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Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
What is the name of the treaty that ended the War of 1812?
  1. Treaty of Ghent
  2. Treaty of Paris
  3. Treaty of 1812
  4. Pinckney's Treaty
Grade 8 Early National Era
What were the first two political parties formed in the US?
  1. Democrats & Republicans
  2. Federalist & Democratic-Republicans
  3. Torries & Whigs
  4. Anti-Federalist & Democratic-Republicans
Grade 8 Early National Era
The first political parties in the United States were established in the 1790s largely because of political differences between who?
  1. John Adams and Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Jefferson and George Washingotn
  3. Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Paine
  4. Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
The Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans emerged as separate political parties partly as a result of disagreement over what?
  1. How the nation should develop economically
  2. Whether to enforce the Monroe Doctrine
  3. How the nation should admit new states
  4. Whether to approve the Declaration of Independence
Grade 8 Early National Era
Which political party was supported primarily by manufacturers, traders, and those from the North?
  1. Democratic-Republicans
  2. Federalists
  3. Anti-Federalists
  4. Republicans
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
What did Congress charter which played an important role in making the U.S. economy more stable?
  1. The U.S. Treasury
  2. The U.S. Mint
  3. The Bank of the United States
  4. Bank of America
Grade 8 Early National Era
Northerners in favor of higher tariffs in the early 1800s argued that tariffs did what?
  1. Permitted access to less expensive foreign goods
  2. Raised revenue and protected American manufacturers
  3. Redistributed wealth among different social classes
  4. Encouraged the export of American cotton and other crops
Grade 8 Early National Era
What was the name of the rebellion which showed the people that the Articles of Confederation did not work?
  1. Whiskey Rebellion
  2. Washington's Rebellion
  3. Shays' Rebellion
  4. Constitutional Rebellion
Grade 8 Early National Era
Who was the leader of the Federalist Party?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. James Madison
  3. James Monroe
  4. Alexander Hamilton
Grade 8 Early National Era
Democratic-Republicans favored an economy based on what?
  1. manufacturing
  2. trade
  3. merchants
  4. farming
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Which of the following established the principle of judicial review?
  1. the Judicial Act of 1789
  2. Marbury v. Madison
  3. the election of 1800
  4. the Sedition Act
Grade 8 Early National Era
Grade 8 Early National Era
Which of the following describes the terms of Jay's Treaty?
  1. Spain would open the Mississippi up for trade and travel.
  2. The United States would gain all land East of the Mississippi River.
  3. The French would repay the United States for damages and help them fight the Native Americans.
  4. Britain would repay the cost of goods destroyed from ships and leave the Northwest Territory.
Grade 8 Early National Era
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