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U.S. History Exam Questions

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1. Slavery is directly mentioned in the U.S. Constitution in regards to:

2. The Missouri Compromise of 1820 attempts all of the following EXCEPT:

3. As a Federalist, Alexander Hamilton strongly supported all of the following EXCEPT:

4. One of the central functions of the U.S. Constitution outlines representation in Congress. It was decided that:

5. Anti-Federalists favored all of the following EXCEPT:

6. When Georgia's denial of Cherokee and Creek land rights was supported by President Andrew Jackson, all of following happened as a result EXCEPT:

7. All of the following are reasons that Congress abandoned the Articles of Confederation for a stronger central government EXCEPT:

8. All of the following describe the Democratic Party of the 1830s EXCEPT: 9. Angered by the passage of the Tariff of 1828, South Carolina politicians defied Andrew Jackson and others in the Democratic Party by declaring the law unconstitutional and a violation of states' rights. This became known as:

10. In the early years following the Revolutionary War, women in the United States:

11. All of the following events led up to the end of the Federalist Party under the leadership of President John Adams EXCEPT: Republicans offered their support to Adams during the election of 1800.

12. As the first (and only) Federalist president, John Adams initiated Federalist policies. However, Adams also attempted to mend relations with France in what became a botched diplomatic effort. U.S. diplomats were asked for a large bribe in return for eased tensions in the Caribbean in what was later called: Xyz affair

13. Jacksonian Democracy is also described as:
White male democracy

14. The Articles of Confederation were all of the following EXCEPT:

A document that formed a government with little federal power and no provisions for an executive or judicial branch.

15. All of the following are features of the Second Great Awakening EXCEPT: Most native Americans convert to Christianity.
16. The first political parties in the United States were:
Anti federalist and federalist

17. Formerly known as the Anti-Federalists, Republicans (or Democratic-Republicans) were led by the first Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson

18. The Whig Party was formed in opposition to which president and his political party? Andrew Jackson and the Democratic Party

19. Thomas Jefferson took over the presidency in what was later called the Republican Revolution. Which of the following most accurately describes his agenda? Implement anti-federalist political and economic reforms and return to a more limited form of federal government.

20. The president of the United States was given all of the following powers by the U.S. Constitution EXCEPT: Legislate.

21. All of the following led to the Louisiana Purchase EXCEPT:

The War of 1812

22. The first Whig candidate elected president was:
Andrew Jackson

23. African Americans gained their freedom in northern states in all the following ways EXCEPT: Leading bloody revolts.
24. All of the following were events of the War of 1812 EXCEPT: The white house burns

25. Congress under the Articles of Confederation were able to: Declare war and peace

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