Court held that A) Japanese aliens could be legally interred, but that Japanese-American citizens could not. B) the War Relocation Authority had no constitutional authority to incarcerate law-abiding citizens. C) national security considerations legally authorized the internment policy. D) Japanese Americans […]

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Date: September 9th, 2020