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  1. John Adam's Presidency
  2. election of 1792
  3. Federalists and Anti-federalists
  4. The Great Compromise
  5. Separation of powers
  1. a ______ disagreed mainly over the division of power between the national government and the states.

    Feds= for the Const; Antfeds= against Const
  2. b - 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. c 2nd President (after Washington) who was a Federalist and hated Hamilton. He inherited a violent quarrel with France (who were furious about Jay's Treaty because it was in violation of Franco-American alliance).
  4. d 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
  5. e the division of power among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This meeting was called by Alexander Hamilton and others to talk about the lowering of taxes and tariffs to increase trade between the states.
  2. James Hamilton's plan (1791).
    - Growth of industry
    - included: tariffs, loans, grants, the excise tax (distilled liquor --> Whiskey Rebellion), and the improvement of infrastructure.
  3. failed 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
  4. - 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.
  5. The person with the most electoral votes, John Adams, became President and the person with the second most electoral votes, Thomas Jefferson, became Vice President. A problem from this situation was that Adams and Jefferson belonged to different political parties, so political tensions were strong in the Executive Branch. In modern elections, presidential candidates choose their vice presidential candidates to run with them, so the situation in 1796 could not occur.

5 True/False questions

  1. Pinckney's Treaty- 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


  2. tribal sovereigntygovernment free from external control


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


  4. Washington's Farewell AddressWarned Americans not to get involved in European affairs, not to make permanent alliances, not to form political parties and to avoid sectionalism.


  5. Federalist Number 10In this, Madison talked about the danger of political factions and offered his republican solution to them.