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1. The states below were added to the Union during the decade following the War of 1812:

Indiana (1816)
Mississippi (1817)
Illinois (1818)
Alabama (1819)
Maine (1820)
Missouri (1821)

Which statement best explains how the War of 1812 contributed to the growth of the United States to include these states?
Large numbers of soldiers later settled in the territories where the war had been fought.
Military heroes from the war went into politics in the territories where the war had been fought.
The reduction of British aid to Native Americans near the Mississippi River made white settlement easier.***
British aid significantly grew the economies of the territories in the Mississippi River Valley.

2. Read the following quote from John Adams:

"We have no government armed in power capable of contending with human passions unbridled [uncontrolled] by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a religious and moral people. It is wholly inadequate for the government of any other."

Which of the following National-Republican ideas does this statement best support?

A powerful central government poses a threat to individual liberties.***
The government should be responsible for making all national improvements.
The Constitution is a flexible document that should change as the country changes.
The framers of the Constitution did not mean for the government to
protect the rights of individuals.

3. How did the case of Gibbons v. Ogden have an economic impact on America in the 19th century?

The Supreme Court's decision allowed state laws to override federal laws when they conflicted regarding economic matters.***
The Supreme Court's decision allowed states the ability to pass commerce laws even if they conflicted with federal commerce laws.
The Supreme Court's decision allowed the federal government to maintain some control over trade within and across state borders.
The Supreme Court's decision allowed the states to maintain control over which states they traded with and how that trade was regulated.

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2. A
3. A

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