Chapter 10 Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What political party was no longer around in 1817?
    • A. 

      Democratic-Republicans

    • B. 

      Whigs

    • C. 

      Federalists

  • 2. 
    Who invented the cotton gin?
    • A. 

      Denmark Vesey

    • B. 

      Eli Whitney

    • C. 

      Francis Scott Key

  • 3. 
    Cotton became known as ______________ because it was so profitable for the farmers.
    • A. 

      White gold

    • B. 

      Black gold

    • C. 

      Soft gold

  • 4. 
    What industry was used in the Northern colonies?
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Farming

    • C. 

      Logging

  • 5. 
    How was James Monroe able to please all the people in the nation?
    • A. 

      He gave everyone money

    • B. 

      He was a really nice guy

    • C. 

      He created his Cabinet from people all over the nation so they knew he was looking out for their interests.

  • 6. 
    James Monroe's 2 terms were called what?
    • A. 

      "Era of Monroe"

    • B. 

      "Era of Good Feelings"

    • C. 

      "Happy Days"

  • 7. 
    James Monroe won all of the electoral college votes except how many?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      20

  • 8. 
    William Plumer of New Hampshire did not give Monroe his electoral college vote.  Why?
    • A. 

      He didn't believe that Monroe would be a good President

    • B. 

      He wanted the only person to ever receive all the electoral college votes to be George Washington

    • C. 

      Monroe's opponent paid him for his vote

  • 9. 
    Which country owned Florida in 1818?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Britain

  • 10. 
    Who was the future President who gathered 1,000 troops together and defeated the Seminole Indians and Spanish Florida?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 11. 
    What was the name of the treaty in which Spain gave all of Florida and other claims east of the Mississippi ot the United States in exchange for $5 million, which was used to pay a debt to the American citizens?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • B. 

      Adams-Otis Treaty

    • C. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 12. 
    A ____________ state could practice slavery
    • A. 

      Slave

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      Independent

  • 13. 
    A ___________ state could not practice slavery.
    • A. 

      Slave

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      Independent

  • 14. 
    In 1819, there were ________ slave states and _________ free states.
    • A. 

      1, 10

    • B. 

      11, 11

    • C. 

      12, 12

  • 15. 
    Which state wanted to be added to the Union but people were concerned because it was a slave state and people were worried that it would tip the balance of power to the slave owners?
    • A. 

      Maine

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Missour

  • 16. 
    In the Missouri Compromise, Missouri was allowed to enter the Union as a slave state as long as ___________ could enter the Union as a free state.
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Maine

    • C. 

      Vermont

  • 17. 
    What was the name of the slave who wanted to revolt and try to gain freedom with other slaves?  He was arrested and killed before he could.
    • A. 

      DeWitt Clinton

    • B. 

      Nat Turner

    • C. 

      Denmark Vesey

  • 18. 
    What is the Monroe Doctrine?
    • A. 

      Any attempt by a European power to extend its influence in any part of the Western Hemisphere would be thought of as dangerous to the peace and safety of the United States

    • B. 

      Any attempt by the French and Spanish to establish colonies in Canada would be a threat to the United States.

  • 19. 
    Who won the election of 1824?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

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