Chapter 11-12 Quiz

  1. Which leader represented the interests of the North in Congress?

    Dewitt Clinton

    Daniel Webster

    John C. Calhoun

    Henry Clay

  2. Which leader represented the interests of the West in Congress?

    Dewitt Clinton

    Daniel Webster

    John C. Calhoun

    Henry Clay

  3. Which leader represented the interests of the South in Congress?

    Dewitt Clinton

    Daniel Webster

    John C. Calhoun

    Henry Clay

  4. Which of the following changes was a result of the Industrial Revolution?

    The American economy shifted from manufacturing to farming.

    People worked out of their homes.

    Machines were invented that replaced hand tools.

  5. What foreign policy has the United States used to successfully challenge European intervention in Latin America?

    The Era of Good Feeling

    The Roosevelt Corollary

    The Adams-Onis Treaty

    The Monroe Doctrine

  6. Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts did not believe in states' rights because he believed

    the Constitution united the American people, not just the states.

    states had the right to cancel federal laws

    the liberty of a state was more important than the Union.

    nullification was right.

  7. The right of a state to cancel a federal law it considers unconstitutional is known as


    judicial review



  8. How did the cotton gin change cotton production?

    It had little effect on cotton production.

    It led to a decrease in cotton production.

    It led to a large increase in cotton production.

    It led to a small increase in cotton production.

  9. How did the introduction of the cotton gin affect workers in the South?

    Workers were paid higher wages.

    It led to a growth in slavery.

    Many workers moved to the North for work.

    Women were paid the same wages as men.

  10. In the case of Worcester v. Georgia, the Supreme Court

    ruled that the Cherokees had "an unquestionable right" to their lands.

    ordered the Cherokees to vacate their lands east of the Mississippi River.

    prohibited the intermarriage of Indians and whites.

    ordered the state of Georgia to enforce Indian voting rights.

  11. This was overwhelmingly nullified by the South Carolina state legislature on the grounds of its unconstitutionality.

    The Trail of Tears

    The Tariff of Abominations

    The Erie Canal

  12. The principle that politics should be based on districts with certain common geographic features and political/sociological needs.




    the spoils system

  13. South Carolina threatened to secede if

    Jackson sent federal troops into the state

    Congress passed the Tariff of Abominations

    its economy did not improve by 1832

    the federal government tried to collect tariffs

  14. Why is the Cherokee's journey to Indian Territory known as the Trail of Tears?

    The people were forced to leave their sacred belongings behind.

    The Indian Removal Act was applied to them even though they had assimilated.

    The journey during fall and winter killed a quarter of the people.

    he lands they received in Indian Territory were not good farmland.

  15. Which of the following problems did factory workers have to deal with?

    low wages

    long hours

    unsafe conditions

    all of the above

  16. The Erie Canal connected Lake Erie with

    The Hudson River

    The Mississippi River

    The Ohio River

    The Panama Canal

  17. What Reds pitcher never pitched in the minor leagues before making his major league debut?

    Aroldis Chapman

    Aaron Harang

    Mike Leake

    Micah Owings

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