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The Young Nation-1

Lesson 1 & 2-Chapter 7

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
What means an official ceremony to make someone president? Inauguration
What means the group of people chosen by each state to vote for the U.S. president and vice president? Electoral College
What means a group of people who have similar beliefs about government? Political Party
What means a tax an imports? Tariff
What means the group of advisors to the U.S. president? The Cabinet
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