History Test - December 15, 2015

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By 1810, the most insistent demand for a declaration of war against Britaincame from the West and South.
An important result of the War of 1812 was thatit encouraged manufacturing in the United States.
The vote in favor of war in 1812 in the House of Representatives indicated thatthe country was divided about going to war with England.
The war hawks demanded war with Britain not because they wantedto retaliate for the British burning of Washington, D.C.
Tecumseh argued that Indians shouldnot cede control of land to whites unless all Indians agreed.
Native American leader Tecumseh was killed in 1813 at theBattle of Thames.
The Battle of Tippecanoe resulted inWilliam Henry Harrison becoming a national hero.
Seafaring New England opposed the War of 1812 because of all the following excepttheir strong trade ties with France.
Once begun, the War of 1812 wassupported by the West and South.
During the War of 1812, the New England stateslent more money and sent more food to the British Army than to the American army.
When the United States entered the War of 1812, it wasmilitary unprepared.
Canada became an important battleground in the War of 1812, becauseBritish forces were weakest there.
The War of 1812 was one of the worst-fought wars in United States history, because ofwidespread disunity.
America's campaign against Canada in the War of 1812was a complete failure.
America's campaign against Canada in the War of 1812was poorly conceived because it split up the military.
British plans for their 1814 campaign did not include action inFlorida.
The British attack on Baltimoreinspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
The most devastating defeat suffered by the British during the War of 1812 took place at the Battle ofNew Orleans.
The Battle of New Orleanssaw British troops defeated by Andrew Jackson's soldiers.
The Battle of New Orleansunleashed a wave of nationalism and self-confidence.
At the peace conference at Ghent, the British began to withdraw many of its earlier demands not because ofthe American victory at New Orleans.
The Era of Good Feelingswas a misnomer, because the period was a troubled one.
The so-called Era of Good Feelings was never entirely tranquil, but even the illusion of national consensus was shattered by thePanic of 1819 and the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
The Tariff of 1816 was the first in American Historythat aimed to protect american industry.
The first state entirely west of the Mississippi River to be carved out of the Louisiana Territory wasMissouri.
The western land boom resulted from all of the following exceptthe construction of railroad lines west of the Mississippi River.
In interpreting the Constitution, John Marshall favored"loose constitution."
All of the following were results of the Missouri Compromise except thatsectionalism was reduced.
Andrew Jackson's military exploits were instrumental in the United States gainingpossession of Florida from the Spanish.
When moving to the Old Northwest, settlers from the North wanted to do all of the following exceptoppose increased taxes to fund their programs.
The Panic of 1819 brought with it all of the following exceptinflation.
One of the major causes of the Panic of 1819 wasoverspeculation in frontier lands.
In McCulloch v. Maryland, Cohens v. Virginia, and Gibbons v. Ogden, Chief Justice Marshall's rulingslimited the extent of states' rights.
The Monroe Doctrine was an expression of theillusion of deepening American isolationism from world affairs.
At the time it was issued, the Monroe Doctrine wasincapable of being enforced by the United States.
Latin America's reaction to the Monroe Doctrine can best be described asunconcerned or unimpressed.
The Monroe Doctrine declared that the United States wouldview European interference in the Americas as a threat to the national interest of the United States
A major reason for the issuance of the Monroe Doctrine (1823) was toprevent further European colonization in the Caribbean region.
Democratic-Republicans opposed Henry Clay's American System because theybelieved that it was unconstitutional.
With the demise of the Federalist party,the Democratic-Republicans established one-party rule.
The United States' most successful diplomat in the Era of Good Feelings wasJohn Quincy Adams.
The presidential election of 1824was the first one to see the election of a minority president.
The presidential election of 1824saw a record high voter turn-out show up at the polls.
The House of Representatives decided in 1824 presidential election whenno candidate received a majority of the vote in the Electoral College.
John Quincy Adams, elected president in 1825, was charged by his political opponents withhaving struck a "corrupt bargain" when he appointed Henry Clay to become secretary of state.
As president, John Quincy Adamswas one of the least successful presidents in American History.
John Quincy Adams could be described as possessingalmost none of the arts of the politician.
John Quincy Adams's weaknesses as president included all of the following excepthis firing good office holders to appoint his own people.
The purpose behind the spoils system wasto reward political supporters with public office.
The Spoils System under Andrew Jackson resulted in theappointment of many corrupt and incompetent officials to federal jobs.
Southerners feared the Tariff of 1828 becausethis same power could be used to suppress slavery.
The section of the United States most hurt by the Tariff of 1828 wasthe South.
John C. Calhoun's "South Carolina Exposition" was an argument forstates' rights.
The South Carolina state legislature, after the election of 1832declared the existing tariff null and void in South Carolina.
The "nullification crisis" of 1832- 1833 erupted overtariff policy.
The strong regional support for the Tariff of 1833 came fromNew England.
The Force Bill of 1833 provided that thePresident could use the Army and Navy to collect federal tariff duties.
The nullification crisis started by South Carolina over Tariff of 1828 ended whenCongress passed the Compromise Tariff of 1833.
The nullification crisis of 1833 resulted in a clear-cut victory forneither Andrew Jackson nor the nullifiers.
Andrew Jackson's administration supported the removal of Native Americans from the eastern states because theSupreme Court ruled in favor of this policy.
As a result of President Andrew Jackson's policies, Native American Indians wereforcibly removed to areas west of the Mississippi.
In an effort to assimilate themselves into white society, the Cherokees did all of the following exceptrefuse to own slaves.
The policy of the Jackson administration toward the eastern Indian tribes wasforced removal.
Andrew Jackson's administration supported the removal of Native Americans from the eastern states becausewhites wanted the Indian's land.
Andrew Jackson and his supporters disliked the Bank of the United States for all of the following reasons except itput public service first, not profits.
Andrew Jackson made all of the following charges against the Bank of the United States exceptthat it refused to lend money to politicians.
One of the positive aspects of the Bank of the United States wasits promotion of economic expansion by making credit abundant.
While in existence, the second Bank of the United Stateswas the depository of the funds of the National Government.
Andrew Jackson's veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States wasa major expansion of presidential power.
Andrew Jackson based his veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States onthe fact that he found the bill harmful to the nation.
The "cement" that held the Whig party together in its formative days wasthe hatred of Andrew Jackson.
The Whigs hoped to win the 1836 election byforcing the election into the House of Representatives.
The Panic of 1837 was caused by all of the following excepttaking the country off the gold standard.
Women met at Seneca Falls Convention wanting what?Equal rights; right to vote.
Reformer Dorothea Dix worked for the cause ofbetter treatment of the mentally ill.
At times, the United States Government has passed protective tariffsto help the nation's manufacturers.
The "Tippecanoe" in the Whigs' campaign slogan wasWilliam Harrison.