Presentation on theme: "Ms. Falkanger. A. men are created unequal. B. governments derive their power from God. C. it was not right that a small island should rule a large."— Presentation transcript:
A. men are created unequal. B. governments derive their power from God. C. it was not right that a small island should rule a large continent. D. people have the right to abolish governments destructive of their rights. E. there shall be no taxation without representation.
A. French military and financial assistance. B. the failure of Loyalists to participate in military action. C. a major American military victory at Valley Forge. D. support from the French Canadians. E. the British failure to capture Philadelphia.
A. British recognition of American independence. B. establishment of the boundaries of the new United States from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River between the Great Lakes and Spanish Florida. C. that Americans allow British collection of prewar debts from colonists. D. A and B are correct. E. all of these choices are correct.
A. former officers in the Continental army. B. those who feared strong central government. C. those who held U. S. government securities. D. bankers, merchants, and financiers. E. those who feared the dangers of unrestrained democracy.
A. isolationists and speculators. B. officers and enlisted men of the Continental Army. C. men having large property holdings or commercial interests. D. backwoods farmers and frontiersmen. E. artisans and mechanics.
A. freedom of speech, press, and religion. B. trial by jury. C. protection against illegal search. D. the right to bear arms. E. direct election of senators.
A. the extent of popular control of government. B. foreign policy toward England and France. C. the activities of Citizen Genet. D. the fiscal policies of the national government. E. all of these choices are correct.
A. were generally protective of states' rights. B. showed no clear leaning toward either a "broad" or "strict" interpretation of the Constitution. C. laid the groundwork for a "broad" interpretation of the Constitution. D. reflected the impact of Thomas Jefferson's Kentucky Resolutions. E. were hostile to the development of business.
A. a French foreign minister's demand for a bribe before he would meet with American envoys. B. the British refused to evacuate their forts on American territory. C. General Andrew Jackson's incursion into Spanish-held Florida. D. the British seizure of American crewmen from a U. S. Navy warship in Chesapeake Bay. E. Aaron Burr's secret plot to detach the western United States in order to create a new nation of which he would be ruler.
A. the War of 1812. B. the Louisiana Purchase. C. the Embargo Act of 1807. D. the Missouri Compromise. E. the Nullification Controversy.
A. most American demands were satisfied. B. the Americans made substantial concessions to the British. C. the issues that had led to war were finally resolved. D. nothing was settled beyond a restoration of the prewar status quo. E. Britain agreed to end the impressment of American seamen.
A. the Embargo Act of 1807 kept American ships off the high seas and prevented impressment of our sailors by England. B. England and France needed our goods more than we needed their trade. They were at war and needed all the imports they could get. C. the Embargo Act and the Non-Intercourse Act were embarrassingly close to a peace-at-any- price policy. D. circumstances can make avoidance of war a wiser policy than insistence upon national rights. E. had local officials aided the federal government in preventing smuggling, our rights as neutrals would soon have been observed by England and France.
A. technological advanced imported from England. B. the appearance of better transportation systems. C. monetary assistance from the federal government to new factories. D. new inventions such as the cotton gin. E. none of the above.
A. the creation of numerous labor-saving machines vastly reduced the need for slave labor. B. rapid growth in the textile industry encouraged Southern planters to grow cotton, thereby making slavery more important to the economy. C. the government bought and freed Southern slaves, then transported them to the North, where factories were experiencing a major labor shortage. D. the Industrial Revolution began as the Civil War was ending and it provided work for many former slaves. E. new farm machinery required slaves and masters to work more closely together, with a resulting reduction of mutual hostility.
A. high tariffs to protect infant industries. B. federal financing of internal improvements. C. low tariffs and state support of internal improvements. D. a national bank with branches in the states. E. None of the above.
From 1775 to 1830, many African Americans gained freedom from slavery, yet during the same period the institution of slavery expanded. Explain how and why BOTH of those changes took place simultaneously. Analyze how the ideas and experiences of the revolutionary era influenced the principles embodied in the Articles of Confederation.