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5 Matching questions

  1. Stamp Act
  2. The national Bank
  3. War of 1812
  4. Marbury v. Madison
  5. Trenton
  1. a imposed direct tax on the colonists for first time
  2. b established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review over federal legislation
  3. c Christmas night Washington's army crossed the Delaware River and struck the Hessians here; a few days later Washington defeated a British force at Princeton, NJ
  4. d it operated under Nicholas Biddle since 1823, a cautious man with conservative economic policy; Jackson vetoed the renewal of this and it ceased being a federal institution in 1836
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
  2. trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice
  3. these 4 acts were the British's response to the Boston Tea Party
  4. was 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.
  5. the forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Sedition Actwidened the powers of the Adams administration to muzzle its newspaper critics


  3. Treaty of Paristhe forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey


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


  5. Bill of Rightsto 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


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