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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Early National Era Questions

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Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
An agreement among the thirteen original states that provided a loose federal government before the present Constitution went into effect in 1789.
  1. Unification of Government Agreement
  2. Unification of States Agreement
  3. Government Control Agreement
  4. Articles of Confederation
Grade 9 Early National Era
A law passed in 1787 to regulate the settlement of the Northwest Territory, which eventually was divided into several states of the Middle West.
  1. Northwest Ordinance of 1787
  2. Territory Regulation Ordinance
  3. Land Ownership Rights Agreement
  4. Middle West Land Treaty
Grade 9 Early National Era
Providing a mechanism for selling and settling the land.
  1. Governing of Land Ordinance
  2. Land Distribution Agreement
  3. Land Ordinance of 1785
  4. Equal Land Rights Treaty
Grade 9 Early National Era
A revolt of settlers in western Pennsylvania in 1794 against a federal excise tax on whiskey.
  1. The Federal Revolt
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. Settlers Revolt
  4. Tax Revolution
Grade 9 Early National Era
As a general in the War of 1812, he defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans.
  1. General Patton
  2. General Lee
  3. George Washington
  4. Andrew Jackson
Grade 9 Early National Era
The purchase by the United States from France of the huge Louisiana Territory in 1803.
  1. The Territory Purchase
  2. The Landowner Trials
  3. The Georgetown Agreement.
  4. The Louisiana Purchase
Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
Americanization of the Native Americans included which of the following?
  1. building schools
  2. providing European clothing
  3. breaking up reservations
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 Early National Era
The act of seizing for public use or of impressing into public service.
  1. Public Seizing
  2. Impressment
  3. Public Service Act
  4. Judicial Ruling
Grade 9 Early National Era
In the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson ran against:
  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. Aaron Burr
  3. Samuel Chase
  4. Grover Cleveland
Grade 9 Early National Era
What doubled the size of the United States?
  1. Southwestern Purchase
  2. Louisana Purchase
  3. California Purchase
  4. Missouri Purchase
Grade 9 Early National Era
What purchase by the United States in 1803, changed the destiny of the land that is now called Oklahoma?
  1. Texas Territory from Mexico
  2. New Mexico from the Spanish
  3. Alaska from Russia
  4. Louisiana from France
Grade 9 Early National Era
The term the "Revolution of 1800" refers to:
  1. The protest against raising the voting age.
  2. The protest against British impressment of our sailors.
  3. A work strike by slaves.
  4. the first time one American political party gave up power to another.
Grade 9 Early National Era
Grade 9 Early National Era
Who was a leader of one of the first American political parties?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Paine
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. George Washington
Grade 9 Early National Era
Two of Jefferson's contradictions were:
  1. He was a slave owner who hated slavery.
  2. He feared the ocean, yet he served in the U.S. Navy.
  3. He helped write the Constitution, yet he violated it to make the Louisiana Purchase.
  4. He told people that debt was not a problem, yet he lived very frugally.
Grade 9 Early National Era
Which city was the first capital of the United States?
  1. Boston
  2. New York
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Washington
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