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CHAPTER 8: VARIETIES OF AMERICAN NATIONALISM 1. The growing nationalism of the late 1810s and 1820s was reflected in all the following developments except A) the crisis over the admission of Missouri B) the foreign policy of the federal government C) the adherence by many people to a set of shared sentiments D) the growth of the economy E) the patriotic celebrations every Fourth of July 2. The War of 1812 led to a call for A) all of the answers below B) high tariffs to protect new industries C) a second Bank of the United States to solve banking problems D) federally funded internal improvements to alleviate transportation problems E) a resumption of economic growth and territorial expansion 3. When the charter of the Bank of the United States expired in 1811, state banks A) decreased in number B) issued bank notes that circulated as money C) were solidly backed by gold and silver reserves D) were carefully monitored by the federal government E) succeeded at creating a more regulated currency 4. Between 1800 and 1820, the American textile industry experienced all of the following developments except A) it expanded tremendously both before and after the war B) it produced no significant inventions or technological advances of its own C) it saw the opening of the first American mill to combine spinning and weaving under one roof D) it suffered from the British dumping underpriced goods on the American market E) it experienced less foreign competition after the tariff of 1816 5. In 1807, the federal government appropriated money for the construction of A) a steamboat line D) railroads B) iron factories E) a national road C) canals 6. By 1820, the United States had seen significant progress in transportation in the form of significantly improved A) river steamboats D) coastal roads B) railroads E) bridges C) canals 7. In 1817, when the federal government considered the bill to provide funding for internal improvements, A) all of the answers D) President Madison signed the bill B) John Randolph introduced the bill E) John Calhoun opposed any action C) Congress passed the bill 8. Following the War of 1812, westward expansion increased because A) the railroads extended as far west as St. Louis B) the federal government offered 160 acres of free land if one could cultivate it for five years C) the Great Plains was seen as a fertile agricultural area D) Canals connected the Great Lakes to the Missouri River E) the Indian opposition to white settlement had considerably decreased 9. The greatest problem with the cotton economy of the Old South was the 1
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A) expense of slavery D) encroachment of industry B) lack of modern machinery E) decrease in markets C) loss of fertility 10. White settlers in the Old Northwest A) all of the answers below B) depended on the growing of cotton for their livelihood C) usually journeyed westward by themselves, but settled in communities D) frequently moved again after developing and then selling their land
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course CHEM 111 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '11 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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