James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which event is correctly paired with the associated territory?

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Which historic document does the following excerpt most likely come from?

The American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.

2. Four of the first five presidents came from Virginia, and their collective decisions shaped the United States government for centuries to come. Which is NOT an action this group of leaders took?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several terms and pivotal events that occurred during the Monroe administration, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the major foreign policy aspects of his presidency.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Adams-Onis Treaty
  • Democratic-Republican party
  • Monroe's relationship with Europe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the presidency and foreign policy of James Monroe
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the events that influenced the various treaties agreed during Monroe's time in office
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the treaties covered in the lesson, such as the Rush-Bagot Treaty and the Adams-Onis Treaty
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about this period of American foreign policy

Additional Learning

To learn more about the lasting effects of this president, review the accompanying lesson on James Monroe's Presidency and Foreign Policy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the impact of the end of the Federalist Party
  • Identify the political climate of Monroe's presidency
  • Recognize the effect of the Monroe Doctrine