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1 Name Date Hour U.S. History to 1877 OCCT Review Study Guide Use your notes, your textbook and all of the knowledge gained this year to complete this O.C.C.T. Review Study Guide. This study guide will be collected the day before OCCT and will be worth 400 points. To receive a grade on this review all parts must be completed. Standard 1: Process Skills 1. What is the meaning & significance of the following patriotic slogans and documents: a. Give me liberty or give me death b. Don t Tread on Me c. One if by land and two if by sea d. The shot heard around the world 1 e. Declaration of Independence f. E pluribus unum g. Fifty-Four Forty or Fight h. the Preamble of the Constitution Standard 3: Causes of the American Revolution 1. What were the political and economic consequences of the French and Indian War in Europe and America? 2. What was the reason for the Proclamation of 1763 and what was its impact?

2 3. What was English imperial policy in American following the Treaty of Paris of 1763? 4. Compare and contrast defenders and opponents of each policy (defenders = British Parliament, opponents = colonists) a. Sugar Act b. Stamp Act c. Declaratory Act 5. What was meant by no taxation without representation? 7. Why were there boycotts of British goods? Were they effective? 8. What was the Quartering Act? What was the colonial reaction? 9. What were the Townshend Acts? 10. What was the importance of the Boston Massacre? 11. What was the Boston Tea Party and why did it happen? 6. Who were the Sons of Liberty and what did they do? Why were the Intolerable Acts-- Intolerable?

3 13. What were the actions of the First Continental Congress? 14. What were the political differences between the Patriots & Loyalists? 15. How was the decision to declare independence reached at the Second Continental Congress? Standard 4: The American Revolution and Results 1. What were the major ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence? 2. What were the intellectual origins of the Declaration of Independence? 3 3. What were the key principles of the Declaration of Independence that became unifying ideas of democracy in the United States? 4. Which sides had the political, economic, geographic, social advantages in the revolutionary war? a. political b. economic c. geographic d. social advantages

4 5. What were the different roles and perspectives on the war? a. men and women b. white colonists of different social classes c. free and enslaved African Americans d. Native Americans 6. What was the importance of the Battles of Lexington and Concord? 7. Who wrote Common Sense and why was it important? 4 8. Why was the Battle of Saratoga important? 9. Why was the French Alliance important? 10. What impact did the Valley Forge encampment have on the Patriots? 11. Why was the Battle of Yorktown important? 12. What was Treaty of Paris of 1783? 13. Explain how the colonists won the war against superior British resources.

5 14. What were the Articles of Confederation? 15. What role did King George III in the Revolution? 20. What role did Benjamin Franklin play in the Revolution? 21. What role did George Washington play in the Revolution? 16. What role did Lord North play in the Revolution? 17. What role did John Adams in the Revolution? 18. What role did Samuel Adams in the Revolution? 19. Who was Paul Revere and what role did he play in the Revolution? Who was Lord Cornwallis and what role did he play in the Revolution? 23. What role did Thomas Jefferson play in the Revolution? 24. What role did Patrick Henry play in the Revolution? 25. Who was Thomas Paine and what role did he play in the Revoluton?

6 Standard 5: Formation of Government 1. What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? 2. How was the dispute over western lands settled by the Northwest Ordinance? 3. What was the main economic issue of Shays Rebellion? 4. What were the major debates and compromises of the Constitutional Convention? a. Virginia Plan b. New Jersey Plan 6 c. Great Compromise d. 3/5 compromise e. slave trade 5. What role did George Washington play in the Constitutional Convention? 6. What role did James Madison play at the Constitutional Convention? 7. What role did George Mason at the Constitutional Convention? 8. What arguments did the Federalist Papers make for ratification?

7 9. What were the Anti-Federalist arguments? 10. Why was the addition of the Bill of Rights significant? 11. What are the fundamental principles of the Constitution? a. popular sovereignty b. republicanism c. limited government d. federalism e. consent of the governed 7 f. separation of powers g. checks and balances h. individual rights 12. What are the citizens rights and responsibilities as stated in the Bill of Rights? 1st amendment 2nd Amendment 3rd Amendment 4th Amendment

8 5th Amendment 6th Amendment 7th Amendment 8th Amendment 9th Amendment 10th Amendment 13. What were the major decisions of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Marshall a. Marbury v. Madison b. McCulloch v. Maryland What part of the Constitution established the Supreme Court? 15. What were some of the foreign relations events of United States? a. settling territorial disputes b. War of 1812 c. Monroe Doctrine d. Louisiana Purchase e. acquisition of Florida in the Adams-Onis Treaty

9 Standard 6: Economic Changes 1. Describe the industrial development of the North a. manufacturing b. shipping c. railroad system e. effects of immigration _ 2. Describe the agricultural South a. dependence on cotton b. plantation system c. rigid social classes d. slavery e. rise of sharecropping and tenant farming Standard 7: Jacksonian Era 1. What was the Nullification Crisis and how was it settled? 2. Who championed the development of states rights? Why? 3. What were Jackson s policies toward Native Americans a. impact of white expansion on Native Americans 9

10 b. resistance and removal of Five Tribes Standard 8: Social and Cultural Reforms 1. What were the beliefs of abolitionism? 2. What was the role of the Underground Railroad? 3. Describe utopian experiments and reasons for their formation a. New Harmony, Indiana _ b. Oneida, New York 4. Identify the early reform leaders a. Sojourner Truth b. Elizabeth Cady Stanton c. Susan B. Anthony d. Harriet Tubman e. Dorothea Dix f. Frederick Douglass Standard 9: Westward Expansion 1. What was Manifest Destiny? 2. How and why was Texas annexed? 10

11 3. What was the Mexican Cession? 8. What was the significance of frontier trade 4. What was the importance of the Gadsden Purchase? 5. What were the causes and effects of Louisiana Purchase? 6. What was the importance of the explorations of Lewis and Clark? 7. How was America impacted by increased immigration? a. How did the Irish potato famine affect immigration? b. How did immigration affect the railroad construction? What was the impact of westward expansion on Native Americans? Standard 10: Differences Between the North and South Leading Up to War 1. What were the causes for increased demands for slaves? a. invention of cotton gin b. demand for cotton in northern and European textile factories c. opening of new lands in the South and West

12 2. Explain how the following events increased sectionalism? a. Compromise of 1850 b. publication of Uncle Tom s Cabin c. Fugitive Slave Laws d. Kansas-Nebraska Act e. Dred Scott decision 3. What was the significance of the presidential election of 1860? a. Lincoln and Douglas b, What was the reaction of the southern states to Lincoln s election? c. Describe what happened at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, and why was it significant. f. John Brown s raid on Harper s Ferry 12

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