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History 7

Unfinished Nation

By the late 1780s dissatisfaction with the articles of confederation included a belief that the national government Was ineffective
In 1786, Alexander Hamilton found an important ally in his push for a stonger central government in James Madison
Which event more than any other convinced George Washington that the articles of confederation needed to be revised Shay's Rebellion
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Were well educated by the standards of their time
At the start of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 the delegates agreed that The country needed a stronger central government
A Virginia Plan called for A two-tier national legislature
The New Jersey Plan Expanded the taxation and regulatory powers of Congress
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 came close to None of the above
The achievement of the "Great Compromise" of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was its resolution of the problem regarding Political representatives
In the Constitutional Convention of 1787, for the purpose of political representation, slaves were classified as 3/5 of the free person
In the Constitutional Convention of 1787, a major concession to the pro-slavery delegates was the Continuation of the slave trade for 20 years
At the Philidelphia convention, James Madison argued that the ultimate authority of the federal government came from the People
James Madison's ideas regarding republican government Assumed that political factions would help in preventing tyranny
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 recommended the document be ratified by State legistatures
In the debate over the Constitution of 1787, Antifederalist opponents to the document Argued that the Constitution would weaken the States
Who among the following was one of the authors of The Federalist Papers? Alexander Hamilton
The "Antifederalists" Saw themselves as defenders of the principles of the American Revolution and feared that the new government would widely abuse its powers
The greatest complaint by opponents of the proposed Constitution of 1787 was the Absence of specific listing of personal liberties
Virginia and New York ratified the Constitution of 1787 under the assumption that A bill of rights would be added later in the form of amendments
In the first national elections in 1789 All the presidential electors cast their votes for George Washington
9 of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution placed limits on the New government
According to the Judiciary Act of 1789, the Supreme Court was to be The judicial power for interpreting the constitution of state laws
In the 1790s, those who were labeled Republicans envisioned developed a nation that would Be largely agricultural and rural
Federalists controlled the new government under the Constitution for its first 12 years
As president, George Washington Avoided personal involvement with the deliberations of Congress
The dominant figure of George Washington's administration was Alexander Hamilton
As Treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton An excise tax and and import tax
Alexander Hamilton's funding plan Was eventually passed by Congress essentially as Hamilton desired
Under Alexander Hamilton's plan, a new national bank would An excise tax and an import tax
Alexander Hamilton recommended that the federal government raise revenue through An excise tax and an import tax
Alexander Hamilton's plan for the federal government to assume state debts was passed by Congress after a deal was made to Locate the nation's capital between Virginia and Maryland
Opponents of Alexander Hamilton's proposed national bank argued Congress had no authority to create a national bank
The most sustained opposition to Alexander Hamilton's economic program came from Small farmers
In the constitution, political parties were Not mentioned
The emergence of an alternative political organization to the Federalists was prompted by a Belief that the power of the central government needed to be restrained
The 2 preeminent Republicans of the 1790's were Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
During the 1790's, regional support in the United States for Federalists was greatest in the Northeast
In America, the French Revolution was generally praised by Republicans
The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 saw President Washington accompany thousands of troops into the field
In reference to Indians living in the U.S., the Constitution Had defined a precise legal standing for Indian and Indian nations
Jay's Treaty (1794) Avoided a likely war with England
Pinckney's Treaty (1795) was negotiated between the United States and Spain
Pinckney's Treaty (1795) gave the United States All these answers are correct
The "XYZ" Affair Led to an undeclared war between the U.S. and France
The Alen and Sedition Acts (1798) Gave the federal government effective authority to stifle any public criticism
In the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, it was asserted that States had the right to nullify federal laws
In the late 1790's, on the political scene, The U.S. was deeply and bitterly divided
The presidential campaign in 1800 Was notable for the sensational personal slandering of both candidates
Who described the election of 1800 as the "Revolution of 1800?" Thomas Jefferson
The Judiciary Act of 1801 Was an attempt by Federalists to secure their hold on the courts
Edmund Randolph and James Madison wanted to strengthen the federal government with proposed _____ Plan Virginia
At the Philadelphia convention the small state plan was called the __________ New Jersey Plan
The so-called Great Compromise settled the difficult problem of ________________ at the Philadelphia convention Slavery
James Madison decided that sovereignty ultimately resided with _____ People
The Constitution's most distinctive feature was its __________ Opening
Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay were the authors of ___________ Federalist Papers
The Antifederalists' biggest complaint was that the new Constitution did not have a __________ Bill of Rights
On Sept. 25, 1789, Congress approved 12 amendments, __ of which came to comprise what we know as the Bill of Rights 6
The opponents of Hamilton and his economic plans called themselves ________ Republicans
The institutionalized political factionalism of the 1790's is known as the "__________" First Party System
Thomas Jefferson promoted a vision of a(n) ________________ republic Demonstrated
At Hamilton's urging, President Washington dispatched an army to put down the _______________ Whiskey Rebellion
The U.S. and England negotiated a commercial treaty in 1794 called _________ Jay's Treaty
Pinckney's Treaty of 1795 gave the U.S. the right to deposit goods at ____________ New Orleans
During the late 1790's, the U.S. fought something called a "quasi war" with ___________ France
Madison and Jefferson responded to the Alien and Sedition Acts by drafting the ________ resolutions Virginia and Kentucky
After the election of 1800, the __________ branch of government was the only branch controlled by the Federalists Judicial
Jefferson referred to his as the "__________ of 1800" Revolution
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