After gaining independence, America had major obstacles to overcome on her path to stability. Review some of those challenges by taking the New Nation quiz.
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What was the most significant effect of the Louisiana Purchase?
Thomas Jefferson was criticized for giving up his constitutional beliefs
Napoleon gained more power from the purchase
America was now known as a diplomatic power
The U.S had exclusive control of the Mississippi River
The Federalists and Democratic-Republicans were the precedent to what type of political system that exists in America today?
Which of the following was Washington's choice that continued to take precedence until FDR's presidency?
Not affiliating with political parties
Staying in office for only 2 terms
Not forming permanent alliances
Jefferson did all of the following except:
Reduced the size of the military and government
Maintained free trade between the U.S and foreign countries
Repealed excise taxes
Question 4 Explanation:
Remember the Embargo Act
These were arguments made by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson saying that the states could nullify federal laws if they violated a compact with the states.
The Virginia Constitution
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
The New Jersey Plan
The Anti-Federalist Papers
Which country was the main cause of many diplomatic challenges faced by the U.S?
Who was most affected by the Embargo Act?
New England Shipbuilders and merchants
The American Navy
What was the Revolution of 1800?
The beginning of universal male suffrage
The beginning of John Adam's presidency
The switching of power from the Federalists to the Anti-Federalists
The involvement of America in the French Revolution
What did the U.S gain in the terms of the Pinckney Treaty?
The territory of Louisiana and land farther west
The territory of Florida
The right to use New Orleans and the Mississippi River for trade
The right to remain neutral in the affairs of Britain, France, and Spain
Which of the following goals was NOT included in Alexander Hamilton's national financial plan?
Create a national bank
Pay off war debt
Protecting home industry with tariffs
Pay back war veterans
The Whiskey Rebellion occurred based on what offense?
The lack of action the government was taking to pay back war veterans
America's neutrality in the affairs of Europe
Over-bearing rules and restrictions on the freedoms of indentured servants and slaves
High imposed taxes that western farmers could not afford and refused to pay
Which piece of legislation was highly unpopular during Adam's presidency?
Proclamation of Neutrality
Alien and Sedition Acts
Which conflict between U.S and Britain involved the impressment of American Naval ships?
Tripoli Pirates affair
What doctrine was established in the ruling of Marbury vs. Madison?
Separation of Powers
What was the outcome of The Jay Treaty?
Britain agreed to leave their U.S posts in the West
Florida was given to the U.S
Britain ceased impressing American seamen
America became a French ally
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