United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013
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Sectionalism

"Fur Traders Descending the Missouri"
by George Caleb Bingham, 1845
(Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Question 131452:

In the Era of Good Feelings period following the War of 1812, the Northeast, the West, and the South found that they had some issues in common and some that were unique to their section. Which of the following is not true?

A) the South generally opposed federal expenditures on roads and canals
B) the Northeast became the manufacturing center of the nation and supported tariffs to protect industries
C) the West wanted low-priced public lands to be available to encourage settlement
D) the Northeast encouraged residents to migrate to the West and the South because of overcrowding in the region
E) the West and Northeast found they were more in agreement on internal improvements and tariffs than the West and the South were

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