chapter 8

chapter 8 of the alan burkley us history 12th edition book
As a result of the War of 1812
A). politicians spent less time on questions of national economic developement
B). American banking was stabilized
C). America's Internal transportation system proved its worthiness
D). American shippers experienced a financial boom
E). the growth of american manufacturing was stimulated.
E). The growth of American manufacturing was stimulated
By 1818, the United States' internal road system:

A). had been paid for without federal funds.
B). consisted only of a small number of private turnpikes.
C). included highways that reached ohio and pennlyvania.
D). formed a network that connected most large towns and cities.
E). had for the most part been replaced by railroads.
B) consisted of only a small number of private turnpikes.
T or F:
The war of 1812 demonstrated the growth of an American transportation system
False. the War of 1812, although it stimulated the growth of manufacturing, exposed all of the cracks in the american transportation system.
T or F:
The first national bank had gone out of exisence before the War of 1812
T or F:
The end of the War of 1812 suddenly improved the prospects for American industrial developement.
False. The end of the War of 1812 suddenly Dimmed the prospects for American industrial developement.
T or F:
President Madison believed that federal funding of internal improvements required a constitutional amendment.
Fill in the blank:
When Jefferson referred to a "fire bell in the night" he was talking about the issue of the _________________.
In 1816 Congress chartered a second ____________.
Bank of the United States
In the early nineteenth century, the westward movement of white Americans was encouraged by:
A). exhausted agricultural lands in the East
B). the spread of the plantation system in the South.
C). the federal government's policy toward Indian tribes in the West.
D). All these answers are correct.
E). None of these answers are correct.`
D). All of these answers are correct.
T or F:
between 1800 and 1820 the population of America grew very slowly.
False. the population grew quite rapidly.
T or F:
Life in the western territories in the early nineteenth century was almost exclusively one of solitary existence and individual self-reliance.
False. This is a common myth and generaliztion, life in the western territories wasn't always solitary.
T or F:
Western settlements were generally opened by people who lived in eastern seaboard cities,
False. when new areas for settlement opened farther to the west, it was often the people already on the western edges of white settlement- rather than those who remained in the east.
Fill In the Blank:
The increasingly traveled road between Missouri and New Mexico was called the ___________________
Santa Fe Trail
What event prompted Spain to negotiate the sale of Florida to the United States?

A). The Missouri Compromise
B). the Panic of 1819
C). civil war in spain.
D). the Mexican war for Independence against Spain.
E). The Seminole War
E). The Seminole War
T or F:
As President, James Monroe acted to preserve the "Virginia Dynasty"
T or F:
The Federalist Party made a surprising comeback during the presidency of James Monroe,
Western Americans tended to blame the national bank for the Panic of 1819.
Fill In The Blank:
The series of early presidents from the same state is called the _________________.
Virginia Dynasty
Fill In The Blank:
To fullfill the position of secretary of war in his cabinet, James Monroe ultimately chose. _______________________
John C. Calhoun
Fill In The Blank:
According to the terms of the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819, the United States surrendered its claims to the _______________________.
The Supreme Court ruling in Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819) was a victory for:
A). corporate contracts.
B). the Republican Party
C). State Government
D). Public Education
E). State Courts
A). corporate contracts
The policy expressed in the Monroe Doctrine was principally directed at:
A). Mexico.
B). Europe
C). American Indians.
D). Asia
E). Southern slaveholders.
B). Europe
T or F:
The Marshall Court upheld the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States.
T or F:
In Worcester v. Gorgia, the Marshall Court upheld the right of a state legislature to regulate Indian affairs.
The US Constitution granted authority to deal with tribes to Congress, not the States/Court.
T or F:
The Monroe Doctrine was consistent with the spirit of nationalism at work in the United States during the 1820's.
Fill In The Blank:
The Missouri Compromise brought Missouri and _________________ into the Union.
Fill In The Blank:
The validity of contracts was upheld by the Supreme Court case of _____________.
Dartmouth vs. Woodward
The Marshall Court strengthened the ability of Congress to regulate Interstate commerce in the case of ______________________.
Gibbons vs. Ogden
Chief Justice John Marshall strengthened the judicial branch of government at the expense of the executive and ______________________ branches.
The so-called "corrupt bargain" of 1824 involved"
A). The sale of public land to supporters of the Monroe administratoin
B). political payoffs and bribery involving the Treasury Department.
C). Illegal contracts between the State Department and private corporations.
D). Federal funds for internal improvementst to certain states in exchange for electoral votes.
E). a political deal to determine the outcome of the presidential election.
E). a political deal to determine the outcome of the presidential election.
T or F:
At the beginning of the nineteenth century, opponents of centralization had also often been opponents of economic growth.
T or F:
The "tariff of abominations" was most strenuously oppesed by the people of New england
False. Although they weren't completely satisfied about the bill, the New Englanders originally wanted to have it so they could compete with the British.
T or F:
In 1824 Andrew Jackson received the most popular votes and electoral votes.
False. Jackson received a plurality, although NOT A MAJORITY, of both popular and electoral votes.
T or F:
To many in 1828, the election of Andrew Jackson as president was a victory for the "common man"
Fill In The Blanks:
John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay were considered by many to have negotiated what is know as the "_________________ bargain" of 1824
Corrupt Bargain
Fill In The Blanks:
Andrew Jackson considered his victory in 1828 to be as complete and important as that of _________________________ in 1800