Wikis For Teachers


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Below you will find the last 100 SOLs for 6th grade U.S. History. Each student was assigned to take ownership of one SOL and build

a website that goes deeper into the SOL fact while creating connections to other students' information, facts and research.

160. Between what years did the U.S. encourage Americans to undergo vast territorial expansion, exploration and expansion westward? Aldijana S.
160 Between what years did the U.S. encourage Americans to undergo vast territorial expansion, exploration and expansion westward?(2) Mary Chris W.
161. What new territories became part of the United States between 1801 and 1861? Henry C.
161 What new territories became part of the United States between 1801 and 1861? Sereysophea
162. Which territory did Jefferson purchase from France, which doubled the size of the United States? Dmitry T.
162. Which territory did Jefferson purchase from France, which doubled the size of the United States? (2) Devin's
163. 163. Which territory was added after the U.S. bought it in a treaty with Spain? (Joanna)
164. This territory was added after it became an independent republic. (Brice)
164. Asia version of the above SOL
165. 165. Which territory was divided by the United States and Great Britain?Stephen K.
166. Which territories were added after a War with Mexico?
167. What factor in the eastern states pushed Americans to migrate westward? Jay's
168. The availability of what kind of land out west influenced westward migration? Chassidy K.
169. Economic opportunity, e.g., gold (California Gold Rush), logging, farming, freedom (for runaway slaves) influenced what? caleb g
170. What kind of cheaper and faster transportation, influenced westward migration? Lauren Marshall
171. Name the two trails that allowed Americans to migrate westward.
172. The belief in the idea that expansion was for the good of the country and was the right of the country was called what?

mike's

173. The cotton gin was invented by? Mitchell C.
174. The cotton gin increased the production of cotton and thusincreased the need for what?-Grace w!
174. Alex S's
175. 175. Jo Anderson (a slave) and Cyrus McCormick worked to invent the what? Savannah S.
176. The reaper increased the productivity of who? (golden)
177. 177. The steamboat was invented by who? Scotty F.
178. What provided faster river transportation that connected Southern plantations and farms to Northern industries?Everardo M.
179. The steam locomotive provided faster what? omar-
180. Which organization worked to end slavery in America? -Holden
180. Which organization worked to end slavery in America? * -Emma L's
181. What is the name of the movement that helped womengain equal rights? Natalie N.
182. Most abolitionists demanded immediate freeing of the who? The slaves Max C.
183. Who believed that slavery was morally wrong, cruel and inhumane and a violation of the principles of democracy? Selmira A.
184. People like Harriet Tubman, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass were leaders of which movement? Kat
184a People like Harriet Tubman, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass were leaders of which movement?* Kelsey's
185. “All men AND WOMEN are created equal,” was the declaration of which group? Emily Duerksen
185a. “All men AND WOMEN are created equal,” was the declaration of which group?* Abbey B.
186. Who supported a women’s right to vote, educational opportunities, especially higher education, equal opportunities in business, rights to own property?
186a Who supported a women’s right to vote, educational opportunities, especially higher education, equal opportunities in business, rights to own property?** Jamar
187. Isabel Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were all leaders of the which movement? Lilly H.
188. There were three major differences between the North and the South that eventually resulted in the Civil War. What were they?My Teyana W.
189. Which region of the U.S. supported slavery?the South
190. Which region of the U.S. was mainly an urban society in which people held jobs? Chris K.
191. Which region of the U.S. was primarily an agricultural society in which people lived in small villages and on farms and plantations?Kendall G.
192. Because of their cultural differences, people of the North and South found it difficult to agree on what kind of issues?
193. Which region of the U.S. was a manufacturing region, and its people favored tariffs that protected factory owners and workers from foreign competition? Ellie K
194. Which region of the U.S. opposed tariffs that would cause prices of manufactured goods to increase? Taken by: Hannah P.
195. Which region of the U.S. was concerned that England might stop buying cotton from the South if tariffs were added?
195a Rubyat
196. The South feared that the North would take control of Congress, so Southerners began to proclaim WHAT as a means of self-protection? Ray M.
197. Which region of the U.S. believed that the nation was a union and could not be divided?The North AJ
197b Which region of the U.S. believed that the nation was a union and could not be divided?The North** Harun M.
198. An important issue separating the country related to the power of the what?
199. Which U.S. region believed that they had the power to declare any national law illegal? madison W
200. Which U.S. region believed that the national government’s power was supreme over that of the states? Dieu's
200a. What was the Compromise of l850? Corrinne
200b What was the Compromise of 1850?** Rakie
201. Which U.S. region felt that the abolition of slavery would destroy their region’s economy? Tevon.C
202. Which U.S. region believed that slavery should be abolished for moral reasons? Bessan
202a [Which U.S. region believed that slavery should be abolished for moral reasons?* Devante's
203. What was the Missouri Compromise (1820)? Brianna
203a. Confederate forces attacked WHAT in South Carolina, marking the beginning of the Civil War. (Brandon A.)
204. Lincoln and many Northerners believed that the United States was one nation that could not be WHAT? halle
205.What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act -wyatt's
205a What was the Kansas Nebraska Act*? Dayshawn
206. Following whose election, did the southern states secede from the Union? Ryan B.
206b Following whose election, did the southern states secede from the Union?Ryan B.
207. Confederate forces attacked WHAT in South Carolina, marking the beginning of the Civil War? Brandon
207a. Confederate forces attacked WHAT in South Carolina, marking the beginning of the Civil War?** John M
208. Lincoln and many Northerners believed that the United States was one nation that could not be WHAT? Halle
209. Most Southerners believed that states had freely created and joined the union and could WHAT?freely leave it. adela d
210. Who was President of the United States during the Civil War?* Gavin
210a. Who was President of the United States during the Civil War? Elinore C.
210b. Scott T's version
211. Which political leader opposed the spread of slavery? Izzy
212. Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation Hayden L.
213. Who determined to preserve the Union—by force if necessary?** Olivia's
213a Who determined to preserve the Union—by force if necessary? Zach M.
214. Who believed the United States was one nation and not a collection ofindependent states?Lincoln Willie
215. Who wrote the Gettysburg Address that said the Civil War was to preserve a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Alisha
216. Who was president of the Confederate States of America? Jacob's
216a. Who was president of the Confederate States of America?** Matthew S
217. Who was the general of the Union army that defeated Lee Abby R.
217a. Who was the general of the Union army that defeated Lee Abby R.
218. Who was leader of the Army of Northern Virginia?(jessica R.)
219. Who was offered command of the Union forces at the beginning of the war but chose not to fight against Virginia? Ashley H.
220. Who opposed secession, but did not believe the union should be held together by force?
June has the site ☻
221. Who urged Southerners to accept defeat at the end of the war and reunite as Americans when some wanted to fight on?Donnelley K.
222. Who was a skilled Confederate general from Virginia?Leah M
223. Who was a former slave who escaped to the North and became an abolitionist? Shirley B.
224. What was the first major battle of the Civil War?* - Brian's
225. The signing of the WHAT made “freeing the slaves” the new focus of the Civil Warand allowed freed slaves to joined the Union?
Claudia
225a Jose
226. Which battle divided the South and allowed the North to control the Mississippi?
Allie M.
227. Which battle was the turning point of the Civil War where the North repelled Lee’s invasion? J. Battle
228. Where did Lee surrender to Grant, thus ending the Civil War in 1865? My page~Leigh A.
229. To defeat the Confederacy, the Union bloackaded what? Emir G.
230. After the the Confederate loss at Vicksburg, the Union controlled which important River?-Jack G.
231. At which battle did the Union control the high ground, thus allowing them an advantage?-Alex C.
232.During the Civil War, families and friends were often WHAT? (victoria e.)
233. As the Civil War dragged on which sides’ troops became increasingly younger and more poorly equipped and clothed. Morgan W.
234. Which side in the Civil War was devastated at the end of the war (e.g., burning of Atlanta and Richmond)? Lauren
230a. Which side in the Civil War was devastated at the end of the war (e.g., burning of Atlanta and Richmond)?*Bryan
231. During after the Civil War disease was WHAT? TAKEN by Ava S.
231a. During after the Civil War disease was WHAT? TAKEN by DANIEL. TAKEN BY DANIEL®©™
231b. During after the Civil War disease was WHAT?melissa davenport
232. The Civil War nurse who created the American Red Cross was ?zoe r
233. During the Civil War,combat was WHAT? Rachael W.
233a. During the Civil War,combat was WHAT?** James M.
234. During the Civil War, who were left to run businesses in the North and farms and plantations in the South? Callie M.
235. The collapse of the Confederacy made Confederate money WHAT? Miguel
235a Joels's Site
236. What were thre effects of the war on African Americans?( Peter W.)
237. What did the Confederacy often used slave as ?naval crew members and soldiers? KATIE'S
238. The Union moved to enlist African American sailors early in the war but were paid how? muki
239. Who were discriminated against and served in segregated units under the command of white officers? Thanh D.
240. Who was the sailor and later a Union naval captain, who was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He became a Congressman after the Civil War.
240. Who was the sailor and later a Union naval captain, who was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He became a Congressman after the Civil War. Luke R.
241. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution bans slavery in the United States and any of its territories?
Margaret B.
242.Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution grants citizenship to all persons born in the United States and guarantees them equal protection under the law? Kevin M.
243. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution ensures all citizens the right to vote regardlessof race or color or previous condition of servitude? Susan.M
244.a Which three amendments to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed equal protection under the law for all citizens?| Which three amendments to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed equal protection under the law for all citizens? Maleek
244. Which three amendments to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed equal protection under the law for all citizens? Jennifer B.
244a. Devante's
245. After the Civil War, Southern military leaders could not hold what? Gabi S.
246. After the Civil War, Southerners resented northerners who took advantage of the South during Reconstruction. What did many Southerners call these Northerners. Andy R.
247. After the Civil War, African Americans could hold what? Tia P.
248. After the Civil War, African Americans gained equal rights as a result of the what Act of Congress which authorized the use of federal troops for its enforcement? Allie h.
249. After the Civil War, who supervised the South. Matt L.s
249a After the Civil War, who supervised the South. Olivia-Hile
250. When did Reconstruction end?