How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

chapter 7

STUDY
PLAY
Explain George Washington's first responsibility as President
- establish a strong, independent executive
Describe how Congress expanded the executive branch in 1789
- creating a Cabinet
Describe how Congress expanded the judicial branch in 1789
- creating inferior federal courts
Discuss the background & political beliefs of Alexander Hamilton
-was the illegitimate son of a West Indies merchant
-became a wealthy merchant after serving on George Washington's military staff
-believed in a strong national government
-loose interpretation of the Constitution
Discuss the background & political beliefs of Thomas Jefferson
- -Virginia plantation farmer
-favored France over Britain
-feared a strong national government
-strict interpretation of the Constitution
Describe the four parts of Alexander Hamilton's financial plan in his three Reports
-assumed state debts
-funded national debt at full face value
-national bank
-tariffs & bounties
Name the opponents of the National Bank
- -Democratic-Republican Party & supporters
-Thomas Jefferson
-James Madison
Explain the basic beliefs of the Democratic-Republican Party in 1791
-favored France over Britain
-strict interpretation of the Constitution
-weaker national government
-opposed the national bank
Explain the basic beliefs of the Federalist Party in 1791
- favored Britain over France
-loose interpretation of the Constitution
-strong national government
-Hamilton Financial Program
Describe the Democratic-Republican responses to the Alien & Sedition Acts
- Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (state nullification)
Name the winners of the national election of 1800
-Jefferson
-Burr
Name the winners of the national election of 1796
- J. Adams
- Jefferson
Explain how Alexander Hamilton convinced Congress to accept the National Bank
- Summitted a report on Manufactures to congress reaviling details and fine designs for the economic future of the USA