Chapter 08 Post-Test
This activity contains 15 questions.
In the early nineteenth century, which Native American leader identified himself as "Indian" and tried to unite the tribes against white settlement?
The chief function of American cities during the early nineteenth century was as
market places for internal agricultural trade.
depots for international trade.
centers of culture and learning.
Which of the following statements about President Thomas Jefferson is NOT accurate?
He cut government spending whenever possible.
He loved the military and saw it as America's greatest asset.
He was a man with great intellectual abilities.
He hated the national debt.
He established the military academy at West Point.
What was the major difficulty Thomas Jefferson faced in his drive to acquire the Louisiana Territory?
lack of support of New Englanders
lack of support from the American people as a whole
Spain's resistance to sell the territory
finding the $15 million it would cost in the national budget
the constitutionality of the purchase
The success of the United States in dealing with the Barbary War was the result of
Thomas Jefferson's willingness to compromise in diplomatic negotiations.
the threat of American invasion of the islands.
the United States' alliance with France and Great Britain against the Barbary States.
the American naval blockade.
America's refusal to violate its neutrality.
In 1802, the Republicans attempted to take control of the judiciary
by impeaching all of Adams's "midnight appointees."
through the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1789.
by challenging the Constitutionality of "midnight appointees" in the Supreme Court.
by refusing to fund the court system.
through the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801.
the court upheld the sanctity of contracts regardless of legislative fraud.
the court denied the sanctity of contracts in cases of legislative fraud.
the court faced its first split decision.
the court condemned frivolous lawsuits.
the court ruled against the principle of eminent domain.
The impeachment trial of Samuel Chase is important because it
confirmed that "midnight appointments" were unconstitutional.
destroyed the Federalists as a viable political party.
established the principle of "judicial review."
confirmed Congressional control of the judiciary.
maintained the independence of the judiciary.
Regarding slavery, Thomas Jefferson
believed it should be up to the states to regulate it.
was very supportive of its continuation in the South.
wanted to outlaw the international slave trade.
had no political opinion.
wanted to completely outlaw it.
The Yazoo controversy involved
the fraudulent sale of public lands by the national government.
the fraudulent sale of public lands by the Georgia legislature to private investors.
the illegal confiscation of private lands for public use.
the overturn of
the overturn of
Faced with France's and Great Britain's failure to respect the neutrality rights of the United States, Congress
took the issue to the United Nations.
declared American isolation.
passed the Embargo Act in 1807.
enacted a "wait and see" policy of diplomacy.
declared war on both France and Great Britain.
According to the policy of "peaceable coercion,"
neutrality can become official policy.
economics can be used as a diplomatic weapon.
a nation can refuse to ally with any nation at war.
peaceful negotiations can be used to coerce other nations.
threats of violence can be used to coerce other nations.
After repealing the Embargo Act, Congress passed the Non-Intercourse Act which
allowed the United States to deal with either Great Britain or France but not both at the same time.
authorized the unlimited resumption of trade between the United States and all nations of the world.
disallowed all trade between the United States and Europe.
authorized the resumption of trade between the United States and all nations of the world
Britain and France.
established a procedure for repayment of American goods confiscated on the high seas.
At the Hartford Convention,
New Englanders challenged the constitutionality of slavery.
New Englanders advocated secession.
the Federalist party was fully reinvigorated.
New Englanders promised renewed support for the war effort.
the principles of the three-fifths rule were opposed.
The Treaty of Ghent
gave the United States possession of New Orleans.
settled the boundary between Canada and the United States.
did little more than end the hostilities between the United States and Great Britain, postponing other issues for future negotiations.
gave the United States possession of Florida.
guaranteed British rights to trade on the Mississippi River.
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