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Benchmark 2 Paramount Park MS

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elastic clause
the part of the Constitution that permits Congress to make any laws "necessary and proper" to carrying out its powers
president
the office of the United States head of state
George Washington's Cabinet
Jefferson, Hamilton, Knox, Randolf
First Supreme Court Justice
John Jay
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are called
Bill of Rights
national debt
the amount the nation's government owed
bond
paper notes promising to repay money in a certain amount of time
speculator
people who take risk with their money
unconstitutional
not consistent with the Constitution
tariff
tax on imports
Madison and Jefferson
Thought the National Bank would make the wealthy more powerful
1st President of the United States
George Washington
Did not like a two party system
Washington's Farewell letter
impressment
the British forced crews into the navy
neutrality
do not take sides in a conflict
partisan
favoring one side of an issue
implied powers
powers that are suggested but not stated in the Constitution
caucus
meetings
aliens
immigrants who not citizens
Sedition
activities aimed at weakening government
nullify
legally overturn
state's rights
the right of states to limit the power of the federal government