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Hamilton's Report on the Public Credit recommended
that the federal government assume remaining state debts
During the Adams administration
France reacted negatively to the terms of Jay's Treaty
The Twelfth Amendment to Constitution
changed the process of electing the president and vice president
Members of the Federalist party
supported a strong national government
For many Americans, George Washington was
a symbol of the new government
Why did the Sedition Act distress many Americans
It threatened their political rights
Working behind the scenes to inform the British of John Jay's intentions in treaty negotiations was
Alexander Hamilton
The election of 1796 was complicated by
behind-the-scenes manipulations by Alexander Hamilton
As a result of the Battle of Fallen Timbers
the United States asserted its authority on the western frontier
In 1798, the Federalists sponsored a military buildup with the intention of
suppressing internal political dissent
One criticism of Hamilton's assumption program was that
states like Massachusetts, which had sloppy financial systems, would be rewarded for nonpayment of debt
Opposition to Hamilton's proposed national bank
involved issues relating to Congress's constitutional powers
James Madison opposed Hamilton's proposal for the public debt because
he believed only a chosen few would benefit
Washington's Farewell Address
advised against permanent alliances with nations that weren't interested in promoting American security
In the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, Jefferson and Madison called for a restoration of
states' rights
Which of the following statements about the Whiskey Rebellion is FALSE
It involved an attempt to prohibit the consumption of whiskey and other alcoholic beverages
Jeffersonians' fear of strong financial institutions was based on
their belief that they were the root of corruption in the British government
The Bank of the United States was based on the doctrine of
implied powers
During Washington's second term in office
foreign affairs became a much more important focus
The intention of the Naturalization Law was to
allow the Federalists to maintain political control
James Madison used the doctrine of implied powers to deny the constitutionality of Hamilton's Bank of the U.S. proposal
Thomas Jefferson tended to emphasize the importance of industrial development when forecasting the future of the United States
Hamilton and Jefferson disagreed over whether Great Britain or France should be America's closest European ally
Alexander Hamilton was the main leader of the Republicans
The Sedition Act posed no real threat to civil liberties in the United States