77. What did Susan B. Anthony do?

What did Susan B Anthony do - fought for women rights

fought for women’s rights fought for civil rights Susan B. Anthony was born in Massachusetts on February 15, 1820. She is known for campaigning for the right of women to vote. She spoke out publicly against slavery and for equal treatment of women in the workplace. In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution gave […]

76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

What did the Emancipation Proclamation do - Freed the slaves

freed the slaves freed slaves in the Confederacy freed slaves in the Confederate states freed slaves in most Southern states In 1863, in the middle of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation declared that slaves living in the southern or Confederate states were free. Many slaves joined the […]

75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?

What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did - freed the slaves

freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation) saved (or preserved) the Union led the United States during the Civil War Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States from 1861 to 1865, and led the nation during the Civil War. Lincoln thought the separation of the southern (Confederate) states was unconstitutional, and he wanted to preserve the […]

74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War

Name one problem that led to the Civil War - Slavery

slavery economic reasons states’ rights The Civil War began when 11 southern states voted to secede (separate) from the United States to form their own country, the Confederate States of America. These southern states believed that the federal government of the United States threatened their right to make their own decisions. They wanted states’ rights […]

73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South

Name the US war between the North and the South - The Civil War

the Civil War the War between the States The American Civil War is also known as the War between the States. It was a war between the people in the northern states and those in the southern states. The Civil War was fought in many places across the United States, but most battles were fought […]

72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s

Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s - War of 1812

War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War Spanish-American War The United States fought four major wars in the 1800s—the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. The War of 1812 lasted from 1812 through 1815. President James Madison asked Congress to declare war on Great Britain. The British were […]

71. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?

What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803 - the Louisiana Territory

the Louisiana Territory Louisiana The Louisiana Territory was a large area west of the Mississippi River. It was 828,000 square miles. In 1803, the United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million. The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed in Paris on April 30, 1803. It was the largest acquisition of land in […]