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5 Matching questions

  1. New York City
  2. Hamilton's plan to repay debt
  3. precedent
  4. Judiciary Act of 1789
  5. Jefferson's objection to Hamilton's plan to repay debt.
  1. a Where Washington was sworn into office.
  2. b Legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court system
  3. c action or decision that serves as an example for later generations.
  4. d Pay the bonds back in the full amount but over a period of time.
  5. 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

  1. 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)
  2. First Vice President.
  3. Hamilton wanted the federal government to pay for most of this debt.
  4. To organize the parts of the Executive and Judicial branches of government.
  5. a tax that raised the prices on foreign products.

5 True/False questions

  1. national bankThis was the amount of money owed by the United States to its' debtors.


  2. Electoral Collegea group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president


  3. speculatorspeople who buy items at low prices in the hope that the value will rise.


  4. $25 millionAmount of states' debt.


  5. Alexander HamiltonJefferson was in favor of these, he wanted smaller government and lower taxes.


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