Final Assessment Practice Test

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Final Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

This is a practice final for the course. Be sure to include your first name and last name's initial along with your period number (e. G. : Dave B. P2, Sue D. P6 or Randy Q. P7) in the box where it wants you to put your name.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Battle of New Orleans was . . .
    • A. 

      The battle that ensured American victory in the War of 1812.

    • B. 

      An American triumph over the Barbary Pirates

    • C. 

      Unnecessary, because a treaty ended the War of 1812 before the battle was fought.

    • D. 

      A horrible loss for the Americans, and almost cost them the war.

  • 2. 
    All of the following were leaders of revolutions in Latin America except:
    • A. 

      Jose de san Martin

    • B. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • C. 

      Tecumseh

    • D. 

      Miguel Hidalgo

  • 3. 
    With whom did Latin America revolt against from 1810 to 1821?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Britian

  • 4. 
    George Washington established America's first foreign policies of . . .
    • A. 

      Isolationism and favoritism.

    • B. 

      Neutrality and isolationism.

    • C. 

      Neutrality and involvement.

    • D. 

      Involvement and neutrality.

  • 5. 
    The Monroe Doctrine  did all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Show the world that the US was becoming more unified

    • B. 

      Show the world that the US was no longer weak

    • C. 

      Allow America to return to a policy of isolationism

    • D. 

      Allow America to colonize all of Latin America

  • 6. 
    The Monroe Doctrine warned Spain and the rest of Europe to . . .
    • A. 

      Stop seizing US ships.

    • B. 

      Not try to colonize Latin America.

    • C. 

      Stay away from American interests in Spain

    • D. 

      Not blockade US seaports

  • 7. 
    "The ways in which a nation deals with other nations" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Impressment.

    • B. 

      Foreign policy.

    • C. 

      Embargo.

    • D. 

      Tribute.

  • 8. 
    "Capturing US sailors and and forcing them to work in the British Navy" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Impressment

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 9. 
    When making a decision, which of the following terms means "the possible choices you can make?"
    • A. 

      Criteria

    • B. 

      Alternatives

    • C. 

      Rank

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 10. 
    Which of the following helps you make a decision? 
    • A. 

      Criteria

    • B. 

      Alternatives

    • C. 

      Rank

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 11. 
    Which of the following means, "that which is good for the community as a whole?"
    • A. 

      Common good

    • B. 

      Civic virtue

    • C. 

      Civic responsibility

    • D. 

      Civic obligation

  • 12. 
    Which of the following means, "putting aside one's self interests for the common good?"
    • A. 

      Common good

    • B. 

      Civic virtue

    • C. 

      Civic responsibility

    • D. 

      Civic obligation

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a branch of the US government?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Republicans

    • D. 

      Judiciary

  • 14. 
    Our Natural Rights include . . .
    • A. 

      Education, privacy and security.

    • B. 

      Clothing, food and shelter.

    • C. 

      Freedom, work and protection.

    • D. 

      Life, liberty and property.

  • 15. 
    An agreement to create government and follow its laws is know as a . . .
    • A. 

      Social contract.

    • B. 

      Natural agreement.

    • C. 

      Constitution.

    • D. 

      Declaration of intent.

  • 16. 
    The main purpose of government is to . . . 
    • A. 

      Prevent attacks from foreign countries.

    • B. 

      Make agreements with other countries.

    • C. 

      Serve as a check on special interest groups.

    • D. 

      Protect peoples' natural rights.

  • 17. 
    One power that the president of the US has is to . . .
    • A. 

      Declare war.

    • B. 

      Make laws that congress will not.

    • C. 

      Veto bills passed by congress.

    • D. 

      Put people in jail without a trial.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following Amendments guarantees a person's right to legal searches and seizure?
    • A. 

      3rd

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      8th

    • D. 

      9th

  • 19. 
    Which of the following Amendments guarantees that citizens have other rights not listed in the Constitution?
    • A. 

      3rd

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      8th

    • D. 

      9th

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a goal of the government as interpreted from the Preamble of the US Constitution?
    • A. 

      Creating an official language

    • B. 

      Create a union of states that work together

    • C. 

      Support the well-being of citizens

    • D. 

      Promote peace at home

  • 21. 
    What system of government shares power between the national and state governments?
    • A. 

      Unitary system

    • B. 

      Federal system

    • C. 

      Totalitarian system

    • D. 

      Confederation system

  • 22. 
    What does the Supreme Court's power of "Judicial Review" allow them to do?
    • A. 

      Hear any case at any time

    • B. 

      Declare laws as unconstitutional

    • C. 

      Dispute results of presidential elections

    • D. 

      Argue that it does not have to follow the rules of the Constitution

  • 23. 
    The Constitution protects citizens', with some limits, rights to . . . 
    • A. 

      Speech, quality of life and public education.

    • B. 

      Speech, press and a job.

    • C. 

      Speech, press, assembly and religious beliefs.

    • D. 

      Speech, healthcare, shelter and public welfare.

  • 24. 
    All of the following are common examples of art during the Era of Good Feelings except . . .
    • A. 

      Paintings of natural settings.

    • B. 

      Paintings of Native Americans.

    • C. 

      Folk art.

    • D. 

      Paintings of important Civil War battles.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following was seen during "the Era of Good Feelings?"
    • A. 

      A strong sense of national unity

    • B. 

      A secret increase in immigration

    • C. 

      And end to US warfare with France

    • D. 

      An increase in the rights given to states