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1.By raising taxes in the early 1780's the confederation was able to reduce the national debt?
False
2.General Washington's personal appeal to his officers ended the Newberg Conspiracy?
True
3. Merchants Suffered more than farmers by the separation from great Brittain?
True
4. George Washington's typified the elites disapproval of Shays Rebellion?
True
5. The "critical period" refers to
America under the articles on confederation
6. In the final years of the revolutionary war _______ emerged as the most influential figure in the government?
Robert Morris
7. Which of the following gave the federation most trouble?
Finances
8. The Newberg Conspiracy involved?
Military threat to large congressional powers
9. Under the articles of confederation Western Lands would be?
Owned by the national government
10. The 648 acres sections created in the Northwest?
Were likely to be bought by land speculators
11. The United States departed from the colonial policies of Great Britain by?
Promising equal statehood to all unsettled western territory
12. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787?
Banned slavery in the Northwest
13. Which of the following was not part of the Northwest Ordinance?
New States formed from the Northwest Territory had to allow Indian perpetual representation in the government
14. The plan presented by reverend Cather of the Ohio company was to settle the northwest with?
Military Veterans
15. An important new development came in the mid 1780 when America opened trade with?
China
16. George Washington won 36 of 69 electoral votes?
False
17. Congress initially set the umber of supreme justice at 9?
False
18. The bill of rights consists of the first ten amendments of the constitution?
True
19. George Washington's first presidential veto was on Hamilton's bill for a national bank?
False
20. According to Alexander Hamilton the United States needed a national bank to provide a stable currency and provide a capital
True
21. Thomas Jefferson supporters were called republicans?
True
22. On the issue of the assumption of state debts James Madison agreed with Alexander Hamilton?
False
24. Conflicts with Britain and France in the 1790's created a spirit of national unity.
False
25. Most Americans Supported the French revolution even in its violent phase Known as the reign of terror?
False
26. By 1790 America had
Remained predominantly rural society
27. By 1790 the Indians
Remained a powerful threat to western Lands
28. In early 1789 a new congress gathered in the national capital which was?
New York City
30. Washington secretary of state was who?
Thomas Jefferson
29. In his inaugural address President Washington emphasized?
National Unity
31. The first Supreme Court was picked by
Required b justices to serve on court as welld
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32. The bill of rights did all of the following except?
Settled all questions of whether federal vs state authority
In regard to religion, the constitution?
Prevents congress from establishing an official religion
34. The tenth amendment of the constitution?
All powers not given specifically to the federal government were given to the states or the people
35. In regard to the state debts Hamilton proposed that?
The federal government take them over
36. The revolution of 1800 refers to the election of Thomas Jefferson?
True
37. Marbury vs. Madison was sparked by one of President Adams Midnight appointments?
True
38. Once in office Jefferson set out to dismantle Hamilton's federalist economic program?
False
39. During Jefferson's Presidency the national debt grew much larger?
False
40. From 1763 to 1803 the Louisiana belonged to France?
True
41. The expansion of the United States into the West weakened the federalist?
True
42. President Jefferson rewarded a supine?
True
43. Between 1800 and 1840 the nations most dramatic population expansion occurred in?
West of The Appalachian
44. In the early 19th century the fastest growing segment of the population was?
Freed blacks
45. The nature of work was transformed for numerous Americans by?
The Factory system
46. Jefferson's inauguration was notable for?
First in Washington D.C.
47. Who said "We all republicans were all federalist?"
Thomas Jefferson
48. Jefferson inaugural address reflected?
A tone of simplicity and conciliation
49. In the case of Marbury vs. Madison Supreme Court?
John Marshall established Judicial Review
50. Thomas Jefferson showed his commitment to limited government by?
Cutting military spending
51. Thomas Jefferson believed that a large federal debt?
Created high tax and corruption
52. In the early 1800 the United States engaged in a Naval conflict with?
North African Pirates
53. The Louisiana Purchase was made possible by?
Napoleons disastrous setback in Haiti
54. The United States Experienced a period of economic prosperity in the years after the war of 1812?
True
55. The bank of the United States ended the panic of 1819 by making credit more easily available?
False
56.Support for the tariff of 1816 primarily came from the south?
False
57. The national road was a good example of an internal improvement because it was financed by the federal government?
False
58. James Monroe was the first president from New York?
False
59. The era of Good feelings was marked by peace and prosperity?
True
60. The second bank of the United States was chartered in 1826?
False
61. Langdon Cheives was president of the second bank of the United States?
True
62. As a territory Missouri had not allowed slavery?
False
63. Following of the War of 1812 President Madsion endorsed?
A national university
64. Thomas Jefferson Embargo in 1807 ironically?
Increased Manufacturing
65. Following the expiration of the first bank of the United states in 1811?
Issued an excess of paper money
66. The new bank of the United States created in1816 served?
As a depository for federal government
67. In 1816 when Congress adopted provisions for a new bank of the United States who protested?
Old Republicans
68. Which of the following opposed a National bank in 1816?
Daniel Webster
69. Senator Thomas Hardenton
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70. The tariff of 1816 was intended to do all of EXCEPT?
Lower the price of British goods
71. Jacksonians believed in equality of opportunity rather than equality of results?
True
72. Martin Van Buren was a native of North Carolina and served two terms as that states governor?
False
73. John C Calhoun Was born in South Carolina?
True
74. The tariff of 1828 was also known as the tariff of abomination?
True
75. In the midst of the nullification crisis John C Calhoun resigned as vice president?
True
76. Henry Clay was Andrew Jackson's second vice president?
False
77. President Jacksons response to the nullification crisis was to ask congress to raise the tariff?
False
78. All of the following characterized the United States by the time of Andrew Jackson's election except?
A dynamic economy absent of panic or depression
79. The Jacksonion concept of equality was a belief that?
Everyone should have an equal chance to succeed
80. Andrew Jackson's soldiers nicknamed him?
Old Hickory
81. Andrew Jackson was a true Jeffersonian in his
Belief in limited government
82. The Peggy Eaton affair revealed?
The destructive gossip of the Washington social scene
83. As a result of the Peggy Eaton affair President Jackson?
Grew closer to Van Buren
84. Jacksons Veto of the Maysville road bill demonstrated that?
Belief that the federal government should not fund local projects
85. As late as 1860 three fourths of the people resided in the Appalachian?
False
86. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin?
True
87. Before 1845 steamboats were used more for transportation in the ocean rather than internal waterways?
False
88. By the 1850's trains traveled an average of 40 miles an hour?
False 10 miles an hour
89. The United States caught up with Britain textile production by 1850?
False
90. One advantage New England had for manufacturing was a river system?
True
91. Church Attendants and temperants were enforced among early workers were at Lowell?
True
92. Theatre goers in the Antebellum period often hurled objects and insults at actors?
True
93. The greatest proportionate influx of immigrants in the 1820s was Irish?
False
94. The cotton Gin?
Made easier to separate fiber from seeds in cotto
95. The cotton gins invention meant that
less slaves were needed
96. All of the following encouraged migration to the west except
Construction of numerous forts