5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indian Removal Act
- Gibbons v. Ogden
- Treaty of Paris
- Marbury v. Madison
- a established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review over federal legislation
- b the final peace agreement between the new U.S. and Great Britain; recognition that U.S. is independent, establishment of America's western boundary at Mississippi River, establishment of southern boundary at latitude 31 degrees north, surrender of Florida to Spain and retainment of Canada by Britain, enablement of private British creditors to collect any debts owed by U.S. citizens, recommendation of Congress that states restore confiscated loyalist property
- c a case involving competing steamboat companies, Marshall ruled that commerce includes navigation and that only congress has the right to regulate commerce among states
- d American victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England
- e removal of all native American tribes to an area west of the Mississippi River
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
- he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808
- 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
- imposed direct tax on the colonists for first time
- 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)
5 True/False Questions
Missouri Compromise → 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.
Sedition Act → widened the powers of the Adams administration to muzzle its newspaper critics
Declaration of Independence → claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
minutemen → trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice
War of 1812 → the forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey