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1.Andrew Jackson gave party supporters simple government jobs because he believed in A.the reward system. B.the spoils system. C.suffrage for all citizens. D.the caucus system. 2.The Southern states’ resentment over more tariffs prompted South Carolina to pass an ordinance that states could declare federal laws invalid, an idea called that was called A.suffrage. B.federalism. C.nullification. D.unification. 3.What prompted Jackson to authorize the Force Bill, which gave him the authority to mobilize the military to enforce acts of Congress? A.The ordinance of nullification adopted by a special state convention in South Carolina B.A bill pushed through Congress by South Carolina senator Henry Clay to lower the nation’s tariffs C.An anonymously published work claiming that states could declare a federal law null or invalid D.To address the growing resentment between the nation’s northern and southern regions 4.What role did Jackson play in the Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears? A.Jackson supported the act and ordered the army to march the Cherokee to present-day Oklahoma. B.He supported John Marshall’s decision and sent troops to Georigia to enforce the ruling. C.He challenged Georgia’s attempt to extend its authority over Cherokee lands and publicly denounced the act. D.Jackson pushed the act through Congress and refused to support a federal court decision to honor Cherokee rights. 5.Why did Andrew Jackson set out to destroy the Second Bank of the United States? A.He thought the bank was a monopoly controlled by wealthy elitists. B.He wanted to create his own bank: the Third Bank of the United States. C.He believed the bank did not adequately control the money supply. D.He thought destroying the bank would prevent inflation. 6.A new party, the Whigs, emerged in opposition to Jackson. The Whigs supported all of the following EXCEPT A.industrial and commercial development. B.expanding federal government. C.centralized banking and higher tariffs. D.stronger restrictions on the federal government. 7.Most of the immigrants who came to the United States in the mid-1800s were from: A.Germany and Britain. B.Germany and Ireland. C.Ireland and Britain. D.Ireland and Scotland. 8.The arrival of millions of Catholic immigrants lead to the rise of all of the following nativist groups EXCEPT A.the Supreme Order of the Star Spangled Banner. B.the American Party. C.the Order of the American Flag. D.the Know-Nothings. 9.The attempt by Protestant ministers in the early 1800s to revive people’s interest in religion and stir their faith was called A.the New Spiritualism. B.the Second Great Awakening. C.the First Great Awakening. D.the Great Camp Meeting. 10.The massive amount of European immigrants provided what for America? A.Overcrowding and rampant crime B.Faster and faster expansion to the West C.Great diversity in the population which made society more stable D.A huge labor force for America’s growing industries 11.The period of religious revival led to the emergence of new religious groups such as: A.Mormons, Unitarians, and Shakers B.Methodists, Baptists, and Presbyterians C.Catholics, Protestants, and Mormons D.Unitarians, Universalists, and Protestants 12.The religious revival known and the Second Great Awakening influenced writers and philosophers to adopt the tenets of A.romanticism and skepticism. B.romanticism and transcendentalism. C.transcendentalism and realism. D.skepticism and realism. 13.Social reformers concerned about the effects of overconsumption of alcohol advocated what? A.Abolition B.Benevolence C.Moderation D.Temperance 14.In the mid-1800s, social reformers worked to improve all of the following areas EXCEPT A.Women’s rights B.Political corruption C.Education D.Prison reform 15.The foundation of the prison reform movement was that prisoners could be rehabilitated instead of locked up without restrictions. The new prisons resulting from this view were known as A.jails. B.institutions. C.penitentiaries. D.boarding schools. 16.Social reformers and civic leaders worked to develop a public education system because A.they thought the country could only survive if the voters were well educated. B.they wanted to ensure there would be educated workers for the government. C.they were concerned U.S. manufacturing would fall behind other countries. D.they wanted educated government workers to promote democracy around the world. 17.Many in the women’s movement were shocked by the Declaration of Sentiments of the Seneca Falls Convention, which urged women to pursue A.the right to a public education. B.the right to vote. C.the right to bear arms. D.the right to own slaves. 18.Education reform resulted in tax-supported elementary schools in most urban areas. There were fewer in rural areas be

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