US History Unit 3 Test

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US History Unit 3 Test

Directions: Choose the letter of the best answer. DC Standards: DC. 8. 1, DC. 8. 1. ES. F, DC. 8. 1. ES. E, DC. 8. 3, DC. 8. 3. ES. A, DC. 8. 4, DC. 8. 5. ES. A, DC. 8. 7, DC. 8. 7. PS. A


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following was a foreign policy issue faced by President Washington?
    • A. 

      Farmers revolted against the government in the Whiskey Rebellion

    • B. 

      Immigrants to the United States criticized the government's policies

    • C. 

      The Spanish caused problems between Native Americans and settlers

    • D. 

      Washington did not have foreign policy issues

  • 2. 
    How did Alexander Hamilton deal with the nations' financial problems?
    • A. 

      He decided not to repay U.S. loans from other nations

    • B. 

      He asked the states to pay off the nation's huge war debts

    • C. 

      He borrowed money from foreign countries

    • D. 

      He asked Congress to put a tax on imported foreign goods

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true about the "necessary and proper" clause?
    • A. 

      Created by Hamilton, makes the Constitution more flexible and allows the government to use powers to use powers not specifically granted to it

    • B. 

      It was the clause Hamilton used to create a national bank

    • C. 

      It makes the Constitution more flexible in meeting unexpected situations

    • D. 

      It allows the government to use powers not specifically granted to it

  • 4. 
    What happened as a result of the the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
    • A. 

      Little Turtle's leadership was rejected by Native American tribes

    • B. 

      Native Americans gave up land

    • C. 

      Washington sent troops to New Orleans

    • D. 

      The British help Native Americans

  • 5. 
    Which was NOT a reason why farmers made whiskey from thier grain?
    • A. 

      Grain was too bulky to be stored

    • B. 

      Whiskey was easier to get to market than grain was

    • C. 

      A farmer could trade whiskey for other products

    • D. 

      Taking whiskey to market was more profitable than taking grain

  • 6. 
    Why did war between Britian and France put the United States in an awkward position?
    • A. 

      Britain held part of the Northwest Territory

    • B. 

      George Washington had relatives in both countries

    • C. 

      The United States sent military advisers to revolutionary France

    • D. 

      France was America's ally but Britain was its biggest trading partner

  • 7. 
    Which statement accurately describes the XYZ affair?
    • A. 

      Americans were disgraced that US officials had accepted a bribe

    • B. 

      US diplomats were asked for bribes to meet with a French official

    • C. 

      It was one of the biggest problems that Washington faced as president

    • D. 

      It was a scandal during the Washington administration in which US diplomats used a bribe to meet with French officials

  • 8. 
    How did Pinckney's Treaty make it easier for settlers in the Trans-Appalachian West to get their goods to market?
    • A. 

      It gave settlers in the Northwest Territory the right to use the Great Lakes

    • B. 

      It approved improvements to the Wilderness Road that led to Kentucky

    • C. 

      It declared that all bodies of water were free for navigation

    • D. 

      It gave them the right to use the Mississippi River and port of New Orleans

  • 9. 
    What was George Washington's view of political parties?
    • A. 

      Political parties would split the nation

    • B. 

      The Federalist party was the most correct party

    • C. 

      They were needed for national unity

    • D. 

      Political parties made issues clearer for the voters

  • 10. 
    How did the rise of political parties affect the election of 1796?
    • A. 

      The Democratic Republicans won

    • B. 

      There was a Federalist president and a Republican vice president

    • C. 

      Political parties played no role in the election of 1796

    • D. 

      There was a Republican president and a Federalist vice president

  • 11. 
    What was the nearest city where US soldiers from Fort Wayne could get supplies?
    • A. 

      Detroit

    • B. 

      Lexington

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Pittsburgh

  • 12. 
    The Battle of Fallen Timbers occured near
    • A. 

      Ft Greenville

    • B. 

      Ft Wayne

    • C. 

      Ft Miami

    • D. 

      Detroit

  • 13. 
    The ___ marked the western boundary of the Trans-Appalachian West.
    • A. 

      Wabash River

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • D. 

      Ohio River

  • 14. 
    According to the map, the British most likely got supplies to British forts
    • A. 

      By using the Wilderness Road

    • B. 

      By crossing the Appalachians

    • C. 

      From British Canada and the Great Lakes

    • D. 

      By hiring Native Americans

  • 15. 
    Judging from the map, the Native Americans ceded territory that was about 
    • A. 

      50,000 sq miles

    • B. 

      20,000 sq miles

    • C. 

      100,000 sq miles

    • D. 

      2,000 sq miles

  • 16. 
    During which year did US imports and exports reach their highest level?
    • A. 

      1809

    • B. 

      1807

    • C. 

      1811

    • D. 

      1815

  • 17. 
    What happened immediately after the Embargo Act of 1807 went into effect?
    • A. 

      Imports dropped to just under $60 million

    • B. 

      Exports dropped to $10 million

    • C. 

      Imports and exports plummeted

    • D. 

      Imports dropped to $60 million, exports dropped to $10 million (imports and exports plummeted)

  • 18. 
    Approximately how much did exports rise in 1815?
    • A. 

      About $73 million

    • B. 

      About $47 million

    • C. 

      About $90 million

    • D. 

      About $39 million

  • 19. 
    Approximately how much did imports rise in 1815?
    • A. 

      About $100 million

    • B. 

      About $50 million

    • C. 

      About $10 million

    • D. 

      About $75 million

  • 20. 
    Which was NOT true about the Battle of New Orleans?
    • A. 

      The battle made General Andrew Jackson a national hero

    • B. 

      The battle was a great victory for the American forces

    • C. 

      In the battle, the Americans held off a British assault on New Orleans

    • D. 

      It convinced the British to sign a peace treaty with the Americans

  • 21. 
    How did Native Americans aid the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      They hosted the Corps of Discovery for the winter

    • B. 

      They provided the expedition with horses

    • C. 

      They guided the group across the Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      All of the answer responses are true

  • 22. 
    How much greater was the value of imports than exports in 1806?
    • A. 

      About $190 million

    • B. 

      About $50 million

    • C. 

      About $90 million

    • D. 

      About $70 million

  • 23. 
    On which route would traders have sent goods from Cincinnati to Albany?
    • A. 

      The Miami and Erie Canal, Lake Erie, the Erie Canal

    • B. 

      Ohio River, the Ohio and Erie Canal, the Potomac River

    • C. 

      The Miami and Erie Canal, the Ohio and Erie Canal, Lake Erie

    • D. 

      Goods would not have been able to travel

  • 24. 
    Approximately how many miles long was the National Road?
    • A. 

      750

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      900

    • D. 

      450

  • 25. 
    Which canals intersected with the National Road?
    • A. 

      The Miami and Erie Canal, Ohio and Erie Canal

    • B. 

      Erie Canal, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

    • C. 

      The Miami and Erie Canal, Chesapeake and Ohio

    • D. 

      There are no canals that intersect with the National Road

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