5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Federalist Number 10
- Washington's Farewell Address
- Alexander Hamilton
- The Federalist Papers
- Federalists and Anti-federalists
- a This collection of essays by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, explained the importance of a strong central government, and defending it.
- b Leader of the Federalists. First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated creation of a national bank, assumption of state debts by the federal government, and a tariff system to pay off the national debt.
- c Warned Americans not to get involved in European affairs, not to make permanent alliances, not to form political parties and to avoid sectionalism.
- d ______ disagreed mainly over the division of power between the national government and the states.
Feds= for the Const; Antfeds= against Const
- e In this, Madison talked about the danger of political factions and offered his republican solution to them.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Father of Constitution
Supported Federalist Papers (along with Hamilton and John Jay)
Author of Bill of Rights
Presidency (4th) marked by War of 1812
Proposed Virginia Plan
- - Under constitution, natives were legal entities, but not foreign nations
- not citizens of the U.S.
"""Considered nation within a nation."""
- - A formal announcement issued by President George Washington on April 22, 1793, declaring the United States a neutral nation in the conflict between Great Britain and France that had begun with the French Revolution. It threatened legal proceedings against any American providing assistance to warring countries.
- Democratic Republican candidates Jefferson and Burr tie with 73 electoral votes each (Federalist candidate Adams gets 65); tie goes to House of Representatives; Hamilton hated Burr more, went to House and got more votes for Jefferson; Burr later kills Hamilton in a duel
Led to the 12th amendment, Brought about by the Jefferson/Burr tie, stated that presidential and vice-presidential nominees would run on the same party ticket. Before that time, all of the candidates ran against each other, with the winner becoming president and second-place becoming vice-president.
- - America could settle the Northern border of Florida
- Could deposit goods at mouth of Missipi River (New Orleans)
- Spain promised it would prevent Indian raids over the border
5 True/False questions
election of 1792 → The person with the most electoral votes, John Adams, became President and the person with the second most electoral votes, Thomas Jefferson, became Vice President. A problem from this situation was that Adams and Jefferson belonged to different political parties, so political tensions were strong in the Executive Branch. In modern elections, presidential candidates choose their vice presidential candidates to run with them, so the situation in 1796 could not occur.
Department of the Navy → the division of power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government
John Adam's Presidency → failed to compensate Brit assaults on ships and withdrawal of Brit forces from frontier, but prevented war, established American sovereignty over Northwest, satisfactory commercial relationship
- allowed peace to be made with Spain b/c raised fears of Brit/American alliance in North America, Pinckney's treaty 1795 recognized US right to Mississippi, Florida border, control of Indian raids from FL
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions → Written anonymously by Jefferson and Madison in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts, they declared that states could nullify federal laws that the states considered unconstitutional (breaking its compact with the states. Nullification was based on John Locke's compact theory).
Checks and balances → A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power