Question 4 a correct answer the hartford resolutions

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Question 4 a. Correct answer. The Hartford resolutions put the final nail in the coffin of the Federalist Party, which never again mounted enough support to launch a successful presidential campaign. b. Fearing that New England was becoming subordinate to the South and West, delegates sought to strengthen the Northeast and hobble the South by abolishing the three-fifths clause in the Constitution (which allowed the South to count a portion of its slaves in calculating proportional representation). c. Only a few delegates mentioned secession at the convention; in the end, they took a far more moderate position.
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d. New England merchants felt Congress should compensate them for war-time losses, particularly those caused by the trade embargo. e. The Convention sought to limit Congressional power by requiring a two-thirds vote in Congress for embargoes, admitting new states and declaring war. Question 5 a. Sectionalism disappeared—at least temporarily—after the war of 1812, as Americans experienced a new sense of themselves as one nation, proud of their American identity. b. Because of America’s willingness and demonstrated ability to defend itself, the nation yielded greater respect from the rest of the world as a result of the War of 1812. c. Correct answer. After the war, the U.S. and England briefly upped the ante in the Great Lakes, but by 1817, the Rush-Bagot agreement limited naval armament on the lakes and inspired better relationships between the two nations along the border with Canada. d.
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