Early signs of the abolitionist movement can be seen in the:
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Under the constitution, the pres of the US was to be elected by the majority vote of theElectoral collegeone of the major criticisms of the Constitution, as drafted in Philadelphia was that itdid not provide guarantees for individual rightsAlexander Hamiltons financial program for the economic development of the US favoredthe wealthier classAll of the following were part of Alexander Hamiltons economic program exceptpaying only domestic debts but not foreign debtsThe Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 arose in southwestern Pennsylvania when the federal govmtlevied an excise tax on whiskeyThe founders had not envisioned the existence of permanent political parties because theysaw them as a sign of disloyalty and lack of national unityWhen the french revolution developed into a war with Britain, George Washington and the American gvmtremaind neutralThe neutrality proclamation in 1793officially proclaimed Americas neutrality in Old Worlds quarrelsDuring its first quarter-century as a nation, one of the major problems facing America wasthe rivalry warfare between France and BritainBritain made neutrality very difficult for the US during the French and British conflicts of the 1790's byseizing american merchant ships in the west indiesThe Sedition Actthreatened first amendment freedomsThe main purpose of the Alien and Sedition Acts was tosilence and punish critics of the FederalistsThe Virginia and Kentucky resolutions were written in response tothe Alien and Sedition ActsTo the Jeffersonian Republicans, the ideal citizen of a republic was anindependent farmerThomas Jefferson favored a political system in whichthe states retained the majority of political powerWhich of these is not a true statement about the Louisiana Purchaseit more than tripled the size of the USLewis & Clarks expedition through the Louisiana Purchase yielded all of the following except:a rich harvest of scientific observationsThe British impressed American sailors into the British navy bcthey needed more menTo deal with British and French violations of Americans neutrality, Thomas Jeffersonenacted an economic embargoThomas Jeffersons embargo failed for all of the following reasons excepthe underestimated Britains dependence on American tradeWhen the US entered the War of 1812, it wasmilitary unpreparedThe British attack on Fort McHenryinspired the writing of the "Star-Spangled Banner"The battle of New Orleanssaw British troops defeated by Andrew Jacksons soldiersAs a result of the Missouri Compromiseslavery was banned 36 30 in the Louisiana Purchase territorySpain sold Florida to the US because itdecided to concentrate its efforts in MexicoThe first state entirely west of the Mississippi River to be carved out of the Louisiana Territory wasMissouriAll of the following were results of the Missouri Compromise except thatsectionalism was reducedThe Panic of 1819 brought with it all of the following exceptinflationThomas Jefferson and his followers opposed John Adams last-minute appt of new federal judges mainly bcit was an attempt by a defeated party to entrench itself in the governmentAll of the following are true statements about the status of blacks during the american revolution exceptsome states passed laws that allowed black to marry and own landArticles of Confederation (specific powers)layout for a weak government, most of the gvmt power lied in the hands of the states / enforce laws and tax were not included / financially unstable nationWho was the federalist party led by?Alexander Hamilton George Washington Benjamin Franklin James Madison**Argument of the Federalist Party:needed stronger central government to maintain order and preserve the UnionStrategy of the Federalist Party:emphasized the weakness of the Articles of ConfederationSupporters of the Federalist Party:norther businessmen, large landownersAnti Federalist leaders:George Mason, Patrick Henry, James Winthrop, John Hancock, George ClintonAnti Federalist argument:strong central gvmt would destroy the work of the revolution, limit democracy, and restrict state rights