Maysville Road Bill Veto


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The Maysville Road Bill was a part of which major national entity?

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1. The Maysville Road was projected to connect which of the following two cities?

2. What was the primary reason for President Jackson's veto the Maysville Road Bill?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An understanding of the Maysville Road Bill veto will help you better grasp the tenets of Jackson's presidency, and this quiz/worksheet combination will help you test your knowledge of this model. The quiz questions will test you on the Maysville Road Bill itself, President Jackson's veto, and the opposition Jackson faced because of his veto of the bill.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The characteristics of the Maysville Road Bill veto
  • President Jackson's reason for vetoing the bill
  • The opposition to his use of the veto
  • Which political philosophy was represented by the Maysville Road Bill veto

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the Maysville Road Bill veto from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concepts of Jackson's presidency and the opposition he faced
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Maysville Road Bill veto and popular political philosophies of this period in history

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the Maysville Road Bill veto. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the Maysville Road Bill and the circumstances surrounding it
  • Define and differentiate between the American System and Jacksonian Democracy
  • Understand how the Maysville Road Bill veto represents the ideals of Jacksonian Democracy
  • Understand the support for and opposition against President Jackson's veto