The Jeffersonian Age:  1800-1824 (3)

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1 During both the Washington and Jefferson administrations, the Western settlers' most urgent and consistent demand on the federal government was for the?:
repeal of the whiskey tax.
guaranty of an outlet to the sea for their produce.
establishment of a national banking system.
reduction in the tariff.
removal of Native Americans to reservations.

2 Chief Justice John Marshall asserted that only Congress, not the states, possessed the power to control interstate commerce. The case was?:
Marbury v. Madison.
McCulloch v. Maryland.
Cohens v. Virginia.
Jones v. Clinton.
Gibbons v. Ogden.

3 The congressional election of 1810 was important because it?:
greatly increased the size of the Republican party.
brought in a number of peace advocates.
added a number of young, western, anti-British representatives to the House.
gave rise to a new political party.

4 After the War of 1812, Henry Clay called for an "American System", by which he meant?:
a system of high tariffs to keep out European products.
a unique method of manufacturing that Europeans could not emulate.
a new way of winning wars.
internal improvements that would make the nation self-sufficient.

5 In the Rush-Bagot Treaty, Great Britain and the United agreed?:
on a timetable for the withdrawal of British forces from the Oregon territory.
on the fishing rights of each in the Atlantic.
to the creation of an Indian buffer state in the Northwest.
to limit their naval forces on the Great Lakes.

6 Recent historians describe the "Era of Good Feelings" as?:
marked by deep divisions over economic and sectional issues.
free of ideological disputes.
characterized by multiparty harmony.
marked by little interference of the Supreme Court in political affairs.

7 The Embargo Act of 1807 hurt which of the following the MOST?:
England.
France.
New England.
the South.
Spain.

8 The Panic of 1819 was the result of a speculative boom in the economy that ran for a number of years before the panic. All of the following were causes of that speculation EXCEPT?:
increasing world prices for American farm products.
a land boom.
easy credit from state wildcat banks.
tight credit from the Bank of the United States.

9 The Missouri Compromise of 1820 did all of the following EXCEPT?:
bring in Maine as a free state.
prohibit slavery north of latitude 36o 30'.
maintain the balance of slave and free states.
bring in Missouri as a slave state.
establish the principle of popular sovereignty south of 36o 30'.

10 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.
might keep alive the institution of slavery.
would slow the growth of the West.
would silence the abolitionists.