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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:


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