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U.S History Exam 2
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Who led Patriot forces at the Battles of Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse, and forced Lord Cornwallis to abandon his Carolina campaign?
Which of the following religious groups suffered as a result of the Revolution?
1.a Cite the significance of the American victory in the Battle of Trenton?
gave Americans Hope
2.b Cite the provision in the 1778 Franco-American Treaty of Alliance that threatened American independence
created a reciprocal and prepetual alliance
3.c Cite the impact the decisive American victory at the Battle of Yorktown had on the American Revolution
virtually ebded the war
4.c What happened to Florida as a result?
returned to Spain
Which of the following is NOT true of the Northwest Ordinance?
It created a system for surveying and selling western lands?
The Naturalization Act of 1790, helped legalize the stream of immigrants coming into the country and allowed them to become citizens. It defined citizenry as
a status avaliable only to white people
Which of the following was NOT part if Hamilton's economic program?
Elimination of the national debt
Which of this following is NOT a tenet of the Republicans political thought?
A suspicion of democracy
1.b Cite two powers the Confederation government did not have
1. to tax
2. to regulate interstate commerce
2.a Cite four achievements by state governments in expanding individual rights after the American Revolution
1. states bills of rights
2. suffrage widened to some women and free African Americans
3. slavery abolished in norther states
4. 9 state churches disestablised
3.b What was the Northwest Territory organized to create via the Northwest Ordinance of 1787?
5 new states
4.c What two principles written into the Constitution that force it?
1. Separatio of powers
2. checks and balances
5.e Cite one slavery compromises in the U.S Constitution
international slave trade ban
6.a Cite the main criticism of the U.S Constitution
no bill of rights
7.a Cite two precedents set by George Washington
1. created the cabinet
2. adopted title "Mr. President"
3. 2nd term precedent
8.c Why did Jefferson object to fully funding and assuming delinquent state debts
only speculators getting rich
1.d What was the compromise on fully funding and assuming the war debt?
nation's capital located on Potomac River in slave south
2.b What was Jefferson's primary objection to the bank?
First U.S Bank unconstitutional
3.d Cite the second main provision in Jay's Treaty
British paid for confiscated ships
4.b What treaty was signed because of Jay's Treaty?
5.c Cite what congress created to defend US ships in West Indies in 1798
Deprtment of Navy and Marine Corps
6.b Who wrote the Kentucky Resolution secretly because he could been impeached for sedition?
VP Thomas Jefferson
7.a What U.S Representative wrote the Virginia Resolution
8.b What did Napoleon offer in return?
What percentage of the non-Indian population lived in towns of 8000 or more in 1800?
Who is responsible for designing the layout of Washington, DC?
Which of the following did NOT occur under President Jefferson?
The armed forces were doubled
What was the Supreme Court's determination in Marbury v. Madison?
Marbury had a right to his commission, but the court could not force Madison to deliver it
Who served as interpreter and guide to the Lewis and Clark expedition?
Whose account of his western travels helped create an enduring impression among most Americans that the land between the Missouri River and the Rockies was an uncultivatable desert?
Who did the Essex Junto turn to for support in their secessionists plans for New England?
1.b What character issue dogged Jefferson from 1802 on?
Jefferson fathered 6 mixed race children with Sally Hemmings; His slave
2.d Who was Adams most important appointment?
Chief Justice John Marshall
3.d What was the consequence of Vice President Burr's disloyal behavior?
became persona non grata
4.c What precedent did Chief Justice Marshall set in Marbury v. Madison?
5.c What was Jefferson's (Republican) contradiction in the undeclared war against the Barbary Pirates?
no declaration war
6.b cite two consequences of the Louisiana Purchase
1. doubled size of U.S
2. greatest real estate bargain in history
7.a Who slurred Burr's own alleged secession conspiracy?
What ill-advised legislation did Jefferson enact in response to the Chesapeake-Leopard Incident?
Who led the American naval forces to victory at the Battle of Put-In Bay?
Oliver Hazard Perry
In what city was Francis Scott Key when moved to compose the poem "The Star Spangled Banner"
1.c What was the main provision in the Embargo Act of 1807?
banned ALL overseas trade
2.b Cite Tecumseh's endgame
stop white expansion
3.a Who were the War Hawks?
young, pro-war, expansionists Republicans
4.a Cite the great military failures in both 1812 and 1813
failed invasions of Canada
5.d Cite the odds against the Americans in the Battle of New Orleans
outnumbered 2 to 1
6.b Cite the impact of the Battle of New Orleans on Andrew Jackson's reputation
became a national hero
7.a Cite the two political impacts of the War of 1812
1.Federalists Party died
2.Republican one party rule for 10 years
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