Unit 4 Test Review: Foreign Affairs In The Young Nation Question Preview (ID: 25694)

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Which of these describes a federal system of government
a) government is run by one political party
b) A single leader makes all of the government decisions
c) Individual states have power over the national government
d) Power is shared by the national and state governments

What was the original purpose of the convention in May 1787?
a) To write the US Constitution
b) To end the conflict in Massachusetts
c) To revise the Articles of Confederation
d) To rewrite the Declaration of Independence

Which of the following is based upon equal representaiton
a) Senate
b) Supreme Court
c) President's cabinet
d) House of Representatives

Which one was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation
a) Congress couldn't declare war
b) congress couldn't impose taxes
c) Congress couldn't set up a postal system
d) Congress couldn't create an army and navy

Which event led to the addition of the 12th Amendment?
a) The election of 1800
b) The Whiskey Rebellion
c) The Alien and Sedition Acts
d) The establishment of a national bank

What was the goal of the Monroe Doctrine
a) to put an end to attacks on US shops
b) to warn against impressment of US sailors
c) to encourage foreign trade with European merchants
d) to prevent European interference in North and South America

What was the result of the Monroe Doctrine?
a) The US gained respect
b) The US went to war with France
c) The US allied with European nations
d) The US lost its image as a democratic leader

Which event led to the policies established by the Monroe Doctrine?
a) the pirating of ships in North Africa
b) the competition for trade between countries
c) the wars between Great Britain and France
d) the independence movement in Latin America

What could have prevented the Battle of New Orleans?
a) stronger armies
b) better leadership
c) faster communication
d) thoughtful negotiations

All of these were results of the War of 1812 except
a) The US won the war
b) the power of the Federalists decreased
c) national pride in the US grew
d) American Indian resistance in the NW territory weakened

Which of these actions increased tension between the US and Great Britain in 1807
a) US taxes on British goods
b) British continuing to impress American sailors
c) US limits on British immigration
d) British demand for money to protect US ships

Why were the War Hawks eager to go to war with Great Britain in 1812?
a) They hoped to build a stronger navy
b) They hoped to drive the British out of Canada
c) They wanted revenge for Great Britain's colonial policies
d) They wanted to end the British blockade of US ports

Who was hurt most by Jefferson's embargo on trade
a) France
b) Great Britain
c) North African pirates
d) Americans

After going to war with each other, why did Great Britain and France seize US merchant ships?
a) They hoped to force the US into war
b) They hope the US would become their ally
c) They wanted the US to pay a ransom for their ships
d) They hoped to prevent the US from supplying their enemy

Which slogan portrayed the US response to the XYZ Affair?
a) Free Trade and sailors' rights!
b) No taxation without representation
c) Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute
d) First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen

Which of these was an important achievement of John Adams's administration?
a) The nation was at peace
b) The country grew in size
c) The Federalist Party grew strong
d) The alliances with other countries were strengthened

Which country was most responsible for the change in US foreign policy at the end of the 18th century?
a) Spain
b) Mexico
c) Canada
d) Great Britain

As stated in his Farewell Address, which term best describes President Washington's foreign policy
a) aggression
b) isolationism
c) colonial expansion
d) alliance expansion

Which of these events challenged the foreign policy of President Adams?
a) attacks on US ships
b) refusal of France to pay loans
c) Spanish invasion of the country
d) British policies toward African Americans

What did the Jay Treaty accomplish in 1796?
a) The US bought land from Spain
b) The British agree to support the French Revoulution
c) The US reserved land for American Indians
d) The British removed their troops from the NW Territory

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