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Most of the people who wrote the Constitution

distrusted any concentration of political power

Alexander Hamilton succeeded in persuading Congress to pass all of the parts of his financial plan except

the high protective tariffs

In the late 1800s, the American laborers faced all of the following hardships except

paying high taxes on their wages

The Homestead Strike of 1892 was significant to the future of American labor because it

crippled the power of the steel workers to unionize

Farming on the Great Plains in the late 1800s consisted mainly of

commercial operations

After the Webster-Hayne debates, President Andrew Jackson emphasized his support of

a permanent federal union

In the late 1800s farmers on the Great Plains faced all of the following problems except

high land prices

During the late 1600s and early 1700s, French settlement in North America was characterized by the

toleration of Indians' way of life

The Jefferson administration took all of the following actions except

eliminating the national debt

The natural enemies of the ranchers included all of the following groups except


The city machine and "boss rule" were created and continued to thrive because

immigrants needed services and employment

The fear of foreign immigrants in the late 1800s led to all of the following developments except

the adoption of literacy tests to screen immigrants

The immigrants of the late 1800s who generally advanced most rapidly were

Germans and Jews

After 1793, the new imperial program of Prime Minister George Grenville included all of the following revenue-producing measures except

the Molasses Act of 1764, increasing the duty on molasses

In response to the Coercive Acts, the colonists took all of the following actions except

passing a plan for a colonial union under British authority

As the Revolutionary War began, most Americans believed they were fighting for

representation in the British Parliament

The Second Great Awakening had the least impact on the


The most influential of the War Hawks were

John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay

The John Marshall court was responsible for strengthening

the interests of the propertied and commercial class

John Quincy Adams' presidency saw all of the following events except

success in protecting Indians in Georgia

President accredited to the era of good feelings

James Monroe

In 1824, the breakdown of the caucus system resulted in

the election being thrown into the House of Representatives

Non-Whig supporters

Irish and German Catholics

Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote scathingly of the dangers of individuality in such novels as

The Scarlet Letter

The buffalo were virtually exterminated in the 1860s and 70s for all of the following reasons except

the meat industry needed meat for its eastern markets

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