APUSH Quiz Chapter 07 Form A


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1: The Republican vision of America as proposed by Thomas Jefferson included the ideal of
a diversified and complex economy
a large and powerful federal government
a society of sturdy, independent farmers
an urbanized nation with cities to rival those of Europe
a sole emphasis on education of the elite
2: In reality, Jefferson accomplished the Republican ambition of
increasing and strengthening the federal bureaucracy
limited the power of the federal government
decreasing the emphasis on farming
creating a system of universal education
restricting the growth of industries and cities
3: During the Jefferson era, American education exhibited the characteristic of
males and females being granted a free public eduation until the age of twelve
most states creating a system of free public schools
private institutions dominating the educational system
nearly one-half of the white male population gaining access to a college education
African-Americans finally receiving equal opportunity
4: In the early 1800s, women were
all of the answers below
commonly encouraged to join the professional fields
frequently admitted to secondary schools
occasionally admitted to colleges and universities
often educated to be better wives and mothers
5: The acknowledged leader of American literature in the early 1700s, the man who created such characters as Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane, was
Jedidiah Morse
Noah Webster
Joel Barlow
Washington Irving
Charles Brockden Brown
6: In the Jeffersonian era, American literary figures who contributed to the rise of cultural nationalism included all the following people except
Noah Webster
Samuel Slater
Washington Irving
Mercy Otis Warren
Charles Brockden Brown
7: Many early American literary figures
wrote stories about horror and deviant behavior
provided criticism of European cultures
portrayed the weaknesses of American political leaders
glorified the virtues of American people and American culture
gave a realistic and unemotional evaluation of the events of American history
8: The "rational theologies" of the early 1800s emphasized
scientific attitudes
a commitment to established religion
a sanctity of the Trinity
the belief that the fate of a human being is predetermined
support for the ideas of John Wesley
9: In both England and the United States, the Industrial Revolution led to
a mining industry
the textile industry
the coal industry
the shipbuilding industry
the iron industry
10: The rise of the Industrial Revolution led to
all the answers below
a rise in the standard of living for the working class
the development of the middle class
the emergence of a working-class culture
great difficulty for the workers in adapting to the new way of life
11: All of the following were effects of the invention of the cotton gin except
a strengthening of the textile industry in the South
a decrease in the use of slave labor in the Deep South
an increase in industrialism in the North
a transformation of economic life in the South
an increase in the export of cotton from the United States
12: The beginning of the American Industrial Revolution during the early 1800s resulted from all of the following developments except
monetary assistance from the federal government to new factories
technological advances imported from England
the appearance of better transportation systems
new inventions such as the cotton gin
the development of advanced steam engines
13: The invention of the cotton gin led to the
all of the answers below
spread of cotton growing into the upland South
decline of slavery in the South
deveopment of a textile industry in the South
decline of cotton as an export
14: In the early 1800s, most of the United States land area was occupied by
small cities
urban centers
towns and villages
farms and plantations
wilderness
15: Jefferson sought to make his victory in the election of 1800 a "revolution" by
attempting to crush the Federalist party with repressive legislation
repudiating completely the policies and programs of the Federalists
refusing to expand the territorial limits in the United States
reducing drastically the size and power of the national government
instigating a military showdown with Great Britain
16: As an individual, President Thomas Jefferson
loved to host lavish government social affairs
was uninterested in the intellectual world
displayed excellent political skills
had few talents
possessed little intelligence
17: The Jefferson administration took all of the following actions except
reducing the amount of government expenditures
eliminating some goverment jobs
eliminating the national debt
encouraging the sale of western lands
cutting the size of the army and navy
18: During the early 1800s, the Republicans gained control of all aspects of the government except
none of the answers below, since they gained control of all three branches
the judicial branch
the executive branch
the legislative branch
the presidency
19: In the1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court ruled that
state governments could not impose taxes
an act of Congress had exceeded its constitutional authority
a state law was unconstitutional
the judical branch could not interfere with the powers of Congress
the executive branch must comply with an order of the Court
20: The 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison is significant for all of the following reasons except
the Supreme Court ruled federal legislation unconstitutional
the Supreme Court forced a member of the executive branch to conform to federal law
Chief Justice John Marshall continued to be the dominant figure on the Supreme Court
the Supreme Court moved toward establishing itself as the equal of the executive and legislative branches of government
the Supreme Court ruled that the legislature could not regulate the judiciary
21: In an attempt to build a New World empire, Napoleon Bonaparte took all the following actions except
pressuring the Spanish into secretly giving Louisiana to France
sending an army to put down a slave revolt in Santa Domingo
putting pressure on trade relatiions in New Orleans
arranging for an armed force to move into Louisiana
giving assistance to the Indians who were raiding the frontier areas of the United States
22: President Jefferson initially tried to purchase the city of New Orleans because
the citizens of Louisiana sought annexation by the United States
French troops had occupied New Orleans
England was on the verge of purchasing the city
the port of New Orleans had been closed to western farmers
the French seized American citizens and illegally held them prisoner
23: Most of the Louisiana Territory was
east of New Orleans
West of New Orleans
north of St. Louis
south of St. Louis
east of the Mississippi River
24: President Jefferson was reluctant ot accept the treaty for purchasing the Louisiana Territory because
the purchase price was too high
he feared that the Senate would embarrass him by rejecting the treaty
he doubted that he had constitutional authority for such a purchase
his secretary of state recommended that the treaty be scrapped
he saw no economic potential in the new territory
25: Aaron Burr's trial for treason ended in
his conviction, following which he was sentenced to a long prison term
a hung jury, with the government deciding not to retry him because the government believed it would not get a conviction
his acquittal, beause he was clearly innocent
his acquittal, because the judge imposed strict standards of evidence that the government could not meet
his conviction, which was hailed as a victory for the Jefferson administration
26: The War of 1812 occurred as a result of
the European conflict on the seas and American westward expansion
British aggression against the American Indians
the impressment of American sailors by the French
the British blockade of the American east coast
the closing of the port of New Orleans to American shipping
27: The Chesapeake-Leopard incident highlighted the American-British dispute concerning
the embargo
the "orders in council"
the "Continental policy"
peaceable coercion
impressment
28: The Americans finally went to war with Britain because they were angry over
all the answers below
the British navy stopping American ships and taking sailors off of them
the British government seizing American ships for trading with the French
the British agents supplying Indians who then attacked the American frontier
the occurances of bloodshed along western borders
29: President Jefferson's embargo was intended to
minimize losses by American merchants
promote the growth of American industry
punish all European powers
force Britain and France into leaving American ships alone
benefit northeastern merchants
30: Between 1804 and 1807, the expenditions of Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike had all of the following successes except
exploring the Northwest to the Pacific Ocean
exploring the Southwest to present-day Colorado
provided extensive records of the geography of the area west of the MIssissippi
convincing many Americans that the land between the Missouri and Rockies was highly fertile
investigating prospects for trade with the Indians
31: The most influential of the War Hawks were
Henry Clay and James Monroe
James Monroe and Daniel Webster
Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun
John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay
James Monroe and John C. Calhoun
32: Which of the following statements would be typical of a loose constructionist?
"The Constitution allows a president to make whatever decisions are necessary to guarantee the nation's continued prosperity and safety."
"The Constitution restricts Congress to those powers listed in Section III."
"The use of the Constitutional 'elastic clause' should be limited to occasions of extreme emergency."
"The Constitution was written to control a possible power grab by a president."
"The Supreme Court should not be able to rule acts of Congress unconstitutional."
33: Which of the following statments would be typical of a strict constuctionist?
"John Adams was a good president."
"Jefferson was correct to purchase the Louisiana Territory when he had a chance."
"Jefferson was wrong to purchase the Louisiana Territory."
"Presidents sometimes have emergency situations that require a president to use powers not specified in the Constitution."
"The 'elastic clause' of the Constitution was written to provide for situations the Founding Fathers couldn't foresee, and any branch of governent should feel free to use it at any time, not just for emergencies."

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