5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- New York City
- Hamilton's plan to repay debt
- Judiciary Act of 1789
- Jefferson's objection to Hamilton's plan to repay debt.
- a Where Washington was sworn into office.
- b Legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court system
- c action or decision that serves as an example for later generations.
- d Pay the bonds back in the full amount but over a period of time.
- e He thought it was unfair to the original bond holders, many of whom sold their bonds to speculators at a price below full value.
5 Multiple choice questions
- way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take. Jefferson supported it in the argument about creating a national bank (which he did not support)
- First Vice President.
- Hamilton wanted the federal government to pay for most of this debt.
- To organize the parts of the Executive and Judicial branches of government.
- a tax that raised the prices on foreign products.
5 True/False questions
national bank → This was the amount of money owed by the United States to its' debtors.
Electoral College → a group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
speculators → people who buy items at low prices in the hope that the value will rise.
$25 million → Amount of states' debt.
Alexander Hamilton → Jefferson was in favor of these, he wanted smaller government and lower taxes.