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history ch 6 T/F

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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were aliied in their commitment to the need for a stronger federal government
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George washington was greatly alarmed by shay's rebellion
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the delegates to the constitutional convention in 1787 greatly exceeded their instructions from Congress and the states
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The delegates who drafted the new Constitution were products of the american revolution but had lost their fears of concentrated power
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at the constitutional convention of 1787, each delegate voted as an individual
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The virginia plan called for a 2 house legislature
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The virginia plan and the new jersey plan were quite different, but each saw fit to give each state equal representation
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the constitution was submitted to the states for ratification with the bill of rights
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the new constitution banned the slave trade, but it did not ban slavery
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Under the new constitution, the federal government would have the power to tax, regulate commerce, and control the currency
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under the new Constitution, federal judges were appointed by the president and confirmed by both houses of Congress
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Before the new Constitution could go into effect, it had to be ratified by all 13 existing states
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Supporters of the new constitution were better organized than their opponents were
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Ratification of the Constitution was given a big boost when New York and Virginia both approved the document early in the ratification process
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the constitution determined that the number of justices on the Supreme Court would be 9
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Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton served as secretaries of state and the treasury, respectively, under President Washington
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Alexander Hamilton wanted the state debts to be assumed by the federal government so that the entire debt could be paid off at once
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Hamilton favored both a tariff on imports and a federal excise tax
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hamilton favored a government that would benefit that entrenched aristocracy but not speculators
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The most intense debates over hamilton's economic program were on his proposal for a national bank
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Hamilton's economic program had the general support of both manufacturing interests and small farmers
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the new constitution made no reference to political parties
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the republicans of the 1790s was institutionally related to the republicans of the 1850s
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the federalists were most powerful in the commerical centers of the northeast
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Jefferson favored an agrarian america, but he did not oppose industrial activity
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The Constitution did little to revolve the place of Indian nations within the new US
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in the 1790s there was general agreement that organized political parties had no place in a stable republic
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the federalists fell victim to fierce factional rivalries after Washingtons retirement
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the 12th amendment called for members of the electoral college to vote separately for president and vice pres
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the XYZ affair involved the US and England
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The XYZ affair took place during the administration of President John Adams
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President Adams was an enthusiastic supporter of the alien and sedition acts
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some republicans were so upset by the alien and sedition acts that they concluded that the states had the power to nullify acts of congress
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the election of 1800 was decided in the house of representatives
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the judiciary act of 1801 was passed by a lame duck federalist congress