United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Whig Party

Four Whigs served as president in the 19th century
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131459:

The Whig Party gained strength in both the North and the South in the 1830s. Which of the following was not a view commonly held by members of the Whig Party?

A) Andrew Jackson often acted as a dictator
B) the Bank of the U.S. was a positive force in American life
C) the federal government should encourage the development of roads and canals
D) high protective tariffs helpfully aided the growth of American industries
E) free public education was not a responsbility of either federal or state governments

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