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5 Matching questions

  1. Gibbons v. Ogden
  2. Indian Removal Act
  3. Missouri Compromise
  4. Declaratory Act
  5. The national Bank
  1. a claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
  2. b removal of all native American tribes to an area west of the Mississippi River
  3. 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
  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 Allowed Missouri to enter the union as a slave state, Maine to enter the union as a free state, prohibited slavery north of latitude 36˚ 30' within the Louisiana Territory (1820)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. these 4 acts were the British's response to the Boston Tea Party
  2. 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
  3. raised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship
  4. also known as the Revenue Act, aimed to raise revenue by taxing goods imported by Americans
  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. Declaration of Independenceprimarily the work of Thomas Jefferson; a restatement of political ideas by then commonplace in America and showed why the former colonists felt justified in separating from Great Britain (adopted July 4, 1776)


  2. SaratogaChristmas 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


  3. Treaty of Paristhe 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


  4. Jeffersonianssupported 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


  5. The Monroe Doctrinewas 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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