US History Treaties and Policies Quiz

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Who proposed the American System and what was its primary purpose?

Henry Clay, to protect and promote American industry

What was the significance of the Missouri Compromise of 1820?

It admitted Maine as a free state and prohibited slavery north of 36°30’ in the Louisiana Territory

Why was the election of 1824 nicknamed 'Corrupt Bargain'?

Henry Clay convinced members of the house to vote for Adams

How did the South react to the protective tariffs of 1828 and 1832?

They viewed it as harmful to their economy and called them 'Tariffs of Abominations'

What triggered the Nullification Crisis in the United States?

Imposition of tariffs on foreign goods to protect southern agriculture

What was Andrew Jackson's response to the Nullification Crisis?

He threatened military force against states seeking to nullify federal laws

What was the main reason President Jackson opposed the National Bank?

He believed it violated states' rights.

Why did President Jackson veto the banks' charter in 1832?

He opposed the extension of the bank's charter.

What was the purpose of the Spoils System during President Jackson's administration?

To reward political supporters with government jobs.

How did President Jackson respond to the Worcester v. Georgia ruling regarding Native American lands?

He ignored the court's ruling.

What characterized the Trail of Tears?

A forced relocation of Native American tribes by the U.S. government.

In what ways did the Jackson era expand democracy?

Increasing urban representation and enfranchisement of white males.

What characterized the Lowell System during the Industrial Revolution?

'All-in-one' labor and production arrangement under one roof.

What was the significance of the Supreme Court ruling in Gibbons v. Ogden?

'Regulate commerce' power was affirmed as federal over state laws.

'King Cotton' referred to what during this time period?

'Cotton is King' economic dominance of cotton production.

'Yeomen' in southern society were primarily characterized by being:

'Small landowning farmers.'

Who was involved in the 'Corrupt Bargain' of the election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay

What was the main reason behind the South's disapproval of the tariff of 1828 and 1832?

Concern about the impact on agriculture-based economy

Which state declared the tariffs null during the Nullification Crisis?

South Carolina

What characterized the American System proposed by Henry Clay?

A program to protect and boost American industry

Which region approved of the tariff of 1828 and 1832?

North and West

What was Andrew Jackson's response to the protective tariffs of 1828 and 1832?

He supported them as crucial for national industrial growth

What was President Jackson's view on the National Bank?

He believed the Bank infringed on states' rights.

Why did President Jackson veto the banks' charter in 1832?

To protect states' rights.

What was the main purpose of the Spoils System during President Jackson's administration?

To reward political supporters with government positions.

How did President Jackson respond to the ruling in Worcester v. Georgia?

He ignored the court's decision.

What characterized the Trail of Tears under President Jackson's administration?

A forced westward migration of tribes from the South and Southwest.

What was the impact of the Lowell System during the Industrial Revolution?

It allowed for women to work in dormitories under one roof.

What was the primary effect of the protective tariff of 1828 on the Southern states?

Increased tensions due to perceived economic discrimination

How did the South view the establishment of 36°30’ as the boundary between slave and free states according to the Missouri Compromise?

As a threat to the economic interests of Southern states

Why was the election of 1824 referred to as the 'Corrupt Bargain'?

Allegations that Henry Clay influenced House members to vote for Adams

What impact did the Monroe Doctrine have on European colonialism in the Western Hemisphere?

Discouraged European colonialism in the Western Hemisphere

How did Andrew Jackson respond to the Nullification Crisis?

Deployed federal troops to enforce tariff collection in South Carolina

Which statement best describes the American System proposed by Henry Clay?

A plan focusing on promoting American industry through protective tariffs and internal improvements

What was the main reason for President Jackson's opposition to the National Bank?

He believed it encroached on states' rights

Which of the following best describes the Spoils System during President Jackson's administration?

A system where public employees supported their party politically

How did President Jackson respond when Congress attempted to renew the second Bank's charter in 1832?

He vetoed the bill

Why did American demand for Indian nations' land increase during this time period?

To push American Indians further West

What characterized the Trail of Tears in American history?

A forced migration of American Indian tribes from the South

How did Chief Justice John Marshall rule in the case Worcester v. Georgia regarding Native American lands?

States had no rights over Native American lands

What was the main impact of the Industrial Revolution on the economy?

Increased production and efficiency due to machine production

What was a significant feature of the Lowell System during the Industrial Revolution?

'Factory System' where all steps were done under one roof

What did the Supreme Court rule in Gibbons v. Ogden regarding Congress's power?

'Commerce Clause' gave Congress power over interstate trade

Who made up the majority of the labor force in factories in the mid-1800s?

Immigrant families and working-class individuals

Who was the primary author of the Monroe Doctrine?

James Monroe

What was the primary purpose of the American System proposed by Henry Clay?

Protecting and promoting American industry

Which state was involved in the Nullification Crisis by declaring the tariffs null?

South Carolina

What was the primary reason for the South's disapproval of the tariff of 1828 and 1832?

To maintain their agricultural economy

What was the nickname given to the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 by the South?

'Tariffs of Abominations'

How did Andrew Jackson respond to the Nullification Crisis?

By sending federal troops to enforce tariffs

What was President Jackson's stance on the National Bank?

He believed the Bank infringed on states' rights.

What did President Jackson do with the federal money instead of keeping it in the National Bank?

He put it into local or state banks referred to as 'pet banks'.

What was the Worcester v. Georgia case mainly about?

States' rights to impose regulations on Native American land.

What effect did the Cotton gin have on slavery in the South?

It increased the demand for both land and enslaved labor.

What was the main purpose of a trade union in the mid-1800s?

To maintain and improve conditions of workers' employment.

What characterized the Lowell System during the Industrial Revolution?

A labor and production model where women worked and lived in dormitories on site.

Who were majority of labor force in factories in mid-1800s?

Working class families and immigrants.

'King Cotton' during this time period referred to:

'King Cotton' symbolized cotton's importance in Southern economy.

'Yeomen' in Southern society were primarily characterized by being:

'Yeomen' were small landowning farmers who did not own slaves.

What was urbanization during this time period?

Urbanization was the movement of people from rural areas to cities.

Test your knowledge on key treaties, policies, and compromises in the history of the United States, including the Adam-Onis Treaty, Monroe Doctrine, and Missouri Compromise.

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