Quiz Me! - People: Growth of a Nation

Test your knowledge about people in the Growth of a Nation era!

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Alexis de Tocqueville criticised what, stating that associations among people would lead to the greatest happiness for society.

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Andrew Jackson oversaw legislation which resulted in 46,000 American Indians being removed from their homes. During their move West, many died on what has become known as what?

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This French historian and political scientist wrote Democracy in America, predicting that democratic institutions would replace the aristocratic governments of Europe.

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The Monroe Doctrine, adopted during James Monroe’s presidency, provided that the Western Hemisphere should be free from future European colonization and the U.S. should do what with European wars?

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John Marshall most famously served what role?

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He oversaw the military removal of many Indian Tribes in Georgia, Alabama, and Spanish Florida. Later, as President of the United States of America, he proposed the Indian Removal Act.

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James Monroe’s presidency is known as what?

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This Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruled in Marbury v Madison (1803) and presided over the treason trial of Aaron Burr. His interpretations of the Constitution laid the groundwork for much of current constitutional theory and a strong national government.

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