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History Chapter 8 - True/False #1

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Regional or sectional identifications among Americans in commerce and politics in the early nineteenth century might be explained partly by defensiveness to outside criticism.
TRUE
Jefferson felt the Indians could be "civilized" by converting them to yeoman farmers.
TRUE
As evidence of his political guile and skills, Thomas Jefferson never vetoed an act of Congress in his two terms as president.
TRUE
The French Revolution overturned more of the social order in France than the American Revolution did in the United States.
TRUE
Alexander Hamilton was the single most important influence on policy during Washington's administration.
TRUE
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were indicative of the widespread feeling that the Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional.
TRUE
Thomas Jefferson wanted the United States to remain a nation of small farmers because he admired their independence.
TRUE
The Whiskey Rebellion involved the problem of how to balance the interests of individual citizens with the need of the government to maintain its authority and public order.
TRUE
The XYZ Affair demonstrated how sensitive most Americans were about the sovereignty and honor of the United States in the 1790s.
TRUE
Thomas Jefferson was inflexible as president, refusing to veer from pure Republican philosophy.
FALSE
Jefferson replaced all Federalist government workers with Republicans, demanding the complete loyalty of the federal bureaucracy.
FALSE
The verdict in the trial of Samuel Chase expanded the constitutional definition of impeachable offenses.
FALSE
Eyewitness testimony helped convict Aaron Burr of treason for his private expedition of 1806.
FALSE
According to congressional legislation, slaves illegally smuggled into the United States after 1808 were to be set free if apprehended by federal authorities.
FALSE
The political struggle between Hamiltonian Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans in the 1790s was commonly referred to at the time as the "Quasi War."
FALSE
The issue of impressment was resolved in Jay's Treaty.
FALSE
Alexander Hamilton proposed the funding and assumption programs to avoid the federal government's having to raise revenue by taxation.
FALSE
Alexander Hamilton believed the proper role of the new federal government was to sharply curtail the government's activity in promoting economic enterprise.
FALSE
President Jefferson organized the Lewis and Clark expedition to lay claim to Louisiana and force the French to sell it to the United States.
FALSE
The Federalists' major contribution to the American political system was to establish strong state governments while making some concessions to centralized authority.
FALSE
Because of his dislike for their policies, President Jefferson bent every effort of his administration to inflame partisan factionalism and punish the Federalists.
FALSE