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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
chapters 11 and 12
Terms in this set (53)
the three executive departments that the first congress set up were the department of state, department of war, and
the treasury department
president Washington viewed the whiskey rebellion as
a threat to the authority of the national government
why did president Washington warn the nation against political parties in his farewell address?
he believed that political parties might divide the nation
what took place during president Washington's administration?
three new states joined the nation
how did Alexander Hamilton win support for his debt payment plan?
he supported a southern location for the nations new capital
why did Hamilton want to establish a national bank
it can help the government collect taxes and keep those funds safe, it can print paper money backed by the government, and it can give loans to business people to build new ships and factories
according to Hamilton, what part of the constitution allowed congress to set up a national bank?
the elastic clause
what slogan would Hamilton support?
"greatness through trade"
because they supported small government with limited powers, Jefferson and the republicans favored
strict construction of the constitution
which of these statements reflects a view held by Thomas Jefferson?
informed citizens can make good decisions for the country
when the French Revolution became violent, most republicans
continued to support France
which statement about Thomas Jefferson is true?
he was a great writer
what was the outcome of the election of 1796?
john Adams became president
what is sedition?
encouraging rebellion against the government
who supported the alien and sedition acts?
the arguments Thomas Jefferson and james Madison put forth in the Virginia and Kentucky resolutions were based on
the states' rights theroy
the presidential candidates in the election of 1800 were john Adams and
what even happened first in the election of 1800?
the electoral college votes and the result was a tie between Jefferson and burr
what was the final outcome of the election of 1800?
Jefferson became president
the twelfth amendment dealt with
when George Washington beans president in 1789,the army he had commanded in the American Revolution had
Washington's policy on avoiding political or military alliances with other countries is called
the agents of the XYZ affair stated that no peace talks would be held between the United States and France Unless
the United States paid a tribute to Talleyrand
why did France attack U.S merchant ships after the jay treaty was signed in 1794?
France thought the jay treaty violated its own treaty with the United states
what is the name of the French military leader who took over the French government around the late 1700s?
in the 1800s, Great Britain began impressing American sailors, or began kidnapping them and
making them serve in the British navy
why did the ruler of tripoli declare war against the United States during Jeffersons presidency?
he wanted more tribute from the United States
in the 1800s, France agreed to end their alliance with the United States, in return, the U tied states agreed to
not ask France to pay for the ships it had seized
which U.S president came into office in 1809, and tried to form a deal with France and great Britain to cease their attacks?
president Jeffersons embargo hurt the United States because it caused
many American sailors to lose their jobs
how did president Jefferson solve the United States problems with tripoli
he went to war with tripoli
in the 1800s, who were the war Hawks?
people who were eager for war with Great Britain
Whig battle was the greatest U.S victory in the war of 1812?
the battle of New Orleans
what was the result of the war in 1812?
both sides claimed victory, but neither the United States not Great Britain really won
how was president james Madison's foreign policy different than Washington's and Jeffersons?
Madison abandoned isolationism
how did Great Britain affect the war of 1812 when it sent troops into Canada?
it ended the United States plan to conquer Canada
president james Monroe's 1823 announcement that the Western Hemisphere was not open to European colonization is called the
when president james Monroe wanted advice on the new Latin American nations, he turned to
Thomas Jefferson and james Madison
what happened in Mexico in 1821 following a revolution inspired by Miguel Hidalgo?
Mexico gained independence from Spain
in 1823, Great Britain asked the United States to join them in sending a message to
European leaders telling them to leave Latin America alone
what is the Monroe doctrine?
a policy that president Monroe made stating that Europe is no longer allowed to interfere with U.S territory
what was the war of 1812?
a war fought between the United States and Great Britain
what are impressments?
British soldiers captured American sailors and made them serve in their navy
who burned down the White House?
what was the whiskey rebellion?
a tax protest in the United States that began in 1791
what was Washington's farewell address?
a letter written to the people of the United States
what is a precedent?
an earlier event or action that is regarded
what is loose construction of constitution?
one favoring a liberal construction of the constitution
what is strict construction of the constitution?
interpreting the constitution based on a literal and narrow definition
what is sectionalism?
refers to the different lifestyles,social structures, customs, and political values of the north, south and west
what is neutrality?
the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict
what was blockade?
a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
what was the embargo?
an official trade ban with great Britian
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