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33 Cards in this Set

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The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions, written respectively by Madison and Jefferson, attacked what federal law?
Sedition Act
Which was not true of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794?
Six leaders of the Whiskey Rebellion were hanged.
An influential figure in the popular quest for expanded rights during the 1790s was
Which was not true of the Embargo Act of 1807?
It banned trade only with Britain and France.
Which was not true of the Republican Party in the early Republic?
They were more sympathetic to England than were the Federalists.
George Washington was elected the first President of the United States:
unanimously by the electors of the Electoral College.
Which was not true of the Federalist Party?
They favored Jefferson’s view of the Constitution.
The War of 1812 was ended by what treaty?
in December 1814 by the Treaty of Ghent
Which of the following was not a major development during Jefferson’s presidency?
an act declaring all Indian lands between the Appalachian mountains and the Mississippi River off-limits to white settlement
In the “XYZ affair” of 1797:
French officials presented American diplomats with a demand for bribes.
Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
French Revolution; Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man; Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman; Gabriel’s Rebellion
“Impressment” as practiced by the British was:
kidnapping sailors.
Which was not part of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton’s financial plan of 1790–91?
cease the tax on whiskey
The great war hero to emerge from the War of 1812 was:
Andrew Jackson.
Who killed the first U.S. secretary of the treasury in a duel?
Aaron Burr
Which of the following policies of President Adams was not a major point of partisan controversy?
his handling of Indian relations
Which of the following was not an underlying purpose of Hamilton’s financial program of 1790–91?
to restrain industrial development
By 1798, the United States and what country were engaged in a “quasi-war”?
The two political parties of the mid-1790s were the:
Republicans and Federalists.
Which was not part of Fries’s Rebellion of 1799?
John Fries, a local militia leader and auctioneer, was hanged.
“The Star-Spangled Banner,” written by Frances Scott Key, commemorates what event in the War of 1812?
Fort McHenry withstood British bombardment
The case that established “judicial review” was:
Marbury v. Madison
Which of the following was not a significant feature of the War of 1812?
Northerners strongly supported the war; southerners strongly opposed it.
Which is the proper chronological order of U.S. presidents?
Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe
Most of the labor in building the public buildings of the national government in Washington, D.C., was done by:
The “Second War of Independence” was:
the War of 1812.
The “Revolution of 1800” was:
the peaceful transfer of the office of the presidency between political parties.
On their journey of exploration from Missouri to Oregon, Lewis and Clark were accompanied by the Indian interpreter:
With the Louisiana Purchase:
the size of the nation was doubled.
Which was not true of Gabriel’s Rebellion in 1800?
led by Toussant L’Ouverture
Which of the following was not a feature of the emerging rivalry between Republicans and Federalists during Washington’s presidency?
The two parties differed sharply on domestic affairs, but hardly at all on foreign affairs.
By 1807, at the time the Congress enacted the Embargo Act, how many American sailors had the British impressed?
over 6,000
Among the more memorable passages of Jefferson’s first inaugural address is the following:
“We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.”