Ch 8 Give Me Liberty

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The only time in American history that the president has actually commanded an army in the field was during
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the Whisky Rebellion 1794 (Penn. farmers sought to block collection of the new tax on distilled spirits, they considered the tax as repugnant to liberty and an invasion of the privileges which the revolution was fought for) George Washington
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On their journey of exploration from Missouri to Oregon, Lewis and Clark were accompanied by the American Indian interpreter
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Sacajawea
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Slave women residing in the area later known as the Louisiana Purchase had the right to go to court for protection against cruelty or rape by their owners.
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T
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Jefferson barely won the election of 1804.
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F
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Judith Sargent Murray’s argument was that women were capable of the same intelligence men possessed yet women were denied “the opportunity of acquiring knowledge.”
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T
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The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions condemned state laws against seditious speech.
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F
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The newly created Bank of the United States was originally a branch of the government under the suggestion of Alexander Hamilton.
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F
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Which of the following series of events is listed in proper chronological sequence?
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Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man; Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman; Gabriel’s Rebellion
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With the Louisiana Purchase,
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the size of the nation doubled
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The “Revolution of 1800” was
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the peaceful transfer of the office of the presidency between political parties.
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When Chief Justice John Jay was sent to Britain to stop impressment of American citizens,
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he brokered a treaty that canceled the American-French alliance and recognized British supremacy.
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The word “male” did not appear in the Constitution until after the Civil War.
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T
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In the aftermath of the War of 1812, Americans tended to view Canadians as
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monarchial and lacking in an understanding of liberty.
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Which was not part of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton’s financial plan of 1790-1791?
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cease the tax on whiskey: there was the creation of the Bank of the United States, assumption; the federal government would assume responsibility for paying off state and federal debts incurred in the War for Independence, and also outstanding state debts, and issuance by the federal government of interest-bearing bonds
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Jefferson’s embargo on U.S. exports proved an economic disaster for American port towns.
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T
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The case that established judicial review was
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Marbury & Madison
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Most of the labor in building the public buildings of the national government in Washington, D.C., was done by
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slaves
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Mary Wollstonecraft’s work called for greater access to education and paid employment for women while also fervently challenging traditional gender roles in America.
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F
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No one was ever convicted under the 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts.
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F
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After Washington’s unanimous reelection in 1792, he wanted to run for president once more, but Congress had barred him from obtaining a third term.
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F
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The Whiskey Rebellion reinforced Federalist beliefs in the need for a strong standing army.
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T
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President Thomas Jefferson refused to purchase the Louisiana Territory because it was an affront to his strict constructionist view of the Constitution, but Congress overrode his veto.
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F
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Federalists felt the creation of such groups as the Democratic-Republican societies cemented the virtuous ideals of liberty.
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F
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James Madison opposed Congress even receiving a petition from slaves from North Carolina as he felt they had “no claim” on lawmakers’ attention.
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T
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While in office, some army officers suggested that President Washington set himself up as a dictator of the new country.
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T
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After Washington’s inauguration, he proclaimed liberty and the republican model of government was dependent on the success of America’s experiment in
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self- govenment
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Which was not part of Fries’s Rebellion of 1799?
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John Fries, a local militia leader and auctioneer, was hanged : he was arrested for treason. farmers in southeastern Pennsylvania obstructed tax assessments, president John Adams dispatched federal troops to the area.
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A result of the expanding factions within the new government, more citizens attended political meetings and the country experienced rapid growth of the American press.
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T
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The Barbary Wars were the United States’s first contact with the Islamic World.
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T (American ships went to Mediterranean to set up trade, ships were captured by pirates, ransom, war, america won, set up trade with a treaty)
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Which was not true of Gabriel’s Rebellion in 1800?
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led by Toussaint L’Ouverture : led by a blacksmith from Richmond, Virginia, the plan was to march on the city of Richmond and hold Governor James Monroe hostage, a plot by slaves
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“Impressment” as practiced by the British was
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kidnapping sailors
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The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions, written respectively by Madison and Jefferson, attacked what federal law?
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Sedition Act
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The “Second War of Independence” was
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the War of 1812
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Which of the following was not a significant feature of the War of 1812?
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Northerners strongly supported the war; southerners strongly opposed it.
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The Haitian Revolution renewed fears of a slave rebellion in the United States.
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F
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Which was not true of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794?
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six leaders of the Whiskey Rebellion were hanged
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An influential figure in the popular quest for expanded rights during the 1790s was
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all
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Which was not true of the Embargo Act of 1807?
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it banned trade with only Britain and France
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Which was not true of the Republican Party in the early Republic?
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They were more sympathetic to England than were the Federalists.
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Which was not true of the Federalist Party?
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They favored Jefferson’s view of the Constitution.
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The War of 1812 was ended by what treaty?
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in December 1814 by the Treaty of Ghent
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Which of the following was not a major development during Jefferson’s presidency?
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an act declaring all Indian lands between the Appalachian mountains and the Mississippi River off-limits to white settlement
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In the “XYZ affair” of 1797:
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French officials presented American diplomats with a demand for bribes.
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The great war hero to emerge from the War of 1812 was:
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Andrew Jackson
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Who killed the first U.S. secretary of the treasury in a duel?
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Aaron Burr
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Which of the following policies of President Adams was not a major point of partisan controversy?
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his handling on Indian relations
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Which of the following was not an underlying purpose of Hamilton’s financial program of 1790-91?
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to restrain industrial development
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By 1798, the United States and what country were engaged in a “quasi-war”?
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France
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The two political parties of the mid-1790s were the:
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Republicans and Federalists.
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“The Star-Spangled Banner,” written by Frances Scott Key, commemorates what event in the War of 1812?
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Fort McHenry withstood British bombardment
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Which of the following was not a feature of the emerging rivalry between Republicans and Federalists during Washington’s presidency?
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The two parties differed sharply on domestic affairs, but hardly at all on foreign affairs.
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By 1807, at the time the Congress enacted the Embargo Act, how many American sailors had the British impressed?
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6,000 +
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Among the more memorable passages of Jefferson’s first inaugural address is the following:
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“We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.”
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The main target of the Sedition Act was the British.
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F
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Jefferson was the first president to begin his term in Washington, D.C.
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T
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Alexander Hamilton shot Aaron Burr in a hunting accident.
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F
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The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions put forth the idea of secession.
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F
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In 1798, the United States was involved in a “quasi-war” with Spain.
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F
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The “Revolution of 1800” was against the French.
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F
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The War of 1812 was ended only after the British pledged to cease the impressment of American sailors.
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F
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The Shawnee brothers Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa led the way in promoting Indian adoption of white customs.
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F (pano-Indianian)
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Lewis and Clark were guided by Pocahontas across the Bitterroot Mountains.
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F
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The Embargo of 1807 set the stage for vast economic prosperity in the United States.
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F
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The discoveries made by Lewis and Clark on their expedition through the West persuaded Jefferson to go ahead with the Louisiana Purchase.
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F
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One of Lewis and Clark’s tasks was to record information about the flora and fauna they encountered.
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T
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In consequence of the December 1814 Hartford Convention, the Federalist Party grew in strength and vigor as “Mr. Madison’s War” was clearly unpopular.
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F
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During the Adams presidency, Thomas Jefferson opposed the suppression of political dissent by federal government—but not by state government.
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T
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In the Revolution of 1800, Thomas Jefferson led a coup against the administration of John Quincy Adams.
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F
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The democratic ferment of the 1790s drew much inspiration from the French Revolution and British radicalism.
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T
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The Haitian Revolution and Gabriel’s rebellion convinced large numbers of white southerners that slavery had to go.
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F

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