5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Pickney's Treaty
- Mad Anthony Wayne
- Reign of Terror
- Whiskey Rebellion
- XYZ Affair
- a 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.
- b 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
- c free navigation of the Mississippi River; right to deposit goods New Orleans, no customs no more indian attacks
- d American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
- e the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
5 Multiple choice questions
- a government tax on imports or exports
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
5 True/False questions
assumption → 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.
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions → 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
Bank of the United States → a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
Bill of Rights → a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
Little Turtle → a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)