5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Federal Courts
- Appomattox Courthouse
- Indian Removal Act
- Executive Branch
- Treaty of Ghent
- a the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
- b the courts of the national government that deal with problems between states, with the constitution, and with laws made by congress
- c the location where General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender, thus ending the Civil War
- d (1830) a congressional act that authorized the removal of Native Americans who lived east of the Mississippi River
- e (1814) a treaty signed by the United States and Britain ending the War of 1812
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 1735-1826) American statesman, he was a delegate to the Continental Congress, a member of the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence, vice president to George Washington, and the second president of the United States.
- (1850) a law that made it a crime to help runaway slaves; allowed for arrest of escaped slaves in areas where slavery was illegal, and required their return to slaveholders
- 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
- a way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take actions that the Constitution does not specifically forbid it from taking
- a group of people who organize to help elect government officials and influence government policies
5 True/False Questions
Plessy v. Ferguson → (1803) U.S. Supreme Court case that established the principle of judicial review
Jacksonian Democracy → 1758-1831) Leading Revolutionary figure and negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase, he was the fifth president of the United States. He put forth the Monroe Doctrine establishing the U.S. sphere of influence in the Western Hemisphere that became the foundation of U.S. foreign policy.
Total War → (1801-1848) American painter, he was the founder of the Hudson River school, a group of artists who emphasized the beauty of the American landscape, especially the Hudson River valley.
Battle of Tippecanoe → (1813) U.S. victory in the War of 1812, led by Oliver Hazard Perry; broke Britain's control of Lake Erie
Battle of New Orleans → (1813) U.S. victory in the War of 1812, led by Oliver Hazard Perry; broke Britain's control of Lake Erie