5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
- Alien Laws
- Neutrality Proclamation
- excise tax
- Bank of the United States
- a Laws in which residence before citizenship changed from five years to fourteen, and the President was given power to deport (in times of peace) or imprison (in times of war) dangerous immigrants
- b 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
- c a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
- d A place where all the tax money would go, money would be printed, loans issued, and loans regulated.
- e the United States would not support either side in the war and Americans could not aid either Britain or France
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
- Treaty 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.
- In 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.
- the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
5 True/False questions
Louis XVI → United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
Jay's Treaty → Was made up by John Jay. It said that Britain was to pay for Americans ships that were seized in 1793. It said that Americans had to pay British merchants debts owed from before the revolution and Britain had agreed to remove their troops from the Ohio Valley
Battle of Fallen Timbers → a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
XYZ Affair → 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
Sedition Act → Made 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.