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Class:HIST 2763 - THE UNITED STATES TO 1876
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University:Arkansas State University
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Frie's Rebellion resulted in anti-Federalist sentiment in the region of the rebellion
The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions were a response to The Alien and Sedition Acts
What contributed to the poor American performance in the War of 1812? The nation was deeply divided about whether to go to war
The Democratic Republican Societies of the 1790s were criticized by George Washington after they criticized his administration
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What was unusual about the Embargo Act of 1807? It stopped all American vessels from sailing to foreign ports—an amazing use of federal power, especially by a president who wanted to avoid that and foreign entanglements
How did Hamilton win support for his programs? He and Jefferson negotiated an agreement that would grant the southern opponents of his plans a national capital city in return for supporting most of what he wanted
T or F: George Washington provided a much-needed symbol of national unity. True
What did Americans like James Madison and Thomas Jefferson believe must remain the foundation of American life? Agriculture
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The French Revolution reinforced the Republican’s sympathy toward the French
What contributed to the United States going to war in 1812? The Republican belief in free trade
Who wrote the Vindication of the Rights of Women? Mary Wollstonecraft
What can be argued led directly to the formation of an organized political opposition party against the Federalist Party? Jay’s Treaty
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Which act was intended to ban all American exports, thereby crippling the British and French economies? The Embargo Act
Gabriel’s Rebellion demonstrated that the slaves were as aware of the idea of liberty as anyone else
What was unusual about the Embargo Act of 1807? It stopped all American vessels from sailing to foreign ports—an amazing use of federal power, especially by a president who wanted to avoid that and foreign entanglements.
T or F in US 1797 American neutrality in the European war was not working; both England and France were seizing American ships with impunity. True
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Who wrote a petition to Congress as the president of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, calling for the ending of slavery? Benjamin Franklin
What was the significance of the election of 1800? John Adams left office when he was supposed to, establishing the principle in American government of the peaceful transfer of power.
The president responsible for the Louisiana Purchase was Thomas Jefferson
How did Thomas Jefferson view the Federalists while in office? He tried to roll back almost everything they had done by cutting taxes and the size of government.
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Why did the United States become a one-party state following the War of 1812? The Hartford Convention fatally damaged the Federalist Party, portraying them as treasonous.
What was the Hamilton-Jefferson bargain? Southerners agreed to Hamilton’s fiscal program in exchange for placing the nation’s capital in Maryland-Virginia.
The main target of the Sedition Act was Republican presses
The 1796 election matched John Adams and Thomas Pinckney up against Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr
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Judith Sargent Murray argued that women’s apparent mental inferiority to men simply reflected the fact that women had been denied equal education
Why did Jefferson use the U.S. Navy against African states? The United States had stopped paying tribute to the Barbary pirates to leave its ships alone, and the ruler of Tripoli had declared war on the United States as a result.
Why did women lack a voice in the government of the new republic? Actually, some women raised their voices on behalf of equality or at least some degree of rights, and they thus contributed to a growing democratization of political life.
Jefferson justified his overreach of the constitution when he purchased Louisiana by citing that he secured economic stability for his virtuous agrarian farmers.
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Toussaint L’Ouverture, is well known for leading a slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
What brought peace about the war of 1812? the Treaty of Ghent in December 1814
Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun formed a group informally known as War Hawks
When Andrew Jackson had the chance to obtain African-American help to fight the British in the Battle of New Orleans, he recruited free men of color and promised them the same pay that white recruits received
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What happened to King Louis XVI during the French Revolution? He was executed
Hamilton’s economic program included creating creditworthiness but NOT reducing expenditures on the military
Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa were brothers who preached a militant message to Native Americans early in the nineteenth century
Who wrote that he hoped that the purchase of Louisiana would lead to the transplanting of all the Indians east of the Mississippi to the west of the Mississippi? Thomas Jefferson
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Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was inspired by Thomas Paine’s writing
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 Frie's Rebellionresulted in anti-Federalist sentiment in the region of the rebellion
 The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions were a response toThe Alien and Sedition Acts
 What contributed to the poor American performance in the War of 1812?The nation was deeply divided about whether to go to war
 The Democratic Republican Societies of the 1790swere criticized by George Washington after they criticized his administration
 What was unusual about the Embargo Act of 1807?It stopped all American vessels from sailing to foreign ports—an amazing use of federal power, especially by a president who wanted to avoid that and foreign entanglements
 How did Hamilton win support for his programs?He and Jefferson negotiated an agreement that would grant the southern opponents of his plans a national capital city in return for supporting most of what he wanted
 T or F: George Washington provided a much-needed symbol of national unity.True
 What did Americans like James Madison and Thomas Jefferson believe must remain the foundation of American life?Agriculture
 The French Revolutionreinforced the Republican’s sympathy toward the French
 What contributed to the United States going to war in 1812?The Republican belief in free trade
 Who wrote the Vindication of the Rights of Women?Mary Wollstonecraft
 What can be argued led directly to the formation of an organized political opposition party against the Federalist Party?Jay’s Treaty
 Which act was intended to ban all American exports, thereby crippling the British and French economies?The Embargo Act
 Gabriel’s Rebelliondemonstrated that the slaves were as aware of the idea of liberty as anyone else
 What was unusual about the Embargo Act of 1807?It stopped all American vessels from sailing to foreign ports—an amazing use of federal power, especially by a president who wanted to avoid that and foreign entanglements.
 T or F in US 1797 American neutrality in the European war was not working; both England and France were seizing American ships with impunity.True
 Who wrote a petition to Congress as the president of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, calling for the ending of slavery?Benjamin Franklin
 What was the significance of the election of 1800?John Adams left office when he was supposed to, establishing the principle in American government of the peaceful transfer of power.
 The president responsible for the Louisiana Purchase wasThomas Jefferson
 How did Thomas Jefferson view the Federalists while in office?He tried to roll back almost everything they had done by cutting taxes and the size of government.
 Why did the United States become a one-party state following the War of 1812?The Hartford Convention fatally damaged the Federalist Party, portraying them as treasonous.
 What was the Hamilton-Jefferson bargain?Southerners agreed to Hamilton’s fiscal program in exchange for placing the nation’s capital in Maryland-Virginia.
 The main target of the Sedition Act wasRepublican presses
 The 1796 election matched John Adams and Thomas Pinckney up againstThomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr
 Judith Sargent Murray argued that women’s apparent mental inferiority to men simply reflected the fact that women had been deniedequal education
 Why did Jefferson use the U.S. Navy against African states?The United States had stopped paying tribute to the Barbary pirates to leave its ships alone, and the ruler of Tripoli had declared war on the United States as a result.
 Why did women lack a voice in the government of the new republic?Actually, some women raised their voices on behalf of equality or at least some degree of rights, and they thus contributed to a growing democratization of political life.
 Jefferson justified his overreach of the constitution when he purchased Louisiana by citing thathe secured economic stability for his virtuous agrarian farmers.
 Toussaint L’Ouverture, is well known forleading a slave rebellion in Saint Domingue
 What brought peace about the war of 1812?the Treaty of Ghent in December 1814
 Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun formed a group informally known asWar Hawks
 When Andrew Jackson had the chance to obtain African-American help to fight the British in the Battle of New Orleans, herecruited free men of color and promised them the same pay that white recruits received
 What happened to King Louis XVI during the French Revolution?He was executed
 Hamilton’s economic program includedcreating creditworthiness but NOT reducing expenditures on the military
 Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa were brothers whopreached a militant message to Native Americans early in the nineteenth century
 Who wrote that he hoped that the purchase of Louisiana would lead to the transplanting of all the Indians east of the Mississippi to the west of the Mississippi?Thomas Jefferson
 Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Womanwas inspired by Thomas Paine’s writing
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