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  1. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. assumption
  4. John Jay
  5. Neutrality Proclamation
  1. 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.
  2. b United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
  3. c the United States would not support either side in the war and Americans could not aid either Britain or France
  4. d a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
  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. In 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. A young, French diplomat that was sent to win American support.
  3. Was made up by John Jay. It said that Britain was to pay for Americans ships that were seized in 1793. It said that Americans had to pay British merchants debts owed from before the revolution and Britain had agreed to remove their troops from the Ohio Valley
  4. 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
  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. Reign of Terrorthe historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed


  2. Louis XVIUnited States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)


  3. Treaty of GreenvilleTreaty 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.


  4. Bank of the United Statesa statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)


  5. excise taxthe French king who gave money and troops to help the patriots


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