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1

List three governmental terms that are associated with voiding of laws of the general government.

Nullification
Secession
Interposition

2

The Stamp Act resulted in many ____ and ____ to occur throughout the colonies before the Revolution.

Riots and Protests

3

The _____ were responsible for the destruction of property during the Boston Tea Party

Sons of Liberty

4

In an attempt to capture many of the leaders of the Sons of Liberty, British troops marched out of Boston towards _____ and _____ in April 1775.

Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts

5

Thomas Jefferson wrote _____ that officially set the colonies on a path to Revolutionary war against the British Empire.

Declaration of Independence

6

Thomas Paine wrote _____ that encouraged the colonies to separate from the British Empire during the Revolutionary
War.

Common Sence

7

James Madison was the principal author to the _____ that established a permanent government to the United States in 1787.

Constitution.

8

Many American soldiers would doubt the Revolutionary War's goals and think about abandoning the war effort during ____

Valley Forge

9

The Constitution of Massachusetts declared that all men were born free and that ____ should not exist in a democracy.

slavery

10

List the five states established by the Northwest Ordnance

Ohio
Indiana
Illinois
Michigan
Wisconsin

11

List four ways Separation of Powers in the American Constitution is demonstrated.

Federalism
Executive branch
Legislative branch
Judicial branch

12

The _____ believed that the rich lawyers would be ruthless leaders in the new American republic and thus were against the new Constitution without a Bill of Rights.

Anti-Federalists

13

_____ believed the new American Republic needed a government that encouraged manufacturing.

Alexander Hamilton

14

Americans were shocked during the XYZ Affair when European countries demanded ____ to negotiate treaties of peace.

bribes of money

15

George Washington warned the American people to avoid international treaties and arrangements in his ____.

Washington's Farewell Address

16

The _____ party's base included voters primarily in New England.

Federalists Party

17

The ______ passed by Congress and supported by Thomas Jefferson attempted to avoid American involvement in European wars but caused American trade to nearly completely cease.

Embargo Act of 1807.