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5 Matching questions

  1. Missouri Compromise
  2. Stamp Act
  3. Coercive Acts
  4. minutemen
  5. Bill of Rights
  1. a imposed direct tax on the colonists for first time
  2. b these 4 acts were the British's response to the Boston Tea Party
  3. c Allowed Missouri to enter the union as a slave state, Maine to enter the union as a free state, prohibited slavery north of latitude 36˚ 30' within the Louisiana Territory (1820)
  4. d to oppose the antifederalists, the states ratified 10 amendments; the first nine spelled out specific guarantees of personal freedoms, and the 10th amendment reserved to the states all powers not specifically withheld or granted to the federal government
  5. e trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ensured that a tie vote between candidates of the same party could not again cause the confusion of the jefferson-burr affair
  2. established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review over federal legislation
  3. American victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England
  4. demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. TrentonAmerican victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England


  2. Paul RevereAmerican 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)


  3. Alien Actraised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship


  4. Andrew Jacksonjacksonian 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


  5. Sugar Actalso known as the Revenue Act, aimed to raise revenue by taxing goods imported by Americans