APUSH Practice Test Unit #3

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  • 1. 
    The Embargo Act
    • A. 

      Was a response to the British refusal to leave their forts in the Northwest

    • B. 

      Banned trade with France

    • C. 

      Was applauded in New England

    • D. 

      Ended up hurting Americans more than anyone else

    • E. 

      Forced Britain and France to respect American neutrality

  • 2. 
    The Hartford convention
    • A. 

      Demonstrated New England's support for the war in 1812

    • B. 

      Proposed amendments to the constitution that would make it harder for the US to go to war

    • C. 

      Expressed support for president Jefferson

    • D. 

      Was primarily attended by Democratic-Republicans

    • E. 

      Supported the Alien and Sedition Acts

  • 3. 
    The treaty of Ghent
    • A. 

      Achieved most of the demands Americans desired at the beginning of the war

    • B. 

      Resulted in the resoration of the status quo atebellum

    • C. 

      Ended the revolutionary war

    • D. 

      Settled the impressment issue

    • E. 

      Was agreed to only after the British defeat in New Orleans

  • 4. 
    The Webster-Hayne debate began over the efforts of
    • A. 

      The west to abolish slavery

    • B. 

      The south to condemn New England's advocacy of nullification

    • C. 

      New England to try to halt the lavish distribution of western land

    • D. 

      Southerners to halt the westward movement of settlers

  • 5. 
    Andrew Jackson's veto of the Maysville Road Bill was an example of his
    • A. 

      Strong nationalism

    • B. 

      States' rightism

    • C. 

      Support for western interests

    • D. 

      Hostility towards southern interests

  • 6. 
    The Webster-Hayne debated ended with
    • A. 

      A clear-cut winner

    • B. 

      Little influence on the country

    • C. 

      Resulted in a duel between two men

    • D. 

      Ended with each side satisfied by its champion

  • 7. 
    John C. Calhoun's "South Carolina Exposition" was an argument for
    • A. 

      Secesion

    • B. 

      Protective tariffs

    • C. 

      Majority rule

    • D. 

      State's rights

  • 8. 
    The main diplomatic challenge facing James Monroe in 1820 was 
    • A. 

      The continuing threat of English intervention in the US

    • B. 

      The development of trading rights with Latin America

    • C. 

      Establishing friendly relations with France

    • D. 

      Responding to the revolt of Spain's Latin American colonies

  • 9. 
    The Webster-Hayne debate was mainly about
    • A. 

      Settlement issues in the west

    • B. 

      Tension between the North and South

    • C. 

      The tariff of abominations

    • D. 

      Slavery issues

  • 10. 
     The "corrupt Bargain" was result of which election?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1808

    • C. 

      1824

    • D. 

      1832

  • 11. 
    Henry Clay's American System included all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A protective tariff

    • B. 

      A national bank

    • C. 

      Internal improvements

    • D. 

      A strong navy

  • 12. 
    Marbury v Madison
    • A. 

      Established judicial review

    • B. 

      Relied upon the necessary and proper clause

    • C. 

      Dealt with transportation projects

    • D. 

      Was greeted joyously by Democratic-Republicans

  • 13. 
    McCulloch v Maryland
    • A. 

      Established judicial review

    • B. 

      Established the supremacy of federal law over state law

    • C. 

      Dealt with transportation projects

    • D. 

      Condemned the existence of the Bank of the United States

  • 14. 
    President Jackson used
    • A. 

      Pet banks to replace money owed to other countries

    • B. 

      Pet banks to hold the money he withdrew from the US bank

    • C. 

      Charter banks to replace money owed to other countries

    • D. 

      Charter banks to gain revenue for internal improvements

  • 15. 
    Thomas Jefferson failed to impeach a convict supreme court Justice Sam Chase for "high crimes and misdemeanors" meant that
    • A. 

      No federal judge could ever be removed from office

    • B. 

      Judicial independence and the separation of powers had been preserved

    • C. 

      Jefferson's effectiveness as president had been lost

    • D. 

      An unfortunate precedent had been established

  • 16. 
    The Missouri Compromise led to
    • A. 

      More slave states than free states

    • B. 

      Outlaw on slavery north of the 42nd parallel

    • C. 

      Ban on slavery north of 36 degrees 30' in the LA purchase territory

    • D. 

      Missouri was required to free its slaves when they turned 21

  • 17. 
    The purpose of the spoils system was to 
    • A. 

      Press those with experience into government service

    • B. 

      Make a politics a sideline and not a full time job

    • C. 

      Reward political supporters with public office

    • D. 

      Reverse the trend of rotation in office

  • 18. 
    The government of Mexico and the Americans who settled in Mexican controlled TEXAS clashed over all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Slavery

    • B. 

      immigration

    • C. 

      Allegiance to Spain

    • D. 

      Local rights

  • 19. 
    The northerners were opposed to statehood for Texas because
    • A. 

      Of valuable trade with Mexico

    • B. 

      Texas would become a slave state

    • C. 

      They were opposed to the US bullying its neighbors

    • D. 

      They didn't want to pay the higher taxes necessary for the war

  • 20. 
    The first major party in American history was the
    • A. 

      Liberty party

    • B. 

      Whig party

    • C. 

      Anti-Mason party

    • D. 

      Free Soil party

  • 21. 
    Under President Martin van Buren, the American government's revenue was kept
    • A. 

      In pet banks

    • B. 

      In charter banks

    • C. 

      In independent treasuries throughout the country

    • D. 

      In state banks

  • 22. 
    Who amongst the following supported the nullification doctrine?
    • A. 

      John Calhoun

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      John Marshall

    • D. 

      John Q Adams

  • 23. 
    The South Carolina nullification crisis
    • A. 

      Was result of the need for political difference between North and South Carolina

    • B. 

      Was supported by Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Was sparked by the tariff of abominations

  • 24. 
    The Panic of 1837 was caused by
    • A. 

      Jackson's refusal of many internal improvements

    • B. 

      Over speculation in the west

    • C. 

      Multiple attacks on US navigation by the French and British

    • D. 

      Fear of war with the French

  • 25. 
    The first Whig president was
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Henry Harrison

    • C. 

      No one the whig party had a council

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