Federalist Era

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Federalist Quizzes & Trivia

This is an exam with a few questions focused on the Federalist Era


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Federalists believe in which of the following?
    • A. 

      A strong State government

    • B. 

      A strong Federal government

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The system of checks and balances is best illustrated by the power of
    • A. 

      The President to veto a bill passed by Congress

    • B. 

      Congress to censure one of its members

    • C. 

      A governor to send the National Guard to stop a riot

    • D. 

      State and Federal governments to levy and collect taxes

  • 3. 
    A lasting impact of the United States Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Marshall is that the Court’s decisions
    • A. 

      Expanded the power of the Federal Government

    • B. 

      Restricted the authority of Congress

    • C. 

      Promoted the views of the President

    • D. 

      Tried to end slavery

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Making the Louisiana Purchase

    • B. 

      Writing “State of the Union” messages

    • C. 

      Receiving ambassadors

    • D. 

      Commissioning military officers

  • 5. 
    One way in which the United States Constitution differed from the Articles of Confederation was that the Constitution
    • A. 

      Created a national government having three branches

    • B. 

      Provided for the direct election of the President by the voters

    • C. 

      Made the amendment process more difficult

    • D. 

      Increased the powers of the states

  • 6. 
    Think about U.S. history for a few moments and then describe your favorite United States President. Tell me why he is your favorite. One paragraph is sufficient.
  • 7. 
    Abraham Lincoln wanted to go "easy" on the South after the Civil War. He did not want the South to be harshly punished as did the Radical Republicans in Congress. Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After World War I, why did American farmers fail to share in the general economic growth of the United States? 
    • A. 

      Many immigrants were settling in the west and competing with the farmers.

    • B. 

      The Federal Government reduced the number of acres on which farmers could grow subsidized crops.

    • C. 

      Farmers could not produce enough to keep up with demand

    • D. 

      Overproduction and competition caused falling prices.

  • 9. 
    The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s was a period when African Americans
    • A. 

      Left the United States in large numbers to settle in Nigeria

    • B. 

      Created noteworthy works of art and literature

    • C. 

      Migrated to the West in search of land and jobs

    • D. 

      Used civil disobedience to fight segregation in the Armed Forces

  • 10. 
    What is the difference between the ideology of a Federalist and an Antifederlist.
  • 11. 
    George Washington's "Farewell Address" spoke about America staying out of "entangling foreign alliances." Which of the following doctrines of other Presidents in United States history was most similar to this idea contained in Washington's "Farewell Address?"
    • A. 

      The Truman Doctrine

    • B. 

      The Eishenhower Doctrine

    • C. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      Reganomics