Orientation Exercise for U.S. History Resources

You can find all of the answers to the following questions on the U.S. History Resources website (http://www.polytechnic.org/feldmeth/USHistory.html).
Hints are
in bold.

1) In what year do historians think Teotihuacan (current site of Mexico City) reached a population of 100,000? Hint: year is a chronological term.

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2) Two outstanding external sources for creating bibliographies are listed in "Citing Historical Sources." They are:

    a) __________________________________

    b) __________________________________

3) One helpful link is the Avalon Project. At what famous American university founded in 1703 is this site hosted?

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4) Frustrated by the success Harriet Tubman achieved by helping escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad, slaveowners placed a $40,000 bounty on her capture in 1850. Adjusted for inflation, what would that bounty be worth in 2006 dollars? (Don't use commas when calculating.)

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5) According to the Pre-Columbian America outline,  how many Arawak Indians (the tribe that Columbus met on San Salvador) were alive in the following years?

1492: ______________

1650: ______________

6) What were the four presidential election years when the person winning the most popular votes did not become president?

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7) Circle the correct answer to the first question in the Colonial Beginnings multiple choice quiz: "Which of the following characterized English society in the sixteenth century?"

        A) a stagnant economy
        B) a rapidly growing population
        C) declining per capita output and real household income
        D) all of the above
        E) none of the above

8)Who said in a quotable quote "The vice presidency isn't worth a warm bucket of spit?"

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9) How many schools and teachers are linked to the U.S. History Resources site?

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10) As of today, how many visitors have there been to the U.S. History Resources site since April 15, 2005? (bottom of the right frame)

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