Chapter 11 The Age of Jefferson
Monticello was ____________
A) a building at the University of Virginia.
B) a famous invention by Jefferson.
C) Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia.
D) another name for the nation's new capital.
Thomas Jefferson's election in 1800 was called the "peaceful revolution" because ____________
A) a Federalist justice swore Jefferson into office.
B) Jefferson was the first President inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
C) an orderly change in political control took place.
D) the Democratic-Republicans changed to the Republicans.
Thomas Jefferson believed in all the following principles EXCEPT ____________
A) providing minority groups with equal rights.
B) following a government policy of laissez-faire toward industry.
C) recognizing the people as the source of a government's power.
D) having the federal government actively promote business.
Republicans tried to remove some of the "midnight judges" by ____________
A) declaring the Judiciary Act of 1789 unconstitutional.
B) claiming the power of judicial review.
C) bringing charges of impeachment against them.
D) passing the Judiciary Act of 1801.
President Thomas Jefferson ordered his secretary of state not to deliver official commission papers to the "midnight judge," ____________
A) John Marshall.
B) William Marbury.
C) Albert Gallatin.
D) James Madison.
The case of Marbury v. Madison established the power of the Supreme Court to ____________
A) withhold the appointments of federal judges.
B) pack the courts with their political supporters.
C) declare a law passed by Congress unconstitutional.
D) apply the principles of strict construction.
A secret treaty in 1800 ceded the Louisiana Territory to ____________
A) The United States.
B) Great Britain.
The Lewis and Clark expedition accomplished all of the following EXCEPT ____________
A) mapping several passes through the Rocky Mountains.
B) establishing friendly relations with several Native American nations.
C) collecting scientific data on the Louisiana Territory.
D) discovering an all-water route across North America.
Alexander Hamilton died from wounds he received in a duel with ____________
A) Thomas Jefferson.
B) William Clark.
C) Aaron Burr.
D) George Clinton.
Between 1789 and 1801, the United States paid millions of dollars in tributes to ____________
A) the Barbary Coast States.
B) Great Britain.
President Thomas Jefferson sent warships to the Mediterranean in 1801 because ____________
A) the pasha of Tripoli had asked for more tribute.
B) Tripoli was at war with Morocco and Tunisia.
C) Tripoli declared war on the United States.
D) the United States declared war on Tripoli.
The Battle of Tippecanoe marked the beginning of ____________
A) a long war between Native Americans and white settlers on the frontier.
B) the Native American settlement known as Prophetstown.
C) a confederation of Native Americans on the frontier and in the Southeast.
D) an American war to conquer British Canada.
In 1812, Americans wanted war with Great Britain for all the following reasons EXCEPT ____________
A) recovery of the economy after the Non-Intercourse Act.
B) a desire for peace on the western frontier.
C) the possibility of obtaining Florida from Spain.
D) a chance to conquer British Canada.
In 1812 people who urged war against Britain became known as ____________
A) Shooting Stars
D) War Hawks
One major goal of the United States in the War of 1812 was to ____________
A) conquer Canada.
B) blockade the coast of Great Britain.
C) build up a navy of privateers.
D) acquire a national anthem.