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Final Exam Practice



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The Compromise of 1850 resulted in:
a.
Missouri enters the US as a free state
c.
Texas enters the US as a free state
b.
California enters the US as a free state
d.
Kentucky enters the US as a free state
 

 2. 

Which political group argued that a strong national government could be effective and protect states’ rights?
a.
Loyalists
c.
Anti-federalists
b.
Burgesses
d.
Federalists
 

 3. 

What was the name of the treaty that officially ended the War of 1812?
a.
Treaty of Ghent
c.
Treaty of America
b.
Treaty of Paris (1814)
d.
None of London
 

 4. 

The term “judicial review” which was established by the Marbury v. Madison court case refers to the power of the:
a.
Supreme Court to determine whether or not laws are constitutional
c.
States to approve amendments to the Constitution
b.
Congress to pass laws over the veto of a president
d.
President to veto bills passed by congress
 

 5. 

The main purpose of the Bill of Rights is to:
a.
Protect individual rights from government abuse of power by limiting the power of the national government
c.
Provide for separation and balance of power in the national government
b.
Increase the power of the Supreme Court
d.
Create a bicameral legislature within congress
 

 6. 

Spain ceded what part of its empire to the US by way of the Adams-Onis Treaty?
a.
Cuba
c.
Florida
b.
Panama
d.
Puerto Rico
 

 7. 

Between 1836 and 1845 who ruled Texas?
a.
Mexico
c.
The United States
b.
France
d.
Texas was Independent
 

 8. 

Which of the following early American writers is known for dark, spooky, short stories?
a.
Washington Irving
d.
Edgar Allen Poe
b.
James Fenimore Cooper
e.
Both A and D
c.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 

 9. 

What is the responsibility of the Legislative Branch of government?
a.
They make the laws
c.
They interpret the laws
b.
They enforce the laws
d.
None of these
 

 10. 

What treaty brought an official end to the Mexican War?
a.
Treaty of Ghent
c.
Treaty of Rio Grande
b.
Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo
d.
Treaty of Paris
 

 11. 

The President’s power to veto a bill from Congress is an example of the principle of:
a.
Federalism
c.
Separation of Power
b.
Checks and Balances
d.
Unionism
 

 12. 

The Rush-Bagot Agreement & the Webster-Ashburton Treaty helped to establish our boundaries with what nation?
a.
Mexico
c.
The Russian Empire
b.
Spanish Florida
d.
British Canada
 

 13. 

What future U.S. President was a national hero (think the Battle of New Orleans) in the War of 1812?
a.
John Quincy Adams
c.
Andrew Jackson
b.
James Madison
d.
James K. Polk
 

 14. 

Who was President of the US during the Mexican-American War (1846-48)?
a.
James K. Polk
c.
John Quincy Adams
b.
Andrew Jackson
d.
Benjamin Harrison
 

 15. 

Which statement best describes the importance of the events that took place at the Alamo?
a.
Texan forces captured a large portion of Mexican supplies
c.
Allowed for Texas to become an independent nation
b.
Was considered the last battle of the Mexican War
d.
Mexican troops defeated a small group of Texan forces whose heroism helped to rally support among Texans to fight for independence
 

 16. 

Consider Peter Cooper and Robert Fulton.  What doe these inventors/innovators have in common?
a.
The use of steam powered engines
c.
The use of telegraphic technology
b.
The use of photographic technology
d.
All of these
 

 17. 

Which succession of US presidents is in the correct chronological order?
a.
J.Q. Adams, Madison, Jackson, Monroe
c.
Monroe, Madison, J.Q. Adams, Jackson
b.
J.Q. Adams, Madison, Monroe, Jackson
d.
Madison, Monroe, J.Q. Adams, Jackson
 

 18. 

What was the unofficial policy, established by the administration of Andrew Jackson, of providing jobs to political supporters and friends?
a.
Spoils System
c.
Favor System
b.
Cronies System
d.
Free Ride System
 

 19. 

What was a primary reason the US declared war on Great Britain in 1812?
a.
A political dispute over the territory of Maine
c.
Impressment of American sailors into the British Navy
b.
A territorial dispute over the island of Cuba
d.
Britain invaded New England
 

 20. 

What is the Bill of Rights?
a.
Part of the Articles of Confederation
c.
An act of congress that set slaves free
b.
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution
d.
A proclamation of neutrality
 

 21. 

The “Removal Bill” passed by congress and enforced by president Andrew Jackson should be associated with the
a.
“Underground Railroad”
c.
Use of gold and silver instead of currency to save th banking system
b.
“Trail of Tears”
d.
None of these
 

 22. 

The Missouri Compromise of 1820
a.
Made slavery illegal throughout the old Louisiana Territory
c.
Made slavery illegal in Maine and in the territory north of Missouri’s southern border
b.
Made slavery illegal in Missouri
d.
Made slavery illegal throughout the United States
 

 23. 

Which best describes the boundaries of the Louisiana Purchase?
a.
Land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi River
c.
Land between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mts.
b.
Land between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mts.
d.
Land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mts. 
 

 24. 

Sojourner Truth, Lewis Tappan and Frederick Douglass were all
a.
Anti-slavery members of congress
c.
Abolitionists
b.
Pro-slavery members of congress
d.
Anti-abolitionists
 

 25. 

The “California Gold Rush” is associated with
a.
1829
c.
1849
b.
1839
d.
1859
 

 26. 

President James Polk was responsible for securing what Northwestern area of land for the United States in the 1840s?
a.
Louisiana Territory
c.
Lehigh Valley
b.
Ohio Valley
d.
Oregon Territory
 

 27. 

The American Colonization Society was established with the idea of freeing African American slaves, returning them to Africa, and creating a new homeland for them in
a.
Libya
c.
Liberia
b.
South Africa
d.
Egypt
 

 28. 

In response to low pay and poor working conditions what did workers begin to form during the mid 19th century?
a.
Factory Schools
c.
Abolitionist newspapers
b.
Specialized colleges
d.
Unions
 

 29. 

What is the term that best describes the idea that America should expand its borders from the Atlantic to the Pacific?
a.
Manifest Destiny
c.
“From Sea to Shining Sea”
b.
America’s Destiny
d.
None of these
 

 30. 

Which men were responsible for exploring the Louisiana Purchase?
a.
Lewis and Mark
c.
Boone and Clark
b.
Marquette and Joliet
d.
Lewis and Clark
 

 31. 

Pro-slavery politicians, the majority of the members of congress, used this tactic to keep anti-slavery petitions from being heard--even though the first Amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right to petition the government.
a.
“Veto Power”
c.
“Gag Resolutions”
b.
“No Confidence Votes”
d.
None of these
 

 32. 

Eli Whitney’s machine for separating the seeds from cotton had one, big, unexpected result:
a.
It replaced slave labor and slavery declined
c.
It nearly ended cotton production because of cotton gin injuries
b.
It made cotton growing more profitable and therefore increased slave labor
d.
It ended tobacco production in the US
 

 33. 

What country sold the United States the Louisiana Territory?
a.
Spain
c.
Germany
b.
France
d.
Portugal
 

 34. 

Which of these inventions were NOT part of the transportation revolution between 1790 and 1850?
a.
Improved bridges and turnpikes
c.
Canals
b.
Steam Engines (rail & boat)
d.
The Telegraph
 

 35. 

The “Era of Good Feelings” ended with the Panic of ____________, when the US experienced hard times economically.
a.
1786
c.
1823
b.
1819
d.
1849
 

 36. 

A major reason northern states wanted to keep Texas from joining the US was that
a.
Texas had freedom of religion
c.
As a slave state, Texas would probably vote with the southern states in congress
b.
Texas had too few people
d.
Admitting Texas would mean trouble with Native Americans
 

 37. 

The Supreme Court case, “Marbury v. Madison,” established the principle of
a.
Judicial Review
c.
Executive Review
b.
Legislative Review
d.
None of these
 

 38. 

In the early 1800’s, why was transportation becoming such an important issue in the US?
a.
People were becoming interested in travel
c.
As the country produced more, there was a growing need to get those goods to markets across the US
b.
Immigrants needed a way to journey from their native lands
d.
People wanted to find more natural resources to fuel the industries that were expanding
 

 39. 

Which of the following early American political parties was created because many people thought president Andrew Jackson was becoming too powerful?
a.
The Democrats
c.
The Whigs
b.
The Federalists
d.
All of these
 

 40. 

Which man, also known for writing the Declaration of Independence and being the third president, was considered the leader of the Democratic-Republicans?
a.
Thomas Jefferson
c.
James Madison
b.
John Adams
d.
George Washington
 

 41. 

What new method of transportation revolutionized travel on rivers such as the Mississippi during the early 19th century?
a.
The Conestoga Ship
c.
The Suspension Bridge
b.
The Schooner
d.
The Steamship
 

 42. 

What did the Indian Removal Act of 1830 give President Andrew Jackson the right to do?
a.
Move eastern tribes west of the Appalachians
c.
Move eastern tribes to Mexico
b.
Move eastern tribes west of the Mississippi
d.
Force eastern tribes to switch from hunting to farming
 

 43. 

Which of the following was NOT an innovation that occurred in the US between 1790 and 1850?
a.
The Morse-Daguerrotype (photograph)
c.
The first commercial railroad:
the B & O
b.
The use of gasoline in an internal combustion engine
d.
This is a trick question!  A, B, C are correct.
 

 44. 

Which of the following was NOT a result of the Mexican-American War?
a.
Texas became part of the US
c.
The Rio Grande became the official boundary separating Texas from Mexico
b.
California territory became part of the US
d.
This is a trick question, all of these are correct
 

 45. 

Which best describes the details of the Monroe Doctrine?
a.
The United States should trade with Europe
c.
Indians should not live in Florida
b.
European nations should not interfere in the Americas
d.
Freedom of the seas should be protected
 

 46. 

Which of these Native American tribes were forced to move west of the Mississippi River by the US Government?
a.
Creek
c.
Comanche
b.
Seminole
d.
Both A & B
 

 47. 

Which of the following early American writers is famous for historical novels, particularly, “The Last of the Mohicans?”
a.
Washington Irving
c.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
b.
James Fenimore Cooper
d.
Herman Melville
 

 48. 

Who did Aaron Burr shoot and kill in a famous duel?
a.
James Madison
c.
Thomas Jefferson
b.
Alexander Hamilton
d.
Henry Knox
 

 49. 

The decision of President George Washington to use the state militia to put down the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 demonstrated that the:
a.
States were still the dominant power in the new nation
c.
Federal government had no authority to impose an excise tax
b.
President was becoming a military dictator
d.
New national government intended to enforce federal laws
 

 50. 

Which president(s) died while in office?
a.
Andrew Jackson
d.
Choices A & B are correct
b.
William Henry Harrison
e.
Choices B & C are correct
c.
Zachary Taylor
 



 
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