Chapter 8 History

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The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions, written respectively by Madison and Jefferson, attacked what federal law? 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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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 only with 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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George Washington was elected the first President of the United States:
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unanimously by the electors of the Electoral College.
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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 by the Treaty of Ghent in December 1814
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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: In the “XYZ” affair of 1797
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French officials presented American diplomats with a demand for bribes.
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Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
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French Revolution; Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man; Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman; Gabriel’s Rebellion
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“Impressment” as practiced by the British was: “Impressment,” as practiced by the British, was
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kidnapping sailors.
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Which was not part of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton’s financial plan of 1790-91? 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
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The great war hero to emerge from the War of 1812 was: Who was the great war hero to emerge from the War of 1812
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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 of Indian relations
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Which of the following was not an underlying purpose of Hamilton’s financial program of 1790-91? Which of the following was not an underlying purpose of Hamilton’s financial program of 1790-1791?
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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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Which was not part of Fries’s Rebellion of 1799?
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John Fries, a local militia leader and auctioneer, was hanged.
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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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The case that established “judicial review” was: Which case established “judicial review”?
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Marbury v. Madison
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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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Which is the proper chronological order of U.S. presidents?
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Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe
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Most of the labor in building the public buildings of the national government in Washington, D.C., was done by: 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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The “Second War of Independence” was: What was called the Second War of Independence
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the War of 1812.
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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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On their journey of exploration from Missouri to Oregon, Lewis and Clark were accompanied by the Indian interpreter:
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Sacajawea
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With the Louisiana Purchase: With the Louisiana Purchase,
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the size of the nation was doubled.
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Which was not true of Gabriel’s Rebellion in 1800?
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led by Toussant L’Ouverture
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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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over 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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Jefferson’s embargo on U.S. exports proved an economic disaster for American port towns.
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true
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The main target of the Sedition Act was the British.
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false
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No one was ever convicted under the 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts.
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false
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Jefferson was the first president to begin his term in Washington, D.C.
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true
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The Haitian Revolution renewed fears of a slave rebellion in the United States.
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true
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Jefferson barely won the election of 1804.
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false
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Alexander Hamilton shot Aaron Burr in a hunting accident.
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false
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The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions put forth the idea of secession.
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false
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The Barbary Wars were the United States’ first contact with the Islamic World.
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true
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In 1798, the United States was involved in a “quasi-war” with Spain.
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false
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The “Revolution of 1800” was against the French.
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false
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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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false
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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 in purchasing the Louisiana Territory.
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false
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The Shawnee brothers Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa led the way in promoting Indian adoption of white customs.
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false
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Lewis and Clark were guided by Pocahontas across the Bitterroot Mountains.
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false
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The Embargo of 1807 set the stage for vast economic prosperity in the United States.
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false
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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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false
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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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true
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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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false
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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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true
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The Whiskey Rebellion reinforced Federalist beliefs in the need for a strong standing army.
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true
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The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions condemned state laws against seditious speech.
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false
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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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false
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The democratic ferment of the 1790s drew much inspiration from the French Revolution and British radicalism.
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true
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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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false

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