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Semester 1 Exam Review

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  • Q1
    Alexander Hamilton's economic plan was designed to-
    encourage British imports
    prevent Congressional control of interstate commerce
    strengthen the powers of state governments
    help build the national economy
  • Q2
    From 1607 to 1609, only 60 of more than 900 Jamestown colonists survived. One reason for the low survival rate was that--
    the colonists were frequently attacked by Spanish explorers
    the swampy location caused disease to spread
    the punishment for all criminal offenses was execution
    the colonists endured unexpected flooding
  • Q3
    Why did President Washington caution Americans against forming alliances with foreign nations in his Farewell Address?
    He worried that the nation might later be dragged into a foreign war
    He sought to protect America's Western frontier
    He was troubled that France might establish colonies in the Americas
    He feared trade with Latin America would be harmed
  • Q4
    Which was an important leadership quality of President Washington?
    Eagerness to engage in conflict with European powers
    A failure to make his own decisions
    A willingness to listen to different points of view
    strong support for the emerging party system
  • Q5
    The primary purpose of the Federalist Papers was to-
    promote the continuation of British rule
    encourage ratification of the United States Constitution
    justify the American Revolution to the colonists
    support the election of George Washington as president
  • Q6
    Which statement best illustrates the principle of federalism?
    Congress is divided into two houses
    the President has the power to veto bills
    The Supreme court has the power to review laws
    Power is divided between the states and the national government
  • Q7
    Both the Mayflower Compact and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut were early colonial-
    plans for self-government
    complaints against the British monarchy
    arguments for a free-market economy
    treaties with Native Americans
  • Q8
    What was the major reason the original settlers of Plymouth Colony, Maryland, and Pennsylvania came to America?
    to bring spices to the New World
    to convert American Indians to Christianity
    To secure freedom from religious persecution
    to search for gold and silver
  • Q9
    During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, George Mason argued-
    against increased power for the national government
    for the creation of a strong executive branch
    for the dissolution of state governments
    against the passage of a bill of rights
  • Q10
    What was one result of the Treaty of Paris 1783
    The British navy agreed to stop pressing American sailors into service
    British territory in eastern Canada was ceded to France
    Great Britain recognized the US as an independent country
    competing Seminole and Spanish claims in West Florida were resolved
  • Q11
    Which of the following was an argument made against slavery in the 13 colonies?
    Manufactures argued that slavery discouraged the development of industry
    Farmers argued that using slave labor was expensive and inefficient
    Puritans argued that the slave trade encouraged materialism
    Quakers argued that slavery violated Christian principles
  • Q12
    Which of these is a guarantee in the First Amendment?
    citizens have the right to be judged by a jury of their peers
    states have the power to regulate public education
    People can choose whether and how to participate in religious services
    persons accused of a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty
  • Q13
    The Northwest Ordinance established guidelines for the orderly expansion of the US by instituting a-
    procedure for military takeovers of existing countries
    method to purchase territory from foreign powers
    compromise line that prohibited slavery in the West
    process through which states could be added to the Union

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