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Unit 5

Some history

What was the Whiskey Rebellion? The Whiskey Rebellion is a tax on whiskey makers to rebel against tax. National government proves that it can enforce their laws unlike the did in Shay's Rebellion. The Government is now strong enough to run its own country and enforce laws.
What was Washington's Farewell Address? Washington's Farewell Address was leaving the office of the president he said that the country should not have political parties because the would split of divide the country and that the country should not get into anymore wars because of dept.
What were the Democratic Republican Party supporters like? The Supporters were farmers, frontier settlers who favored state governments, and favored France.
What were the Federalists Party supporters like? The Supporters were rich, educated wellborn, favored a strong national government, and favored Great Britain (England).
What was the Alien Act? This law allowed John Adams to deport or make immigrants or aliens he thought was dangerous leave the country.
What was the Sedition Act? This laws allowed John Adams to arrest and fine citizens if they said any criticism or hate toward the Federal government or the President.
What were The Alien and Sedition Acts? These laws were aimed to stop the Democratic Republicans and any sympathizers for the French cause. America was fighting an undeclared war. It was mainly aimed at those who were against the Federalists positions. It was a violation of the First Amendment
What were the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions? James Madison and Thomas Jefferson made these two resolutions. They said that states created the government so states created the government so states have a right to say whether or not they want to cancel or nullify a Federal law.
What is Amendment X11 or 12? Amendment 12 put the President and Vice President on separate ballots because Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr had the same amount of electoral votes. This made it where the Vice President candidate was voted on separately from the President.
What was the Election of 1800? House of Representatives break tie between Aaron Burr (Vp candidate) and Thomas Jefferson after 35 votes.
What was the Louisiana Purchase? Thomas Jefferson wanted only to buy the Port of New Orleans. Napoleon sells a whole area for 15 Million dollars because of the war with Great Britain (England). Jefferson struggles with Constitutionality of buying it, but gives in by treaty clause.
What was the Lewis and Clark expedition? Was to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. The number one goal was to find the Northwest Water Passage or water communication (Fancy way of saying Water Passage). This was supposed to be a link between the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
What was a fact about the Cartoon of War of 1812 of the Second War of Independence? War made America a world power and created great Nationalism or pride in the American country.
What was the Monroe Doctrine? A Document issued by James Monroe that told all European countries to stay out of the affairs or business of North and South America/basically the Western hemisphere or they would have to deal with America. They agree to stay out of their affairs too.
Created by: rag2836



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