5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Pinckey Treaty
- Neutrality Proclamation
- John Adams
- Citizen Genet
- a He was a representative of the French Republic who came to America in order to recruit Americans to help fight in the French Revolution.
- b A Federalist who was Vice President under Washington in 1789, and later became President by three votes in 1796. Known for his quarrel with France, and was involved in the xyz Affair, Quais War, and the Convention of 1800. Later though he was also known for his belated push for peace w/ France in 1800. Regarding his personality he was a "respectful irritation".
- c issued by George Washington, established isolationist policy, proclaimed government's official neutrality in widening European conflicts also warned American citizens about intervening on either side of conflict
- d led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution
- e Gave America Free navigation of the Mississippi, large area of north Florida.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- idea of following the const. exactly, jefferson
- refers to the powers of the government found in the constitution in unwritten forms. Although some situations, such as the creation of the National Bank, are not specifically referred to in the constitution through the elastic clause they are not illegal or unconstitutional.Eventually this became an issue contributing to the formation of political parties.
- a government tax on imports or exports
- foreign minister; In 1797, Adams sent a diplomatic commission to France to settle matters about the upset of the Jay Treaty of 1794. The French thought that America was siding with the English violating the Franco-American Treaty of 1778. The commission was sent to talk to Talleyrand about the seizing of American ships by the French. Communication between the commission and Talleyrand existed between three go betweeners (XYZ) because talking to Talleyrand in person would cost a quarter of a million dollars. Americans soon negotiated and this act subtly started an undeclared war with France.
- organized the Supreme Court, originally with five justices and a chief justice, along with several federal district and circuit courts. It also created the attorney general's office.
5 True/False Questions
Washington's Farewell Address → a treaty which offered little concessions from Britain to the U.S. and greatly disturbed the Jeffersonians.was able to get Britain to say they would evacuate the chain of posts on U.S. soil and pay damages for recent seizures of American ships. The British, however, would not promise to leave American ships alone in the future, and they decided that the Americans still owed British merchants for pre-Revolutionary war debts.
XYZ affair → France and England start to seize American ships; starts an "unofficial war" btwn America and France; Causes the creation of 33 ships for a navy and ends long treaty with France
Alien and Sedition Acts → He was a representative of the French Republic who came to America in order to recruit Americans to help fight in the French Revolution.
Compact theory → Gave America Free navigation of the Mississippi, large area of north Florida.
Bank of the United States → either of the two National Banks, funded by the federal government and private investors, established by congress, the first in 1791 and the second in 1816