Successes of Jefferson's first term included all of the following EXCEPT: A) a reduction in the size of the federal government. B) getting rid of the Alien and Sedition Acts. C) purchasing the Louisiana Territory. D) a successful embargo on foreign trade.
D) a successful embargo on foreign trade.
In his First Inaugural Address, Thomas Jefferson emphasized: A) the importance of foreign policy. B) wrongs committed by the Federalists. C) the ideals of republicanism. D) the need for protective tariffs.
C) the ideals of republicanism.
Jefferson believed that this group promoted aristocratic pretensions and courtly intrigue through such practices as weekly levees or formal receptions for presidential guests. A) Whigs B) Nationalists C) Federalists D) Republicans
One thing that could be said about women during Jefferson's administration is: A) they wielded no power, formal or informal. B) men took their opinions seriously and they influenced policy making. C) they wielded a good deal of informal political power. D) they became more liberated.
D) they became more liberated.
By the time Jefferson left the presidency in 1809, this group held nearly all the appointive offices. A) Republicans B) Federalists C) Arch-Federalists D) Whigs
President Jefferson assertively used the navy when he ordered it to: A) defend western forts against British attacks. B) harass French ships as a bargaining method for attaining the Louisiana Territory. C) attack the Barbary pirates for disrupting American trade. D) cut off and surround British forces at the Battle of New Orleans.
C) attack the Barbary pirates for disrupting American trade.
One outcome of Anglo-French peace in 1800 was: A) Napoleon's renewed interest in reviving the French empire in America. B) Britain's permanent loss of interest in American territory. C) windfall profits for American merchants increased. D) Napoleon's decision to abandon all French territory in the Western Hemisphere.
A) Napoleon's renewed interest in reviving the French empire in America.
France's inability to reconquer __________ helped convince Napoleon to sell Louisiana. A) Saint-Dominique (Haiti) B) Cuba C) Puerto Rico D) Florida
A) Saint-Dominique (Haiti)
Prior to the Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson: A) sent Lewis and Clark on an expedition through upper Louisiana. B) withdrew all American troops from the Mississippi Valley. C) tried to slow the migration of American farmers into the Louisiana Territory. D) attempted to make an anti-British alliance with Napoleon
A) sent Lewis and Clark on an expedition through upper Louisiana.
All of the following statements about the Louisiana Purchase are true EXCEPT: A) it was opposed by many Federalist legislators. B) it revealed President Jefferson's aggressive style in supporting national interests. C) it doubled the size of the United States. D) it contained a great deal of America's least productive farmland.
D) it contained a great deal of America's least productive farmland.
Aaron Burr hated Alexander Hamilton because Hamilton: A) never supported the policies of Thomas Jefferson. B) doubted Burr's character, and sabotaged his political aspirations. C) was a strong supporter of slavery. D) did not serve in the military during the American Revolution.
B) doubted Burr's character, and sabotaged his political aspirations
Tecumseh and the prophet Tenkswatawa originally urged a policy of: A) military alliance with Great Britain. B) racial solidarity and spiritual rebirth. C) violent raids on small western communities. D) submission to whites' claims on Indian lands.
B) racial solidarity and spiritual rebirth.
13) He killed Alexander Hamilton in a gun duel at Weehawken, New Jersey.
A) Aaron Burr
14) He composed "The Star Spangled Banner" as he watched, with inspiration, the American defense of besieged Baltimore.
E) John Marshall
Commander of victorious American forces that drove the British off Lake Erie
C) Oliver Perry
During the War of 1812, most Canadians: 16) ______ A) fought with Americans. B) remained neutral. C) fled the country. D) fought against the Americans.
D) fought against the Americans.
The American victory at New Orleans gained great national fame for: 17) ______ A) John Quincy Adams B) Edwin Pakenham C) Thomas MacDonough D) Andrew Jackson
D) Andrew Jackson
Newspaper reporters used the term "era of good feelings" to describe the presidency of: 18) ______ A) Thomas Jefferson B) James Monroe C) John Quincy Adams D) John Adams
B) James Monroe
As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Marshall: 19) ______ A) made decisions that reflected his Jeffersonian republicanism. B) was a consistent supporter of state's rights. C) felt property rights should not be empowered. D) made decisions that reflected his nationalist convictions.
D) made decisions that reflected his nationalist convictions.
The Monroe Doctrine was proclaimed in response to revolutions in: 20) ______ A) Latin America. B) the Caribbean. C) the Middle East. D) southern Europe.
A) Latin America.
The Monroe Doctrine proclaimed all of the following policies EXCEPT: 21) ______ A) the United States was the guardian of liberty in the New World. B) the establishment of American autonomy in foreign relations. C) the active American presence in republican revolutions across the globe. D) the assertion that America would not interfere in European internal affairs.
C) the active American presence in republican revolutions across the globe
The Missouri Compromise attempted to: 22) ______ A) ease sectional differences regarding protective tariffs. B) bar free blacks from entering Missouri. C) calm growing differences over the issue of slavery. D) strengthen the Bank of the United States.
C) calm growing differences over the issue of slavery.
John Quincy Adams felt that American influence should extend: 23) ______ A) to the edge of America's borders only. B) into South America. C) throughout Europe. D) around the entire globe.
B) into South America.
Many called the election of 1824 "the corrupt bargain" because: 24) ______ A) they felt Henry Clay unduly used his influence to determine the stalemated outcome. B) supporters of a strong central government had no voice in the outcome. C) popular votes were never counted by election officials. D) sectional concerns were not considered suitable for public debate.
A) they felt Henry Clay unduly used his influence to determine the stalemated outcome.
The election of 1824 originally ended in an electoral deadlock between: 25) ______ A) James Monroe and John Quincy Adams. B) Henry Clay and James Monroe. C) Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay. D) John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.
A) James Monroe and John Quincy Adams.