History Chapter 8 - True/False #1

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Regional or sectional identifications among Americans in commerce and politics in the early nineteenth century might be explained partly by defensiveness to outside criticism.

TRUE

Jefferson felt the Indians could be "civilized" by converting them to yeoman farmers.

TRUE

As evidence of his political guile and skills, Thomas Jefferson never vetoed an act of Congress in his two terms as president.

TRUE

The French Revolution overturned more of the social order in France than the American Revolution did in the United States.

TRUE

Alexander Hamilton was the single most important influence on policy during Washington's administration.

TRUE

The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were indicative of the widespread feeling that the Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional.

TRUE

Thomas Jefferson wanted the United States to remain a nation of small farmers because he admired their independence.

TRUE

The Whiskey Rebellion involved the problem of how to balance the interests of individual citizens with the need of the government to maintain its authority and public order.

TRUE

The XYZ Affair demonstrated how sensitive most Americans were about the sovereignty and honor of the United States in the 1790s.

TRUE

Thomas Jefferson was inflexible as president, refusing to veer from pure Republican philosophy.

FALSE

Jefferson replaced all Federalist government workers with Republicans, demanding the complete loyalty of the federal bureaucracy.

FALSE

The verdict in the trial of Samuel Chase expanded the constitutional definition of impeachable offenses.

FALSE

Eyewitness testimony helped convict Aaron Burr of treason for his private expedition of 1806.

FALSE

According to congressional legislation, slaves illegally smuggled into the United States after 1808 were to be set free if apprehended by federal authorities.

FALSE

The political struggle between Hamiltonian Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans in the 1790s was commonly referred to at the time as the "Quasi War."

FALSE

The issue of impressment was resolved in Jay's Treaty.

FALSE

Alexander Hamilton proposed the funding and assumption programs to avoid the federal government's having to raise revenue by taxation.

FALSE

Alexander Hamilton believed the proper role of the new federal government was to sharply curtail the government's activity in promoting economic enterprise.

FALSE

President Jefferson organized the Lewis and Clark expedition to lay claim to Louisiana and force the French to sell it to the United States.

FALSE

The Federalists' major contribution to the American political system was to establish strong state governments while making some concessions to centralized authority.

FALSE

Because of his dislike for their policies, President Jefferson bent every effort of his administration to inflame partisan factionalism and punish the Federalists.

FALSE

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