5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mad Anthony Wayne
- excise tax
- Whiskey Rebellion
- Charles Talleyrand
- Treaty of Greenville
- a In 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.
- b a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
- c American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
- d Treaty made after the Battle of Fallen Timbers in which the Native-Americans surrendered their homelands in what is now Ohio. Took almost all of the Ohio away from the Native-Americans.
- e French foreign minister; the xyz affair
5 Multiple choice questions
- Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
- 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
- A place where all the tax money would go, money would be printed, loans issued, and loans regulated.
- Agreement which freed America from its alliance with France, forgave French $20 million in damages and resulted in Adams' losing a second term as president
- the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
5 True/False questions
funding at par → a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
John Adams → 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."
XYZ Affair → France and England start to seize American ships; starts an "unofficial war" between America and France; Causes the creation of 33 ships for a navy and ends long treaty with France
Alexander Hamilton → Delegate to the Constitutional Convention and leader of the Federalists; first secretary of the treasury.
Edmond Genet → 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.