5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Hamilton believed in a loose or broad construction of the Constitution. He thought the bank was necessary and proper to carry out the government duties.
- three Agents known as X Y & Z told the americans that they would not get talks w/the French minister unless they loaned France 10 million $ and pay the minister a bribe of $250,000. Adams refused to pay. The US canceled its treaties w/France and allowed US ships to sieze french vessels.
- It gave the Supreme Court 6 members, 1 judge, 5 associate justices and it also provided for lower, less powerful federal courts
- targeted aliens (immigrants who were not yet citizens). One act incrsed the waiting period to become a citizen from 5 to 14 years. Other acts gave the president power to arrest disloyal alients or order them out of the country. A fourth act outlawed sedation - saying or writing anything false or harmful about the government.
- He believed (with Madison) in a narrow or strict view of Constitution and the Constitution did not give the government power to set up a national bank.
5 True/False questions
Whisky Rebellion - What ended the Whiskey Rebellion → Washington urged on by Hamilton was prepared to enforce the tax and crush the Whiskey rebellion. They feared that not to act would weaken its authority.
Pinckney's Treaty- What did spain and the U.S. agree to? → to pay damages/fees for the us vessels the took.
John Adams elected president - What was noteworthy about his election? → This was the first election in 1796 where political parties competed. He was a Federalist, Jefferson was the Democrat-Republican candiate.
Washington's Cabinet → Secretary of War - Henry Knox, Secretary of State - Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of Treasury - Alexander Hamilton, Advise the Govt. for legal Matters - Edomen Randolph
What are loose interpratations of the constitution and who favored each → is what Hamilton believed that the elastic clause in the document grants the congress power to use means necessary to carry out the power such as setting up the bank. Jefferson believed in in the narrow or strict power.