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  1. Federalists and Anti-federalists
  2. Department of the Navy
  3. New Jersey Plan
  4. Alien and Sedition Acts
  5. Proclamation of Neutrality
  1. a ______ disagreed mainly over the division of power between the national government and the states.

    Feds= for the Const; Antfeds= against Const
  2. b These consist of four laws passed by the Federalist Congress and signed by President Adams in 1798:

    - the Naturalization Act, which increased the waiting period for an immigrant to become a citizen from 5 to 14 years

    - the Alien Act, which empowered the president to arrest and deport dangerous aliens

    - the Alien Enemy Act, which allowed for the arrest and deportation of citizens of countries at war with the US

    - the Sedition Act, which made it illegal to publish defamatory statements about the federal government or its officials.

    The first 3 were enacted in response to the XYZ Affair, and were aimed at French and Irish immigrants, who were considered subversives.

    The Sedition Act was an attempt to stifle Democratic-Republican opposition, although only 25 people were ever arrested, and only 10 convicted, under the law.

    The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, which initiated the concept of "nullification" of federal laws were written in response to the Acts.
  3. c - 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.
  4. d created because of Quasi war.
  5. e The proposal at the Constitutional Convention that called for equal representation of each state in Congress regardless of the state's population.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Warned Americans not to get involved in European affairs, not to make permanent alliances, not to form political parties and to avoid sectionalism.
  3. All bills would originate in the house
    Direct taxes on states according to population

    2 houses
    -the senate would have 2 representatives from each state
    -House of Representatives would be based on population
  4. Proposed by Alexander Hamilton (1791 :: 20-year charter)
    government was the major stockholder.
    strong and stable national currency.
    Jefferson opposed the bank (as a republican); he thought it was un-constitutional.

    A place where all the tax money would go, money would be printed, loans issued, and loans regulated.
  5. Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population

5 True/False questions

  1. tribal sovereigntygovernment free from external control


  2. Virginia and Kentucky ResolutionsVirginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population


  3. John Adam's Presidencyfailed 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


  4. Report on Manufacturingthe division of power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government


  5. Election of 1800- 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.


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