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Exam 3

Chapters 7-9
What would a follower of Daniel Shays most likely have said in 1786?
"It is common people who should be the strength of republicanism in our nation"
From 1776 to 1807, property-holding women had the right to vote:
in New Jersey
The number of free African Americans was highes in :
Between 1777 and 1784:
most northern states ended slavery
Most state constitutions put into effect by the end of 1777 included all the following except:
a commitment to custom rather than written constitutions
Voting power in Congress in 1785 was:
divided equally among the thirteen states
A unicameral legislature is:
a one-house sustem of government
Under the Articles of Confederation, the national government could NOT:
raise an army
By the end of the war, Continental money was:
virtually worthless
The leader of the economic nationalists was?
Robert Morris
After the Revolution, British merchants:
continued to close it markets to American goods
Problems for the United States' economy in 1784 included all the following except:
a sharp increase in wages vs. profirs
Why were conservatives alarmed by the actions of the debtor party in Rhode Island?
Conservatives feared the creation of governments that included farmers and artisans
The Land Odinance of 1785 encouraged a certain type of settler by:
requiring a minimum purchase of 640 acres
A township contains _______ square miles?
Chesapeake planters refused to pay their debts to British because?
Britain had freed many slaves without compensation to slave owners
After the was, Loyalists:
still faces hostility in the new United States
Spain contested American land expansion:
along the Mississippi River
John Jay's treaty with the Spain was opposed by the congressmen from the South because:
the felt Jay had sold out the interests of Southerners who had pioneered the West
Delegates met at the Annopolis Convention to?
devise a universal system of commercial regulation
The Constitutional Convention was spurred by all the following EXCEPT:
the popular call to create a Bill of Rights for common citizens
The Great Compromise, created by Roger Sherman:
successfully split the differences between small and large states
James Madison's political philosophy regarding the creation of the Constitution was "Ambition must be made to counter:"
The Constitution established a ______ government?
Which statement would most likely have been said by a Federalist?
"our republic will thrive best with a balance of power between national and state governments."
Many Antifederalists were concerned that the original draft of the Constitution did NOT:
include a Bill of Rights
In 1790, the highest percentage of people of English descent lived in:
New England
There was little use of indentured servants or slaves in New England because:
it was an impractical place to cultivate crops
What was different about the population of New England compared to other regions?
Women outnumbered men in parts of the region
Mid-Atlantic culture was characterized by all the following EXCEPT:
a wider job market than existed in New England
Slaves made up the majority of the population in all the following regions EXCEPT:
the Piedmont region near the Appalachian Mountains
During the 1780's, all the following were true about the West EXCEPT:
Indians and whites had not yet reached the point of conflict
Which statement about the northwest in 1790 is NOT true?
Political allegiance of northwesterners was strongly pro-Federalist
John Adams proposed that George Washington be addressed as:
"His Highness"
The _____ Amendment addresses the power balance between the national government and states.
The Judiciary Act
represented an artful compromise that balanced legal powers
The first Secretary of Treasury was:
Alexander Hamilton
What bold plan did Hamilton create in an effort to address the Revoluntionary War debt?
having the federal government fund the national debt sd its full value
Hamilton's ideas included all the following EXCEPT:
promoting an agrarian-based economy fo the United States
Thomas Jefferson felt that creation of the Bank of the United States was:
Membership in the Federalist Party generally included all of the following EXCEPT:
frontier farmers
The leaders of the opposition Republican Party were Thomas Jefferson and:
James Madison
The Republicans believed all of the following EXCEPT:
the rench Revolution should be opposed due to our close ties with England
The Republic party was weakest in:
New England
Events in which country provoked the strongest division between Federalists and Republicans?
Members of Democratic-Republican socities believed all the following EXCEPT:
regard for the elite needed a renewal of social deference
The Whiskey Rebellion was spurred by:
opposition to Hamilton's excise tax.
In 1800 the western boundary of the United States was:
the Mississippi River
Jay's Treaty was especially unpopular with:
In the election of 1796, the two main opposition candidates were:
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
The XYZ Affair almost caused:
a declaration war against France
The Sedition Act can easily be seen as a violation of:
First Amendment rights
The Franco-American Accord of 1800:
revealed that Hamiltonian Federalists were losing popularity and political strength
The election of 1800 was contententious and bitter in all of the following ways EXCEPT
The Republicans claim that Washington was not a true hero of the Revolution
Success of Jefferson's first term included all of the following EXCEPT
a successful embargo on foreign trade
In his First Inaugural Address, Thomas Jefferson emphasized:
the ideals of republicanism
The cornerstone of the Republican domestic policy was:
The acquittal of the Supreme Court judge ended the Republican offensive against the judiciary.
Prior to the Lousiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson:
sent Lewis and Clark on an expedition
All of the following statements about the Lousiana Purchase are true EXCEPT
It contained a great deal of America's least productive farmland
Members of the Essex Junto believed that:
the Lousiana Purchace would weaken the political power of the Northeast
Aaron Burr hated Alexander Hamilton because Hamilton
doubted Burr's character, and sabotaged his political aspiration
Which statement about the Embargo Act of 1807 is NOT true:
it resulted in a vibrant economic boom in America
The pan-Indian resistance movement focused its efforts on:
uniting Indian opposition to white settlement in the West
Tecumseh and the prophet Tenkswatawa originally urged a policy of:
racial soldarity and spiritual rebirth
By the end of the first year of the War of 1812
Britain controlled half of the old Northwest
When the Americans lost Fort Dearborn, they lost territory that is present-day:
Why did the American offensive across the Niagara River fail in 1812?
A New York State militia refused to cross the river to join the regular army troops on the Canadian side
The Battle of Put-in-Bay
opened the door for an American offensive in the West.
In the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson also defeated:
the Creek Indians in the old Southwest
Newspaper reporters used the term "era of the good feelings" to describe the presidency of:
James Monroe
The Second Bank of the United States:
was created in part because of the financial chaos prevalent during the War of 1812
As Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Marshall:
made a decision that reflected his nationalist convictions
The Supreme Courts decision in McCulloch v. Maryland:
strengthened national power over the states
The Rush-Bagot Agreement
signared a new era or cooperation between the United States and England
The Monroe Doctrine was proclaimed in response to revolutions in:
Latin America
The main architect of the Missouri Compromise was:
Henry Clay
Compared to 1800, the sediments in the Missouri River:
are more likely to end up in the Gulf of Mexico
In 1821 John Quincy Adams opposed American support for the revolutionaries in:
Many people called the election of 1824 "the corrupt bargain" because:
the felt Henry Clay unduly used his influence to determine the stalemated outcomes.
What is the correct order of presidential term?
Jefferson, Madison, Monroe
Which headline ould have appeared in 1820?
"Clay Works to Calm Passions Regarding Slavery"
James Madison was elected president in: