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5 Matching questions

  1. whiskey rebellion
  2. The Federalist Papers
  3. Pinckney's Treaty
  4. Quasi war with France
  5. President George Washington
  1. a This collection of essays by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, explained the importance of a strong central government, and defending it.
  2. b General in the Revolutionary War
    -first President of the United States
    -set precedence for the country: 2 terms in office, the three executive departments
    -against political parties
  3. c - America could settle the Northern border of Florida
    - Could deposit goods at mouth of Missipi River (New Orleans)
    - Spain promised it would prevent Indian raids over the border
  4. d - farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey
    - an army, led by Washington, put down the rebellion.
    - The incident showed that the new government under the Constitution could react swiftly and effectively to such a problem, in contrast to the inability of the government under the Articles of Confederation to deal with Shay's Rebellion.
  5. e 1798 to 1800
    undeclared war fought entirely at sea
    Caused by the XYZ affair.
    Congress cut off all trade with France.
    Navy was created.
    Britain - ally
    Finally France backed down

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. All bills would originate in the house
    Direct taxes on states according to population

    2 houses
    -the senate would have 2 representatives from each state
    -House of Representatives would be based on population
  2. - George Washington became pres. for a second term.
    - Hamilton and Jefferson wrote letters to GW and ask him to stay another term
    - GW was elected unanimously again, Adams was VP again
    - He did not trust and was against political parties.
  3. - A formal announcement issued by President George Washington on April 22, 1793, declaring the United States a neutral nation in the conflict between Great Britain and France that had begun with the French Revolution. It threatened legal proceedings against any American providing assistance to warring countries.
  4. A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power
  5. the division of power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government

5 True/False questions

  1. Election of 1796- George Washington became pres. for a second term.
    - Hamilton and Jefferson wrote letters to GW and ask him to stay another term
    - GW was elected unanimously again, Adams was VP again
    - He did not trust and was against political parties.

          

  2. John Adam's Presidencyfailed to compensate Brit assaults on ships and withdrawal of Brit forces from frontier, but prevented war, established American sovereignty over Northwest, satisfactory commercial relationship

    - allowed peace to be made with Spain b/c raised fears of Brit/American alliance in North America, Pinckney's treaty 1795 recognized US right to Mississippi, Florida border, control of Indian raids from FL

          

  3. Virginia PlanVirginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population

          

  4. Alexander HamiltonFather of Constitution
    Supported Federalist Papers (along with Hamilton and John Jay)
    Author of Bill of Rights
    Presidency (4th) marked by War of 1812
    Proposed Virginia Plan

          

  5. tribal sovereignty- Under constitution, natives were legal entities, but not foreign nations
    - not citizens of the U.S.
    """Considered nation within a nation."""

          

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