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Which of the following is true of the Stamp Act Congress?

The principle of “popular sovereignty” was…

The most common form of slave resistance prior to the Civil War was...

Which of the following best describes the attitudes of Southern Whites toward slavery during the mid-19th century (ca. 1835-1865)?

For farmers & planters in the South, the 1850s was a period of…

The economic theory of mercantilism would be consistent with which of the following statements…

The primary American objection to the Stamp Act was that…

In seeking diplomatic recognition from foreign powers during the War for Independence, the American government found it necessary to…

William Lloyd Garrison, in his publication The Liberator, was outspoken in calling for…

The Congregational “gag rule” stipulated that…

The immediate dispute in Bacon’s Rebellion was…

The Wilmot-Proviso stipulated that…

It provided an important opportunity for colonial leaders to establish ties with one another.

A central feature of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Passive resistance, including breaking tools and slowing workpace.

Slavery was a benefit to both blacks and whites.

High crop prices and sustained prosperity.

A government should seek to direct the economy so as to maximize exports.

It was a measure for raising revenue from the colonies but it had not been approved by the colonists through their representatives.

Demonstrate a determination and potential to win independence.

Immediate & uncompensated emancipation of slaves.

No antislavery petitions would be formally received by Congress.

The perceived failure of Virginia’s governor to protect colony’s frontier area from the depredations of raiding Indians.

Slavery should be prohibited in the lands acquired as a result of the Mexican War. The Whig Party turned against President John Tyler because…

In coining the phrase “Manifest Destiny”, journalist John L O’Sullivan meant that…

All of the following were causes of the Mexican War except…

The primary motive of those who found the British colony in Virginia during the 17th century was the…

The purpose of the Treaty of Tordesillas was…

During the 1760’s and 1770’s the most effective American tactic in gaining the repeal of the Stamp and Townshend Acts was

One of the purposes of the 1773 Tea Act was…

During the American War for Independence, the Battle of Saratoga was most significant because it…

Besides mass production through the use of interchangeable parts, Eli Whitney also influenced American history by his invention of the…

The Republican response to the 1798 Alien & Sedition Acts included…

The Puritans who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony wanted their settlement to be primarily…

President Andrew Jackson’s Specie Circular stipulated that…

He opposed the entire Whig legislative program.

It was the destiny of America to overspread the continent.

Mexican desire to annex Louisiana.

Desire for economic gain.

To divide the non-European world between Spain & Portugal.

Boycotting British goods.

Save the British East India Company from financial ruin.

Persuaded France to begin supporting the Americans openly.

Cotton gin.

The Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions.

An example to the rest of the world.

Paper money shouldn’t be accepted in payment for federal government lands sold.

Factors promoting the beginning of the American Industrialization during the early 19th century included all of the following except…

The Molasses Act was intended to enforce England’s mercantilist policies by…

The British government imposed the Townshend Acts on the American colonies in the belief that…

The primary issue in dispute in Shay’s Rebellion was…

All of the following were weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation government except…

Congress’s most successful and effective method of financing the War for Independence was…

The most...
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