5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Stamp Act
- Paul Revere
- Alien Act
- Treaty of Paris
- a American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
- b raised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship
- c American victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England
- d imposed direct tax on the colonists for first time
- e the final peace agreement between the new U.S. and Great Britain; recognition that U.S. is independent, establishment of America's western boundary at Mississippi River, establishment of southern boundary at latitude 31 degrees north, surrender of Florida to Spain and retainment of Canada by Britain, enablement of private British creditors to collect any debts owed by U.S. citizens, recommendation of Congress that states restore confiscated loyalist property
5 Multiple choice questions
- the forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey
- Christmas night Washington's army crossed the Delaware River and struck the Hessians here; a few days later Washington defeated a British force at Princeton, NJ
- claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
- ensured that a tie vote between candidates of the same party could not again cause the confusion of the jefferson-burr affair
- he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808
5 True/False questions
Andrew Jackson → jacksonian democracy; won election for democratic party in 1828; ignored his appointed cabinet officers and relied on the counsel of his "kitchen cabinet"; exercised power of veto more than any other president before him
minutemen → Christmas night Washington's army crossed the Delaware River and struck the Hessians here; a few days later Washington defeated a British force at Princeton, NJ
Missouri Compromise → was the first and most famous American foreign policy, claiming that the United States would consider any foreign (European) challenge to the sovereignty of the American nation an unfriendly act, and that in return the U.S. would not involve itself in international concerns of European powers. The doctrine was an important expression of the growing nationalism in the U.S. in the 1820's, and it established the idea of the U.S. as the dominant power in the Western Hemisphere.
Declaration of Independence → claimed for Parliament the power to tax or make laws for the Americans "in all cases whatsoever"
War of 1812 → congress declared war upon British which resulted in increased national patriotism, united the states into one action, built confidence in U.S. military strength, and brought forth the star spangled banner