Chapter 07 Pre-Test
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During George Washington's administration, policy was initiated and made by
the House of Representatives.
the presidential Cabinet.
Despite their disagreements, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton
shared a faith in the common man.
shared a belief in the primacy of agriculture.
shared a belief in a strong, centralized government.
shared a great respect for all things British.
shared a faith in a republican society.
Hamilton's advocacy for the Bank of the United States was based on the doctrine of
checks and balances.
By the end of George Washington's first term in office
the government of the United States was already faltering.
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson had agreed to compromise on issues of national importance.
political fighting had produced congressional factions.
the first political parties were born.
France had severed all ties with the United States in protest of the Tariff of 1789.
For many Americans, George Washington was
a typical leader without outstanding qualities.
not a popular president.
not concerned about the future of the nation.
a symbol of the new government.
regarded as a soldier rather than a political leader.
Thomas Jefferson believed that the United States should maintain an alliance with
no one; Jefferson was an isolationist.
In the early 1790s, British actions toward the United States indicated
fear of the United States' growing power.
respect for American rights.
a desire for a formal alliance with the United States.
a lack of respect for American rights.
a desire for reciprocal trade agreements with the United States.
The first formal political organizations which evolved in the 1790s were the
Federalists and the Republicans.
Democrats and the Federalists.
Republicans and the Democrats.
Republicans and the Jeffersonians.
Federalists and the Anti-Federalists.
More than any other single element, what transformed the political culture of the United States in the late eighteenth century?
the Whiskey Rebellion
Which rebellion provided President Washington with the opportunity to show the strength of the new nation?
the Whiskey Rebellion
The Twelfth Amendment
decreased presidential power.
stopped the international slave trade.
increased presidential power.
established the Senate's power to negotiate treaties.
changed the process of electing the president and vice president.
John Adams's presidency was made more difficult because
Alexander Hamilton constantly interfered.
he was perceived as weak as he did not have the military experience Washington had.
Thomas Jefferson hated him.
he was a slave owner.
the nation was at war again.
The XYZ Affair did all of the following EXCEPT
gave the High Federalists leverage to take action to stifle internal political opposition.
humiliated the United States diplomatically.
shattered personal friendships between Federalists and Republicans.
turned Americans against France.
forcee an alliance between the British and the United States.
The Quasi-War was
an undeclared war between Great Britain and the United States that erupted when Great Britain began seizing American ships in 1797.
an undeclared war between France and the United States that erupted when France began seizing American ships in 1797.
a war between the United States and the Native Americans of the Northwest Territory.
a propaganda war declared on Thomas Jefferson and the Republicans by Alexander Hamilton and the Federalists.
a political war between the Federalists and the Republicans.
In the election of 1800,
Thomas Jefferson beat Aaron Burr, but a voting irregularity resulted in a recount.
Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were pitted against one another in a run-off election.
Aaron Burr challenged Thomas Jefferson to a duel to settle their tie in the electoral college.
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson tied, and the vote went into the House of Representatives.
Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr tied, and the vote went into the House of Representatives.
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