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1

In the Constitution, political parties were:

not mentioned.

2

In 1812, Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun could best be described as:

war hawks.

3

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

False

4

In 1819, the Transcontinental Treaty negotiated by John Quincy Adams-Luis de Onís dealt with the American purchase of:

Florida

5

The greatest accomplishment of Chief Justice John Marshall was that he:

made the judiciary a coequal branch of government.

6

President Jefferson's response to the violations of American neutral rights was to prohibit American ships from leaving any American port for any port in the world.

True

7

The Prophet, Tenskwatawa, was significant because he:

inspired an Indian religious revival that helped unite the tribes.

8

Tecumseh was important because he:

advocated Indian unity to stop white expansion.

9

The policy expressed in the Monroe Doctrine was principally directed at:

Europe.

10

The Federalists made a last gasp attempt to maintain power by:

creating new federal courts and judges.

11

Under Alexander Hamilton's plan, a new national bank would:

obtain most of its capital from private investors.
facilitate the collection of taxes.
provide loans to private businesses.
act as a storehouse for federal deposits.
E. All these answers are correct.

12

Following the British bombardment of Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key wrote:

"The Star-Spangled Banner."

13

Opponents of Alexander Hamilton's proposed national bank argued:

Congress had no authority to create a national bank.

14

The Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Marbury v. Madison (1803):

stated that the Congress had no authority to expand the power of the Supreme Court, and that the Supreme Court had the power to nullify an act of Congress.

15

John Marshall was a Federalist who served during several Republican administrations.

True

16

The Alien and Sedition Acts were used primarily:

to weaken the Republican party.

17

Which of the following was NOT a charge raised by opponents to Hamilton's program?

It violated the idea of a broad or loose construction of the Constitution.

18

The Federalist party:

wanted to use government power to promote commerce and industry.

19

The Louisiana Purchase was significant for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT that:

Jefferson's constitutional scruples caused him to hesitate to act in the Republic's best interests.

20

Which president was the first to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C?

Thomas Jefferson

21

Which of the following was NOT one of the goals of Alexander Hamilton's financial proposals?

stimulate the essentially virtuous nature of ordinary citizens, who could take advantage of new economic opportunities

22

As war broke out in Europe, the Washington administration:

asserted the right to steer a path of neutrality.

23

In the late 1700s, the white American population was doubling nearly every 20 years, primarily because of:

an extremely high birth rate.

24

Once in power, Jefferson: (

increasingly put pragmatic considerations above strict political principles.

25

The influential leaders of the younger Republicans, known as the "War Hawks,"

came mostly from the frontier areas and were aggressively nationalistic.

26

Which of the following civil liberties was NOT included in the Bill of Rights?

Limits on states infringing on individual rights