What would a follower of Daniel Shays most likely have said in 1786?
"It is common people who should be the strength of republicanism in our nation"
Most state constitutions put into effect by the end of 1777 included all the following except:
a commitment to custom rather than written constitutions
Problems for the United States' economy in 1784 included all the following except:
a sharp increase in wages vs. profirs
Why were conservatives alarmed by the actions of the debtor party in Rhode Island?
Conservatives feared the creation of governments that included farmers and artisans
The Land Odinance of 1785 encouraged a certain type of settler by:
requiring a minimum purchase of 640 acres
Chesapeake planters refused to pay their debts to British because?
Britain had freed many slaves without compensation to slave owners
John Jay's treaty with the Spain was opposed by the congressmen from the South because:
the felt Jay had sold out the interests of Southerners who had pioneered the West
The Constitutional Convention was spurred by all the following EXCEPT:
the popular call to create a Bill of Rights for common citizens
The Great Compromise, created by Roger Sherman:
successfully split the differences between small and large states
James Madison's political philosophy regarding the creation of the Constitution was "Ambition must be made to counter:"
Which statement would most likely have been said by a Federalist?
"our republic will thrive best with a balance of power between national and state governments."
Many Antifederalists were concerned that the original draft of the Constitution did NOT:
include a Bill of Rights
There was little use of indentured servants or slaves in New England because:
it was an impractical place to cultivate crops
What was different about the population of New England compared to other regions?
Women outnumbered men in parts of the region
Mid-Atlantic culture was characterized by all the following EXCEPT:
a wider job market than existed in New England
Slaves made up the majority of the population in all the following regions EXCEPT:
the Piedmont region near the Appalachian Mountains
During the 1780's, all the following were true about the West EXCEPT:
Indians and whites had not yet reached the point of conflict
Which statement about the northwest in 1790 is NOT true?
Political allegiance of northwesterners was strongly pro-Federalist
What bold plan did Hamilton create in an effort to address the Revoluntionary War debt?
having the federal government fund the national debt sd its full value
Hamilton's ideas included all the following EXCEPT:
promoting an agrarian-based economy fo the United States
The Republicans believed all of the following EXCEPT:
the rench Revolution should be opposed due to our close ties with England
Members of Democratic-Republican socities believed all the following EXCEPT:
regard for the elite needed a renewal of social deference
The Franco-American Accord of 1800:
revealed that Hamiltonian Federalists were losing popularity and political strength
The election of 1800 was contententious and bitter in all of the following ways EXCEPT
The Republicans claim that Washington was not a true hero of the Revolution
Success of Jefferson's first term included all of the following EXCEPT
a successful embargo on foreign trade
The acquittal of the Supreme Court judge ended the Republican offensive against the judiciary.
All of the following statements about the Lousiana Purchase are true EXCEPT
It contained a great deal of America's least productive farmland
Members of the Essex Junto believed that:
the Lousiana Purchace would weaken the political power of the Northeast
Aaron Burr hated Alexander Hamilton because Hamilton
doubted Burr's character, and sabotaged his political aspiration
Which statement about the Embargo Act of 1807 is NOT true:
it resulted in a vibrant economic boom in America
The pan-Indian resistance movement focused its efforts on:
uniting Indian opposition to white settlement in the West
Tecumseh and the prophet Tenkswatawa originally urged a policy of:
racial soldarity and spiritual rebirth
Why did the American offensive across the Niagara River fail in 1812?
A New York State militia refused to cross the river to join the regular army troops on the Canadian side
Newspaper reporters used the term "era of the good feelings" to describe the presidency of:
The Second Bank of the United States:
was created in part because of the financial chaos prevalent during the War of 1812
As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Marshall:
made a decision that reflected his nationalist convictions
Compared to 1800, the sediments in the Missouri River:
are more likely to end up in the Gulf of Mexico
Many people called the election of 1824 "the corrupt bargain" because:
the felt Henry Clay unduly used his influence to determine the stalemated outcomes.