True/False Quiz

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1
In the early nineteenth century, Congress took a more active role in national economic development than did either of the other two branches of the federal government.
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2
The most dramatic and important movement of westward expansion after 1815 involved the migration of settlers to the western Rocky Mountain region.
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3
Typical agricultural pioneers of the early nineteenth century were proponents of innovation and social change.
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4
Because it was a labor-saving device, the cotton gin diminished the need for slave labor in the South.
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5
The canal boom ended because most states had overextended credit and the waterways were no longer profitable.
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6
Because of its extensive navigable river system, the South had less need than the other regions of the country for internal improvement projects.
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7
By 1815, most manufacturing had moved from the households and small shops of skilled artisans into large factories.
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8
The Supreme Court case "Dartmouth College v. Woodward" determined that any state charter granted to a private corporation was protected as a valid contract.
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9
The Supreme Court decision in "McCulloch v. Maryland" strengthened the power of Congress over interstate commerce.
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10
John Quincy Adams believed that American interests would best be served by avoiding all foreign entanglements, including a British-American alliance.
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