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5 Matching questions

  1. War of 1812
  2. Stamp Act
  3. Declaratory Act
  4. Declaration of Independence
  5. Gibbons v. Ogden
  1. a 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)
  2. b a case involving competing steamboat companies, Marshall ruled that commerce includes navigation and that only congress has the right to regulate commerce among states
  3. c 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. d imposed direct tax on the colonists for first time
  5. e claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808
  3. 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. 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Marbury v. Madisonhe was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808


  3. 12 amendmentensured that a tie vote between candidates of the same party could not again cause the confusion of the jefferson-burr affair


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


  5. Alien Actimposed direct tax on the colonists for first time


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