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Each member of the electoral college wrote how many names on the ballot

2 names

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The top vote getter would be president _________and the runner up was Vice President________

Washington; Adams

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What was there not during when Washington was elected president

No political parties

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What did the congress agree to call the president

Mr. President

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What was one of the first issues congress dealt with

Creation of Supreme Court

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Federal judiciary act created(4)

Created Supreme Court, 6 member supreme court(1 justice and 5 associate), Chief Justice, lower federal courts

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Who was the first Chief Justice of the US

John jay who was a New York lawyer

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What were washingtons 4 cabinets

War department, state department, treasury department, and attorney general

9

War department

Henry Knox was the first Secretary of War who oversees the nations defense

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State department

Headed by Jefferson who was the first Secretary of State who managed relations between the US and other countries

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Treasury department

Headed by Hammilton who was the first secretary of the treasury and managed the governments money

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Attorney general

Edmund Randolph was they first attorney general who would advise the government on legal matters

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Which two people could not stand eachother

Hammilton and Jefferson

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What were the 3 parts to hammiltons plan

Pay off all war debt, raise government revenues, and create a national bank

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What did hammiltons first part to his plan about paying off all war debt say

Necessary in order to gain respect around the world. If they didn't pay it back , they would receive loans from anyone else. The south opposed this because many states already paid off their debt

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What was the compromise in hammiltons plan to pay off all war debt

The south would agree to this plan if the capital was moved to the south (between Maryland and Virginia and on the Potomac River)- Washington DC

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What did the second part to hammiltons plan about raising government rebukes say

Tarifs- Hammilton wanted to tax the most used products to make sure revenue was coming in.

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What did the 3rd part to hammiltons plan day about creating a national bank

Most debated part. He thought a bank was needed to make loans to businesses and the government and this could make money

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When did political parties form

When people started interpreting the consitution

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Those who wanted a strict interpretation believed in

Limited government

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Who wanted a strict interpretation of the constitution

Jefferson and Madison

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What did Jefferson and Madison think

If the consitution doesn't say it, u can't do it

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Who wanted a loose interpretation of the consitution

Hammilton

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What did Hammilton believe

The consitution was flexible and could be interpreted in many ways

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Who did Washington agree with

Hammilton and a national bank was created in 1791

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Washington became the first us president in 1789 by a unanimous decision of the

Electoral college