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false

Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were aliied in their commitment to the need for a stronger federal government

true

George washington was greatly alarmed by shay's rebellion

true

the delegates to the constitutional convention in 1787 greatly exceeded their instructions from Congress and the states

false

The delegates who drafted the new Constitution were products of the american revolution but had lost their fears of concentrated power

false

at the constitutional convention of 1787, each delegate voted as an individual

true

The virginia plan called for a 2 house legislature

false

The virginia plan and the new jersey plan were quite different, but each saw fit to give each state equal representation

false

the constitution was submitted to the states for ratification with the bill of rights

False

the new constitution banned the slave trade, but it did not ban slavery

true

Under the new constitution, the federal government would have the power to tax, regulate commerce, and control the currency

False

under the new Constitution, federal judges were appointed by the president and confirmed by both houses of Congress

False

Before the new Constitution could go into effect, it had to be ratified by all 13 existing states

true

Supporters of the new constitution were better organized than their opponents were

False

Ratification of the Constitution was given a big boost when New York and Virginia both approved the document early in the ratification process

false

the constitution determined that the number of justices on the Supreme Court would be 9

true

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton served as secretaries of state and the treasury, respectively, under President Washington

false

Alexander Hamilton wanted the state debts to be assumed by the federal government so that the entire debt could be paid off at once

true

Hamilton favored both a tariff on imports and a federal excise tax

false

hamilton favored a government that would benefit that entrenched aristocracy but not speculators

true

The most intense debates over hamilton's economic program were on his proposal for a national bank

false

Hamilton's economic program had the general support of both manufacturing interests and small farmers

true

the new constitution made no reference to political parties

false

the republicans of the 1790s was institutionally related to the republicans of the 1850s

true

the federalists were most powerful in the commerical centers of the northeast

true

Jefferson favored an agrarian america, but he did not oppose industrial activity

true

The Constitution did little to revolve the place of Indian nations within the new US

true

in the 1790s there was general agreement that organized political parties had no place in a stable republic

true

the federalists fell victim to fierce factional rivalries after Washingtons retirement

true

the 12th amendment called for members of the electoral college to vote separately for president and vice pres

false

the XYZ affair involved the US and England

true

The XYZ affair took place during the administration of President John Adams

false

President Adams was an enthusiastic supporter of the alien and sedition acts

true

some republicans were so upset by the alien and sedition acts that they concluded that the states had the power to nullify acts of congress

true

the election of 1800 was decided in the house of representatives

true

the judiciary act of 1801 was passed by a lame duck federalist congress

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