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History Final Part I
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What was the third part of the declaration about?
The wrongs of the king
What did Washington think of shay's rebellion?
It was dangerous for america's future
Why did Jefferson want a strict interpretation of the constitution?
To limit the power of the government to the constitutional powers
People were arrested for making fun of which president?
Who was john adam's vice president?
Who is known as the father of the Constitution?
Name three freedoms protected by the first amendment.
Freedom of speech, Freedom of religion, Freedom of speech, Freedom of petition and assembly
Who was the first secretary of state and secretary of the treasury?
Thomas jefferson and alexander hamilton
Who shot alexander hamilton?
The intolerable acts were a punishment for what act?
The boston tea party
How many days does the president have to consider a bill?
Who wrote the declaration of independance?
Name one qualification to run for president.
Be born in the United States, be a resident for 14 years, be at least 35
What right did the sedition act violate?
Freedom of speech
What english document gave americans the idea that the government should protect rights?
The english bill of rights
How did hamilton plan to deal with the whiskey rebellion?
Crush the farmers with the army to show the government's power
Which part of congress is favored by small states?
What kind of job did jefferson think most americans should have?
How many years after the constitutional convention did slavery end?
Who won the battle of new orleans
The United States or andrew jackson
What is the main purpose of the executive branch?
To enforce laws
Give an example of what the president might do as head of state.
Visit with the leaders of other nations
This party believed only the rich and well educated should be involved with governent.
How many justices are there?
Name the three branches of government.
Executive, judicial, and legislative
Why do you care when students in wyoming sue their school over freedom of speech?
The supreme court's decisions effect everyone
What is the purpose of the preamble?
To explain the goals of the constitution
Name three jobs of the president.
Chief policy maker, head of state, head of party,
If you are wearing a political shirt, and you are forced to change, what right is being taken from you?
Freedom of speech
Name two powers congress has over th president.
Pass laws, override vetos, impeach, or remove
Which part of the congress approves justices?
Name one major power each branch has over the others.
Judicial: making laws unconstitutional
Legislative: override Veto
How many electoral votes do get if 51% of california votes for you?
55 or all of them
Name two things the symbolic leader of the nation would do.
Light a christmas tree, pardon a turkey
What is the main job of the Judicial branch?
Name tworights that make it hard for the police to put you in jail.
search and lawyer
Give an example of something that only states make laws about.
School curriculum, driver's licenses, marriage
Which part of congress is favored by large states?
The house of representatives
According to federalism, what two groups make laws?
State and federal government
How old must you be to run for president?
35 years old
What is the smallest amount of electoral votes a state can have?
Which part of congress has the right to impeach?
The house of representatives
Name two limits of your freedom of speech.
Obscenities, libel or slander
Why did states insist on a bill of rights?
To limit the power of a federal goverrment
How long is the term of office for a supreme court justice?
What tribe did lewis and clarke get sacajawea from?
Who did jefferson buy the louisiana purchase from?
Napolean or france
What battle is our national anthem written about?
Fort mcHenry or baltimore
Name two reasons we were angry with the english in 1812.
Impressment, arming native americans, and
Why were the alien acts passed?
To try to make it hard for french immigrants to become citizens
What was the name for congressmen who wanted to go to war with england?
Where were lewis and clarke when they left the U.S. heading west
The rocky mountains
Which party favored a strict interpretation of the constitution?
Who was president during the war of 1812?
What river did lewis and clarke mostly explore?
Who was the hero of the battle of new orleans?
What two jobs did jefferson give lewis and clarke?
Explore the missouri river to the west, make friends with the natives, check land for riches
Which party wanted to support france?
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