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Unit 6 Online Quiz - The Age of Jackson
Multiple ResponseIdentify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 1. 
During his long political career, John Quincy Adams was at one time or another
 A)
a nationalist.
 B)
vice president.
 C)
secretary of state.
 D)
a congressman.
 E)
president.
 2. 
While he was president, John Quincy Adams was roundly criticized for his
 A)
land policy.
 B)
Indian policy.
 C)
support for internal improvements.
 D)
replacement of so many public servants with his own supporters.
 E)
supposedly aristocratic life style.
 3. 
The presidential election of 1828 was characterized by
 A)
a campaign focused on such key issues as tariffs, banks, and foreign policy.
 B)
mudslinging tactics by both parties against the opposing candidate.
 C)
an unusually high voter turnout.
 D)
a narrow electoral victory for Andrew Jackson.
 E)
both sides using trees to symbolize their candidate.
 4. 
Southerners disliked the Tariff of 1828 because it
 A)
raised the price of manufactured goods.
 B)
represented the growing power of the federal government.
 C)
signaled abandonment of the idea of protectionism.
 D)
was clearly designed to ensure the reelection of President Adams.
 E)
raised the price of imported rice.
 5. 
The South Carolina nullifying convention
 A)
declared the Tariff of 1832 null and void within South Carolina.
 B)
ordered the South Carolina state legislature to make military preparations to defend the state.
 C)
nullified the Force Bill passed by Congress.
 D)
threatened to secede from the Union if the national government tried to force the state into compliance with congressional law.
 E)
put the national interest above sectional interest.
 6. 
In his veto of the bank recharter bill, President Jackson claimed that the bank was
 A)
unconstitutional.
 B)
antiwestern.
 C)
too much influenced by aristocrats and foreigners.
 D)
corrupt and monopolistic.
 E)
controlled only by the government.
 7. 
The Anti-Masonic party
 A)
was strongest in the South and Southwest.
 B)
was an anti-Jackson party.
 C)
was the nation's first third party.
 D)
opposed moral and religious reform.
 E)
was a strong opponent of the Whig party.
 8. 
Following his election in 1832, President Jackson decided to
 A)
remove federal funds from the Bank of the United States gradually.
 B)
stop depositing federal funds in the Bank of the United States.
 C)
start depositing federal funds in several "pet" state banks.
 D)
revoke the charter of the Bank of the United States.
 E)
run for a third term in 1836.
 9. 
The Whig party drew support from
 A)
Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun.
 B)
opponents of the American System.
 C)
southerners and states' rightists.
 D)
large northern industrialists and merchants.
 E)
supporters of leaving the gold standard.
 10. 
The Panic of 1837 was the result of
 A)
overspeculation in internal improvements.
 B)
the Bank War and Specie Circular.
 C)
the independent treasury system.
 D)
economic distress in Europe.
 E)
Jackson's removal of the United States from the gold standard.
 11. 
Martin Van Buren's administration was troubled by
 A)
his lack of personal popularity.
 B)
widespread scandal and corruption in the executive branch.
 C)
antislavery agitation against the annexation of Texas.
 D)
a serious economic depression.
 E)
the inherited enemies of former president Andrew Jackson.
 12. 
Stephen F. Austin's grant from the Mexican government required that immigrants whom he helped settle in Texas
 A)
become Mexican citizens.
 B)
be Roman Catholics.
 C)
not own slaves.
 D)
be willing to make their settlements self-governing.
 E)
serve a short time in the Mexican army.
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