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Perfectionism in the mid-nineteenth century is best defined as

faith in the human capacity to achieve a better life on earth through conscious acts of will

a majority of the early English migrants to the Chesapeake Bay were

indentured servants

France decided to aid the North American Colonies in their war for independence primarily because France

wanted to weaken the British empire

in the eighteenth century, British colonists wishing to settle west of the Appalachians were principally motivated by

the low price and easy availability of land

Bristish colonists in North America objected to the Stamp Act primarily because it

taxed them without their consent

Jacksonian Democracy was distinguished by the belief that

franchise restrictions should be racially neutral

President Monroe articulated the Monroe Doctrine in his 1823 address to Congress primarily in order to

warn European nations against further colonial ventures in the Western Hemispheres

which of the following transportation developments opened the West to settlement and trade between 1790 and 1830

turnpike and canals

Shay's Rebellion frightened many Americans when

debt- ridden farmers attacked courts in western Massachusetts

Jamestown was founded by

a joint stock company anxious to return a profit to investors

France negotiated a treaty of alliance the new American Nation in 1778 following

the defeat of the British General Burgoyne at Saratoga

President George Washington's Farewell Address set a course for the nation by

discouraging permanent alliances with foreign nations

support for slavery in the Southern states was based on all of the following reasons except

most white families owned slaves

the Republican Party og the 1850's took which of the following positions on slavery

slavery could remain where it existed but should not be extemded into terrritories of new states

all of the following accurately describe Jefferson's purchase of the LA Terr. from France EXCEPT

it ended the threat of Amerindian raids on western settlements

Under the Articles of Confederation the US central government had no power to

lexy taxes

in which of the following British North American colonies was slavery legally established by the early 1700s

all of the colonies

the Constitutional Convention of 1787 did all of the following except

determine provisions to be included in the Bill of Rights

after the Frence and Indian War, British political leaderrs were determined to

require the Noth American colonies to pay a greater share of the empires administrative expenses

Thomas Jefferson believed all of the following except

a strong national army is essential to keep order in the United States

the Missouri Compromise was a victory for antislavery advocates because it

closed most of the LA Purchase to slavery

During the first half of the nineteenth century, the central and western areas of New York were known as the "burned-over district" because

of intense religious zeal created during the the Second Great Amakening

the Constitutional Convention designed the electoral college to

insulate the presidency from the popula will

under chief justice John Marshall, Supreme Court decisions tended to

promote business enterprise

which of the following conditions in England motivated Puritans to migrate to New England in the 1630s

(I,II, and III) political repression of dissident protestants, en economic recession, restrictions on puritan religious practices

prior to the Civil War, a transformation occurred in the workforce of the New England textile mills as New England farm girls were replaced by

Irish immigrants

the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott case in 1857

effectively repealed the Missouri Compromise

the Jefferson admin. advocated which of the following changes as a means of restoring republican ideals

reducing the scope of activities of the federal government

the government of the Articles of Confederation was successful in resolving the problem of how to

provide for statehood for western territories

which of the following happened as a result of Bacon's Rebellion in 1676?

tensions between backcountry farmers and the tidewater gentry were exposed

Alexander Hamilton's domestic and foreign policies were directed primarily toward strengthening the federal government by

favoring the interests of the propertied and monied classes

all of the following contrivuted to Northern fear of a slave power conspiracy in the 1840's abd 1850's except the

passages of the Wilmot Proviso

the key purpose of Henry Clay's American System was to

develop a national economy by improving transportation

mercantilism as applied by Britain to the North American colonies meant that the British Government


the Great Amakening of the 1740's led to


What was the primary intention of the Adams admin. in enforcing the Sedition Act

to intimidate critics of Adams' foreign policy toward France and England

the most controversial and divisive component of the Compromise of 1850 was the

passage of a tougher national fugitive slave act

the slaves who participated in the Stono rebellion in South Carolina in 1739hoped to

flee to Florida where the Spanish offered freedom

the Northwest Ordinances did which of the following

established the terms for settlement and admission of new states

although Congress accepted most of Alexander Hamilton's economic proposals, it rejected his

call for direct subsudies to manufacturers

throughout the first half of the nineteenth century most women reformers were active in the cause of


the Federalists papers challenged the conventional political wisdom of the eighteenth century when they asserted that

a large republic offeres the best protection of minority rights

Pickney's Treaty with Spain is considered a diplomatic highlight of Washington's admin. because it

allowed the US to use the port of New orleans

the immediate effect of Andrew Jackson's attack on the Second National Bank of the USin 1834 was

the expansion of credit by state banks and speculation

the primary purpose of the Proclamation of 1763 was to

avoid conflict with the trans-Appalachian Indians

the majority of White families in the antebellum south owned

no slaves

the development of the early nineteenth century concept of "seperate spheres" for the sexes encourages all of the following except

accepting women as intellectual equals of men

the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions, the Hartoford convention and the South Carolina Exposition anf Prosest were similar in that all involved defense of

states' rights

the Embargo Act of 1807 had which of the following effects on the US

it disrupted American shipping

the National Road was constructed primarily for the purpose of

promoting trade and communication with the Old Northwest

all of the following contributed to the growth of the Free African American population in the US in the early nineteenth century except

federal constitution provisions for emancipation

the idea of Manifest Destiny included all of the following except

commerce and industry would decline as the nation expanded its agricultural base

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