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  1. Election of 1796: President Adams, Vice-president Jefferson
  2. Progressivism
  3. Food Administration
  4. Northwest Ordinance, 1787
  5. Rule of Law
  1. a A major success of the Articles of Confederation. Set up the framework of a government for the Northwest territory. The Ordinance provided that the Territory would be divided into 3 to 5 states, outlawed slavery in the Territory, and set 60,000 as the minimum population for statehood.
  2. b Created by Wilson during WWI - Led by Herbert Hoover - set up ration system to save food for soldiers
  3. c The first true election (when Washington ran, there was never any question that he would be elected). Adams was a Federalist, but Jefferson was a Democratic-Republican.
  4. d a group of reform movements of the late 1800s that focused on urban problems, the plight of workers, and corrupt political machines
  5. e principle that every member of a society, including the ruler or government, must follow the law

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Education activist who worked towards better funding, longer school years, and higher pay for teachers
  2. a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service
  3. banks, agricultural failure, overproduction of goods, debt
  4. After their defeat at the Battle of the Fallen Timbers in 1794, 12 Native American tribes signed the Treaty of Grenville, which cleared the Ohio territory of tribes and opened it up to U.S. settlement
  5. the document that created the first central government for the United States; it was replaced by the Constitution in 1789

5 True/False questions

  1. Excise taxesTaxes placed on manufactured products. The excise tax on whiskey helped raise revenue for Hamiltons program.


  2. Credit Moblier Scandal1872 - Union Pacific Railway created a ficticious construction company and hired itself to work (using government funds) - scandal broke loose and leaders attempted to bribe Congress with Union Pacific stock


  3. Alexander HamiltonSecretary of the Treasury; believed in a loose interpretation of the constitution


  4. Hartford ConventionMeeting by Federalists dissatisfied with the war to draft a new Constitution; resulted in seemingly traitorous Federalist party's collapse


  5. William SewardSecretary of State; bought Alaska for America