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5 Matching questions

  1. Alien Laws
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  4. assumption
  5. Bank of the United States
  1. a a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
  2. b A place where all the tax money would go, money would be printed, loans issued, and loans regulated.
  3. c Laws in which residence before citizenship changed from five years to fourteen, and the President was given power to deport (in times of peace) or imprison (in times of war) dangerous immigrants
  4. d Delegate to the Constitutional Convention and leader of the Federalists; first secretary of the treasury.
  5. e These documents drafted by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson claimed that the Alien and Sedition Acts violated the U.S. Constitution. These resolutions affirmed the principle of states' rights

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. America's first Vice-President and second President. Sponsor of the American Revolution in Massachusetts, and wrote the Massachusetts guarantee that freedom of press "ought not to be restrained."
  2. A young, French diplomat that was sent to win American support.
  3. Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
  4. the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
  5. Made it a crime to criticize the government or government officials. Opponents claimed that it violated citizens' rights to freedom of speech and freedom of the press, gauranteed by the First Amednment.

5 True/False questions

  1. Judiciary Act of 1789In 1789 Congress passed this Act which created the federal-court system. The act managed to quiet popular apprehensions by establishing in each state a federal district court that operated according to local procedures.


  2. Convention of 1800Agreement which freed America from its alliance with France, forgave French $20 million in damages and resulted in Adams' losing a second term as president


  3. Bill of Rightsthe historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed


  4. Neutrality ProclamationIn 1794, farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey, and several federal officers were killed in the riots caused by their attempts to serve arrest warrants on the offenders. In October, 1794, the 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. Little Turtlea tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)