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history test 9/24/2010
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What was one of the first acts of the Continental Congress?
the needs of military for the country and to put washington acharge
What was the first major battle of the Revolutuionary War?
the battle of Bunker HIll
Were the British relucant or eager to purse war with the colonists?
Were Americans who were indifferent to the war as numerous as patriots?
Why were the battles of Trenton and Princeton most important?
the army is moral, it boosted morale to contue
What British defeat was caused by extremely poor coordination?
What country was the most important ally of the Americans?
What was the worst defeat of the War for the Americans?
What largely caused the British defeat at Yorktown?
French naval fleet
How did the American government raise most of it money?
It printed it's own money and from war bonds
In what state was the movement to separate church and state most successful?
Why did slavey die in some states after the Revolution?
Was not ecomic needed
Did the Revolution affect attitudes about the education of women?
What law divided the West into ^ mile square territorie?
In 1780, what did most Americans give their loyalty to?
What was one of the most important innovations of the Revolutionary era?
Making of the Constition
What social reforms came aboutduring constition making?
era the right to property
What was an important sourse of new American nationlism?
Common sacrfice of the soliders and the flag
Give on example of the inadequacy of the Articles of Confederation?
problem with english
What country caused a great problem on the Mississippi?
What happened after Shay's Rebillion, in terms of attutudes?
made them realize they needed a federal goverment
What served as the model for many delegates to the Constitiion Covention
How did the Great Compromise settle the issue of represtion
decided to introduce the house of represtion
Did the new Constition call for a strong president?
What was the suthor of the Report on Manufactors?
What was the differences between the Virignia Plan and the New Jersey Plan
small and large states
Who augued that a large country made it easier for a majority to unite?
What happened after the XYZ Affair?
sense of national honor
What ere the repressive measures passed by Federalists called?
What did the Kentucky and Virgina resolves state?
Whos chose the winner of the election of 1800?
What was a major Federalist accomplishment?
very sound finance system for the country
What did Jefferson's inaugural address convey?
What kind of politicain was Jefferson?
very kind, he got along with everyone
Did Jefferson put federalists in his cabnet?
What was the purpose of the Judiciary Act of 1801?
For federalist to fill with their own party
Which cheif of Jutsice established the power of the Supreme Court to invaldate federal laws?
Were the Republicans able to get rid of Samuel Chase?
What small naval did Jefferson fight and why?
He faught the pirtise
What was one of the most important reasons for the Louisiana Purchase?
Jefferson wanted the mouth of the Mississippi
How did Jefferson justify the purchase of Louisiana?
He said the country wanted it.
Who were the Essex Junto and what was their purpose?
They were a group of federalist lead by Picking the wantes success of the Union and they were unhappy with Jefferson
What caused the duel between Hamilton and Burr?
hamilton kept casting nasty things about Burr, he despized him
What was the main purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
find passage to the Mississippi
What happened in the BUrr Conspiracy?
He raised milatry forcos he sided with Wilkerness who turned him in. Burr won the court battle
What compounded the problem of impressments
to see men of American ships ut them on the British ship
Was the Embargo Act of 1807 a mistake?
Yes, they were using alot of money.
superintendent of finance
Report on MAnufactures
disgruntled Mass farmer
Plan of Union
wrote the New Jersey Plan
2nd Cheif of Justices
called "the father of Constitution"
1st Cheif of Justices
surrenedered at Yorktown
charming general, surrendered at Saratoga
the Swamp Fox
Richard Henry Lee
kept head about the War
named Vice President in 1800
killed in a duel
drew up the "Bill of Rights"
unpretentious about power
President of the Congress
Gen Nathaniel Gree
led armies in the south
first attorney general
Gen Anthony Wayne
led at the Battle of Fallen Timber
wife of John Adams
oldest member of Constition Convention
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