The Monroe Doctrine was
an expression of the illusion of deepening American isolationism from world affairs.
The Russo-American Treaty of 1824 fixed the southernmost limits of Russian occupation of North America at
Andrew Jackson's military exploits were instrumental in the United States gaining
possession of Florida from the Spanish.
The delegates of the Harvard Convention adopted resolutions that included a call for
a Constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in Congress before war was declared.
The two most internationally recognized American writers in the 1820s were
Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper.
In McCulloch v. Maryland, Cohens v. Virginia, and Gibbons v. Ogden, Chief Justice Marshall's rulings limited the extent of
The performance of the United States' Navy in the War of 1812 could be best described as
The Treaty of 1818 with England
called for a ten-year joint occupation of the Oregon country by both American citizens and British subjects.
The doctrine of noncolonization in the Monroe Doctrine was
a response to the apparent designs of the Russians in Alaska and Oregon.
All of the following were true of the American regular army on the eve of the War of 1812 except
their numbers were large enough that they did not have to rely on the militia.
Henry Clay's call for federally funded roads and calans received whole-hearted endorsement from
At the end of the War of 1812, British manufacturers
began dumping their goods in America at extremely low prices.
The War of 1812 was one of the worst fought wars in the United States history because
of the nation's apathy and national disunity.
At the time it was issued, the Monroe Doctrine was
incapable of being enforced by the United States.
The most devastating defeat suffered by the British during the War of 1812 took place at the Battle of
As a result of the Missouri Compromise
slavery was banned north of 36°30´ in the Louisiana Purchase territory.
The western land boom resulted from all of the follwing except
the construction of railroad lines west of the Mississippi River.
Canada became an important battleground in the War of 1812 because
British forces were weakest there.
When the House of Representatives passed the Tallmadge Amendment in response to Missouri's request for admission to the Union, the South thought that the amendment
would threaten the sectional balance.
Democratic-Republicans opposed Henry Clay's American System because
they believed that it was unconstitutional.
One result of the American naval victories on the Great Lakes during the War of 1812 was
an increase in British naval operations in Canadian waters.
America's campaign against Canada in the War of 1812 was
poorly conceived because it split up the military.
At the peace conference at Ghent, the British began to withdraw many of its earlier demands for all of the following reasons except
the American victory at New Orleans.
John Marshall uttered his famous legal dictum that "the power to tax invloves the power to destroy" in
Fletcher v. Peck.
Spain sold Florida to the United States because it
could not defend the area and would lose it in any case.