US 1 Chapter 6 Practice Test

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Masconomet American History I - Semester 2 Final Exam Review - Chapter 6 Practice Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Jay's Treaty, John Jay agreed that Britain had the right to seize cargoes bound for French ports.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Alexander Hamilton killed Aaron Burr in a duel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In 1789, to raise money to operate, the new federal government
    • A. 

      Imposed a tariff.

    • B. 

      Imposed an income tax.

    • C. 

      Issued bonds.

    • D. 

      Imposed a sales tax on all purchases.

  • 4. 
    Pinckney’s Treaty gave the United States
    • A. 

      Control of the Florida territory.

    • B. 

      The right to navigate the Mississippi River.

    • C. 

      Most-favored nation status with Spain.

    • D. 

      The right to limited trade with British colonies in the Caribbean.

  • 5. 
    After a British warship fired on an American warship in 1807, President Jefferson asked Congress to pass the ____, halting all trade with Europe.
    • A. 

      Alien and Sedition Acts

    • B. 

      Virginia Resolution

    • C. 

      Hartford Convention

    • D. 

      Embargo Act

  • 6. 
    Some leaders opposed the Bank of the United States because they believed
    • A. 

      The Constitution did not give the federal government the power to create a bank.

    • B. 

      The paper money issued by the bank would soon become worthless.

    • C. 

      Southern planters would own most of the stock because only they could afford it.

    • D. 

      The Constitution expressly forbade the federal government from creating a bank.

  • 7. 
    Jay’s Treaty
    • A. 

      Stopped the British from seizing American cargoes bound for French ports.

    • B. 

      Required the British to compensate American merchants.

    • C. 

      Prevented war with Great Britain.

    • D. 

      Harmed the fragile American economy.

  • 8. 
    The XYZ Affair concerned
    • A. 

      French demands for bribes from the United States.

    • B. 

      American demands for bribes from France.

    • C. 

      British demands for bribes from the United States.

    • D. 

      American demands for bribes from Britain.

  • 9. 
    The United States gained the Louisiana Territory by
    • A. 

      Buying it from France.

    • B. 

      Buying it from Spain.

    • C. 

      Winning it in the War of 1812.

    • D. 

      Winning it in the Quasi-War.

  • 10. 
    During the War of 1812, ____ secretly arranged for the construction of a fleet on the coast of Lake Erie in Ohio.
    • A. 

      William Hull

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • D. 

      Oliver Perry

  • 11. 
    The Whiskey Rebellion was halted in
    • A. 

      1791

    • B. 

      1792

    • C. 

      1793

    • D. 

      1794

  • 12. 
    “Strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea and on land. But if we fail, let us fail like men, lash ourselves to our gallant tars [sailors], and expire together in one common struggle, fighting for free trade and seamen’s rights.” —Henry Clay, about the War of 1812  The War of 1812 was about ____, according to Clay.
    • A. 

      The struggle of the common people

    • B. 

      Equal justice on the ocean

    • C. 

      Native American attacks

    • D. 

      Piracy

  • 13. 
    Over time, the heads of the government departments who advised the president came to be known as the ____________________.
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Cabinet

    • C. 

      Staff

    • D. 

      Joint Crew

  • 14. 
    The Bill of Rights that went into effect in 1791 had ____ amendments.
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Twelve

    • D. 

      Fourteen

  • 15. 
    1In the Battle of Tippecanoe,
    • A. 

      The British beat United States troops.

    • B. 

      United States troops beat the British.

    • C. 

      Native Americans beat United States government troops.

    • D. 

      There was no clear winner between Native Americans and U.S. troops.

  • 16. 
    TestThe decision in the Marbury v. Madison case established
    • A. 

      The right to a trial by jury.

    • B. 

      The right to an attorney.

    • C. 

      The Court’s right of judicial review.

    • D. 

      The right to create a national bank.

  • 17. 
    The second president of the United States, elected in 1796, was ____________________.  
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Samuel Morse

    • D. 

      Paul Revere

  • 18. 
    In Massachusetts, a small group of Federalists known as the ____________________ drafted a plan to take New England out of the Union.
    • A. 

      Essex Junto

    • B. 

      Northern Revolution

    • C. 

      Tecumseh Tribe

    • D. 

      Fallen Timbers

  • 19. 
    The ____________________ was an undeclared war at sea between the United States and France that began in 1798.
    • A. 

      Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      "Mr. Madison's War"

    • C. 

      War of 1812

    • D. 

      Quasi-War

  • 20. 
    In 1791 Congress passed a tax on ____________________, which enraged Western farmers who used it as a medium of exchange.
    • A. 

      Stamps

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Whiskey

    • D. 

      Cheese

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