Sectionalism
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  • Question 1
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    Q. In what ways did nationalism appear after the War of 1812?
    answer choices
    Politically
    Economically
    Culturally
    All of the Above
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why was there an explosion of literary characters like the Headless Horseman, [mythical] George Washington and the Cherry Tree and others? 
    answer choices
    Proud Americans wanted American stories to tell and heroes
    Eli Whitney's cotton gin created a higher demand for slaves
    These were direct copies of popular European heroes
    Washington Irving was famous from building the Erie Canal
  • Question 3
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    Q. What aspect of American life was celebrated by Thomas Cole and the other painters at the Hudson River Valley School?
    answer choices
    American military leaders like Andrew Jackson 
    American engineering skills like the Erie Canal
    The American landscape
    American political strength as seen with the Monroe Doctrine
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which demonstrates the confidence the U.S. felt in dealing with other nations as an equal?
    answer choices
    Building the National Road 
    Providing 3/4 of the world's cotton
    Passing the Monroe Doctrine
    Monroe being the last of the Revolutionary generation
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which is a part of Henry Clay's American System, aiming at making the U.S. economy more self sufficient?
    answer choices
    Removing tariffs to encourage trade
    Building roads and canals to ease transportation and unite different states
    Killing the Bank of the United States
    Removing Native Americans from valuable farm land
  • Question 6
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    Q. What crop became "King" in the South as a result of Eli Whitney's invention?
    answer choices
    Tobacco
    Ice Cream
    Cotton
    Corn
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the following is TRUE about the Erie Canal?
    answer choices
    It increased travel time between Northern and Western states
    It had little impact on the United States
    It was a huge engineering achievement
    All are TRUE
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The time after the War of 1812 also saw a rise in _____, preferring a specific region
    answer choices
    Urbanization
    Industrialization
    Sectionalism
    Diversity
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. In the northern region, people would vote to __________tariffs because __________.
    answer choices
    A.  Raise; they would protect American factories
    A.  Raise; they would be able to buy products from Europe easier
    A.  Lower; they would protect American factories
    A.  Lower; they would be able to buy products from Europe easier
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which is TRUE regarding the cotton gin?
    answer choices
    It made more people see and admit the evils of slavery
    It caused demand for slaves to drastically increase
    It made cotton easier to plant
    It was invented by James Monroe
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. How did attitudes towards slavery change in the southern states since the Founding Generation?
    answer choices
    Founders approved of slavery and wanted it protected; leaders later thought it was a ‘positive good’
    A.  Founders thought slavery was a necessary evil; leaders later thought it was a ‘positive good’
    A.  Founders approved of slavery and wanted it protected; leaders later worked to end it immediately
    A.  Founders thought slavery was a necessary evil; leaders later worked to end it immediately
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which of the following laws would Henry Clay of the West MOST LIKELY vote for?
    answer choices
    A law protecting slavery
    A law lowering the tariff
    A law prohibiting slavery
    A law providing more funds for roads and canals
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of the following was TRUE regarding the Missouri Compromise? 
    answer choices
    It was created by South Carolinian John C. Calhoun 
    It prevented the spread of slavery into western territories
    It kept the balance between slave and free states in the Senate 
    It caused the price of cotton to dramatically increase
  • Question 14
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    Q. Why was it so essential for southern states to maintain a strong presence in the Senate?
    answer choices
    John C. Calhoun from South Carolina was Vice President
    Due to the North's large population, the South will NEVER have the advantage in the House of Representatives
    The Senate is responsible for confirming Presidential nominations
    The South needed to control the legislature since there was NEVER a president from a southern state
  • Question 15
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    Q. What Kentucky legislator earned the nickname "The Great Compromiser" for drafting the Missouri Compromise?
    answer choices
    James Monroe
    Daniel Webster
    Henry Clay
    John C. Calhoun
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