5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Pinckney's Treaty
- Department of the Navy
- Washington's Farewell Address
- President George Washington
- Checks and balances
- a 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
- b created because of Quasi war.
- c A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power
- d - 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
- e Warned Americans not to get involved in European affairs, not to make permanent alliances, not to form political parties and to avoid sectionalism.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- - 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.
- ______ disagreed mainly over the division of power between the national government and the states.
Feds= for the Const; Antfeds= against Const
- The proposal at the Constitutional Convention that called for equal representation of each state in Congress regardless of the state's population.
- government free from external control
5 True/False questions
The Great Compromise → This collection of essays by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, explained the importance of a strong central government, and defending it.
election of 1792 → 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.
Federalist Number 10 → In this, Madison talked about the danger of political factions and offered his republican solution to them.
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.
whiskey rebellion → - 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.