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  1. Paul Revere
  2. minutemen
  3. James Madison
  4. Andrew Jackson
  5. Boston Tea Party
  1. a demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
  2. b trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice
  3. c American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
  4. d jacksonian democracy; won election for democratic party in 1828; ignored his appointed cabinet officers and relied on the counsel of his "kitchen cabinet"; exercised power of veto more than any other president before him
  5. e he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a case involving competing steamboat companies, Marshall ruled that commerce includes navigation and that only congress has the right to regulate commerce among states
  2. supported Thomas Jefferson; under guidance of James Madison; opposed Hamilton's National Bank; began to organize political groups in opposition to Hamilton's program; called themselves Democratic-Republicans
  3. congress declared war upon British which resulted in increased national patriotism, united the states into one action, built confidence in U.S. military strength, and brought forth the star spangled banner
  4. established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review over federal legislation
  5. to oppose the antifederalists, the states ratified 10 amendments; the first nine spelled out specific guarantees of personal freedoms, and the 10th amendment reserved to the states all powers not specifically withheld or granted to the federal government

5 True/False questions

  1. Sedition Actimposed direct tax on the colonists for first time


  2. Declaratory Actalso known as the Revenue Act, aimed to raise revenue by taxing goods imported by Americans


  3. SaratogaAmerican victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England


  4. Coercive Actsthese 4 acts were the British's response to the Boston Tea Party


  5. Missouri Compromisewas the first and most famous American foreign policy, claiming that the United States would consider any foreign (European) challenge to the sovereignty of the American nation an unfriendly act, and that in return the U.S. would not involve itself in international concerns of European powers. The doctrine was an important expression of the growing nationalism in the U.S. in the 1820's, and it established the idea of the U.S. as the dominant power in the Western Hemisphere.


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