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Old Exam 2 Questions 1. In the American Revolution, the U.S. fought against: A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 2. In the War of 1812, the U.S. fought against: A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 3. Jay’s Treaty was between the U.S. and: A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 4. Pinckney’s Treaty was between the U.S. and: A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 5. The XYZ Affair involved the US and what nation? A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 6. What nation owned Florida between 1783 and 1819? A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 7. What nation sold the Louisiana Territory to the U.S. for about 3 cents per acre? A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 8. What nation executed its monarch in 1793 and entered an era known as the Reign of Terror? A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 9. What nation impressed American sailors in the Chesapeake Affair of 1807? A) England B) France C) Spain D) Russia 10. The first constitution of the US was known as the: A) Articles of Confederation B) Bill of Rights C) Constitution of 1787 D) Northwest Land Ordinance Act 11. Which document created a strong central government with a president and a Supreme Court? A) Articles of Confederation B) Bill of Rights C) Constitution of 1787 D) Northwest Land Act 12. Which document added personal liberty protections such as the freedom of speech and press? A) Articles of Confederation B) Bill of Rights C) Constitution of 1787 D) Northwest Land Act 13. Which document prohibited slavery in certain US territories? A) Articles of Confederation B) Bill of Rights C) Constitution of 1787 D) Northwest Land Act 14. The US president at the time of the XYZ Affair was: A) John Adams B) Alexander Hamilton C) Thomas Jefferson D) James Madison 15. Washington’s Secretary of Treasury was: A) J Adams B) Hamilton C) Jefferson D) Madison 16. Who won the Election of 1800? A) J Adams B) Hamilton C) Jefferson D) Madison 17. Who asked for war against England in 1812? A) J Adams B) Hamilton C) Jefferson D) Madison
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18. Who signed the Constitution of 1787? A) J Adams B) Hamilton C) Jefferson D) All of the above 19. According to those who wrote the Constitution of 1787, how many states had to ratify the new constitution before it would replace the previous constitution? A) seven B) nine C) twelve D) thirteen 20. What major economic problem confronted the states during the 1780s? A) inflation B) deflation C) excessive federal taxation D) excessive federal regulation on interstate trading The following questions are taken from CAP. 21. Benjamin Banneker was: A) an intelligent African American who wrote to Thomas Jefferson. B) killed at the Boston Massacre. C) the father of Methodism. D) the author of Common Sense. 22.
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