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1. The best definition of republican, as it was understood

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1. The best definition of republican, as it was understood in the late 1700s was
A. a government without monarchy or aristocracy.
B. a new political party.
C. a continuation of the British monarchy.
D. a strong central government.
E. “one man, one vote.”
2. The most obvious contradiction to the founding principles of the new American republic was
A. the way women were treated.
B. the failure to give businessmen a say in planning the nation’s future.
C. the continued existence of slavery.
D. some states continued to require property ownership as a voting requirement.
E. failure to address religious conflicts.
3. The Articles of Confederation
A. consolidated power in the central government.
B. provided for state representation by population.
C. jealously guarded state sovereignty at the expense of national power.
D. created a powerful national legislature.
E. changed little from John Dickenson’s first draft.
4. The most important accomplishment of Congress under the Articles of Confederation was its
A. disposition of the Florida border problem with Spain.
B. passage of the ordinances organizing the Northwest Territory.
C. management of the nation’s financial affairs.
D. rejection of British demands for territory along the Canadian border.
E. rules for interstate trade and tariffs.
5. The Constitutional Convention’s compromise which resolved the dispute between large and small states included each of the following EXCEPT
A. equal representation by state in the upper house.
B. all money bills to originate in the upper house.
C. proportional representation in the lower house.
D. slave holding states could count three of every five slaves for representation.
E. all money bills to originate in the lower house.
6. The greatest challenge facing the first Washington administration was
A. foreign affairs.
B. Indian affairs.
C. financial.
D. territorial expansion.
E. interstate commerce.
7. John Adam’s presidency was made much more difficult by
A. his lack of experience in government.
B. the interference of Alexander Hamilton and the High Federalists.
C. Jefferson’s refusal to cooperate with a Federalist president.
D. continued problems with the British on the high seas.
E. his inability to cooperate with Jefferson.
8. American prosperity in the early 1800s was based on
A. an industrial economy.
B. manufacturing.
C. monetary supplies.
D. agriculture and commerce.
E. slavery.
9. Under Jeffersonian Republicanism
A. many Americans believed opportunities were opened to them.
B. few Americans were able to advance in society.
C. society’s social structure was rigidly defined.
D. Blacks were provided opportunities to improve their place in society.
E. servants “knew their place.”
10. What difficulty did Jefferson face in purchasing the Louisiana Territory?
A. possible confrontation with Great Britain
B. lack of support from the American people
C. the constitutionality of his own actions
D. whether to allow French citizens to remain on the land
E. paying the $15 million asking price
11. The Marbury v. Madison decision was the first time the Supreme Court
A. ruled on the constitutionality of federal law.
B. compelled federal officials.
C. discussed the powers of the judiciary.
D. had a unanimous ruling.
E. asserted its right to judge the constitutionality of congressional acts.
12. The effect of Jefferson’s Embargo was
A. strong public support from the Northeast.
B. England agreed to recognize American rights.
C. severe depression in France.
D. economic chaos in the United States.
E. the Royal Navy immediately stopped impressment of American sailors.
13. Which of the following groups opposed war with Great Britain in 1812?
A. Southerners
B. Republicans
C. Anglicans
D. Westerners
E. New Englanders
14. Which of the following means of transportation dominated before the 1820s and 1830s?
A. national road systems
B. canal systems
C. steam boats
D. flatboats
E. railroads
15. Henry Clay’s American System did NOT include
A. support for higher tariffs.
B. reestablishment of the national bank.
C. federal support for internal improvements.
D. a limited role for the federal government.
E. protection for important sectors of the agricultural economy.
16. Which of the following was NOT a prominent American writer of the pre-Civil War era?
A. Herman Melville
B. Edgar Allen Poe
C. Nicholas Biddle
D. Nathaniel Hawthorne
E. James Fenimore Cooper
17. Martin Van Buren regarded a two-party system as essential to democratic government because
A. it provided a check on the temptation to abuse power.
B. he believed governments could not operate effectively without parties.
C. they were traditional in democracies.
D. he saw two parties as a way to increase his personal power.
E. more than two parties would confuse voters.
18. The main issue of John Quincy Adams’ presidency was
A. forced relocation of Native Americans.
B. internal improvements.



Your post was cut sort at question #18. Could you please repost questions #18-20?



Customer: replied 5 years ago.

18. The main issue of John Quincy Admas presidency was

A. forced relocation of Native Americans.

B. internal improvements

C. foreign affairs

D. tariffs

E. the idea of a transcontinental railroad


19. XXXXX XXXXX's attitude toward Native Americans was that

A. they should be removed to areas beyond white expansion.

B. they should be allowed to remain on their tribal lands.

C. they should be assimilated into white society.

D. they should be treated as equals to white men.

E. they should be exterminated


20. The Nullification Crisis of 1832

A. had little impact outside South Carolina.

B. was of little significance for the future of the United States.

C. revealed the strength of the Constitution

D. was an early indication of dangerous future divisions

E. demonstrated the inherent solidarity of the Union.


21. After 1840, the Whig Party would be most closely identified with the idea of

A. universal manhood suffrage.

B. the negative liberal state.

C. the positive liberal state.

D. the common man.

E. closet monarchists.


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