Directions: Answer the following either True or False.


_____ 1. Thomas Jefferson was the fourth President of the United States.

_____ 2. The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States.

_____ 3. The Embargo Act of 1807 increased U.S. shipping into foreign ports.

_____ 4. Thomas Jefferson worked to increase the power of the federal government.

_____ 5. The case of Marbury vs. Madison was the first time that the Supreme Court ruled a law to be unconstitutional.

_____ 6. The appointment of the "Midnight Judges" was intended to preserve the ideals of the Federalist Party.

_____ 7. The Barbary Wars were intended to end attacks on American ships by pirates off the coast of Africa.

_____ 8. America went to war with France to gain the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte.

_____ 9. In 1800, the western boundary of the United States was the Mississippi River.

_____ 10. In 1807, the railroad was an important means of mass transportation in the United States.

_______ 11.During his last weeks in office, John Adams appointed "Midnight Judges" to preserve the power of the Democratic-Republican Party.

_______ 12. Lewis and Clark explored Texas.

_______ 13. In the case of Marbury vs. Madison, the Supreme Court overturned a law enacted by Congress.

_______ 14. The first time America's military fought overseas was during the Barbary Wars.

_______ 15. Vice-President Aaron Burr killed John Adams in a pistol duel.