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What was George Washington's stance on America's involvement n the war in Europe?
A. Side with Britain
B. Side with France
C. Remain neutral

C. Remain neutral

1

Who develops a plan to pay off the American debt?
A. Thomas Jefferson
B. Alexander Hamilton
C. George Washington

B. Alexander Hamilton

2

What event took place as a result of a tax placed on whiskey makers?
A. Whiskey rebellion
B. Shay's rebellion
C. Formation of organized crime

A. Whiskey rebellion

3

What is a function of the Bank of the United States?
A. Control commerce
B. Deposit federal funds
C. To set a national budget

B. Deposit federal funds

4

What do you call someone who INTERPRETS the constitution?
A. Loose constructionist
B. Interpreted constructionist
C. Strict constructionist

A. Loose constructionist

5

What is someone who takes the constitution literally called?
A. Loose constructionist
B. Interpretative constructionist
C. Strict constructionist

C. Strict constructionist

6

Why was George Washington the UNANIMOUS choice for president in 1789?
A. His political experience
B. He was a military hero
C. The Anti-federalist wanted him
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

7

What is impressment?
A. Seizing a vessel through force
B. A bribe to persuade foreign sailors to join your navy
C. Capturing foreign sailors and putting them in your navy

C. Capturing foreign sailors and putting them in your navy

8

What was accomplished in Jay's Treaty?
A. Peace in Europe
B. British abandon forts / US pay their debt
C. Benefited American merchants

B. British abandoned forts / US pay their debts

9

What are the conditions of Pinckney's Treaty?
A. The U.S. Has Navigation rights to the Ohio River
B. 31st parallel is border between U.S. Spanish Florida
C. The U.S. Can use the port of Miami free of tax

B. 31st parallel is border between U.S. Spanish Florida

10

How did the American Revolution influence the French Revolution?

It accelerated it.

11

How did the French Revolution lead to the war in Europe?

The English did not want the idea of Democracy to spread.

12

Who is the first Vice President?

John Adams

13

How did Washington describe his feeling about going to New York to be inaugurated?

He felt like a culprit who is going to the place of his execution.

14

What is Alexander Hamilton's plan to eliminate the nation's debt?

Congress will pay off debt -- but they will continue to borrow.