1. The election of 1816 marked
2. All of the following
were components of Henry Clay’s American System except
3. Why did the Old
World powers obey the Monroe Doctrine?
4. The Monroe Doctrine
5. What did the Tallmadge
6. The 1820 Missouri
Compromise achieved all of the following except
7. The Era of Good
Feelings ended after
8. What tainted John
Quincy Adams’s presidency?
9. The term “spoils
system” refers to
10. Why did Andrew
Jackson and western farmers hate the Bank of the United States?
11. Why did southerners
dislike high tariffs on imported goods?
12. Why was Jackson
outraged by South Carolina’s vote to nullify the Tariff of Abominations?
13. The tariff of 1833 was
important primarily because
14. What heavily
influenced John Calhoun’s “South Carolina Exposition and Protest”?
15. Jackson flagrantly
disregarded a previous Supreme Court ruling when he
16. The Whigs supported
all of the following except
17. What caused the
Panic of 1837?
18. During the mid-nineteenth
century, most immigrants to the United States came from
19. What did the
Know-Nothing Party oppose?
20. Who blocked the
annexation of Texas?
21. Democrats campaigned
for all of the following except
22. What caused the
23. Mormons migrated
to Utah in the 1840s
to escape persecution for their belief in
24. The religious
revivalism of the antebellum period had its roots in
25. Where did Methodists
and Baptists have the largest following?
26. Northern manufacturing
blossomed between 1820 and 1840 because
27. What did the
Erie Canal link?
28. Dorothea Dix
29. What was the
main reason that Britain agreed to give the United States all of
the Oregon Territory south of the 49th parallel?
30. Why did Whigs
block the annexation of Texas in 1836?
31. Where were the
majority of internal transportation improvements made during the
32. Cyrus McCormick’s
mechanical mower-reaper stimulated agricultural production in the
33. What did many
Americans in the mid-1800s
believe they were “manifestly destined” to do?
34. Which movement
did Joseph Smith found?
35. Whig party leaders
expelled President John Tyler from the party in 1845 because
36. What was the
temperance movement’s greatest triumph?
37. John Marshall’s
Supreme Court rulings generally
38. Many of the most
prominent reformers during the antebellum period were
39. All of the following
were consequences of Eli Whitney’s inventions except
40. What did Abraham
Lincoln’s “spot resolutions” do?
42. All of the following
writers were active in the Transcendentalist movement except
43. Many critics
have accused James K. Polk of starting the Mexican War in order
44. Which of the
following made major reforms in education?
45. The “Gag Resolution”
in the House of Representatives temporarily banned discussion about
46. The murder of
Reverend Elijah P. Lovejoy in 1837 demonstrated
47. President Polk
achieved all of the following during his four years in office except
48. The term “states’
rights” refers to the belief that
49. What was the
primary characteristic of the Era of Good Feelings?
50. John Quincy Adams
was the son of