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CRCT REVIEW GEORGIA AKS 2011 A social studies class is assigned to write about the raid on Harper’s Ferry. A student wants to research the raid. Which question would be MOST important to answer? How did the Harper’s Ferry raid lead to the Civil War? The Great Salt Lake is in the western United States. Where would the Grand Canyon be? The Grand Canyon is south of the Great Salt Lakes. Slavery existed in the 1800s. Why did some black people try to escape from the South and go to the North? Slavery was illegal in the North The Wright brothers flew the first airplane in 1903 at Kitty Hawk. In which state is Kitty Hawk? North Carolina The Gettysburg Address is a famous speech given by Abraham Lincoln. What was the purpose of Lincoln’s speech? to mark the great victory for the union After the end of the Civil War, the Southern states were very poor. The country needed new factories to rebuild after the war. Where were most new factories built after the Civil War? Northern states On April 9, 1865, the Confederate Army surrendered at Appomattox Court House. What was General Robert E. Lee’s role in this event?? He led the Confederate troops in defeat. In the years after World War I, the economics of the countries in Europe suffered. Only the United States did well economically after the war. Which factor Most influenced this change in the world economy?? Restrictions to keep Germany from rising to power again. The fifteen Amendment was ratified after the Civil War, what group of people were protected by the amendment?? African American men over 21 who wanted to vote The Freedmen’s Bureau was created to help newly freed slaves and poor whites after the Civil War. Most of the work done by the Freedman’s Bureau … was settling labor problems for former slaves. Where is the Mojave Desert located? The Mojave Desert is located in California African Americans were given rights after the Civil War. There are many ways that they were kept from using their new rights. Many ares had Jim Crow laws. The term “Jim Crow” refers to….? the laws that kept African Americans from having full rights. Pearl Harbor is located in the ….. Hawaiian Islands. Five million head of cattle were moved along the Chisholm Trail in late 1800s. What was affected by the movement of cattle….? was the economy of Texas What’s the best description of the main economic activity in the Midwest before 1900? Most people in the Midwest worked in farming Thomas Edison was an inventor living in the 1800s. His MOST important invention was the electric? electric lightbulb. Different regions produce different goods and services. Which state produce the most TV shows and movies?? California President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the building of the Panama Canal. The MOST important reason to build the canal was to….? connect the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The First Amendments ? grants freedom of speech. Sequence of events relating to the Civil War……? a. end of the Civil War, b. reconstruction period of the south and c. rise of manufacturing in the North. What’s an immigrant? ? Anyone in the U.S. who is charged with a crime has the right to a trial by jury. What idea in law is shown by a trial by jury?? Due process of the law The sinking of the Lusitania led the United States to…..? Enter World War I. The Fifth Amendment guarantees that no person be “deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” Which of the following is an example of due process of law…..? A grand jury decides whether to bring charges in a capital case. In the early 20th century, Charles Lindbergh was on of the most famous Americans in the world. Charles Lindbergh became famous by……..? flying solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Article V (5) of the U.S. Constitution describes the process for creating Constitutional amendments there are two ways of proposing amendments to the Constitution.? Two-thirds of the Congress or a convention called by two-thirds of state legislatures propose an amendment The Great Depression happened for many reasons. Many people think President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped Americans survive the Great Depression. Why does President Roosevelt get this credit?? He helped to create the government programs know as the New Deal. The U.S. Constitution has been amended 27 times. Each time, it has had to follow the amendment process as outline in Article V (5) of the Constitution. What is the purpose of this process…..? to ensure that the Constitution is not amended without serious thought and agreement of a majority of the U.S. Margaret Mitchell wrote a book in 1935 that became a best seller. It was made into a movie that won 8 Academy Awards in 1939. What was the name of this book? Gone with the Wind The Dust Bowl was a problem with farmland that happened during the Great Depression. The topsoil of fields dried up and blew in huge storms throughout the Great Plains. The Dust Bowl happened for two MAIN reasons. These two reasons were farmers overplanted their fields and there was a drought. One shop on the street sells light bulbs. A different shop on the street sells lamps. This is an example of….. specialization The U.S. buys toys from China. China buys cars from the U.S. This exchange is called…? voluntary trade. On September 11, 2001, terrorists crashed four planes in the United States, killing almost 300 people. What did the U.S. do to fight back? It went to war in Afghanistan The United States, the countries of Western Europe, and many other countries around the world wanted to make sure that communism did not spread. What organization was formed to stop the spread of communism? NATO When prices are high, demand goes down. When prices are low, demand goes up. If there is a shortage of basketballs on the market, the prices of basketballs…. Should go up The Allied powers fought the Axis powers in WWII. The Axis powers were Germany, Japan, and Italy. Was the leader of Italy? Benito Mussolini Why do the words e pluribus unum appear on the U.S. coins? It is the official motto of the United States and appears on the Great Seal of the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt led a band of soldiers called the Rough Riders to fight in the Spanish American War. The MOST important reason Roosevelt fought this war was to…..? fight Spanish colonial rule in Cuba. Jim Crow laws kept African Americans from using the same services and place that whites did. This system was called… separate but equal. Andrew Carnegie started his steel mill in Pittsburg. Why did he choose that city? It is at the intersection of three rivers. The United States was the leading economic power in the world after WWI. What is the MOST likely reason that this change occurred? The war had been in Europe, leaving the people and continent in ruins. “The book is (not a very good) representation of slavery….. A work that should represent it strictly as it is would be a work could not be read.” Harriet Beecher Stowe. She is referring to the book published in 1852 entitled….? Uncle Tom’s Cabin Before the Civil War, many people in the North were opposed to slavery. In the South, however, slavery was the most important part of the economy. What was one reason that southern states bought goods from Europe? They didn’t want to send their money to the North. Mexico and Canada are two of the United States’ major trading partners. They trade under an agreement called NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. How does NAFTA benefit all three countries? It increases trade between all three countries. The 20th century was a time of great leaps in technology. Today we have factories run by robots and offices run by computers. These advancements increase…? productivity What is the main benefit of having a checking account? keeping your cash safe from theft or loss When you go to the grocery store, there are many different kinds of foods to buy. The foods in the store show the function of.. private business. Like his older brother, President John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy was also shot and killed. What was he doing just before this happened? giving a speech after winning the California presidential primary Between 1938 and 1941, there were many times when the U.S. could have joined the Allies in fighting World War II. What is one opportuni9ty cost NOT joining the war earlier? People in European countries lost their lives. Specialization is when a group of people work on doing one kind of job until they become very good at it. The specialization of people who grow oranges in Florida is an example. Specialization improves standards of living by….? improving the goods and services that people sell. ? ?
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