History of the United States

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What does compulsory mean

It Means it "obligatory" or "mandatory.

Ex. It is complusory that you go to class

Who was the President of the Confederacy throughout the US Civil War

Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederate States of America throughout the war. He was first named the provisional Confederate president, then he was elected by the Confederate Congress to a six year term as president.

What country do squirrels come from

Squirrels are found in many different countries on of the main ones being the United states.

What does universal suffrage mean

This term means literally that everybody can vote. Practically it means all adult citizens who are not barred from voting by past crimes can vote provided they are properly registered to vote.

Who was the commander of southern troops in the civil war

Robert e. lee

How many supporters of the Commune lost their lives in the Paris Commune battle

Between 6,000 and 7,000 confirmed, with estimates as high as 20,000

When the real traitor in the Dreyfus affair was discovered what did French officials do

refused to reopen the case

Evidence came to light in 1896-primarily through an investigation instigated by Georges Picquart, head of counter-espionage-identifying a French Army major named Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy as the real culprit. After high-ranking military officials suppressed the new evidence, a military court unanimously acquitted Esterhazy after a trial lasting only two days.

The Reconstruction period of the Civil War filled southerners with which of these


Slaves in states that were controlled by the South were freed by which of these

The Emancipation Proclamation is credited with freeing the slaves in the United States.

Which of these was a skillful politician who was named prime minister of Italy in 1852

Count Cavour

After the unification of Italy what happened to the southern part of the country

After the unification of Italy, the southern part of the country it remained rural and poor.

Which family ruled France and Spain for many years


After Italy installed a new king what did Pope Pius IX want Catholics to do

they did not cooperate with the new government

In 1848 only which of these was independent


The Third Republic had early problems because many people wanted

Many people wanted Monarchy

What is a government in which officials are elected by the people called

representative government

What name was given to reformers who believed in progress and wanted to work for it


As people moved west which of these became the big business on the plains

cattle ranching.


Which of these men was one of the top commanders of Northern troops

Ulysses S. Grant

What is true of government of the unified Italy

it not popular with everyone

What was the major issue between northern and southern states after 1820

Slavery became the major dividing issue between Northern and Southern states in the U.S. The Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820, involving the regulation of slavery in the Western territories. This started people taking sides over whether slavery should be abolished altogether, or remain an essential right of the people.

Count Cavour was named to what position in 1852

Count Cavour became the Italian Prime Minister in 1852.

Which of these groups composed about one third of the population of the southern states


How did the United States acquire the territory of Florida

The United States acquired Florida from Spain, while the state was split into East and West Florida.

What was the idea that the US was destined to extend its territory across the entire continent called

It was called Manifest Destiny.

The doctrine was supported by the success of the colonies along the Atlantic coast, and the subsequent expansion into the Louisiana Purchase and Texas. In the process, the US entered lands occupied by several Native American tribes, or by small numbers of settlers in lands only nominally claimed by Mexico or British Canada.

What country did the United states purchase Alaska from


How did the purchase of the Louisiana Territory affect the size of the United States

it doubled

Why did they name New Mexico after Mexico if Mexico City is in the US and not in Mexico

You got it all wrong: Mexico City is in the country of Mexico, and it is the capital of such country. On the other hand, New Mexico was a territory of Mexico and was named in honor of such country.

New Mexico now is part of the United States because there was a war between Mexico and the United States from 1846 to 1848, and Mexico lost such war; as a result New Mexico became a territory of the United States and become a state in 1912.

Many people felt the United States had an obligation to bring which of these to other nations


Why was Napoleon anxious to sell territory to the United States

He needed to fight wars in Europe.

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