Part 2: Vocabulary Questions 1800-1860
___1. It is when a federal law has
been declared null and void by a state. Jefferson and Madison Virginia
and Kentucky Resolutions put forth that a state had this right. South Carolina
almost left the Union (seceded) in 1832 due to this issue.
___2. It is the edge of civilized
society and the beginning of the wilderness. It was crossed when the
West was settled.
___3. This idea takes place when the
North, South, and West of the United States developed competing
political and economic differences, leading to conflict over slavery and
states' rights. It is major cause of the Civil War.
___4. Jefferson signed a law that began
one of these against Britain and France in 1807. Since it outlawed trade
with nations at war, It crushed the US economy and eventually had to be
___5. This phrase was used to describe
America's belief that its power should spread from the Atlantic to the
___6. In 1823, the US President issued
a statement that warned Europe to stay out of Latin America and that the
Western Hemisphere was no longer open for European colonization. What
was this policy called?
___7. This word describes
extreme pride in one's nation that would lead to willingness to die for
that nation. It is the cause of many international conflicts.
___8. This piece of legislation was
part of the Compromise if 1850 and it was included to please the South, which wanted
all slaves that had escaped to the North returned.
___9. This term describes the act of
piracy where American sailors were forced into the British navy. This
action was one of the major causes of the War of 1812 against Great Britain.
___10. Washington believed that this
approach was the best form of American foreign policy which he outlined
in his farewell address. He stated that America should stay out of
foreign alliances and stay away from entanglements overseas. The term
means to stay out of foreign affairs.