Dual Credit History Notes for McKenli

Dual Credit History Notes for McKenli - Chapter 5 1.

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Chapter 5 1. Which of the following was NOT a commercial innovation of the Jeffersonian period? Your Answer: introduction of the agricultural fair  Correct Answer: construction of the Erie Canal    Jefferson's Republican party was a champion of yeomen farmers.  2. As president, Thomas Jefferson  Your Answer: insisted on a great deal of formal ceremony.  Correct Answer: maintained close ties with congressional leaders.    Foreign visitors were surprised and sometimes appalled at the casual standards of Jefferson's White House.  3. The important precedent for judicial review of federal statutes was set in  Your Answer: Marbury v. Madison.     Judicial review meant the federal courts had the authority to determine the constitutionality of the laws of Congress. 
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4. Aaron Burr  Your Answer: received the support of Hamilton in his bid to become governor of New York.  Correct Answer: planned a potentially treasonous expedition.    Burr and Hamilton were bitter political enemies in New York.  5. The Embargo Act of 1807  Your Answer: forbade the purchase of British or French goods.  Correct Answer: failed to protect American neutrality.    The embargo forbade the export of goods from U.S. ports.  6. As a result of Macon's Bill Number Two,  Your Answer: President Madison relieved international tensions and delayed agitation for war.  Correct Answer: Napoleon offered, although never intended to keep, a promise to respect American neutrality. 
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  Madison's inability to solve the neutral rights issue with Britain and France kept international tensions high and  continued to provoke demands for war.  7. Americans favored war against Britain in 1812 because of  Your Answer: American hopes to conquer Canada.  Correct Answer: all of the above.     Canada was an issue involving the thirst for territorial expansion, and, if conquered, could be of strategic value in  leveraging Britain on other issues.  8. The Battle of New Orleans was militarily significant in that  Your Answer: it established General William Henry Harrison as a military hero and a potential presidential candidate.  Correct Answer: it prevented British occupation of a strategic city they would have been reluctant to surrender.    It established Andrew Jackson as a military hero and a potential presidential candidate.  9. Which of the following changes in the Constitution did New Englanders recommend at the Hartford Convention?
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Your Answer: increased power of the president to declare and wage war  Correct Answer: limitation on the president to a single term in office    The recommendation was to require a two-thirds vote in Congress to declare war. 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course HIS History 13 taught by Professor Grids during the Spring '10 term at Highland CC.

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