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  1. Bill of Rights
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. War of 1812
  4. Trenton
  5. Andrew Jackson
  1. a 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
  2. b primarily 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)
  3. c 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
  4. d 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. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808
  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. 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)
  4. American victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Sedition Actraised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship


  2. Paul Reverethe forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey


  3. Gibbons v. Ogdenestablished the Supreme Court's power of judicial review over federal legislation


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


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


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