The Jeffersonian Era - HIS 1043.001/008 SI SHIRLEY...

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Unformatted text preview: HIS 1043.001/008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 2008 The Jeffersonian Era: 1800 to 1824 1. In Marbury v. Madison , Chief Justice John Marshall argued successfully that the Supreme Court could: a. Declare federal laws unconstitutional. b. Remove federal officials who would not or could not perform their duties. c. Determine cases involving interstate commerce. d. Decide whether debts should be considered in contracts. e. Uphold the authority of the federal government over the states. 2. In 1800 Federalists viewed Jeffersonian Republicans as dangerous radicals and feared the consequences if they gained control of the government. What actually happened when the Republicans were elected: a. the Republicans adopted a more radical plan than they had previously advocated. b. Jefferson immediately curtailed overseas commerce with France. c. the Republicans maintained the policies of the Federalists. d. the Republicans ruthlessly destroyed all opposition to their policies. e. the Republicans did not make nearly as many changes as they had advocated. 3. Which of the following does NOT describe the Louisiana Purchase of 1803: a. the United States purchased Louisiana from France for $15,000,000. b. French power expanded in the Western Hemisphere. c. Jefferson expanded the powers of the presidency. d. the United States doubled in size. e. the treaty of cession left some of the boundaries vague. 4. Between 1806 and 1809, non-importation, non-intercourse, and embargo acts sought to: a. bring peace between France and Great Britain. b. encourage domestic American manufacturing. c. balance Southern and Northern economic power. d. forced Great Britain to recognize American rights. e. help Britain in the Napoleonic Wars. 5. The causes of the War of 1812 included all of the following EXCEPT: a. demand for respect of America's neutral rights. b. land hunger in the West as well as a desire for Florida. c. fear that Indian attacks were caused by the British. d. strong sectional rivalries that could only be overcome by an external enemy. 6. The Battle of New Orleans in 1815: 1--resulted in the emergence of Andrew Jackson as a military hero. 2--ended the possibility of a British Empire on the lower Mississippi River. 3--strengthened the Federalist party's grip on the national government....
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