Foreign Policy: Washington To Monroe

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Foreign Policy: Washington To Monroe

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  • 1. 
    During his presidency, Thomas Jefferson had problems with all of the following except . . .
    • A. 

      British Troops in the Ohio Valley

    • B. 

      Barbary Pirates holding US ships and crews for ransom

    • C. 

      Britain impressing US sailors

    • D. 

      France seizing US merchant ships

  • 2. 
    This Shawnee leader united Native Americans to fight American settlers that moved west  into Native lands.
    • A. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • B. 

      Tecumseh

    • C. 

      Tippecanoe

    • D. 

      War Hawk

  • 3. 
    Which of the following happened during Madison's Presidency?
    • A. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • B. 

      The attack on the Chesapeake by the Leopard

    • C. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      The War of 1812

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    Which treaty caused the British to pull troops from the Ohio Valley?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo

  • 6. 
    Thomas Jefferson tried to stop French and British seizures of American ships by doing what?
    • A. 

      He joined in an alliance with Britain and stopped merchant shipping to the French.

    • B. 

      He bribed three secret agents to stop seizing boats.

    • C. 

      He waged an all-out war with France.

    • D. 

      He proposed the embargo act of 1807.

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    With whom did Latin America revolt against from 1810 to 1821?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Britian

  • 9. 
    John Adams and his political party, the Federalists, lost popularity, because . . .
    • A. 

      Adams pursued peace instead of war with France.

    • B. 

      Adams paid the French Foreign Minister Talleyrand the tribute to release the seized ships.

    • C. 

      Adams was unable to put an end to the 1778 alliance with France.

    • D. 

      Adams was unable to stop the French from seizing ships.

  • 10. 
    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.

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    After the Battle of Tippecanoe Creek, American Soldiers found what on the battlefield?
    • A. 

      The body of chief Tecumseh

    • B. 

      French-made swords

    • C. 

      British made guns

    • D. 

      Dead British soldiers

  • 14. 
    In the XYZ Affair, who were X, Y and Z?
    • A. 

      American secret agents

    • B. 

      Barbary Pirate secret agents

    • C. 

      British secret agents

    • D. 

      French secret agents

  • 15. 
    Which treaty ended the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      The Jay Treaty

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • 16. 
    Why did Britain want Latin America left alone after they revolted?
    • A. 

      Many parts of Latin America had become popular travel destinations for British people.

    • B. 

      Many British families had immigrated to the area, and they did not want them hurt.

    • C. 

      All of Latin America had made an alliance with Britain.

    • D. 

      The newly independent nations of Latin America could trade freely.

  • 17. 
    The attack on the Chesapeake by the Leopard happened as a result of . . . 
    • A. 

      The battle of Lake Champlain.

    • B. 

      The attack on Fort McHenry.

    • C. 

      The British policy of impressment.

    • D. 

      The French policy of demanding tribute for seized ships.

  • 18. 
    The following are all reasons why Washington tried to avoid problems with other countries except:
    • A. 

      Washington had never commanded a military

    • B. 

      The new US government did not have much money

    • C. 

      America had no standing army

    • D. 

      The nation was surrounded by unfriendly powers

  • 19. 
    The War of 1812 was important for all of the following except:
    • A. 

      It resolved all of the problems that America had with Europe.

    • B. 

      Future presidents like Andrew Jackson and William Henry Harrison gained popularity by being war heroes.

    • C. 

      National pride increased in the United States.

    • D. 

      Native American resistance was weakened.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following presidents did not hold office between 1789 and 1825?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 21. 
    "The ways in which a nation deals with other nations" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Impressment.

    • B. 

      Foreign policy.

    • C. 

      Embargo.

    • D. 

      Tribute.

  • 22. 
    "Capturing US sailors and and forcing them to work in the British Navy" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Impressment

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 23. 
    "A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Alliances

    • B. 

      Neutrality

    • C. 

      Doctrine

    • D. 

      Piracy

  • 24. 
    "A payment, or gift, given for protection or as part of a deal" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Piracy

    • C. 

      Embargo

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 25. 
    "A government order that stops trade ships from entering or leaving ports" best describes . . .
    • A. 

      Doctrine

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      Alliances

    • D. 

      Impressment

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