STAAR Questions: Age of Jackson.
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which shaded state was the main destination of American Indians forced to relocate as part of the Trail of Tears?
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  • Question 2
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    Q. During the 1830s public servants and officials were widely perceived to be unqualified. What practice reinforced that perception?
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    The public voting for candidates based on religious affiliations.
    The president rewarding political supporters with appointments to desirable positions.
    The federal government recruiting volunteers to serve abroad as ambassadors.
    Legislators awarding government contracts to the lowest bidders.
  • Question 3
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    Q. What was one effect of these events below, on the 1828 presidential election?
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    Votes were cast by secret ballot.
    Property qualifications for voting were strengthened.
     Poll taxes were reduced.
    Voter participation increased.
  • Question 4
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    Q. What was a major reason for the federal government’s involvement in the relocations depicted on this map below?
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    To persuade American Indians to become farmers.
    To gain access to important rivers.
    To punish American Indians who were allies of the British.
     To acquire valuable agricultural land and natural resources.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Conflicting interpretations of this amendment below played a major role in the?
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    Bank War
    Nullification Crisis
    Corrupt Bargain
    XYZ Affair
  • Question 6
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    Q. The proclamation excerpted below was issued during which of these historical events?
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    Shays’s Rebellion
    The War of 1812
    The Nullification Crisis
    The Civil War
  • Question 7
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    Q. These speakers below are debating an issue that eventually became known as the —
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    Monroe Doctrine
    Nullification Crisis
    Missouri Compromise
    Three-Fifths Compromise
  • Question 8
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    Q. In 1832 the Supreme Court ruled that Georgia did not have legal authority over the Cherokees living in the state. President Andrew Jackson responded to this decision by?
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    filing another petition against the Cherokee Nation.
    ignoring the ruling and allowing Georgia to evict the Cherokee Nation.
    ordering state officials in Georgia to negotiate with the Cherokee Nation.
    asking Congress to pay reparations to the Cherokee Nation.
  • Question 9
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    Q. What led to the conflict referred to in this excerpt below?
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    The passage of the Dawes Act.
    The Louisiana Purchase.
    The adoption of Indian removal policies.
    The Battle of Tippecanoe.
  • Question 10
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    Q. One attempt to resolve this issue below without violence involved which action?
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    The Cherokee Nation challenged Georgia’s anti-Cherokee laws before the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Georgia asked the federal government for funds to purchase Cherokee land.
    The Cherokee Nation asked President Andrew Jackson to negotiate with Georgia.
    Georgia offered to grant U.S. citizenship to the Cherokees.
  • Question 11
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    What was the primary question surrounding the 1832 Nullification Crisis?

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    Can the federal government regulate interstate commerce.

    Can a state regulate a federal agency.

    Can a state overturn a federal law.

    Can the federal government levy taxes on states.

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