Unit Three Practice Exam (2)

Unit Three Practice Exam (2) - HIS 1043.001/.008...

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HIS 1043.001/.008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 08 Unit Three Practice Exam Part One DIRECTIONS: Each of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by five suggested answers or completions. Select the one that is best in each case. 1. In 1824, the Marshall court broke the state-granted monopoly in New York, sine the monopoly interfered with federal jurisdiction over interstate commerce. The case was a. Cherokee Nation vs. Georgia b. Dred Scott vs. Sanford c. Gibbons vs. Ogden d. Worcester vs. Georgia e. Marbury vs. Madison 2. The president most closely identified with the “Era of Good Feelings” was a. Thomas Jefferson b. John Quincy Adams c. Andrew Jackson d. James Monroe e. James Madison 3. The commitment to cotton and slavery a. Made the South independent of the world’s financial and industrial centers b. Permanently stabilized the economy of the South c. Isolated the south politically d. Isolated the southern states form economic recessions and depression e. Allowed for a more classless agricultural society 4. Which of the following statements incorrectly characterizes John Marshall, who presided over the Supreme Court from 1801 to 1835? a. He saw the Court as a balance against elected legislatures b. Many of his early decisions protected the independence of the courts and their right to review legislation. c. From 1816 onward, his decisions encouraged agriculture and strengthened the states at the expense of the national government d. Many of his important decisions protected the sanctity of contracts and corporate charters against state legislatures e. His decisions portrayed a broad interpretation of the constitution. 5. The Adams-Onis Treaty a. Excluded Spain from the North American continent b. Reduced British influence in Florida c. Granted the Northwest territory to the United States d. Weakened the Spanish position in Latin America e. Made Florida a US territory 6. After 1815, the Republican Party a. Sought to renounce Federalist accomplishments b. Maintained a philosophy of states’ rights and limited government
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HIS 1043.001/.008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 08 c. Adopted many of the programs of the Federalist Party d. Promoted the continued existence of a two-party system e. Changed its names to the Whig Party. 7. The first goal of postwar expansionists in the US after 1815 a. To obtain the Pacific Northwest from Great Britain b. To obtain Florida from Spain c. To acquire the former French colony of Louisiana d. To develop the trans-Appalachian west e. To eradicate the Native Americans 8. The main diplomatic challenge facing James Monroe in 1820 was a. The continuing threat of English intervention in the US b. The development of trading rights with Latin America c. Establishing friendly relations with France d. Responding to the revolt of Spain’s Latin American colonies e. The “Native American problem” 9. The question of admitting Missouri to the Union in 1819
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