United States History Quiz Lessons 24-26         Name: _______________________________________
Teacher: Mr. Cap   Launching a New Government

Lesson #24 The Federalists Era:

1.  With what phrase did Washington end his inauguration speech? ______________________________

2. List the 4 major cabinet positions and officers. ___________________________________________

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3.  What was America's most pressing national problem? ________________________________________

4 . List Hamilton's 4 step financial program. ________________________________________________

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5 . What is another name for French Revolution? _________________ of __________________________

6 . During George Washington's presidency, the government decided to tax _____________ in order
to pay off the national _________. 

7. The Whiskey Rebellion was a popular uprising that had its beginnings in 1791 and culminated in an insurrection in 1794 in ______________________, Pennsylvania, in the ____________________ Valley.

8.  Who's home is known as Mt. Vernon? ________________________________________ 


Lesson #25 Emerging Political Parties:

9. Who won the presidential election of 1796? ______________________________________

10.  What is a Quasi War? ______________________________________________________________

11. . What was the Impressments of American sailors by British? __________________________________

12 . Describe the XYZ Affair. ____________________________________________________________ 

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13 . Which law made it a crime to publish "false, scandalous, and malicious writing" against the government 

or its officials. _______________________ This was a violation of the ______________Amendment. 

14. _________________________ and ________________________ Resolutions (or Resolves) were political

statements in favor of states' rights and ______________ Constructionism. 

15. List three points of the Federalist Legacy. _______________________________________________

Lesson #26 The Election of 1800

16. Who wins the presidential election of 1800? ______________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

17.  What were the "midnight judges"? _______________________________________________________

18.  Who did President appoint as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court? _________________________

 

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