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