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hi can someone please help me with these 5 questions.

1. One manifestation of the rising democratic tide in the 1830s was
a. a general raising of the political tone
b. use of national nominating conventions

I think it's a but i don't know why it can't be B

2. the foreign policy of president J. Q. Adams
a. was conspicuously successful
b. opened trade with the british west indies
c. was hampered by partisan politics

I think it is A

3. the bank of the united states
a. refused to engage in corruption
b. fostered wildcat western banks

I think it is B

4. As a diplomat President Jackson was most successful in
a. settling the Maine boundary
b. opening trade with the british west indies
c. purchasing florida

I think it is B

5.The major factor behind the anti foreign agitation of the 1850s was
a. the influx of roman catholics
b. the flood of south european types

I think it is A because didn't people burn roman catholic churce

thank you

  • history -

    All of your answers are right except for 3.

  • history -

    so 3 is a. but why is it A

  • history -

    Check the site on the bank's decline.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Bank_of_the_United_States

  • history -

    it says that jackson said that it engaged in corruption so wouldn't it make a wrong.

    The other two choices for the question were
    c. was partly foreign owned
    d. issued unsound currency

    but i thought both those were wrong. I still don't get why it is A

  • history -- Correction -

    I'm sorry, but I misread the question and the answer. You're right. B is the correct answer for 3.

  • history -- Correction -

    oh ok well thank you so much for all your help

  • history -- Correction -

    You're welcome.

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