Flashcards in The Federalist Era Deck (67)
what three departments did Congress establish in the executive branch of government
the State department, the department of Treasury, and the department of War.
what did the Judiciary act of 1789 establish
it established a federal court system with 13 district courts and three circuit courts to serve the nation
what is the purpose of the bill of rights?
to protect the rights of individual liberity, and the rights of persons accused of crimes
what are precedents
when was GW sworn into office
who was the VP
April 30th, 1789
what precedents did GW make
serving 2 terms
foreign policy of neutrality
Swearing upon the Bible
Wore regular clothes
who was the head of the state department (foreign affairs)
department of treasury
Department of defense (military)
what right does the president have
they can dismiss the cabinet
who was the Supreme Court Justice
what was Hamilton's plan concerning debts
all debts accrued by the confederation government and revolutionary war should b paid back to citizens and foreign countries
why would gov. not pay back the citizens?
war bonds bought were sold to speculators because the buyer did not receive money after war
What three departments did Congress establish in the executive branch of the government
department of the treasury
department of war
What did the Judiciary Act of 1789 establish?
a federal court system with 13 district courts and three circuit courts to serve the nation.
What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?
to protect the rights of individual liberty, and the rights of persons accused of crimes.
What was Alexander Hamilton's plan "for the adequate support of public credit"?
To pay off the debts owed by the government to other countries and to American citizens
What is a bond?
a paper note promising to repay the money in a certain length of time.
What did Hamilton promise Southern leaders in order to gain their support for his plan to pay off state debts?
Hamilton promised to make a new capital in the South
What were two reasons for Jefferson and Madison's opposition to a national bank?
They opposed it because they thought it would favor the wealthy and they thought a bank was unconstitutional.
An armed protest called the ______ _______ involved violent attacks on government officials and destruction of property
the Whiskey Rebellion
Although Washington signed treaties with the __________ _________ fighting broke out between them and settlers in the West
General ________ ________ gained a decisive victory over Native Americans in 1794 at the battle of ________ _________.
General Anthony Wayne
battle of Fallen Timbers
As a result, the United States acquired most of the land in present day Ohio in the Treaty of __________.
the Treaty of Greenville
European nations also challenged the United States in maintaining its _________.
Americans were particularly angered by the British practice of _______ in which American sailors were forced into the British navy.
This practice was not addressed in _________ treaty, which did result in British withdrawal from American soil.
Differences with Spain were settled in 1795 with __________ Treaty, giving Americans free navigation of the __________ River and the right to trade at ___________.