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Which was not a result of the construction of the Erie Canal?
Construction boomed along the canal route.
The cost of transporting goods dropped significantly.
Federal financing became more readily available.—-
Employment opportunities grew, especially for immigrants.
What invention changed the nature of communication and commerce in the first half of the nineteenth century?
Franklin’s printing press
Bell’s telephone
Morse’s telegraph——
Volta’s battery
Who won both the popular vote and a plurality of electoral votes in 1824, but did not become president?
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Andrew Jackson—-
John Quincy Adams
A crisis erupted in the 1830s over nullification. What was nullification?
the Supreme Court declaring laws to be unconstitutional
the result of a presidential veto that Congress failed to override
the idea that states could change their votes in Congress within 10 days—-
the idea that states could declare federal legislation invalid, prevent its enforcement, and secede
What legislation was passed in 1830 relocating the “five civilized tribes” from their lands in the east to others further west?
Indian Removal Act—-
Native American Relocation Act
Jackson Clay Indian Compromise Bill
Cherokee Land Grant Act
Which phrase best describes “Jacksonian Democracy”?
against slavery and for Native Americans
states’ rights above all
three branches with equal strength—-
a powerful president for the common man
Why did people immigrate to the United States in the nineteenth century?
women’s rights and religious freedom
gold, potatoes, and the right to vote
fertile land, jobs, and the chance for a better life—-
rich water sources, high wages, and labor protection
Which does not describe the North in the early 1800s?
rapidly growing cities
widespread commercial agriculture—
new factories being built
immigrants seeking jobs
What was the purpose of the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments?
to state the case for women’s rights—–
to declare the emotional issues behind women’s rights
to ask men to join the crusade for women’s rights
to explain to New Yorkers why women should get the vote
Which was the chief goal of the Compromise of 1850?
to resolve Texas statehood issues
to preserve the balance between slave states and free states—-
to preserve the Union
to improve the economy in both the North and the South
35. What idea best explains the different views of the North and the South about slavery?
The North believed in equality for blacks, and the South felt blacks were inferior.
The North believed that slavery was wrong, and the South did not.—-
The South wanted a slave labor system, and the North wanted a free labor system.
The South wanted the North to help with the economic impact of eliminating slavery.
What was the basis for forming the Republican Party?
make states more fiscally responsible—-
unite Southerners under a pro-slavery platform
create manufacturing jobs in the South
unite several Northern antislavery coalitions
Which man was not an abolitionist?
John Brown—-
Stephen Douglas
Frederick Douglass
William Lloyd Garrison
Which was one of the findings of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott decision?
Slavery was illegal.—-
Slaves were citizens.
Slaves were property.
Slavery was a choice each state could make.
Which state seceded first and why?
Virginia because it wanted Richmond to be the Confederate capital
South Carolina because it planned to attack Fort Sumter
Virginia because it planned to attack Washington, D.C.
South Carolina because it believed the federal government violated its obligations to the states—–
Which side appeared to be stronger at the beginning of the Civil War?
the South because of its many miles of railroad tracks
the North because of its well-established government—-
the South because of its agriculture and food supply
the North because it could trade textiles for firearms
My answers are the ones that have —- next to them.

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  • John P says:

    You got the initial question wrong. “I”, not “i”, “right”, not “rite”.

    September 8, 2013 at 10:55 pm
  • tuffy says:

    Crisis erupted over nullification…..ans. is 4 What phrase best describes….ans is 4 What does not describe north in 1800s….ans is 4 What was basis for forming Rep party….ans is 4 Which man was not an abolitionist….Stephen Douglas Dred Scott decision….slaves were property Whichside appeared stronger….ans is 4

    September 9, 2013 at 2:46 am
  • J.Nahal says:

    Its Right The Information You Got Is Right

    September 9, 2013 at 6:27 am

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