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100

Fort Sumter
What is 1861?

100

His uprising in 1831 would be the last slave rebellion until the Civil War.
Who is Nat Turner?

100

The Whiskey Rebellion and the founding of Fort Pitt both occurred in this colony/state?
What is Pennsylvania?

100

Gettysburg and _______ are considered the twin turning points of the Civil War?
What is Vicksburg?

100

"Fourscore and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, dedicated to the proposition that all men were created equal..."
Who is Abraham Lincoln?

200

Jefferson's revolutionary election
What is 1800?

200

Though written by John Quincy Adams, this president's statement to Europe forbade the European colonization of the New World.
Who is James Monroe?

200

Some of the 49ers struck gold in this future state.
What is California?

200

1846-1848
What is the Mexican American War?

200

Lincoln said about her "So this is the little lady who started the great war."
Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?

300

Seneca Falls Convention
What is 1848?

300

The author of three autobiographies, this escaped slave became one of the primary voices of the abolitionist movement.
Who is Frederick Douglass?

300

The Anaconda Plan sought to cut off all Southern cities located along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and this body of water.
What is the Gulf of Mexico?

300

The completion of this waterway in 1817 allowed for the rapid transit of goods from New York to the Great Lakes.
What is the Eire Canal?

300

"The liberation of the African slave in America is our goal now and always."
Who is William Lloyd Garrison?

400

Military Reconstruction becomes the law
What is 1867?

400

Though he died before it reached the peak of its success, he created a textile system that revolutionized the factory system in America?
Who is William Lowell?

400

By the start of the Civil War, the largest cities in the South were Richmond, Charleston, and this port city.
What is New Orleans?

400

Matthew Perry delivered greetings from President Fillmore to the emperor of this far east nation in 1851, thus starting America's interest in imperialism.
What is Japan?

400

"John Marshall has made his ruling, now let him enforce it"
Who is Andrew Jackson?

500

The Dred Scott case and James Buchanan begins his presidency
What is 1857?

500

A nurse during the Civil War, she later earned the nickname "America's Florence Nightingale" by founding the Red Cross.
Who is Clara Barton?

500

Lincoln's first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin, came from this northern state which joined the Union as part of the 1820 Compromise.
What is Maine?

500

Prison reform, the abolitionist movement, and temperance are all derived from this religious movement of the early 1800s.
What is the Second Great Awakening?

500

"We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men and women were created equal. That they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights..."
Who is Elizabeth Cady Stanton?