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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


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