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The Young Nation-1

Lesson 1 & 2-Chapter 7

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In what date was George Washington chosen to be the 1st president of the United States? April of 1789
Where and at what place was George Washington inaugurated for President of the United States? New York City in the balcony of the Federal Hall
What system elected George Washington as president? The Electoral College
Who was the vice president that was elected with George Washington in the federal government? John Adams
Department of the State handled relations with other countries, who was its representative? Thomas Jefferson
Department of the Treasury handled relations with the nation’s finances, who was its representative? Alexander Hamilton
The Secretary of War was headed by which general that fought in the American Revolutionary War? Henry Knox
Who was the Attorney General that helped advise the president George Washington? Edmund Randolph
What was known as the group of advisors that helped the president with the nation’s problems or issues? The Cabinet
The start of the first political parties are traced by back to Washington’s two delegates, who were they? Alexander Hamilton & Thomas Jefferson
For how long did George Washington lasted in office as President of the United States? 2 Terms (8 Years)
The Secretary of the Treasury-Alexander Hamilton started a tariff to raise prices on foreign goods, what were they for? To make money for the national government & to jump start businesses for the American people
What was the main reason that Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson agreed to do in congress? Payoff the war debt that developed during the American War
What is the name of the capital of the United States of America? Washington, District of Columbia (D.C.)
Where was the capital of the United States build at? Between Maryland and Virginia, close to the Potomac River
Many people pioneered through which mountains in 1769 to reach the west? Appalachian Mountains
Who was one of those famous pioneers was known making a specific road for their future? Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone cleared a road through the wilderness which was later called what? The Wilderness Road
Life in the frontier was hard and dangerous, what were the hardships and dangers that pioneers faced? Diseases, hunger, wild animals, and wild hostiles
What is the 15th state of the United States of America? Kentucky
By the 1800s, about how pioneers traveled through Kentucky and the “Midwest” to develop new home in the west? More than 300,000 settlers
When John Adams was president of the United States, what nation was he having trouble when he passed his policy? France
What was the name of the policy that John Adams passed that caused trouble with France? Alien and Sedition Acts
When Thomas Jefferson became president of the United States, took off that policy that John Adams pass because he saw it as what? The policy was unconstitutional
The U.S. was having trouble with France about the New Orleans areas, who did the U.S. sent to talk to the French president to buy New Orleans from France? James Monroe
Who was the President of France which decided to sell all of its land holds in North America to the U.S.A.? Napoleon Bonaparte
For how much did Napoleon sell it landholdings in North America? $15,000,000/15 Million Dollars
What was this North America purchase known to the United States of America? The Louisiana Purchase
Who did Thomas Jefferson sent to explore the new land they purchased from France? Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Lewis and Clarke were given 3 goals to explore the west, what were they? 1). Explore the Missouri rivers and Columbia rivers that lead to the Pacific Ocean. (2). Learn about which Native Americans live in that region. (3). Study and take observations of the landforms, plants, and animals of that area.
When explorers Lewis and Clarke explore the western part of America, who did they met up that served at interpreters for them with the Native Americans? Charbonneau and his wife, Sacagawea.
What were the hardships that Lewis and Clarke faced in their expeditions? 1. Hard weather (Blizzards & scorching heat) 2. Dangerous animals (Grizzly Bears & Mountain Lions)
What were the successes that Lewis and Clarke found in their expeditions? Easy trails to follow, possible food & water sources
When did their expedition finally led them to the Pacific Ocean? 1805
When was an explorer that led a small group of pioneers through the Arkansas River and found mountains in Colorado? Zebulon Pike
Pike led a small group to the Arkansas river and discovered mountains in Colorado, what were later called? Pikes Peaks
Many people pioneered through which mountains in 1769 to reach the west? Appalachian Mountains
Who was one of those famous pioneers was known making a specific road for their future? Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone cleared a road through the wilderness which was later called what? The Wilderness Road
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