The homestead act granted

QUESTION POSTED AT 19/08/2019 - 05:55 PM

Answered by answersmine AT 19/08/2019 - 05:55 PM

Signed into law in May 1862, the Homestead Actopened up settlement in the western United States, allowing any American, including freed slaves, to put in a claim for up to 160 free acres of federal land. By the end of the Civil War, 15,000 homestead claims had been established, and more followed in the postwar years.
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How did some colonists protest this law - stamp Act 1765

   In Boston, Samuel Adams helped start an origination called the Sons of Liberty to protest against the stamp act. Protesters burned effigies-rag figures-representing tax collectors and destroyed houses belonging to royal officials. In October delegates from nine colonies met in New York at the Stamp Act Congress. They drafted a petition to the King and Parliament declaring that the colonies could not be taxed except by their own assemblies. In colonial cities, people refused to use the stamps. They urged merchants to BOYCOTT-(refuse to buy) British and European goods in protest.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 04:20 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 04:20 AM

Give one argument in favor of the Tea Act and one argument against the Tea Act.

I can't give any benefits to the tea act.But the tea act granted a monopoly on tea sales to American colonies.So they had to pay more for tea.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:53 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:53 AM

Which country abolished the slave trade three weeks after the US Congress passed an act prohibiting importation of slaves into anywhere the United States held power? Portugal Spain Britain France

Correct answer:  Britain

The Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves was passed by the United States Congress on March 2, 1807 and went into effect in 1808.  The law prohibited any new slaves to be brought into the US.

An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade was an act of Parliament in Great Britain, given royal endorsement on March 26, 1807, which prohibited any further slave trade by or within the British Empire.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:31 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:31 AM

The protest of the Stamp Act of 1765 by American colonists was an example of which of the following Enlightenment ideas? People must have input into the laws they follow. People should be free to worship as they wish. Government should be separated into three branches. Members of the government must obey the same laws as its citizens

Answer:

People must have input into the laws they follow.

Explanation:

The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which established that printed materials in the colonies needed to be produced on stamped paper produced in London. It also established a direct tax on the colonies. The Act was extremely unpopular, mainly because the colonists considered it a violation of their rights. They believed they should not be taxed without consent, and that they should have some input into the laws that they had to follow.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:26 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:26 AM

How did Benjamin Franklin have act during the Revolutionary War?

1776, he was part of the five-member committee that helped draft the Declaration of Independence, in which the 13 American colonies declared their freedom from British rule. That same year, Congress sent Franklin to France to enlist that nation's help with the Revolutionary War.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:24 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:24 AM

What effect did the revenue act as of 1926 have on Americans

The United States Revenue Act of 1926, 44 Stat. 9, reduced inheritance and personal income taxes, cancelled many excise imposts, eliminated the gift tax and ended public access to federal income tax returns.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:20 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:20 AM

Which could be considered an act indicating acceptance of the social contract?

A hand shake or a written thing saying hey I agree with both ppl signing it

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:15 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:15 AM

Match the following. 1. Navigation Acts British obtained Canada 2. French and Indian War required colonies to trade only with England 3. Quartering Act British reacted with Intolerable Acts 4. Sugar and Molasses Act tax reduced after boycotts 5. Boston Tea Party philosopher 6. Saratoga turning point of the Revolution 7. George Rogers Clark British allies in the Revolution 8. John Locke captured western British forts 9. Proclamation of 1763 forbade settlement beyond Alleghenies 10. Iroquois required colonists to house troops

Here are your matches:

  1. Navigation Acts = required colonies to trade only with England  
  2. French and Indian War =  British obtained Canada  
  3. Quartering Act = required colonists to house troops
  4. Sugar and Molasses Act = tax reduced after boycotts  
  5. Boston Tea Party = British reacted with Intolerable Acts  
  6. Saratoga = turning point of the Revolution
  7. George Rogers Clark = captured western British forts
  8. John Locke = philosopher  
  9. Proclamation of 1763 = forbade settlement beyond Alleghenies
  10. Iroquois = British allies in the Revolution  

Permit me to say a bit more about John Locke, the philosopher -- as important background to the American Revolution.

The American founding fathers read Locke (as well as other Enlightenment writers).  The American Revolution (1775-1783) was inspired by ideas such as those of Locke.  John Locke (1632-1704) argued for the idea of a "social contract."  According to his view, a government's power to govern comes from the consent of the people themselves -- those who are to be governed.  This was a change from the previous ideas of "divine right monarchy" -- that a king ruled because God appointed him to be the ruler.  Locke repudiated the views of divine right monarchy in his First Treatise on Civil Government.  In his Second Treatise on Civil Government, Locke argued for the rights of the people to create their own governments according to their own desires and for the sake of protecting their own life, liberty, and property.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:15 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:15 AM

The Indian Removal Act of 1830 authorized the removal of American Indians a.east of the Mississippi River. b.in Georgia and Alabama. c.south of the Ohio River. d.in the Florida territory.

Answer:

The correct answer is A. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 authorized the removal of American Indians  east of the Mississippi River.

Explanation:

The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was a law passed by the 21st Congress to facilitate the transfer of the Native American tribes that lived east of the Mississippi River to lands further to the west. The act, which was part of the policy known as Indian Removal, was ratified by law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:08 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:08 AM

What was the goal of the intolerable acts

to punish the residents of Boston for the Boston Tea Party and strengthen British control over Massachusetts. The British hoped to use strict martial law to isolate Boston and New England from the other colonies

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:54 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:54 AM

What was the goal of the intolerable acts

British Parliament implemented the Coercive Acts, known to the American colonists as the Intolerable Acts, to punish the residents of Boston for the Boston Tea Party and strengthen British control over Massachusetts. The British hoped to use strict martial law to isolate Boston and New England from the other colonies.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:54 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:54 AM

The title of the table below is "Annual Average Unemployment Rate of American Workers." 1960 5.5 1961 6.7 1962 5.5 1963 5.7 1964 5.2 1965 4.5 1966 3.8 1967 3.8 1968 3.6 1969 3.5 The trend shown in this table is a reflection of which Great Society legislative action? Higher Education Act, 1965 Tax Reduction Act, 1964 Medical Care Act, 1965 Civil Rights Act, 1964

The correct option is : "Tax Reduction Act, 1964"

Two main objectives of the reforms of the Great Society were the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. During this period, important new programs aimed at education, medical care, urban problems and transportation were launched. The Great Society, in its extension, resembled the internal agenda of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal in the 1930s, but differed strongly in the types of programs that were enacted. The largest and most resilient of federal assistance programs, launched in 1965, were Medicare, which pays for many of the medical costs of older adults, and Medicaid, which helps poor people. The centerpiece of the fight against poverty was the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, which created the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) to oversee a variety of community antipoverty programs. The OEO reflected a fragile consensus among policymakers, according to which the best way to address poverty was not simply to increase the wages of the poor, but to help them improve themselves through education, job training and community development.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:19 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:19 AM

How did passage of the kansas-nebraska act contribute to the rise of the republican party?

Which module????????

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 01:46 AM

7. Which of the following was a consequence of the United States’ victory in the Spanish-American War? (3 points) The U.S. gained control of numerous overseas possessions. The U.S. completed its acquisition of territories in the American West. The U.S. became involved in conflicts between the European powers. The U.S. challenged other European nations for colonial possessions in Asia. 8. What policy did the United States adopt toward the Philippines after the Spanish-American War? (3 points) The United States granted the Philippines independence but reserved the right to intervene in the nation if U.S. interests were at stake. The United States suppressed a Filipino independence movement to retain control of the islands. The United States provided military and economic support for the government in its fight against a rebel group. The United States used its military presence in the Philippines to force European powers to grant open access to trade with the islands. 9. Which of the following ensured construction of the Panama Canal? (3 points) United States foreign aid payments to Panama Theodore Roosevelt’s big stick diplomacy United States victory in the Spanish-American War United States contracts with a French canal-building company

7. "The U.S. gained control of numerous overseas possessions" was a consequence of the United States’ victory in the Spanish-American War.

8. "
The United States provided military and economic support for the government in its fight against a rebel group" was the policy that the United States adopt toward the Philippines after the Spanish-American War.

9. "
Theodore Roosevelt’s big stick diplomacy" ensured construction of the Panama Canal

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 01:02 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 01:02 AM

What was one result of the Fordney-McCumber Act? High tariffs discouraged international trade. Lowered income taxes spurred consumer spending. Domestic and foreign manufacturers competed more intensely.

The Fordney-McCumber Act of 1922 was a law that raised the American taxes on imported goods in order to protect the national factories and farms. However, the result of this measure was that high tariffs discouraged international trade. After five years of implementation, America’s trading partners, such as France and Germany, raised considerably their taxes on imported American goods, which represented a lower income of American goods in the European market. This resulted in agricultural depression and the increase in the cost of living in many cities of the US.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:50 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:50 AM

Which of the following did the interstate commerce act ban in 1887

The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:35 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:35 AM

The plasma membrane of a human cell: prevents outside substances from entering prevents materials from exiting the cell acts as a selective gatekeeper provides rigidity

The plasma membrane of a human cell acts as a selective gatekeeper, controlling the entry of certain substances, while controlling the exit of certain substances as well.

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:15 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:15 AM

The Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 affected the rights of Roman Catholics who living in ________________.

Ireland is the correct answer

ANSWERED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:14 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 12:14 AM

In 1767, charles townshend proposed a series of taxes known as the townshend acts. these taxes were different from the stamp act because they were

The correct answer would be external taxes

ANSWERED AT 22/09/2019 - 11:11 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 11:11 PM

Why did the us congress pass the alien and sedition acts of 1798

The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 passed by President Adams were passed in preparation for a war with France. This act increased the residency requirement for American citizens from 5 years to 14 years and required immigrants to declare their intent to obtain citizenship 5 years before it could be granted. This rendered people from enemy nations ineligible for naturalization.

ANSWERED AT 22/09/2019 - 10:37 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 10:37 PM

Which treaty signed with Spain in 1795 granted Americans the right to sail on the Mississippi River and use the port of New Orleans? the Pinckney Treaty the Treaty of Ghent the Treaty of Alliance the Jay Treaty

A Batalha de Nova Orleães ocorreu em 8 de janeiro de 1815 e foi a grande batalha final da Guerra de 1812.[8] As forças americanas, comandadas pelo general Andrew Jackson, derrotaram uma invasão do exército britânico, que tinha a intenção de tomar Nova Orleães e o vasto território que os Estados Unidos haviam adquirido com a compra da Louisiana.[9][10][11] O Tratado de Ghent foi assinado em 24 de dezembro de 1814 e ratificado pelo Senado dos Estados Unidos em 16 de fevereiro de 1815. No entanto, despachos oficiais anunciando a paz não alcançariam os combatentes até final de fevereiro.[12][13] A batalha é amplamente considerada como a maior vitória dos Estados Unidos na Guerra de 1812.

ANSWERED AT 22/09/2019 - 09:59 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 09:59 PM

The right to choose one’s own religion in the Holy Roman Empire was granted by the

The king! he is incharge of everything! ^-^

ANSWERED AT 22/09/2019 - 09:21 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 09:21 PM