Essay on User: George Washington and United States

Submitted By Vanessa-Pettengill
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User
Vanessa A. Pettengill
Course
HIS-B201-10912-Spring2015-U.S. History I
Test
Chapter 8 Quiz
Started
3/13/15 7:24 PM
Submitted
3/13/15 7:38 PM
Status
Completed
Attempt Score
23 out of 25 points
Time Elapsed
14 minutes out of 2 hours
Instructions

Question 1
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following contributed to the United States going to war in 1812?

Selected Answer:
e.
congressional War Hawks who pressed for territorial expansion into Florida and Canada
Answers:
a. the Republican insistence on high tariffs

b.
Madison’s refusal to support Macon’s Bill no. 2

c.
Great Britain’s announcement that it would end the impressment of American sailors

d.
Tecumseh’s victory at the Battle of Tippecanoe

e. congressional War Hawks who pressed for territorial expansion into Florida and Canada

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

Which international partner did Alexander Hamilton think most important for the survival and prosperity of the United States?

Selected Answer:
c.
the British
Answers:
a. the West Indians

b. the Spanish

c. the British

d. the Indians

e. the French

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

Sacajawea was:

Selected Answer:
a.
a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Answers:
a. a guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition.

b. an elderly Indian woman whom Lewis and Clark enslaved during their journey.

c. the young Shoshone woman whom William Clark married during his winter in North Dakota.

d. the only member of the Lewis and Clark expedition to return safely to St. Louis.

e. born to a French-Canadian fur trapper and his native wife during Lewis and Clark’s journey.

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

Pierre Charles L’Enfant is well known for:

Selected Answer:
d.
designing Washington, D.C.
Answers:
a. writing Letters from an American Farmer.

b. leading a slave rebellion in Saint Domingue.

c. masterminding the XYZ affair.

d. designing Washington, D.C.

e. negotiating the Louisiana Purchase.

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

Fries’s Rebellion:

Selected Answer:
d.
resulted in a loss of support for Federalists in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Answers:
a. resulted in the execution of John Fries for treason.

b. resulted in over 300 deaths and much property destruction.

c. was provoked because of heavy taxes on whiskey.

d. resulted in a loss of support for Federalists in southeastern Pennsylvania.

e. was an uprising in Massachusetts.

Question 6
0 out of 1 points

Gabriel’s Rebellion:

Selected Answer:
d.
was doomed to fail because the African-American population of Richmond was so small.
Answers:
a. inspired Virginia to adopt a gradual emancipation law in 1803.

b. prompted several states to pass laws requiring slaves to be educated about the Constitution and the importance of obeying the law.

c. demonstrated that the slaves were as aware of the idea of liberty as anyone else.

d. was doomed to fail because the African-American population of Richmond was so small.

e. failed partly because its leaders were plantation slaves, who had less contact with the outside world and were unaware of how little support they enjoyed.

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

How did Americans respond to the French Revolution?

Selected Answer:
a.
Almost everyone supported it at first, because the French seemed to be following in Americans’ footsteps.
Answers:
a.
Almost everyone supported it at first, because the French seemed to be following in Americans’ footsteps.

b.
President Washington immediately spoke out against French radicals and dispatched American warships to assist England.

c.
They blocked passage of Jay’s Treaty, which showed preference for Great Britain.

d.
Hamilton supported the creation of a standing army to prepare the nation should French radicalism spread across the Atlantic.

e.
Opponents of the French Revolution formed the Republican Party, headed by Thomas…