1 According to the passage, what kind of government did President Andrew Jackson support?



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US History – SOL 6





1 According to the passage, what kind of government did President Andrew Jackson support?

A Aristocracy

B Democracy

C Oligarchy

D Anarchy


2 The events in this flow chart illustrate which of the following?

A Decreasing voter turnout

B The rise of the common man in American politics

C The decline of American political parties

D Political corruption in elections
3 In the mid-1800s, which group supported high tariffs to raise the price of imported manufactured goods?

A Western gold miners and cattle ranchers

B Southern plantation owners

C Northern factory owners and workers

D Great Plains wheat farmers

4 Missouri’s admission to the Union started the debate over —

A the right of deposit at New Orleans

B funding for internal improvements

C the balance between slave and free states

D the relocation of American Indians (First Americans)


5 Which of these states was admitted to the Union before the Civil War?

A 1


B 2

C 3


D 4
6 Critics of Andrew Jackson’s stand on the Second Bank of the United States accused him of abusing executive powers by —

A ignoring the contributions of political supporters

B using the military against the Cherokee Nation

C using the presidential veto to overrule Congress

D opposing federal funding of internal improvements
7 Uprisings led by Nat Turner and Gabriel Prosser contributed to the Southern states’ decisions to —

A pass harsh fugitive slave laws

B accept the Missouri Compromise

C enact Jim Crow legislation

D support the passing of higher tariffs


8 Which group helped Andrew Jackson become President of the United States the first time they could participate in an election?

A People allowed to vote without paying a poll tax

B Newly freed slaves from West Africa

C People allowed to vote without owning property

D Naturalized immigrants from Eastern Europe


9 The land area located between 80°W and 90°W and 25°N and 30°N represents the acquisition of —

A land won through the French and Indian War

B territories according to the Northwest Ordinance

C land as a result of the Revolutionary War

D Florida through a treaty with Spain


10 Which event best completes this sequence?

A Confederate attack on Fort Sumter

B Independence gained from Mexico

C Purchase of the Louisiana Territory

D Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad



11 Which Supreme Court decision includes this quotation?

A Marbury v. Madison

B Cohens v. Virginia

C Gibbons v. Ogden

D McCulloch v. Maryland



12 Which early United States political party believed in these positions?

A Federalists

B Whigs

C Know-Nothings



D Democratic-Republicans

13 One of the fundamental beliefs of Jacksonian Democracy was that –

A political parties should have popular leaders

B ordinary citizens should participate in politics

C religious leaders should hold elected offices

D federal jobs ahold go to qualified individuals

14 Before the Civil War, slavery was prohibited in certain areas by the –

A Monroe Doctrine

B Dred Scott decision

C Kansas-Nebraska Act

D Missouri Compromise




US History – SOL 6





1 According to the passage, what kind of government did President Andrew Jackson support?

A Aristocracy



B Democracy

C Oligarchy

D Anarchy


2 The events in this flow chart illustrate which of the following?

A Decreasing voter turnout



B The rise of the common man in American politics

C The decline of American political parties

D Political corruption in elections
3 In the mid-1800s, which group supported high tariffs to raise the price of imported manufactured goods?

A Western gold miners and cattle ranchers

B Southern plantation owners

C Northern factory owners and workers

D Great Plains wheat farmers



4 Missouri’s admission to the Union started the debate over —

A the right of deposit at New Orleans

B funding for internal improvements

C the balance between slave and free states

D the relocation of American Indians (First Americans)




5 Which of these states was admitted to the Union before the Civil War?

A 1

B 2


C 3

D 4
6 Critics of Andrew Jackson’s stand on the Second Bank of the United States accused him of abusing executive powers by —

A ignoring the contributions of political supporters

B using the military against the Cherokee Nation



C using the presidential veto to overrule Congress

D opposing federal funding of internal improvements


7 Uprisings led by Nat Turner and Gabriel Prosser contributed to the Southern states’ decisions to —

A pass harsh fugitive slave laws

B accept the Missouri Compromise

C enact Jim Crow legislation

D support the passing of higher tariffs




8 Which group helped Andrew Jackson become President of the United States the first time they could participate in an election?

A People allowed to vote without paying a poll tax

B Newly freed slaves from West Africa

C People allowed to vote without owning property

D Naturalized immigrants from Eastern Europe




9 The land area located between 80°W and 90°W and 25°N and 30°N represents the acquisition of —

A land won through the French and Indian War

B territories according to the Northwest Ordinance

C land as a result of the Revolutionary War



D Florida through a treaty with Spain


10 Which event best completes this sequence?

A Confederate attack on Fort Sumter



B Independence gained from Mexico

C Purchase of the Louisiana Territory

D Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad



11 Which Supreme Court decision includes this quotation?

A Marbury v. Madison

B Cohens v. Virginia

C Gibbons v. Ogden

D McCulloch v. Maryland





12 Which early United States political party believed in these positions?

A Federalists

B Whigs

C Know-Nothings



D Democratic-Republicans

13 One of the fundamental beliefs of Jacksonian Democracy was that –

A political parties should have popular leaders



B ordinary citizens should participate in politics

C religious leaders should hold elected offices

D federal jobs ahold go to qualified individuals

14 Before the Civil War, slavery was prohibited in certain areas by the –

A Monroe Doctrine

B Dred Scott decision

C Kansas-Nebraska Act



D Missouri Compromise





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