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  1. The Monroe Doctrine
  2. Alien Act
  3. Missouri Compromise
  4. Boston Tea Party
  5. Gibbons v. Ogden
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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
  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 raised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship
  5. e a case involving competing steamboat companies, Marshall ruled that commerce includes navigation and that only congress has the right to regulate commerce among states

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. supported Thomas Jefferson; under guidance of James Madison; opposed Hamilton's National Bank; began to organize political groups in opposition to Hamilton's program; called themselves Democratic-Republicans
  2. primarily the work of Thomas Jefferson; a restatement of political ideas by then commonplace in America and showed why the former colonists felt justified in separating from Great Britain (adopted July 4, 1776)
  3. trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice
  4. 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)
  5. the forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Declaratory ActAmerican victory here convinced the French to join openly in the war against England


  3. SaratogaChristmas 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


  4. Sedition Actwidened the powers of the Adams administration to muzzle its newspaper critics


  5. Coercive Actsraised new hurdles in path of immigrants trying to obtain citizenship