What you need to know for the test on September 3rd

• FORMAT
o Approximately 50% geography, 50% content
o Of the approximately 50% content, 20% will be objective/short answer questions and 30% will be essay(s)

• WHAT TO STUDY

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o Geography:
• Identify each of the 50 states on an outline map
http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/usaquiz.html
http://www.pibmug.com/files/map_test.swf
• Be able to identify cities and key geographical landmarks (from the map activity)
• Be able to demonstrate the territorial expansion of the U.S. on a blank map by drawing borders and labeling the name of the acquisition. Also, students should know the dates of the selected acquisitions listed below under “Key Dates.”
http://www.thefurtrapper.com/images/Territorial%20Expansion.jpg
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WRITTEN PORTION
Be prepared to answer questions and complete two essays. Everything required in this test has been addressed in class, reading, or student presentations.
I) Causes of the revolutionary war, dates of Declaration on Independence, Treaty of Paris
c) Sides in the war

II) Who is an American? Populations living in the US. What was it like to live in the U.S? Note challenges and advantages.

Experience of
a) Mexicans
b) African Americans
c) European Immigrants

III) Native Americans
a) Basic understanding of way of life
b) Worchester v. Georgia
c) Indian Removal Act
d) Trail of Tears
e) Assimilation, forced or voluntary

IV) Territorial Expansion including dates and treaties
a) Original Land ceded to the U.S map page 138
b) Adams-Onis Treaty
c) Louisiana Purchase
d) Texas Annexation
e) Mexican Cession
f) Oregon Territory

V) North vs. South
a) economy
b) slavery
c) abolitionists
d) sectionalism and states rights
e) underlining causes of the Civil War