The Jeffersonian Age: 1800-1824 (2)

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1 The Lewis and Clark expedition occurred AFTER which of the following events?:
the War of 1812.
the Louisiana Purchase.
the Embargo Act of 1807.
the Missouri Compromise.
the Nullification Controversy.

2 All of these statements support the foreign policy of Jefferson and Madison EXCEPT?:
the Embargo Act of 1807 kept American ships off the high seas and prevented impressment of our sailors by England.
England and France needed our goods more than we needed their trade. They were at war and needed all the imports they could get.
the Embargo Act and the Non-Intercourse Act were embarrassingly close to a peace-at-any-price policy.
circumstances can make avoidance of war a wiser policy than insistence upon national rights.
had local officials aided the federal government in preventing smuggling, our rights as neutrals would soon have been observed by England and France.

3 In addition to the Embargo Act of 1807, a significant factor in the development of American industry in the period 1800-1820 was?:
the invention of the cotton gin.
the availability of cheap immigrant labor.
the development of railroads.
the Louisiana Purchase.
protective tariffs.

4 Thomas Jefferson maintained that?:
only educated men could know the truth.
until the masses were educated aristocratic government was more likely to be just than was republican government.
by means of education, republican societies should train the ablest minds for leadership.
education would make all men equal in ability.
the greatest enemies of liberty were the over-educated.

5 In McCulloch v. Maryland, the Supreme Court declared that?:
Congress lacked the power to charter a national bank.
a state cannot tax an agency of the federal government.
the state of Maryland was superior to the United States.
a college had a right to a charter.

6 The War Hawks were?:
mostly from New England.
eager for war against Napoleon in order to gain the Louisiana Territory.
supporters of Jefferson and Madison's policy of economic coercion.
Republicans from the West and South who wanted to take Canada from Britain and Florida from Spain.

7 In diplomatic and economic terms, the War of 1812?:
was a disaster for the United States.
could be considered the Second War for American Independence.
was considered a victory for Britain.
resulted in the fall of the British government that concluded the conflict.

8 The resolutions from the Hartford Convention?:
helped to cause the death of the Federalist Party.
resulted in the resurgence of states' rights.
called for southern secession from the Union.
supported use of state militias against the British.

9 In the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812?:
most American demands were satisfied.
the Americans made substantial concessions to the British.
the issues that had led to war were finally resolved.
nothing was settled beyond a restoration of the prewar status quo.
Britain agreed to end the impressment of American seamen.

10 The outcome of the election of 1824 between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson was decided by?:
the Electoral College.
a plurality of the popular vote.
the Senate.
the Supreme Court.
the House of Representatives.