After the Revolutionary War, the United States developed a representative government, which means ____.
officials are elected by the people
there are political parties
the government rules from year to year without great changes
all citizens have the right to vote
In 1803, the United States doubled its size by _____.
acquiring Florida from Spain
buying the Louisiana Territory from France
The belief that it was the fate of the United States to stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean is called _____.
the westward movement
The northern and southern states eventually developed different ways of life. Which of the following statements about the North and the South is TRUE?
People in the South believed that enslavement should be allowed in new parts of the country, and people in the North did not.
Southern leaders wanted a strong national government, while northern leaders wanted strong states' rights.
The northern states were industrialized, while those in the South relied on trade.
There were twice as many people living in southern cities as in northern cities.
The late 1800s and early 1900s in the United States was a period of _____.
growth in agriculture
increased immigration and urbanization
Which of the following statements about the fight for independence in the Latin American colonies is NOT TRUE?
The American and French revolutions inspired people in the European-ruled colonies of Latin America to fight for their independence.
Toussaint L'Ouverture led a revolt of enslaved people that resulted in Saint Domingue's independence from France.
The fight for independence in South America was led by the Creoles, who fought against the peninsulares.
Catholic priests Hidalgo and Morelos led the struggle for independence in Mexico because they objected to Spanish taxation.
The caudillos that rose to power in the newly independent Latin American countries usually _____.
were backed by armies and took over governments by force
came to power by inheritance
worked to improve the lives of the people
were willing to divide their power with legislatures
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