Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

unit 8

4 quarter

electoral college A body of electors who represent the people's vote in choosing the president.
precedent An action or decision that later serves as an example.
French Revolution French rebellion that began in 1789 in which the French people overthrew the monarchy and made their country a republic.
Jay's Treaty An agreement that was negotiated by John Jay to work out problems between Britain and the United States over northwestern lands, British seizure of U.S. ships, and U.S. debts owed to the British.
Pinckney's Treaty An agreement between the United States and Spain that changed Florida's border and made it easier for the American ships to use the port of New Orleans.
Whiskey Rebellion A protest of small farmers in Pennsylvania against new taxes on Whiskey, because they are growing wheat and corn to make Whiskey.
political parties A group of people who organize to help elect government officials and influence government policies.
Federalist Party A political party created in the 1790's and influenced by Alexander Hamilton that wanted to strengthen the federal government and promote industry and trade.
Democratic-Republican Party A political party found in the 1790's by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other leaders who wanted to preserve the power of the state government and promote agriculture.
XYZ Affair An incident in which French agents tried to get a bribe and loans from U.S. diplomats in exchange for and agreement that French privateers would no longer attack American ships; it led to an undeclared naval war.
Alien and Sedition Acts 4 Laws passed by a Federalist congress to protect the new government, and you were put in jail if you critized the government. It forbid anyone from publishing or voicing critizem of the federal government.
presidential cabinet Kept the president informed on political matters and debated important issues with one another.
Hamilton's Plan Start a bank, make loans to businesses and government, and have a mint factory to make money, and pay off debts.
tariff A tax on imports or exports.
strict construction You can only do what the Constitution specifically says to do.
loose construction Apply Constitution to the current circumstance
Created by: phoebsta
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards