Chapter-10- Nationalism And Sectionalism

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Sectionalism is loyalty to the interests of the region you belong to rather than the nation as a whole. Sectionalism was a major problem as the United States as it moved closer to the civil war. Take up the quiz below covering chapter ten on nationalism and sectionalism and test out what you know.


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  • 1. 
    In the early 1800s, the trinity of economic nationalism consisted
    • A. 

      A national bank, a protective tariff, and internal improvements

    • B. 

      A powerful supreme court, a protective tariff, and a large navy

    • C. 

      A national university, a large army and navy, and a national bank

    • D. 

      A system of roads and canals, a national university, and a strong military

  • 2. 
    In the 1816 vote on the Bank of the United States,
    • A. 

      Clay, Calhoun and Webster all supported it

    • B. 

      Clay, Calhoun and Webster all opposed it

    • C. 

      Clay and Calhoun supported it but Webster opposed it

    • D. 

      Clay and Calhoun opposed it but Webster supported it

  • 3. 
    Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe favored a constitutional amendment to
    • A. 

      Abolish slavery

    • B. 

      Provide for internal improvements

    • C. 

      Establish a national bank

    • D. 

      Annex states from the Louisiana Purchase

  • 4. 
    The "Era of Good Feelings" describes
    • A. 

      The period between the War of 1812 and the election of Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      American life under President Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      A few years in James Monroe's first administration

    • D. 

      British-American relations after the War of 1812

  • 5. 
    The United States was able to acquire Florida easily because of
    • A. 

      Conflicts between Britain and Florida

    • B. 

      Spain's desire to keep the area from falling into Cuban hands

    • C. 

      The lack of Spanish control over the area

    • D. 

      The success of the Battle of New Orleans

  • 6. 
    Southern slave states sought to protect their national political interests by
    • A. 

      Barring slavery in the West

    • B. 

      Ensuring an equal number of slave and free states

    • C. 

      Limiting the size of the House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Enacting a protective tariff and immigration restriction

  • 7. 
    The Missouri Compromise of 1820
    • A. 

      Outlawed the foreign slave trade and declard slavery an evil

    • B. 

      Banned slavery from all of the Louisiana Purchase territory

    • C. 

      Ended the slave-state/free-state balance in the U.S Senate

    • D. 

      Admitted Missouri as a slave state

  • 8. 
    The "fireball in the night" that awakened and filled Jefferson with terror was the
    • A. 

      Rising power of the Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Issue of slavery

    • C. 

      Bank of the United States

    • D. 

      Monroe Doctrine and an expanding role in foreign affairs

  • 9. 
    In Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the Supreme Court
    • A. 

      Limited the state's role in public higher education

    • B. 

      Expanded the definition of contracts and put them beyond state control

    • C. 

      Decided that Dartmouth College did not have to accept women or blacks

    • D. 

      Established the supremacy of federal law because, as Marshall said, the "power to tax is the power to destroy"

  • 10. 
    In McCulloch v. Maryland, John Marshall
    • A. 

      Endorsed a broad construction of the Constitution

    • B. 

      Defended the supremacy of the Constitution

    • C. 

      Argued that the states did not create the federal government

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    In settling the northwestern boundary of the United States, Secretary of State Adams had to negotiate with
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Indians

  • 12. 
    James Monroe as president
    • A. 

      Had no opposition when he ran for reelection in 1820

    • B. 

      Settled a number of border issues with Canada in agreements with Britain in 1817 and 1818

    • C. 

      Developed the doctrine that aimed to keep European nations from interfering in Latin America

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The election of 1824 was decided when
    • A. 

      The House of Representatives chose Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John C. Calhoun backed Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Henry Clay supported John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      Henry Clay, William Crawford, and John C. Calhoun endorsed Andrew Jackson

  • 14. 
    In 1828 the idea that a state could nullify an act of Congress was proposed by
    • A. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • B. 

      Daniel Webster

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • D. 

      The dying Federalist party

  • 15. 
    The percentage of Americans who could vote increased between 1790 and 1920 because
    • A. 

      Of the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution enacted in 1792

    • B. 

      More states allowed women to vote

    • C. 

      Most states dropped the voting age of males

    • D. 

      States abolished many property and taxpaying requirements

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