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  1. Judiciary Act of 1789
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Pickney's Treaty
  5. tariff
  1. a a government tax on imports or exports
  2. b a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
  3. c free navigation of the Mississippi River; right to deposit goods New Orleans, no customs no more indian attacks
  4. d In 1789 Congress passed this Act which created the federal-court system. The act managed to quiet popular apprehensions by establishing in each state a federal district court that operated according to local procedures.
  5. e Delegate to the Constitutional Convention and leader of the Federalists; first secretary of the treasury.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
  4. the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
  5. A young, French diplomat that was sent to win American support.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Battle of Fallen TimbersPost-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.


  2. Convention of 1800Agreement which freed America from its alliance with France, forgave French $20 million in damages and resulted in Adams' losing a second term as president


  3. Mad Anthony WayneMade 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.


  4. Virginia and Kentucky ResolutionsThese 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. Farewell AddressReferred 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.


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