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Which political party favored farming?

Democratic Republican Party

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Which political party felt obliged to help France?

Democratic Republican Party

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Which political party favored a weak central government?

Democratic Republican Party

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Which political party was supported by bankers, lawyers, and manufacturers?

The Federalist Party

4

Which political party was strongest in New England and along the Atlantic coast?

The Federalist Party

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How many votes did John Adams get?

71

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What was the name of the bribe that France demanded in order to talk to American diplomats?

The XYZ affair

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Define "sedition"

Saying or writing anything false or harmful about the government during war time

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Who was the first president to live and work in the White House?

John Adams

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Why did political parties start?

They disagreed on how to run the government

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Why did the capital get moved further south?

The south agreed to help pay the war debt

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What did Jay's treaty fail to do?

Keep Britain from attacking our ships

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During which treaty did Spain give the Americans the right to freely travel along the Mississippi River and use the port of New Orleans?

Pickney's treaty

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Why did Washington say in his farewell address that we should avoid political parties and stay neutral in foreign affairs?

So we could avoid war

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Which part of the country didn't want to help pay off the debts of other states?

The south

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Who had the greatest impact on Washington's economic policies

Alexander Hamilton

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Who thought that tariffs would encourage the growth of American industry?

Hamilton

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Who wanted to stabilize the banking system by creating a national bank and national mint? Why did they think this?

Hamilton thought this because it would provide a safe place to put the government's money

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Who favored a strict construction of the constitution? (Do only what is clearly stated in the constitution)

Jefferson & Madison

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Who thought that there should be a loose construction of the constitution? (Flexible to meet needs of country)

Hamilton & Adams

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A _________ is an example that would become a standard practice

Precedent

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A 2 term presidency became part of the _____ amendment

22nd

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Who was the secretary of war under Washington?

Henry Knox

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Who was the secretary of state under Washington?

Thomas Jefferson

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Who was the secretary of treasury under Washington?

Alexander Hamilton

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Who was the Attorney general under Washington?

Edmond Randolph

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What was the secretary of war's job?

To oversee the nation's defenses

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What was the Secretary of State's job?

To oversee the relations between the U.S. and other countries

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What was the secretary of treasury's job?

Manage the government's money

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What was the attorney general'a job?

To advise the government on legal matters

30

Stopping the Whiskey rebellion proved what? What did the president do?

It proved the power of the new federal government. The president enforced the government's authority.

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What is the ability to borrow money currently or in the future?

Credit

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What is money that's owed?

Debt

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What is a tax on items being sold?

Sales tax

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What's a tax on non-essential manufactured goods?

Excise tax