American History Chap 9 Question Preview (ID: 17964)

Review Questions For Chapter 9.

Which of the following was not a result of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
a) information about the plant and animal life in the West
b) resistance to westward exploration
c) increased knowledge about Native American culture
d) a map showing a new route to the Pacific

Which of the following was a result of the War of 1812?
a) The United States agreed to remain neutral in European Wars.
b) The United States and Britain agreed to stop fighting.
c) The border between Canada and the United States was redrawn.
d) New England states left the Union.

Thomas Jefferson was uneasy about purchasing the Louisiana Territory because
a) he did not have the constitutional power to buy land from another country
b) he worried about angering farmers who shipped their crops to New Orleans
c) he thought he was spending too much money
d) he worried that the land in the territory would be of poor quality

The Mississippi River was especially important to farmers because it
a) encouraged new settlers to come north on barges and steamboats
b) was a barrier protecting them from Native American attacks
c) allowed them to ship their crops to market in New Orleans
d) blocked the westward expansion of the United States

From which foreign nation did the United States purchase Louisiana
a) Spain
b) Great Britain
c) France
d) Haiti

A tariff is a tax on exported goods
a) True
b) False

The Embargo act of 1807 opened up trade with Britain and France
a) True
b) False

The _____________ amendment passed as a result of the tie
a) 1st
b) 7th
c) 12th
d) 13th

During the War of 1812, Native Americans gained much territory
a) True
b) False

Lewis and Clark traveled west across the United States until they reached the Atlantic Ocean
a) True
b) False

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