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1

What was not true of the American regular army on the eve of the War of 1812?

Their numbers were large enough that they did not have to rely on the militia

2

Canada became an important battleground in the War of 1812 because

British forces were weakest there

3

The performance of the United States' Navy in the War of 1812 could be best described as

Much better than that of an army

4

The British attack on Fort McHenry

Inspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

5

The Battle of New Orleans

Unleashed a wave of nationalism and self-confidence

6

One result of the American naval victories during the War of 1812 was

A British naval blockade of the American coast

7

At the peace conference at Ghent, the British began to withdraw many of its earlier demands for reasons except

The American victory at New Orleans

8

The delegates of the Hartford Convention adopted the resolutions that included a call for

A Constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in Congress before war was declared

9

The resolutions from the Hartford Convention

Helped to cause the death of the Federalist Party

10

The outcome of the War of 1812 was

A stimulus to patriotic nationalism in the United States

11

The Rush-Bagot agreement

Limited naval armaments on the Great Lakes

12

One of the nationally recognized American authors in the 1820s was

Washington Irving

13

Post-War of 1812 nationalism could be seen in all of the following except

A revival of American religion

14

The Tariff of 1816 was the first in American history

That aimed to protect American industry

15

New England opposed the American System's federally constructed roads because

They would drain away needed population to the West

16

Democratic-Republicans opposed Henry Clay's American System because

They believed that it was unconstitutional

17

The Era of Good Feelings

Was a misnomer, because the period was a troubled one

18

The panic of 1819 did not bring

Inflation

19

The western land boom did not result from

The construction of railroad lines west of the Mississippi River

20

When the House of Representatives passed the Tallmadge Amendment in response to Missouri's request for admission to the Union, the South thought that the amendment

Would threaten the sectional balance

21

As a result of the Missouri Compromise

Slavery was banned north of 36*30' in the Lousiana Purchase territory

22

In interpreting the Constitution, John Marshall

Favored "loose construction"

23

John Marshall uttered his famous legal dictum that "the power to tax involves the power to destroy" in

McCulloh v. Maryland

24

In McCulloh v. Maryland, Cohens v. Virginia, and Gibbons v. Ogden, Chief Justice Marshall's rulings limited the extent of

States' rights

25

John Marshall's rulings upheld a defense of propert rights against the public pressure in

Fletcher v. Peck

26

The Treaty of 1818 with England

Called for a ten-year joint occupation of the Oregon Country by both American citizens and British subjects

27

Andrew Jackson's military exploits were instrumental in the United States gaining

Possession of Florida from the Spanish

28

The doctrine of non-colonization in the Monroe Doctrine was

A response to the apparent designs of the Russians in Alaska and Oregon

29

The Monroe Doctrine was

An expression of the illusion of deepening American isolationism from world affairs