APUSH Unit IV Practice Test!

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Welcome to "APUSH Quiz Unit Iv Test", a specially made trivia quiz built with the aim of improving your knowledge on the more advanced aspects of American history. We'll be discussing Monroe's presidency, Republican policies, the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819 and much more in this one.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    THe Era of Good Feelings during the presidency of Monroe reflects a end of ____ _____ and the renewal of _____ _____
    • A. 

      Party warfare; Federalist spirit

    • B. 

      Party warfare; national unity

    • C. 

      National unity; party warfare

    • D. 

      National unity; optimistic Americans

  • 2. 
    The secretary of state during Monroe's presidency was _____ _____ ____
  • 3. 
    Which of the following policies did the Republicans NOT adopt from the Federalists as time went by?
    • A. 

      Establishing a second national bank

    • B. 

      Protective tariff

    • C. 

      Improvements in transportation such as national roads

    • D. 

      Limited federal government

    • E. 

      Standing Army

  • 4. 
    All of the following are commonalities of Clay, Calhoun and Webster except?
    • A. 

      Each was born on a poor or modest farm

    • B. 

      Each became a lawyer

    • C. 

      All served as secretary of war in the cabinet

    • D. 

      Each died in the early 1850s

    • E. 

      Each served as secretary of state in the cabinet

  • 5. 
    Henry Clay used his position as Speaker of the House to advance an economic program that he later called the _____ _____
  • 6. 
    Who was described as by John Quincy Adams, "above all sectional and factious prejudices more than any other statesman of this Union with whom I have ever acted"?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 7. 
    Which supreme court case established the Supreme Court as the final arbiter of the Constitution and its power to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional?
    • A. 

      Fletcher v Peck

    • B. 

      Marbury v Madison

    • C. 

      Martin v Hunter's Lessee

    • D. 

      McCulloch v Maryland

    • E. 

      Dartmouth v Woodard

  • 8. 
    What Indians did Jackson attack under the authorization of Monroe in Florida (December 1817)?
    • A. 

      Cherokees

    • B. 

      Powhattans

    • C. 

      Seminole

    • D. 

      Iroquois

    • E. 

      Cree

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are effects of the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819? (MARK all that apply)
    • A. 

      Spain ceded Florida to the US

    • B. 

      Spain relinquished claims to Louisiana

    • C. 

      Spain relinquished claims to Oregon

    • D. 

      Spain temporarily renounced its claims to Texas

    • E. 

      US payed 5 million in damage claims by Americans against Spain from the raid in Florida

  • 10. 
    In the Monroe Doctrine declared/announced/stated (mark all that apply ;p)
    • A. 

      The US would be open to all trade to Britain

    • B. 

      Britain and the US will unite to suppress the Spanish from colonizing

    • C. 

      The Western Hemisphere was henceforth closed to any further European colonization

    • D. 

      US will not interfere in internal European affairs

    • E. 

      US would regard any further attempt by European nations colonizing the western hemisphere dangerous to the "country's peace and safety"

  • 11. 
    "There has been within these 2 years an immense revolution of fortunes in every part of the Union; enormous numbers of persons utterly ruined; multitudes in deep distress." John C. Calhoun in 1820 is describing the ____ __ _____
  • 12. 
    What were the boundaries between the North and South before the Missouri Crisis? (MATA) mark all that apply
    • A. 

      East of the Mississippi

    • B. 

      West of the Mississippi

    • C. 

      Ohio River

    • D. 

      Mason-Dixon Line

  • 13. 
    Which of the following make up the "Great Triumvirate" (MATA)
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Madison

    • E. 

      John C Calhoun

  • 14. 
    What position was considered the president's designated successor around 1800?(Henry Clay sought out for)
    • A. 

      Supreme Justice

    • B. 

      Secretary of War

    • C. 

      Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Vice President

    • E. 

      Gaybert

  • 15. 
    Of the Triumvirate, who did not support the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      Daniel Webster

    • B. 

      John C Calhoun

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      God

    • E. 

      Samuel L Jackson

  • 16. 
    Who is known as the "Expounder of the Constitution"
  • 17. 
    By 1840 voting participation of adult white males was nearly ____ percent.
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      Less than 30

  • 18. 
    What was the most significant political innovation of the early nineteenth century?
    • A. 

      Abolition of property qualifications for voting and officeholding

    • B. 

      Elimination of voting by voice

    • C. 

      Direct methods of selecting presidential electors

    • D. 

      Allowing slaves to vote

    • E. 

      Reducing residency requirements for voting

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are words from the new democratic political vocabulary during the first quarter of the nineteenth century? MATA (Mark all that apply)
    • A. 

      "Faction"

    • B. 

      "ran"

    • C. 

      "caucus"

    • D. 

      "pork barrel"

    • E. 

      "log-rolled"

  • 20. 
    According to Digital history, what state expressed the loudest outcry against the tariff of abominations?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Kentucky

    • E. 

      South Carolina

  • 21. 
    Who published and wrote the "South Carolina Exposition" that advanced the principle of nullification?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Colonel Angus

    • D. 

      John C. Calhoun

  • 22. 
    The ___ (candidate - last name) campaign in 1828 was the first campaign to appeal directly for voter support through a professional political organization
  • 23. 
    Whose presidency is associated with the "spoils system"?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      John C Calhoun

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 24. 
    Which of the following Marshall cases ruled that states could not pass laws conflicting with federal Indian treaties and that the federal government had an obligation to exclude white intruders from Indian lands?
    • A. 

      Fletcher v Peck

    • B. 

      Gibbons v Ogden

    • C. 

      Marbury v Madison

    • D. 

      McCulloch v. Maryland

    • E. 

      Worcester v Georgia

  • 25. 
    In September 1833, Jackson ordered his Treasury secretary to divert federal revenues from the Bank of the US to selected state banks known as ____ banks
  • 26. 
    In the Specie Circular of 1836, Jackson prohibited payment for public lands in anything but what two types of currencies?
    • A. 

      Paper money

    • B. 

      Bank notes

    • C. 

      Gold and Silver

    • D. 

      Sex and Drugs

  • 27. 
    The Whig party ran 3 regional candidates against Martin Van Buren during the election of 1836. Who were they? (MATA)
    • A. 

      Daniel Webster

    • B. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • C. 

      Jonathan Blanchard

    • D. 

      Paul M. Johnson

    • E. 

      Hugh Lawson White

  • 28. 
    The Whigs tended to be of all of the following except?
    • A. 

      Educators and professionals

    • B. 

      Manufacturers

    • C. 

      British and German Protestant Immigrants

    • D. 

      Catholic Irish and Scots-Irish

    • E. 

      Free Blacks

  • 29. 
    True or false? Virtually none of the founding generation of party systems believed political parties were a positive force in the governing of a nation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Who built the Albany Regency, a state political organization that worked hard for the Democratic party and placed party loyalty above personal political ambitions?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John C Calhoun

    • C. 

      Van Buren

  • 31. 
    Jackson describes this man as the "Judas of the West", who is that person?
    • A. 

      John C Calhoun

    • B. 

      Van Buren

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      Crawford

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 32. 
    The effects of Jackson's Spoils System in relation to its purpose can be described as
    • A. 

      Sentimental

    • B. 

      Suitable

    • C. 

      Ironic

    • D. 

      Widespread

  • 33. 
    The so-called Five Civilized Tribes of the Southeast walked the Trail of Tears. Which of the following is not part of the 5 tribes? (MATA)
    • A. 

      Choctaw

    • B. 

      Chickasaw

    • C. 

      Creek

    • D. 

      Cree

    • E. 

      Cherokee

  • 34. 
    Which tariff was the first true protectionist measure, and increased the price of British goods so that American goods could compete with them.
    • A. 

      Tariff off 1816

    • B. 

      Compromise Tariff of 1833

    • C. 

      Tariff of 1832

    • D. 

      Tariff of 1828

    • E. 

      Tariff of Abominations

  • 35. 
    Van Buren's system for the retaining of government funds in the United States Treasury and its subtreasuries, independently of the national banking and financial systems was called the ______ _____
    • A. 

      Separation Bill

    • B. 

      Schism Bill

    • C. 

      Divorce Bill

    • D. 

      Conservation Bill