Chapter_9_Review_With_Answers

Chapter_9_Review_With_Answers - Chap 9 1.Andrew Jackson...

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Chap 9 1.Andrew Jackson could be described as a A) frontier aristocrat B) southern plantation owner C) poor western farmer D) wealthy eastern merchant E) champion of the oppressed classes 2. Andrew Jackson and his followers believed that the United States needed to A) create a totally egalitarian society B) challenge the power of the eastern elites C) confront sectional differences over slavery D) put an end to the existence of slavery E) strengthen the power of the federal government 3. The inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829 was significant because it A) ended the tradition of raucous inaugural celebrations B) signified the empowerment of a heretofore disenfranchised class of Americans C) reaffirmed the control of the political elite D) indicated harmony between the southern and northern regions of the United States E) symbolized a return to traditional upper- class values 4. Before the democratization of the 1820s and 1830s, states restricted the influence of the ordinary citizen in politics by all of the following methods except A) selecting presidential electors in legislatures B) placing property requirements on voters C) restricting voting to members of a specific church D) requiring voters to be taxpayers E) having legislators represent property rather than people 5. During Andrew Jackson’s presidency, the common people gained political power through all of the following means except A) creation of national nominating conventions B) enfranchisement of women and free blacks C) elimination of property qualifications for voting D) increase in opportunity to hold political office E) challenge of entrenched office holders 6. After the Doff Rebellion in the early 1840s, the state government of Rhode Island A) accepted John Dorr as its governor B) accepted the Dorrite constitution C) drafted a new, more democratic, constitution D) decided to let women vote in state elections E) executed John Dorr 7. In 1828, the only state not to choose its presidential electors by popular vote was A) Ohio B) Rhode Island C) Pennsylvania D) South Carolina E) Tennessee 8. Under the leadership of Martin Van Buren, the Albany Regency argued that a permanent party system was needed to A) all of the answers below B) provide a check against abuse in office C) ensure genuine democracy to the populace D) force politicians to answer to the people E) create a counterforce against a political elite 9. The oldest political party in the United States is the A) Whig party B) Democratic party C) Federalist party D) National Republican party E) Populist party 10. Andrew Jackson fit into the new concept of the political party by A) decreasing the power of the presidency B) always supporting states’ rights C) having no clear, distinct theory of government D) removing large numbers of entrenched officeholders E) opening the franchise to all taxpayers 11. The Jackson administration actively promoted the rights of A) none of the answers below B) African-Americans C) Indians D)
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