All of the following were true of the American reglar army on the eve of the War of 1812 except
C. Their numbers were large enough that they didn't have to rely on the militia
When the United States entered the War of 1812, it was
A. Militarily unprepared
Canada became an important battleground in the War of 1812, because
C. British forces were weakest there.
The preformance of the United States' Navy in the War of 1812 could be best described as
E. Much better than that of the Army
Perhaps the key battle of the War of 1812, because it protected the United States from full- scale invasion and possible dissolution, was the Battle of
British plans for their 1812 campaign did not include action in
The British Attack on Fort McHenry
C. Inspired the writing of "The Star- Spangled Banner"
The most devastating defeat suffered by the British during the War of 1812 took place at the Battle of
A. New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
C. Saw British troops defeated by Andrew Jackson's soldiers.
The Battle of New Orleans
E. Unleashed a wave of nationalism and self- confidence.
One result of the American naval victories during the War of 1812 was
E. More warships being built.
At the peace conference at Ghent, the British began to withdraw many of its earlier demands for all of the following reasons except
D. Concern about the still dangerous France.
The delgates of the Hartforn Convention adopted resolutions that included a call for
A. A Constitutional amendment requiring a two- thirds vote in Congress before war was declared.
The resolutions from the Hartford Convention
A. Helped to cause the death of the Federalist party.
From a global perspective, the War of 1812 was
C. of little importance
In diplomatic and economic terms, the War of 1812
B. Bred greater American independence.
The Rush- Bagot agreement
C. Limited naval agreement on the Great Lakes
One of the nationally recognized American authors in the 1820s was
A. Washingon Irving
Post- War of 1812 nationalism could be seen in all of the following exceot
B. A revival of American religon
At the end of the War of 1812, British manufacturers
C. Began dumping their goods in America at extremely low prices
The Tariff of 1816 was the first in American history
C. That aimed to protect american industry
Henry Clay's call for federally funded roads and canals recieved whole- hearted endorsements from
E. The South
New England opposed the American System's federally constructed roads because
D. They would drain away needed population to the West
Democratic- Republican opposed Henry Clay's American System because
C. They believed that it was unconstitutional
The Era of Good Feelings
D. Was a misnomer, because the period was a troubled one.
The panic of 1819 brought with it all of the following except
One of the major causes of the panic of 1819 was
B. Overspeculation in frontier lands
The western land boom resulted from all of the following except
E. The construction of railroad lines west of the Mississippi
One of the demands made by the West to help it to grow was
C. Cheap Money
When the House of Representatives passed the Tallmadge Amendment in response to Missouri's request for admission to the Union, the South thought that the amendment
A. Would threaten the sectional balance
The first state entirely west of the Mississippi River to be carved out of the Louisiana Territory was
As a result og the Missouri Compromise
C. Slavery was banned north of 36° 30' in the Louisiana Purchase territory
All of the following were results of the Missouri Compromise except that
D. Sectionalism was reduced.
In interpreting the Constitution , John Marshall
A. Favored a "loose construction"
John Marshall uttered his famous legal dictum "the power to tax involves the power to destroy" in
C. McCulloch v. Maryland
In McCulloch v. Maryland, Cohens v. Virginia , and Gibbons v. Ogden, Chief Justice Marshall's rulings limited the extent of
A. States rights
People moved into the Old Northwest for all of the following reasons except
E. As a haven for runaway slaves
Settlers from the South who moved into the Old Northwest territory were known as
John Marshall's ruling upheld a defense of property rights against public pressure in
E. Fletcher v. Peck
The United States' most successful diplomat in the Era of Good Feelings was
C. John Quincy Adams
The Treaty of 1818 with New England
C. Called for a ten- year joint occupation of the Oregon country by both American citizens and British subjects.
Andrew Jackson's military exploits were intrumental in the United States gaining
B. The possesion of Florida from Spain
Spain sold Florida to the United States because it
E. decided to concentrate its efforts in Mexico.
British opposed Spain's reesetablishing its authority in Latin America countries that had successfully revolted because
D. The ports of these Nations were now open to lucrative trade.
The doctrine of non- colonization in the Monroe Doctrine was
B. a response to the apparent designs of the Russians in Alaska and Oregon
At the time it was issued, the Monroe Doctrine was
A. incapable of being enforced by the United States
Latin America's reaction to the Monroe Doctrine can be best describes as
C. Unconcerned of unimpressed.
The Russo- American Treaty of 1824 fixed the southern most limits of Russians occupation of North America at
The Monroe Doctrin was
D. An expression of illusion of deepening American isolationism from world affairs
In the 1820's and 1830's one issue that greaty raised the political stakes was
The new two party political system that emerged in the 1830's and 1840's
E. Became important part of the Nation's checks and balances.
The presidential election of 1824
C. Saw a record high voter turn- out show up at the polls
By the 1840's voter participation in the presidential election reached
E. Nearly 80%
1. Andrew Jackson- recieved more popular votes than any other candidate in 1824 2. John C. Calhoun- was vice president on the ticket of two presidential candidatied in 1824 3. Henry Clay- was eliminated as a candidate when the election of 1824 was thrown into the House of Rep.
A. (A-2) (B-4) (C-1)
The House of Representatives decided in 1824 presidential election when
A. No candidate recieved a majority of the vote in the Electoral College
John Quincy Adams, elected president in 1825, was charged by his political opponents with having struck a "corrupt bargain" when he appointed ______ to become _______.
C. Henry Clay; Secretary of State
As president, John Quincy Adams
C. Was one of the least successful presidents in American History
John Quincy Adams's weaknesses as president included all of the following except
C. His firing good office holders to appoint his own people.
Andrew Jackson's political philosophy was based on his
C. Suspicion of the federal government.
Andrew Jacksons inauguration as president symbolized the
B. Newly won ascendancy of the masses.
The purpose behing the spoils system was
C. to reward political supporters with public office.
The Spoils System under Andrew Jackson resulted in
D. The appointment of many corrupt and incompetant officials to federal jobs.
The people who proposed the exceptionally high rates of the Tariff of 1828 were
C. Ardent supporters of Andrew Jackson.
Southerners feard the Tariff of 128 because
B. This same power could be used to suppress slavery.
John C. Calhoun's "South Carolina Exposition" was an arguement for
D. States' right
The "nullification crisis" of 1832- 1833 erupted over
C. Tariff policy
The strong regional support for the Tariff of 1833 came from
B. New England
The Force Bill of 1833 provided that
E. The President could use the Army and Navy to collect federal tariff duties
The person most responsible for defusing the tariff controvery that beganin 1828 was
E. Henry Clay
In response to South Carolina's nullification of the Tariff of 1828, Andrew Jackson
D. Said nothing about nullification
The nullification crisis started by South Carolina over Tariff of 1828 ended when
D. Congress passed the compromise Tariff of 1833.
Andrew Jackson's administration supported the remval of Native Americans from the eastern states because
B. the Supreme court ruled in favor of this policy
In their treatment of Native Americans, white Americans did all of the following except
B. Argue that Indians could not be assimilated into the larger society
In an effort to assimilate themselves into white society, the Cherokees did all of the following except
D. Refuse to own slaves
The policy of the Jackson administration toward the eastern Insian tribes was
C. forced removal
Andrew Jackson and his supporters disliked the Bank of the United States for all of the following reasons except it
E. put public service first, not profits
Andrew Jackson made all of the following charges against the Bank of the United States except that
D. it refused to lend money to politicians
One of the positive aspects of the Bank of the United States was
C. its promotion of economic expansion by making credit abundant
While in exsistence, the second Bank of the United States
A. Was the despository of the funds of the National Government
Andrew Jackson's veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States was
B. A major expansion of presidential power.
Andrew Jackson based his veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States on
D. The fact that he found the bill harmful to the nation
The anti- masonic party of 1832 appealed to
B. American suspicions of secret societies
Innovation in the election of 1832 included
D. Presidential nominations of "favorite sons" by state legislatures
One of the main reasons Andrew Jackson decided to weaken the Bank of the United States after the 1832 election was
A. His fear that Nicholas Biddle might try to manipulate the bank to force its recharter.
Supporters of the Whig party included all of the following except
A. Opponents of public education
The "cement" that held the Whig party together in its formative days was
A. The hatred of Andrew Jackson
The Whigs hoped to win the 1836 election by
C. Forcing the election into the House of Representatives
The Panic of 1837 was caused by all of the following except
E. Taking the country off the gold standard
Thw Whigs offered all of the following proposals for the remedies of the economic ills facing America in 1837 except
B. Proposal of the "Divorce Bill"
Americans moved into Texas
B. After an agreement was concluded between Mexican authorities and Stephan Austin
The government of Mexico and the Americans who settled in Mexican- controlled Texas clashed over all of the folllowing issues except
C. Allegiance to Spain
Texans won their independence as a result of the victory over Mexican armies at the Battle of
D. San Jacinto
Spanish authorities allowed Moses Austin to settle in Texas because
A. They believed that Austin and his settlers might be able to civilize the territory.
One reason for the Anglo- Texan rebellion against Mexican rule was that
C. The Anglo- Texans wanted to break away from a government that had grown too authoritarian.
President Jackson and Van Buren hesitated to extend recognition to and to annex the new Texas Republic because
B. Antislavery groups in the U.S. opposed the expansion of slavery
Most of the early American settlers in Texas came from
B. the South and Southwest
The "Tippecanoe" in the Whigs' campaign slogan was
C. William Harrison
William Henry Harrison, the Whig party's presidential candidate in 1840 was
C. Made to look like a poor western farmer
Both the Democratic Party and the Whig Party
C. Were mass- based political parties
The two political parties of the Jacksonian era tended to
D. be socially and geographically divers