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Which Amendment in the Bill of Rights protests you from excessive surveillance (being watched closely) by the police and them going through your things?
a) First
b) Second
c) Third
d) Fourth

Andrew Jackson believed in the spoils system. Under this system, President Jackson sought to --
a) limit the term of the office of the presidency
b) extend the charter of the national bank
c) replace existing government officials with his party member, supporters, and friends
d) stop one branch of government from becoming to powerful

Early in the 19th century, supporters of high protective tariffs believed they would strengthen the American economy -
a) promoting free trade
b) limited industrial jobs
c) encouraging American manufacturing
d) expanding global interdependence

Which political party believed that educated and wealthy people should make political decisions?
a) Federalist
b) Democratic Republicans

The Era of Good feelings was a time of increased ____________ after the War of 1812.
a) debt
b) immigration
c) nationalism and manufacturing
d) neutrality

Which political party wanted the states to have stronger state governments?
a) Federalist
b) Democratic Republican

One similarity in the foreign policies of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, and Monroe was that they--
a) favored France over England
b) sought colonies in other parts of the world
c) came to the defense of Latin American nations
d) sought to avoid involvement in European political struggles

Why was controlling New Orleans so important to the U.S.?
a) it was a trading port at the end of a major river that emptied into the Gulf and was necessary for import/export
b) to keep the Indians confined to the west
c) there was a good supply of lumber
d) they could grow tobacco there

How did the War of 1812 promote the rise in industry in the Northeast?
a) Hamilton's financial plan created a natural system of credit
b) Cut off from British trade, the Americans had to buy more goods from American manufacturers who had to learn to make stuff
c) Without Southern representatives in Congress, Northerners were able to pass high tariffs
d) Napoleon preferred to import American, rather than British, goods into France

The Mayflower Compact (1620) was an important step in the development of American democracy because it -
a) promoted self-government
b) created the first colonial courts
c) established freedom of religion
d) granted all males the right to vote

Which areas were added to the U.S. by the Louisiana Purchase?
a) territory from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachians
b) territory from the Appalachians to the Mississippi River
c) territory from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean
d) territory from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains

Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality (1793), Jefferson's Embargo Act (1807), and the Monroe Doctrine (1823) were all efforts to --
a) avoid political conflicts with European nations
b) directly support European revolutions
c) aid Great Britain in its war against France
d) promote military alliances

A major reason Thomas Jefferson supported the purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1803 was that it--
a) gave the U.S. ownership of Florida
b) allowed the U.S. to gain control of California
c) gave the U.S. control of the Mississippi River
d) removed the Spanish from North America

What are the unalienable rights listed in the Declaration of Independence?
a) freedom of speech or of the press
b) life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
c) right to own property and vote
d) protection against unwarranted search and seizure

Alexander Hamilton's economic plan was designed to -
a) help build the national economy
b) encourage British imports
c) prevent Congressional control of interstate commerce
d) strengthen the powers of state governments

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