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  1. Battle of Fallen Timbers
  2. Charles Talleyrand
  3. XYZ Affair
  4. Farewell Address
  5. Mad Anthony Wayne
  1. a American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
  2. b Referred to as Washington's Farewell Address. Its main points included: assuming leadership in the Western Hemisphere, developing its own trade, and not entering into permanent alliances with foreign nations, especially with Europe.
  3. c Post-revolution war, British instigate Native American attacks, but "Mad" Anthony Wayne defeats them in Ohio Valley and gets the Greenville treaty, which cedes Native American land in Ohio Valley to U.S.
  4. d French foreign minister; the xyz affair
  5. e France and England start to seize American ships; starts an "unofficial war" between America and France; Causes the creation of 33 ships for a navy and ends long treaty with France

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Agreement which freed America from its alliance with France, forgave French $20 million in damages and resulted in Adams' losing a second term as president
  2. the French king who gave money and troops to help the patriots
  3. This meant that the federal government would pay off its debs at face value, plus accumulated interest which at the time had a total of $54 million. This included the federal government taking on the debts by the states and paying for it as a country. Hamilton's establishment of this act gave the country much needed unity because it brought the states together under the centralized government. This made paper money essentially useless do to inflation.
  4. the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
  5. These documents drafted by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson claimed that the Alien and Sedition Acts violated the U.S. Constitution. These resolutions affirmed the principle of states' rights

5 True/False Questions

  1. Whiskey Rebelliona statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn


  2. Bill of Rightsthe historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed


  3. Treaty of GreenvilleTreaty made after the Battle of Fallen Timbers in which the Native-Americans surrendered their homelands in what is now Ohio. Took almost all of the Ohio away from the Native-Americans.


  4. Neutrality ProclamationIn 1794, farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey, and several federal officers were killed in the riots caused by their attempts to serve arrest warrants on the offenders. In October, 1794, the army, led by Washington, put down the rebellion. The incident showed that the new government under the Constitution could react swiftly and effectively to such a problem, in contrast to the inability of the government under the Articles of Confederation to deal with Shay's Rebellion.


  5. Judiciary Act of 1789Made it a crime to criticize the government or government officials. Opponents claimed that it violated citizens' rights to freedom of speech and freedom of the press, gauranteed by the First Amednment.


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