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chpt 8 quiz 1

social studies vocab

TermDefinition
inauguration the ceremony when the newly elected president takes the oath of office
precedent an act which others follow in the future
cabinet a group of advisors to the president
Judiciary Act of 1789 established the federal court system
John Jay the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Bill of Rights first ten amendments to the constitution guaranteeing personal liberties
national debt the money the government owes
Alexander Hamilton first Secretary of the Treasury
bonds the government issues paper notes to people who give the government money with the promise to repay the money plus interest in a certain period
speculators people who risk their money now with the hope of making a lot more money in the future
unconstitutional not agreeing with the constitution
tariff a tax on imports and exports
whiskey rebellion proved that the new constitution was strong enough and if you wish to change the government, it must be done by peaceful constitutional means
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