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5 Matching questions

  1. Virginia Plan
  2. Jay's Treaty
  3. President George Washington
  4. Pinckney's Treaty
  5. Proclamation of Neutrality
  1. a - 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.
  2. b - 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
  3. c Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  4. d General in the Revolutionary War
    -first President of the United States
    -set precedence for the country: 2 terms in office, the three executive departments
    -against political parties
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. One of the last important laws passed by the expiring Federalist Congress. It created 16 new federal judgeships and other judicial offices (known as the midnight appointees). This was Adams's last attempt to keep Federalists power in the new Republican Congress. His goal was for federalists to dominate the judicial branch of government.
  2. ______ disagreed mainly over the division of power between the national government and the states.

    Feds= for the Const; Antfeds= against Const
  3. established a Supreme Court (with a Chief Justice and five associate justices) and district courts
  4. - George Washington became pres. for a second term.
    - Hamilton and Jefferson wrote letters to GW and ask him to stay another term
    - GW was elected unanimously again, Adams was VP again
    - He did not trust and was against political parties.
  5. - farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey
    - an 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. New Jersey PlanVirginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population


  2. Department of the Navythe division of power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government


  3. Federalist Number 10In this, Madison talked about the danger of political factions and offered his republican solution to them.


  4. Annapolis ConferenceThis meeting was called by Alexander Hamilton and others to talk about the lowering of taxes and tariffs to increase trade between the states.


  5. Quasi war with France1798 to 1800
    undeclared war fought entirely at sea
    Caused by the XYZ affair.
    Congress cut off all trade with France.
    Navy was created.
    Britain - ally
    Finally France backed down


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