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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Presidents 1-3 Test
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What is an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances?
What was created during Washington's presidency, to strengthen the economy and manage the nations finance?
First Bank of the United States
Which of these founders favored a strong national government and a loose interpretation of the United States Constitution?
Why did Southern members of Congress agree to support Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan?
The nations new capitol would be located in the South
In 1794 President George Washington sent 15,000 troops into Pennsylvania to enforce a federal tax by putting a stop to the...
How was the response to the Whiskey Rebellion different than the response to Shay's Rebellion
Washington showed that the federal government is stronger under the new Constitution and can put down a rebellion in a state.
What famous American General was responsible for defeating the Native Americans at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the...
Bill of Rights
The President's group of advisors is called the...
A president must receive a majority of votes from what to become president?
Which of the following was not a precedent that George Washington set?
Increased power of state governments
What were the first two political parties called?
Democratic-Republicans and Federalists
What was the platform/beliefs of the Federalist Party
-Strong federal government
-Support of industrialization
-Support of big banks in northern cities
All of the above
What was the platform/beliefs for the Democratic-Republican Party?
-Strong state government
-Support of agriculture
-Encourage land ownership
All of the above
This event involved three mysterious french ambassadors who tried to get the American diplomats to pay bribes to negotiate with them. Because of this event many Americans, especially federalists, wanted to go to war with France.
X, Y, Z Affair
During Adams' presidency, the United States was involved in a quasi-war with which country?
What controversial Acts were passed by Congress during John Adam's presidency that limited free speech and targeted French immigrants?
Alien and Sedition Acts
The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions protested the Alien and Sedition Acts and set which precedent?
That states felt they could nullify (not follow) federal laws that they thought were unconstitutional
The election of 1800 was so unique and controversial because...
It ended in a tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr.
In 1803, Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States by buying land from France in what event?
Which of the following territories did Lewis and Clark explore?
The Embargo of 1807 stopped all trade with Europe during Thomas Jefferson's presidency. What effect did this have on the United States?
Economic Recession (hurt economy)
Who was the first president of the United States?
Who was the second president of the United States?
Who was the third president of the United States?
The supreme Court decision in Marbury V. Madison (1803) established the Supreme Court's power of:
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