Quiz Me! - Events: Growth of a Nation Test your knowledge about events in the Growth of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Which of the following best describes the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase? The land west of the Mississippi River to the border to the Pacific The land west of the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains The land west of the Rocky Mountains to the border of Spanish California The land west of the Appalachians to the Mississippi River 2 / 10 Which individual below would most likely support the Democratic-Republican Party? A supporter of John Adams A judge who supported loose construction of the Constitution A businessman from NewYork A plantation owner who supported states’ rights 3 / 10 Which issue would a member of the Democratic-Republican political party support? Strict interpretation of the Constitution Strong trade agreements with the British The National Bank Tariffs to support the new industries in the Northeast 4 / 10 Why did John Adams appoint federal judges before leaving office? Adams knew that President Jefferson did not agree with his political ideas. John Adams did not want James Madison to join the Supreme Court. Adams wanted to keep the judicial branch under Federalist control. Adams wanted John Marshall to become the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 5 / 10 Why was the Election of 1800 referred to as the Revolution of 1800? Federalists refused to acknowledge the election of Thomas Jefferson as president. Farmers in Pennsylvania refused to support the election because of unfair taxation. Control of the government changed peacefully from one political party to another. French officials interfered with the presidential election in the United States. 6 / 10 Which issue would a member of the Federalist party support? Higher prices for farm products Use of the “necessary and proper” clause States’ rights The French Revolution 7 / 10 What were the results of the Election of 1800? The House of Representatives chose the president when the electoral vote was tied. The President was a Federalist and the Vice-President was a Democratic-Republican. Thomas Jefferson won an overwhelming victory over President John Adams. Alexander Hamilton supported Aaron Burr for president rather than Thomas Jefferson. 8 / 10 Which individual below would most likely support the Federalist Party? A supporter of Thomas Jefferson A judge who supported strict interpretation of the Constitution A plantation owner who believed in states rights A banker from New England 9 / 10 What was the significance of the Louisiana Purchase? John Adams sent Lewis and Clarke to explore the new territory. George Washington purchased the land from France for $15million. James Madison declared the purchase of the territory unconstitutional. Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States. 10 / 10 What were the last minute appointments made by President Adams to the federal court system called? The Late Appointments The Revenge Appointments The Federalist Appointments The Midnight Appointments Your score is Try another 10!