Quiz Me! - Era: Growth of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Growth of a Nation era! 1 / 10 What law, passed by Congress and signed by President Andrew Jackson, resulted in the “Trail of Tears?” The Emancipation Proclamation The Indian Removal Act The Declaration of Sentiments The Kentucky and Virginia Resolution 2 / 10 How did President Andrew Jackson respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Worcester v. Georgia? President Jackson asked the Court for further clarification President Jackson signed a treaty with Native Americans President Jackson refused to enforce the Court’s decision President Jackson celebrated the legal victory 3 / 10 James Monroe’s presidency is known as what? Era of Pride Era of Good Feelings Era of Disaster Era of Hope 4 / 10 Which issue would a member of the Federalist party support? The French Revolution States’ rights Use of the “necessary and proper” clause Higher prices for farm products 5 / 10 What were the results of the Election of 1800? The House of Representatives chose the president when the electoral vote was tied. Thomas Jefferson won an overwhelming victory over President John Adams. Alexander Hamilton supported Aaron Burr for president rather than Thomas Jefferson. The President was a Federalist and the Vice-President was a Democratic-Republican. 6 / 10 Which principle of government was at issue in U.S. Supreme Court cases such as Gibbons v. Ogden and McCulloch v. Maryland? Federalism Limited Government Republicanism Popular Sovereignty 7 / 10 Why was the Election of 1800 referred to as the Revolution of 1800? Control of the government changed peacefully from one political party to another. 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. 8 / 10 Which individual below would most likely support the Federalist Party? A banker from New England A supporter of Thomas Jefferson A judge who supported strict interpretation of the Constitution A plantation owner who believed in states rights 9 / 10 Alexis de Tocqueville criticised what, stating that associations among people would lead to the greatest happiness for society. Large groups Monarchies The Presidency Individualism 10 / 10 Why was the Sedition Act of 1789 passed? President Adams and the Federalists Congress did not want any more American sympathy for the French. President Adams feared more immigrants would come to the United States if strict laws were not passed. Congress and the Presidents wanted to get rid of any British citizens trying to start a war. President Adams wanted to make sure Thomas Jefferson’s supporters were not allowed to vote. Your score is Try another 10!