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  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. Marbury vs. Madison
  3. Alien and Sedition Acts
  4. Federalists
  5. Preamble
  1. a Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.
  2. b this document, the nations first constitution, was adopted by the second continental congress in 1781 during the revolution. the document was limited because states held most of the power, and congress lacked the power to tax, regulate trade, or control coinage
  3. c Introduction to the Constitution
  4. d A series of laws that sought to restrict the activities of people who opposed Federalist policies during John Adams presidency
  5. e Case in which the supreme court first asserted th power of Judicial review - Supreme court can declare laws unconsitutional

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the branch of government that carries out or enforces laws
  2. British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
  3. The official army of the colonies, created by second continental congress and led by George Washington
  4. incident of the late 1790s in which French secret agents demanded a bribe and a loan to France in lieu of negotiating a dispute John Adams was president
  5. part of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris

5 True/False questions

  1. allynation that works with another nation for a common purpose


  2. Louisiana PurchaseThe branch of government that interprets laws


  3. Whiskey Rebelliona protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy


  4. Anti-FederalistsOpposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution b/c it gave too much power to the national govt at the expense of the state govts and it lacked a bill of rights


  5. Northwest Ordinancepart of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris


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