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1 US History Review Test 10 1. The Whig Party was made up of former Federalists and former Republicans who [A] believed that the national government should encourage economic development. [B] refused to accept the new techniques of American politics. [C] retained Jefferson’s suspicion of a strong federal government. [D] believed that westward expansion should end. [E] opposed plantation slavery in the South. 2. Which of the following was not one of the forces of division within the Republican party in the early 1820s? [A] spread of cotton cultivation in the South [B] westward expansion [C] democratization of the political process [D] industrialization in New England [E] changing views of the role of the national government 3. Which of the following circumstances was not part of the democratization of American politics in the Age of Jackson? [A] wooing of voters by staging grand barbecues [B] election rather than appointment of some offices [C] elimination of the electoral college [D] institution of written ballots [E] decline of property requirements 4. What happened to the American political system during the antebellum period? [A] It came under the control of a business elite. [B] It became more democratic. [C] It fragmented into a multiple-party system. [D] It came to look more and more like the British system. [E] It collapsed. 5. Reformers of the antebellum period [A] were often inspired by the writings of Karl Marx. [B] were usually Democrats rather than Whigs. [C] rarely advocated legal coercion to force people to live morally. [D] received their best response in New England and/or areas where New Englanders had migrated. [E] usually came from the South, because that was the region that most needed reform. 6. Martin Van Buren’s political machine in New York was known as [A] Tammany Hall. [B] the Plug Uglies. [C] the Whigs. [D] the Latter-Day Saints. [E] the Albany Regency. 7. What did the presidential election of 1828 demonstrate? [A] that the ghost of George Washington loomed large over the political landscape [B] that first-term presidents usually can be reelected [C] that supporters of common people would have difficulty being elected [D] that New Englanders would never vote for a southerner for president [E] that the new political parties were strongly sectional in their sources of strength
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2 8. Removing officeholders of the rival political party and replacing them with members of your own party is called the [A] rotten system. [B] just deserts system. [C] spoils system. [D] rotating system. [E] reform system. 9. Why did President Jackson veto the Maysville Road Bill? [A] He opposed federal funding of internal improvements. [B] The governor of Kentucky objected to the road.
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