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  1. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  2. Sedition Act
  3. XYZ Affair
  4. George Washington
  5. Reign of Terror
  1. a 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
  2. b Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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
  5. e the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
  2. Referred to as Washington's Farewell Address. Its main points included: assuming leadership in the Western Hemisphere, developing its own trade, and not entering into permanent alliances with foreign nations, especially with Europe.
  3. Delegate to the Constitutional Convention and leader of the Federalists; first secretary of the treasury.
  4. 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.
  5. a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)

5 True/False questions

  1. Judiciary Act of 1789Made 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.

          

  2. Mad Anthony WayneMade 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.

          

  3. tariffa government tax on imports or exports

          

  4. Alien LawsUnited 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)

          

  5. Whiskey RebellionIn 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.