America's Early Republic Quiz

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America's Early Republic Quiz:In this quiz you will learn how America was deeply affected by its early republic and what occured in the early republic time period. Please note the correct answers to each question, as this is a very detailed, lengthy, and informative quiz over the early republic of America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who had the greatest impact on the U.S. today? Federalists or Democratic-Republicans? Why?
  • 2. 
    Would you have bought Louisiana, why or why not?
  • 3. 
    Was this a helpful quiz?Yes or No.
  • 4. 
    What type of economy were the Federalists in favor of?
    • A. 

      Agricultural

    • B. 

      Engineering

    • C. 

      Cotton Pressing

    • D. 

      Cattle Ranching

    • E. 

      Industrial

  • 5. 
    Who led the Democratic-Republican party?
    • A. 

      Alexander H.

    • B. 

      John A.

    • C. 

      Thomas J.

    • D. 

      Adam A.

    • E. 

      Tom G.

  • 6. 
    What did Washington's 1796 speech contain?
    • A. 

      A good-bye, warning against perminent alliances and wanting neutrility.

    • B. 

      Telling about the poor economy.

    • C. 

      Go to war with the French and seize all western lands.

    • D. 

      Get Spanish allies.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    The________party wanted a powerful government.
  • 8. 
    The_____________nearly doubled the size of the U.S. and was a complete contrast of Jefferson's ways.
  • 9. 
    Why was New Orleans so important to farmers? Choose 2 answers.
    • A. 

      Because people could travel easier.

    • B. 

      Quicker shipping.

    • C. 

      Ship goods like food.

    • D. 

      Cheapest method ever in history.

    • E. 

      Fast gas-powered boats could fit in the port.

  • 10. 
    What battle did the Indians loose in that cost them Ohio and Indiana and 12 tribes signed a document afterwards?
    • A. 

      Battle of Fallen-Wood

    • B. 

      Fallen-Timbers

    • C. 

      Fallen-Man

    • D. 

      Dead Man's War

    • E. 

      Gettysburg

  • 11. 
    What did the Whiskey Rebellion teach Americans?
    • A. 

      That the U.S. gov. could defend and look out for itself and would not settle for anything that could hurt that.

    • B. 

      That the gov. is weaker than others.

    • C. 

      That the citizens can not fight until approved.

    • D. 

      That Americans are cooler than Indians.

    • E. 

      That the Indians should move west to their designated hunting grounds.

  • 12. 
    What did the Constitution State in the 1st amendment? Freedom of________. List one thing.
  • 13. 
    Thomas Fefferson didn't want war with the french because he was a strong supporter of the_____.
  • 14. 
    During the ______expedition, the explorers were captured by the Spanish and then eventually relased afterwards. They accidentally went to the Rio Grande.
  • 15. 
    The Lewis and Clark expedition revealed what?
    • A. 

      Knowledge of the land/geography.

    • B. 

      A Northwest Passageway.

    • C. 

      A desert with millions of antelope.

    • D. 

      A "hell-like" wetland.

    • E. 

      The cold, frigid atmosphere of Alaska.

  • 16. 
    Who helped the Lewis and Clark crew? In terms of language.
    • A. 

      Sacagawea

    • B. 

      Adams's mother

    • C. 

      Hamilton's brother

    • D. 

      General Clark Howard

    • E. 

      Selmar Ashive

  • 17. 
    The main conflict of the U.S. was that_______?
    • A. 

      One nation was its trading partner and the other its partner. So, they wanted to be neutral and couldn't decide on a side.

    • B. 

      One war was to be fought out.

    • C. 

      Taxes were being placed on every imported good.

    • D. 

      The Indians rebelled causing hundreds of dollars.

    • E. 

      Debt had gone up to past 60 trillion dollars.They had to pay off owed money.

  • 18. 
    Who was the Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Alex Hamilton

  • 19. 
    Henry Knox was the Secretary of War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    How many terms did Washington serve?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      Not listed.

  • 21. 
    How did Jefferson become president?
    • A. 

      It was a tie, so congress voted and finally chose him.

    • B. 

      Because Aaron Burr dropped out.

    • C. 

      Washington died.

    • D. 

      The votes were higher for him.

  • 22. 
    What was taxed that upset farmers?
    • A. 

      Beer

    • B. 

      Whiskey

    • C. 

      Beef

    • D. 

      Chicken

    • E. 

      Rum

  • 23. 
    How many original Supreme Court justices were there?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      12

  • 24. 
    Jefferson was an_________in terms of how he thought about the world.
  • 25. 
    Jamestown was founded in?
    • A. 

      1706

    • B. 

      1245

    • C. 

      1256

    • D. 

      1607

    • E. 

      1604

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