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Final Foreign Policy: Washington Through Monroe

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This is your final for how you are doing with foreign policy and early presidents. Be sure to include your first name and last name's initial along with your period number (e. G. : Dave B. P2, Sue D. P6 or Randy Q. P7) in the box where it wants you to put your name.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During his presidency, Thomas Jefferson had problems with all of the following except . . .
    • A. 

      British Troops in the Ohio Valley

    • B. 

      Barbary Pirates holding US ships and crews for ransom

    • C. 

      Britain impressing US sailors

    • D. 

      France seizing US merchant ships

  • 2. 
    This Shawnee leader united Native Americans to fight American settlers that moved west  into Native lands.
    • A. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • B. 

      Tecumseh

    • C. 

      Tippecanoe

    • D. 

      War Hawk

  • 3. 
    Which of the following happened during Madison's Presidency?
    • A. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • B. 

      The attack on the Chesapeake by the Leopard

    • C. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      The War of 1812

  • 4. 
    The Battle of New Orleans was . . .
    • A. 

      The battle that ensured American victory in the War of 1812.

    • B. 

      An American triumph over the Barbary Pirates

    • C. 

      Unnecessary, because a treaty ended the War of 1812 before the battle was fought.

    • D. 

      A horrible loss for the Americans, and almost cost them the war.

  • 5. 
    Which treaty caused the British to pull troops from the Ohio Valley?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo

  • 6. 
    Thomas Jefferson tried to stop French and British seizures of American ships by doing what?
    • A. 

      He joined in an alliance with Britain and stopped merchant shipping to the French.

    • B. 

      He bribed three secret agents to stop seizing boats.

    • C. 

      He waged an all-out war with France.

    • D. 

      He proposed the embargo act of 1807.

  • 7. 
    All of the following were leaders of revolutions in Latin America except:
    • A. 

      Jose de san Martin

    • B. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • C. 

      Tecumseh

    • D. 

      Miguel Hidalgo

  • 8. 
    With whom did Latin America revolt against from 1810 to 1821?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Britian

  • 9. 
    John Adams and his political party, the Federalists, lost popularity, because . . .
    • A. 

      Adams pursued peace instead of war with France.

    • B. 

      Adams paid the French Foreign Minister Talleyrand the tribute to release the seized ships.

    • C. 

      Adams was unable to put an end to the 1778 alliance with France.

    • D. 

      Adams was unable to stop the French from seizing ships.

  • 10. 
    George Washington established America's first foreign policies of . . .
    • A. 

      Isolationism and favoritism.

    • B. 

      Neutrality and isolationism.

    • C. 

      Neutrality and involvement.

    • D. 

      Involvement and neutrality.

  • 11. 
    The Monroe Doctrine  did all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Show the world that the US was becoming more unified

    • B. 

      Show the world that the US was no longer weak

    • C. 

      Allow America to return to a policy of isolationism

    • D. 

      Allow America to colonize all of Latin America

  • 12. 
    The Monroe Doctrine warned Spain and the rest of Europe to . . .
    • A. 

      Stop seizing US ships.

    • B. 

      Not try to colonize Latin America.

    • C. 

      Stay away from American interests in Spain

    • D. 

      Not blockade US seaports

  • 13. 
    After the Battle of Tippecanoe Creek, American Soldiers found what on the battlefield?
    • A. 

      The body of chief Tecumseh

    • B. 

      French-made swords

    • C. 

      British made guns

    • D. 

      Dead British soldiers

  • 14. 
    In the XYZ Affair, who were X, Y and Z?
    • A. 

      American secret agents

    • B. 

      Barbary Pirate secret agents

    • C. 

      British secret agents

    • D. 

      French secret agents

  • 15. 
    Which treaty ended the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • 16. 
    Why did Britain want Latin America left alone after they revolted?
    • A. 

      Many parts of Latin America had become popular travel destinations for British people.

    • B. 

      Many British families had immigrated to the area, and they did not want them hurt.

    • C. 

      All of Latin America had made an alliance with Britain.

    • D. 

      The newly independent nations of Latin America could trade freely.

  • 17. 
    The attack on the Chesapeake by the Leopard happened as a result of . . . 
    • A. 

      The battle of Lake Champlain.

    • B. 

      The attack on Fort McHenry.

    • C. 

      The British policy of impressment.

    • D. 

      The French policy of demanding tribute for seized ships.

  • 18. 
    The following are all reasons why Washington tried to avoid problems with other countries except:
    • A. 

      Washington had never commanded a military

    • B. 

      The new US government did not have much money

    • C. 

      America had no standing army

    • D. 

      The nation was surrounded by unfriendly powers

  • 19. 
    The War of 1812 was important for all of the following except:
    • A. 

      It resolved all of the problems that America had with Europe.

    • B. 

      Future presidents like Andrew Jackson and William Henry Harrison gained popularity by being war heroes.

    • C. 

      National pride increased in the United States.

    • D. 

      Native American resistance was weakened.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following presidents did not hold office between 1789 and 1825?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 21. 
    "The ways in which a nation deals with other nations" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Impressment.

    • B. 

      Foreign policy.

    • C. 

      Embargo.

    • D. 

      Tribute.

  • 22. 
    "Capturing US sailors and and forcing them to work in the British Navy" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Impressment

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 23. 
    "A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Alliances

    • B. 

      Neutrality

    • C. 

      Doctrine

    • D. 

      Piracy

  • 24. 
    "A payment, or gift, given for protection or as part of a deal" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Piracy

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 25. 
    "A government order that stops trade ships from entering or leaving ports" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Doctrine

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Impressment

  • 26. 
    "Robbery on the high seas" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Piracy

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Isolationism

  • 27. 
    "A policy of not choosing sides in a war or dispute between other nations" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Isolationism

    • B. 

      Neutrality

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Foreign policy

  • 28. 
    "A policy of avoiding political or military agreements with other nations" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Isolationism

    • B. 

      Neutrality

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Foreign policy

  • 29. 
    "Are created when nations make agreements to aid and support each other" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Piracy

    • B. 

      Embargoes

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Doctrines

  • 30. 
    "To take, or to control, something" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Doctrine