Federalists and Republicans, 17891820
Democratic-Republicans feared that a strong federal government would _________.
threaten the rights of the individual states
threaten the commerce of Northern merchants and artisans
support agriculture over trade
favor the South
A positive result of Jay’s Treaty was that __________.
the British refused to stop seizing American ships
the British refused to compensate American merchants for lost cargoes
the British established a commission to consider the claims of British subjects seeking repayment of debts
the British gave the United States most-favored nation status
Washington’s Farewell Address cautioned Americans about all the following EXCEPT __________.
Thomas Jefferson differed from his predecessors in that he __________.
expanded the scope of the federal government
increased government spending
began paying off the public debt
used the White House to impress foreign dignitaries
What motivated Napoleon to sell the Louisiana Territory to the United States?
He wanted to prevent an alliance between Spain and the United States.
The United States demanded payment of French debts owed to American citizens.
He was not interested in colonization.
He needed financing for his plan to conquer Europe.
In the War of 1812, a brilliant victory for Commodore Oliver Perry established American control of __________.
the Thames River
The terms of the Treaty of Ghent __________.
restored prewar boundaries
outlawed British impressment
designated new territories for the United States
outlined neutral rights
the Supreme Court ruled that __________.
the Constitution did not grant the federal government the right to establish a national bank
states had the right to tax the national bank
the federal government could only do those things absolutely necessary to carry out its powers
the Constitution’s “necessary and proper” clause allowed the federal government to create a bank
How did the Tariff of 1816 protect American manufacturers?
It taxed American goods, making the prices of imported goods more attractive.
The government used the tax revenues to make business loans to manufacturers.
It taxed imports, making the prices of American goods more attractive.
It taxed agricultural products, making industry more appealing to investors.
Secretary John Adams urged President Monroe to take an independent stance on foreign policy because __________.
he wanted the United States to assert itself as a world power
he did not trust the British
he feared that an alliance with Britain would provoke a war with Spain
Britain did not share the United States’s concerns about Russia
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