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Grade 8 Early National Era
Which of the following was the main reason that Spain decided to sell Florida
to the United States?
  1. Spain had discovered that Florida farmlands were unproductive.
  2. Spain feared Cherokee uprisings.
  3. Spain realized it was too weak to defend Florida.
  4. Spain wanted to have free access to American markets.
Grade 8 Early National Era
Which of the following was NOT a way in which the Cherokees' culture was similar
to that of white Americans?
  1. The Cherokees had farms and businesses.
  2. The Cherokees had an army and a navy.
  3. The Cherokees had a written language.
  4. The Cherokees had their own schools.
Grade 8 Supreme Court Cases
How did the case of Dartmouth College v. Woodward help to promote capitalism?
  1. The Supreme Court ruled that states could not pass tax laws that violated federal tax laws.
  2. The Supreme Court ruled that only the states could regulate interstate commerce.
  3. The Supreme Court ruling in this case protected private contracts.
  4. The Supreme Court ruled that states could not tax branches of the National Bank.
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
The practice of rewarding supporters with political jobs is known as
  1. electoral voting.
  2. states' rights.
  3. a caucus.
  4. the spoils system.
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
The forced removal of the Cherokees to Oklahoma was known as the
  1. Walk to Freedom.
  2. Long March.
  3. Last Stand.
  4. Trail of Tears.
Grade 8 Latin America and Caribbean
Why was Simon Bolivar known as "The Liberator"?
  1. He persuaded Spain to free its Latin American colonies peacefully.
  2. He led a revolt that freed Mexico from Spanish rule.
  3. His writing inspired Haitians to seek independence.
  4. He led successful independence movements in South America.
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
Which issue was Andrew Jackson referring to when he said, "John Marshall has made
his decision. Now let him enforce it"?
  1. interstate commerce
  2. the dumping of goods by Britain in the United States
  3. a state attempt to apply its laws to Cherokee territory
  4. a case about the importance of private contracts
Grade 8 Early National Era
Canada faced tensions with the United States in the early 1800s because the United States
  1. was against Canadian independence.
  2. had attempted to invade Canada in the War of 1812.
  3. refused to export goods to Canada.
  4. placed an embargo on Canadian goods.
Grade 8 Early National Era
What did the caucus and convention systems have in common?
  1. Both systems were supported by federal taxes.
  2. Both systems encouraged widespread suffrage.
  3. Both systems selected candidates to run for office.
  4. Both systems supported the President.
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
Which of the following is one cause of the Panic of 1837?
  1. the trouble banks had collecting on loans
  2. a shortage of paper money printed to meet the public demand
  3. the election of President Martin Van Buren
  4. the Seminole Wars
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
By putting into effect the Indian Removal Act, President Jackson was supporting
  1. the power of a strong federal government.
  2. the Bank of the United States.
  3. the power of the Supreme Court.
  4. rights of Native Americans.
Grade 10 The Lottery

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In what season does "The Lottery" occur?
  1. fall
  2. winter
  3. spring
  4. summer
Grade 8 Early National Era
Why did John Quincy Adams become President after the election of 1824?
  1. Adams received the majority of electoral votes.
  2. Jackson received fewer popular votes than Adams.
  3. Adams was more popular than Andrew Jackson.
  4. The House of Representatives chose Adams to be President.
Grade 8 Jacksonian Era
A major issue during Andrew Jackson's presidency was
  1. slavery.
  2. states' rights.
  3. the War of 1812.
  4. independence.
Grade 8 Supreme Court Cases
In 1819, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of McCullough v. Maryland that
  1. all federal laws must also win the approval of state legislatures.
  2. states had no power to interfere with federal institutions.
  3. the federal government cannot pass a law that violates a state law.
  4. states had the power to levy taxes on federal banks.
Grade 5 Early National Era
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