True or False AP American History Test Questions

Jeffersonians believed in a smaller government, but they also favored a nationwide system of public schools.
True

The idea of the “republican mother” presumed that it was important that women be educated.
True

The early nineteenth-century growth of the medical profession resulted in an expansion in opportunities for women.
False

The Second Great Awakening succeeded in restoring to prominence traditional doctrines such as predestination.
False

The revivalism of the Second Great Awakening was essentially restricted to white people.
False

The chief justice of the Supreme Court at the time of Marbury v. Madison was Aaron Burr
John Marshall

In 1804, the Federalists known as the Essex Junto believed slavery could not be allowed to expand into the territories.
True (idk)

By the early nineteenth century, the United States began to have cities that approached the major cities of Europe in population
False

By the end of Jefferson’s presidency, the capital city of Washington rivaled New York and Philadelphia as a major American city.
False

Thomas Jefferson sought to convey the public image of a plain, ordinary citizen.
True

The Lewis and Clark expedition was assisted by the guide Sacajawea.
True

Jefferson as president was able to cut the size of government, but he was not able to reduce the national debt.
False

Jefferson was not a pacifist, but he did scale down the size of the American armed forces.
True

Napoleon decided to sell the entire Louisiana Territory to the United States because the French army on the European continent had been decimated by disease
True, yellow fever

The terms of the Louisiana Purchase were made without the prior approval of either the president or Congress.
True

The Lewis and Clark expedition was organized over President Jefferson’s objections
False

When Thomas Jefferson received the treaty for the Louisiana Purchase, he was unsure of his constitutional authority to accept it.
True

Prior to their journey west in 1804, neither Lewis nor Clark had experience dealing with Indians
False

The Embargo of 1807 created a serious economic depression in the nation
True

Aaron Burr was convicted and imprisoned for the murder of Alexander Hamilton
False

The British claimed the right to stop American merchant ships and seize any slaves found on board during the Jefferson administration.
True

The War of 1812 was caused by conflicts on the Atlantic Ocean and in the American West.
True

President Thomas Jefferson’s Indian policy was to insist that Indians give up claims to tribal lands in the Northwest.
True

The Battle of Tippecanoe was a rare Indian victory against the United States.
False

At the time of the War of 1812, what is now Florida was held by Spain
True

Congressmen who were labeled “war hawks” were generally Revolutionary veterans.
False

The United States entered the War of 1812 with enthusiasm and optimism.
True

One British
accomplishment that took place in the War of 1812 in 1814 was the American surrender of Fort McHenry in Baltimore.
False

29. Congressmen who were labeled “war hawks” were generally Revolutionary veterans
False

During the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson made a name for himself in Florida and at New Orleans.
True

In the Treaty of Ghent, the British renounced their practice of impressments.
True

At the time of the War of 1812, what is now Florida was held by Spain.
True

By the time of the War of 1812, the Federalist Party was the minority party nationally, but it was still the majority party in New England.
True

The Hartford Convention called for secession from the United States.
True

In the Treaty of Ghent, the British renounced their practice of impressments.
True

The War of 1812 gave the Indian tribes east of the Mississippi at least a glimmer of better days to come in their ongoing battle to resist white expansion
False (Idk)

The first national bank had gone out of existence before the War of 1812.
True

The end of the War of 1812 suddenly improved the prospects for American industrial development.
True (idk)

The experience of American banking during the War of 1812 revealed the need for another national bank.
True

American steam-powered shipping by 1818 carried more cargo on the Mississippi than all other forms of river transport combined, increased the transport of manufactured goods westward and stimulated agriculture in both the West and the South.
True

President Madison believed that federal funding of internal improvements required a constitutional amendment.
True

The revivalism of the Second Great Awakening was essentially restricted to white people.
False

43. The writing of the Monroe Doctrine deeply angered the European powers
False

Between 1800 and 1820 the population of America grew very slowly.
True

Life in the western territories in the early nineteenth century was almost exclusively one of solitary existence and individual self-reliance.
True

President James Monroe began his administration under what seemed to be remarkably favorable circumstances
False

Western Americans tended to blame the national bank for the Panic of 1819.
False

New management and more specifically new business practices at the Bank of the United States caused several state banks to fail.
True

The Marshall Court strengthened the federal government at the expense of the states.
True

The Marshall Court upheld the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States.
True, Mculluh v. Maryland

The Marshall Court declared the Bank of the United States to be unconstitutional.
False

The Marshall Court accepted the argument that Indian tribes were foreign nations.
Worcestse v. Georgia , True

In Worcester v. Georgia, the Marshall Court upheld the right of a state legislature to regulate Indian affairs
False (Idk)

The Monroe Doctrine was primarily the work of John Quincy Adams.
True

The Monroe Doctrine was consistent with the spirit of nationalism at work in the United States during the 1820s.
True

At the beginning of the nineteenth century, opponents of centralization had also often been opponents of economic growth.
True

Between 1800 and 1820 the population of America grew very slowly.
True

Eastern Americans tended to blame the national bank for the Panic of 1819.
False

The “tariff of abominations” was most strenuously opposed by the people of New England.
True

The presidential administration of John Quincy Adams noted for its inability to carry out its policies effectively.
True

Prior to running for the presidency in 1824, Andrew Jackson was a military man who had never held elective office.
False

In 1824, Andrew Jackson received the most popular votes and electoral votes.
True

Both the 1824 and 1828 presidential elections were decided by the House of Representatives.
True

The “tariff of abominations” was most strenuously opposed by the people of New England.
True

A consequence of the presidential election of 1828 saw the emergence of a new two-party system,
True

To many in 1828, the election of Andrew Jackson as president was a victory for the “common man.”
True

In the early nineteenth century most physicians spoke out against the practice of bleeding and purging.
True

In the early nineteenth century most doctors received their training by working with an established physician.
True

In the early 1800s physicians found the public remarkably receptive to new discoveries and innovations.
False (idk)

The expansion of the medical profession during the early nineteenth century led to the decline in midwives.
True

Pre-Civil War explorers called the Great Plains the “Great American Desert.”
True

The Missouri Compromise brought Missouri and Maine into the Union.
True

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