HIST 108 GC Early American Hi

Chapter 11, pp. 201-218 Begin at “The Jefferson ‘Revolution of 1800’” resume Chapter 12, pp. 220-223 stop at “Federalist Grievances and the Hartford Convention”

1. Which of the following accurately describes the political office held by New York politician Aaron Burr (“a master wire-puller”) under Thomas Jefferson’s presidential administration?A) Secretary of State B) Secretary of the Treasury C) Attorney General D) Vice-President E) Secretary of War

2. All of the following describe features or policies of Thomas Jefferson’s first presidential termEXCEPT:A) Instead of a personal visit, he sent messages to Congress to be read by a clerk B) Pardoned those previously convicted under the Sedition Act C) He persuaded Congress to repeal the excise tax from the old Hamiltonian system D) Reduced the national debt while balancing the budget E) Attacked the Bank of the United States and repealed the Federalist tariff

3. FILL IN THE WORDS (3 Points) In reference to the landmark Marbury v. Madison (1803) Supreme Court decision: a. Name of the Chief Justice who wrote the decision:b. Name the law (and its year) declared unconstitutional in this decision:c. Name the two word term that refers to “the idea that the Supreme Court alone has the last word on the question of constitutionality”:

4. TRUE or FALSE During the Tripolitan War (1804), the pirates of the Barbary States operated in the waters of the INDIAN OCEAN

5. During the Lewis and Clark expedition, the “Great Muddy” referred to the group’s main route on what river?A) Mississippi B) Missouri C) Arkansas D) Platte E) Red

6. Forbidding the export of all goods from the United States, the unpopular Embargo Act (1807) was implemented as a direct result of:A) always at war Britain and France’s inability to respect American neutral rights B) punishing the Southern states for protesting increased tariff rates C) Massachusetts militia groups attacking banks and custom duties houses to protest solid currency D) American merchants refusal to pay new custom duties on European imports E) a policy to favor farmers and self-employed artisans over merchants and the moneyed class

7. As a new generation of politicians from the South and West, the “war hawks” believed in a hard line and pro-war stance against the:A) French B) Caribbean Pirates C) British D) Spanish in Florida E) Cajuns in Louisiana

8. TRUE or FALSE At the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811), William Henry Harrison, the territorial governor of INDIANA, defeated a Shawnee Indian force at the Wabash and Tippecanoe Rivers.

9. Which of the following BEST describes Oliver Hazard Perry during the War of 1812?A) Federalist U.S. Senator who led the anti-war effort B) a northeastern business who constructed many U.S. ships (frigates) used in the war C) naval commander responsible for key battles in the Great Lakes D) famous military commander who lost his life at the bombardment of Fort McHenry E) the war’s best known news correspondent

10. TRUE or FALSE During the War of 1812, FRANCIS SCOTT KEYgained fame for his military victories at Horseshoe Bend and New Orleans.

11. SHORT ANSWER (3 POINTS) In three-four sentences, first define the British practice of impressment and how it led to and what happened during the Chesapeake affair (1807).

12. SHORT ANSWER (3 POINTS) In three-four sentences, describe what was achieved and not achieved with the Treaty of Ghent (1814), the treaty that formally ended the War of 1812

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