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Chapter-10- Nationalism And Sectionalism

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A national bank, a protective tariff, and internal improvements

    • B. 

      A powerful supreme court, a protective tariff, and a large navy

    • C. 

      A national university, a large army and navy, and a national bank

    • D. 

      A system of roads and canals, a national university, and a strong military

  • 2. 
    In the 1816 vote on the Bank of the United States,
    • A. 

      Clay, Calhoun and Webster all supported it

    • B. 

      Clay, Calhoun and Webster all opposed it

    • C. 

      Clay and Calhoun supported it but Webster opposed it

    • D. 

      Clay and Calhoun opposed it but Webster supported it

  • 3. 
    Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe favored a constitutional amendment to
    • A. 

      Abolish slavery

    • B. 

      Provide for internal improvements

    • C. 

      Establish a national bank

    • D. 

      Annex states from the Louisiana Purchase

  • 4. 
    The "Era of Good Feelings" describes
    • A. 

      The period between the War of 1812 and the election of Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      American life under President Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      A few years in James Monroe's first administration

    • D. 

      British-American relations after the War of 1812

  • 5. 
    The United States was able to acquire Florida easily because of
    • A. 

      Conflicts between Britain and Florida

    • B. 

      Spain's desire to keep the area from falling into Cuban hands

    • C. 

      The lack of Spanish control over the area

    • D. 

      The success of the Battle of New Orleans

  • 6. 
    Southern slave states sought to protect their national political interests by
    • A. 

      Barring slavery in the West

    • B. 

      Ensuring an equal number of slave and free states

    • C. 

      Limiting the size of the House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Enacting a protective tariff and immigration restriction

  • 7. 
    The Missouri Compromise of 1820
    • A. 

      Outlawed the foreign slave trade and declard slavery an evil

    • B. 

      Banned slavery from all of the Louisiana Purchase territory

    • C. 

      Ended the slave-state/free-state balance in the U.S Senate

    • D. 

      Admitted Missouri as a slave state

  • 8. 
    The "fireball in the night" that awakened and filled Jefferson with terror was the
    • A. 

      Rising power of the Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Issue of slavery

    • C. 

      Bank of the United States

    • D. 

      Monroe Doctrine and an expanding role in foreign affairs

  • 9. 
    In Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the Supreme Court
    • A. 

      Limited the state's role in public higher education

    • B. 

      Expanded the definition of contracts and put them beyond state control

    • C. 

      Decided that Dartmouth College did not have to accept women or blacks

    • D. 

      Established the supremacy of federal law because, as Marshall said, the "power to tax is the power to destroy"

  • 10. 
    In McCulloch v. Maryland, John Marshall
    • A. 

      Endorsed a broad construction of the Constitution

    • B. 

      Defended the supremacy of the Constitution

    • C. 

      Argued that the states did not create the federal government

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    In settling the northwestern boundary of the United States, Secretary of State Adams had to negotiate with
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Indians

  • 12. 
    James Monroe as president
    • A. 

      Had no opposition when he ran for reelection in 1820

    • B. 

      Settled a number of border issues with Canada in agreements with Britain in 1817 and 1818

    • C. 

      Developed the doctrine that aimed to keep European nations from interfering in Latin America

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The election of 1824 was decided when
    • A. 

      The House of Representatives chose Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John C. Calhoun backed Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Henry Clay supported John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      Henry Clay, William Crawford, and John C. Calhoun endorsed Andrew Jackson

  • 14. 
    In 1828 the idea that a state could nullify an act of Congress was proposed by
    • A. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      The dying Federalist party

  • 15. 
    The percentage of Americans who could vote increased between 1790 and 1920 because
    • A. 

      Of the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution enacted in 1792

    • B. 

      More states allowed women to vote

    • C. 

      Most states dropped the voting age of males

    • D. 

      States abolished many property and taxpaying requirements

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