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5 Matching questions

  1. American Farmers in 1790
  2. Black Hawk
  3. Habeas Corpus
  4. Foreign Policy
  5. Meriwether Lewis
  1. a (1767-1838) Native American leader of Fox and Sauk Indians, he resisted the U.S.-ordered removal of Indian nations from Illinois and raided settlements and fought the U.S. Army.
  2. b U.S. area settled extends westward on average of 255 miles; parts of the frontier cross the AppalachiansU.S. area settled extends westward on average of 255 miles; parts of the frontier cross the Appalachians
  3. c the constitutional protection againist unlawful imprisonment
  4. d (1774-1809) Former army captain selected by President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Purchase, he lead the expedition that became known as the Lewis and Clark expedition.
  5. e a policy governing international relations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a dispute led by John C. Calhoun that said that states could ignore federal laws if they believed those laws violated the Constitution
  2. (1743-1826) American statesman, and member of two Continental Congresses, chairman of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence, the Declaration's main author and one of its signers, and the third president of the United States
  3. (1838-39) an 800-mile forced march made by the Cherokee from their homeland in Georgia to Indian Territory; resulted in the deaths of almost one-fourth of the Cherokee people
  4. This case involved New York trying to grant a monopoly on waterborne trade between New York and New Jersey. Judge Marshal, of the Supreme Court, sternly reminded the state of New York that the Constitution gives Congress alone the control of interstate commerce. Marshal's decision, in 1824, was a major blow on states' rights.
  5. (1773-1841) American politician, he served as the governor of Indian Territory and fought Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He was the ninth president of the United States.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cumberland Roadthe first federal road project, construction of which began in 1815; ran from Cumberland, Maryland, to present-day Wheeling, West Virginia


  2. James Fenimore Cooper(1789-1851) Well-known Early American novelist, he wrote the Last of the Mohicans and many stories about the West.


  3. Departments of Executive Branchthe branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws


  4. Judicial Review(1782-1852) American lawyer and statesman, he spoke out against nullification and states' rights, believing that the country should stay unified.


  5. Washington Irving(1783-1859) Early American satirical writer, he was the first American writer to gain international acclaim. His works include Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He often used American history and authentic American settings and characters.


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