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TAKS 10th Grade World History

Subjects : taks, history
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Lincoln frees slaves in the states of rebellion.






2. Colonies separate from England... 'unalienable rights'






3. U.S. was divided over the issues of states rights and slavery






4. The rights guaranteed to individual citizens by the Bill of Rights.






5. Officially ended the American Revolution






6. Guaranteed/protected basic rights of the English citizens and foundation for US Bill of Rights






7. Having industries for the machine production of goods






8. Modern Constitution






9. Millions of Africans were enslaved and transported across the Atlantic Ocean to work on plantations in the Americas and Caribbean region






10. Freed slaves in the seceded states of rebellion.






11. Mass production of food






12. Prohibits the use of race or previous condition of slavery as a barrier to voting. Applied to male citizens over the age of 21.






13. Articles published to get support for the Constitution.






14. Split in the church






15. Idea that people give government its power through the 'just consent of the governed' as stated in the Declaration of Independence.






16. Curbed States' Rights






17. Growing crops for the commercial sale and distribution to domestic and international buyers.






18. Artificial waterway for navigation - irrigation






19. Trading goods or services for other goods or services






20. Gothic Architecture used to show religious spirit during the Middle Ages






21. A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water






22. Developed complex societies such as the Inca






23. Chinese invention that helped make sea travel across the Atlantic Ocean possible






24. Government were citizens elect representatives ex: Rome Greece






25. Division of power between the national (federal) and state governments - ex.: national gov't coins money and the state gov't cannot






26. All things that surround us.






27. Rebirth of ideas - art - and architecture of the Greeks and Romans






28. The right to vote and the exercise of that right.






29. The System in the U.S. and other free market economies. It includes economic choice - competition - profit motive - and limited government regulation of the economy.






30. Union vs. Confederacy. Jefferson Davis is President of the South; Lincoln of the North






31. A series of essays written to support ratification of the Constitution.






32. Smaller community located in the area surround a city.






33. Growing crops just to support a family and not have any extra for sale.






34. The law- making assembly in Great Britain and other parliamentary democracies.






35. Member of a country.






36. To declare something to be without power or effect; to disregard the power of something.






37. Temples in the Fertile Crescent/Mesopotamia






38. Law code signed by King John of England that limited his power and was the first time for limited government






39. Rules established by Pilgrims for how to organize self - government at Plymouth






40. Early river valley civilization located in modern day Iraq on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers






41. People in a society that are willing and able to work






42. King/queen who has unlimited power






43. Refers to the amount and quality of economic and industrial resources - often related to national income.






44. 1st written constitution






45. 18th century European movement that applied reason to all aspects of society and help changed government






46. Prelude to the Civil War. South Carolina believed a State had the power to override the Federal (National) Government






47. When was the U.S. Constitution written and ratified?






48. Movement that began to correct problem in the Roman Catholic Church. It caused a split and the development of Protestant Churches






49. The idea that power is divided by the Constitution between the federal and state governments.






50. First representative assembly in American