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Chapter 8 quiz on George Washington

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George Washington born/died
Feb. 22, 1732-Dec. 14, 1799
job b4 president
planter
party
Federalist
age while in office
57-66
wife
Martha
kids
John and Martha (step kids)
VP
John Adams
Secretary of State
Jefferson, Randolph, Pickering
Secretary of Treasury
Hamilton
Secretary of War
Knox, Pickering, McHenry
Attorney General
Randolph, Bradford, Lee
Post Master General
Osgood, Pickering, Habersham
Dates in office
April 30, 1789-March 4, 1797
Hamilton
Federalist, loose view of constitution, plan to save economy
Hamilton's plan to save economy
states in charge of eliminating war debt, he thought national gov should take in all debt and the people thought it was the national gov responsibility they would support it to save economy; special fund (tax) to pay creditors a little money every year
Jefferson
Republican, strict view of Constitution, opposed Hamilton's plan
Federalists
favored strong central government, supported Hamilton's plan, opposed French Revolution, supported Jay's treaty and closer ties to Britain, 1st political party in US, support from North
Jeffersonian Republicans
limit role of national government, opposed Hamilton's plan, supported French Revolution, opposed Jay's treaty and favored closer ties to France, support from South, stand for more democratic republic, 1st political party in US
George Washington didn't live in:
DC, but all other presidents did