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7ReviewTest - US History II Review Test 7 Launching the New...

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1 US History II Review Test 7 Launching the New Republic, 1789 - 1800 1. By 1789, American Indian tribes in the Ohio Valley had [A] accommodated themselves to white rule and had sworn allegiance to the Constitution. [B] effectively halted further white settlement for the immediate future. [C] formed a confederacy to resist the encroachment of white Americans. [D] been either wiped out by federal troops or forced to relocate to Canada. [E] none of these 2. In the late 1780s, why did many frontier folk feel that the United States government had forfeited their loyalty? [A] The British still occupied seven western forts. [B] Native Americans continued to raid white settlements. [C] Spain still prevented them from using New Orleans. [D] They had become susceptible to foreign manipulation and subversion. [E] all of these 3. Why did westerners feel special bitterness toward the British during the late 1780s? [A] The British had closed the port of New Orleans. [B] A large portion of westerners were former French-Canadians who had hated the British ever since the end of the Seven Years’ War. [C] The British continued to occupy seven forts on American soil and backed the northwestern Indians’ resistance to white settlers. [D] Westerners believed that the British wished to award loyalists tracts of western land. [E] The federal government insisted that westerners pay a share of the debt owed to Britain. 4. If you had visited the United States in 1789, which state would you have found the least healthy economically? [A] New York [B] Massachusetts [C] Maryland [D] Virginia [E] Pennsylvania 5. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the nature of “work” in the United States before the nineteenth century? [A] Most unmarried daughters worked in department stores in order to supplement family income. [B] Nearly everyone worked at what was temporarily or permanently “home.” [C] Because the “service sector” of the economy had not yet developed, nearly everyone worked in factories. [D] Unmarried males tended to be unemployed and viewed with suspicion. [E] all of these 6. Which of the following is an example of the growing complexity of American society after independence? [A] There was a shift away from small-scale subsistence farming. [B] Free blacks had suffered a noticeable erosion of the political gains made after 1776. [C] Thousands of white Americans and black slaves migrated westward. [D] Slavery experienced a renewal as a viable economic system. [E] all of these
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2 7. Which of the following was not one of the innovative business ventures that American entrepreneurs began during the two decades after the American Revolution? [A] association for trading government bonds [B] water-powered textile factory [C] shipbuilding and global shipping [D] private banks [E] None of these were innovations of this period 8. The economic environment of Philadelphia in the 1790s can be described as [A] treacherous.
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  • Spring '09
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  • Native Americans in the United States, United States Congress, Federal government of the United States, Washington, D.C., United States federal courts

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