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Assignment 13

Quiz by Scott Philipp

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  • Q1

    Where did most people in the United States live in 1790?

    west of the Appalachian Mountains

    east of the Appalachian Mountains

    west of the Rocky Mountains

  • Q2

    The National Road went from _____________ to _____________.

    New York to Maryland

    Washington D.C. to Pittsburgh

    Maryland to West Virginia

  • Q3

    What was the original name of the Wilderness Road?

    Appalachian Way

    Warrior's Path

    Cumberland Gap

  • Q4

    Which state requested the federal government to build a new road?




  • Q5

    Which regions were connected by the Erie Canal?

    From Albany, New York to New York City

    From Buffalo, New York  to Albany, New York

    From Erie, PA to New York City

  • Q6

    Who was Robert Fulton?

    made a plan to link New York City with the Great Lakes region by building a canal

    a leader in the House of Representatives

    developed a steamship with a powerful engine

  • Q7

    Which man led the building of a new road through the Cumberland Gap?

    Henry Clay

    Daniel Boone

    Robert Fulton

    both Clay and Fulton

  • Q8

    How did improved transportation affect the economy and the growth of cities?

    Canals lowered the cost of shipping goods, and helped towns and cities along their routes grow larger.

    Cities along the rivers became less congested with fewer people, and the cost of shipping goods lowered.

    Canals allowed for unwanted foreign goods to be brought west of the Mississippi.

  • Q9

    How did rivers and canals affect where settlers lived?

    Most pioneer families chose to settle near large cities.

    Rivers and canals often flooded.

    Settlers could more easily ship their crops and goods to markets.

  • Q10

    Which is synonymous to turnpike?


    toll road


  • Q11

    What was the mood of the country after the War of 1812?

    A feeling of national unity grew in the United States.

    A renewed feeling of national fear of Great Britain grew in the United States.

    A feeling of statewide pride grew in the country.

  • Q12

    Where was the phrase "Era of Good Feelings" first used?

    in a speech by President James Monroe

    a Boston newspaper

    in an interview with Henry Clay

  • Q13

    Why was it necessary to create a Second Bank of the United States in 1816?

    The First Bank of the United States had so much money that an additional bank was needed.

    The First Bank of the United States ran out of money.

    The First Bank of the United States ended in 1811.

  • Q14

    What was the goal of a tariff?

    to improve the quality of produced items

    to get Americans to buy American products, instead of cheaper ones from other countries.

    to discourage trade with Great Britain

  • Q15

    Why did Southerners dislike tariffs?

    They felt the tariffs protected the Northern manufacturers.

    The Southerners felt forced to pay higher prices.

    Both of these reasons

    Neither of these reasons


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