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Which candidate did John Quincy Adams defeat in the controversial election of 1824?
a) Henry Clay
b) James Monroe
c) Daniel Webster
d) Andrew Jackson

Which idea is promoted by the concept of nullification?
a) nationalism
b) states' rights
c) judicial review
d) territorial expansion

Which group was forcibly relocated by means of the 'Trail of Tears'?
a) Mexicans
b) Shoshone
c) African Slaves
d) Cherokee

Which area did the Monroe Doctrine aim to free from European influence?
a) the Oregon territory
b) the Western Hemisphere
c) North America
d) Texas

Which development led to a sharp rise in the number of slaves imported to the southern United States?
a) the cotton gin
b) interchangeable parts
c) steam-powered machinery
d) the canal system

Which Americans benefited most from the Tariff of 1816?
a) farmers
b) consumers
c) manufacturers
d) shipping companies

Who began the practice of replacing high-ranking members of the executive branch when a new president takes office?
a) James Monroe
b) Andrew Jackson
c) Martin Van Buren
d) John Quincy Adams

Completed in 1825, the Erie Canal connected the Atlantic Ocean with what?
a) New York City
b) the Great Lakes
c) the National Road
d) the Mississippi River

Which Whig Candidate defeated Martin Van Buren for president by depicting himself as a man of the people?
a) John Tyler
b) Andrew Jackson
c) John Quincy Adams
d) William Henry Harrison

Which of the following was responsible for the United States acquiring Florida?
a) Monroe Doctine
b) Indian Removal Act
c) Adams-Onis Treaty
d) Missouri Compromise

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