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Chapter 8 Review

Quiz by Eric Ellison

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is NOT a precedent established by George Washington as first president?
    2 Terms in Office
    Title of Mr. President
    Peaceful transitions of power
    President has to be a general
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the name of the rebellion that occurred in Western Pennsylvania in the early 1790's?
    Beer
    Gin
    Whiskey
    Vodka
    30s
  • Q3
    Why were the farmers in Western Pennsylvania angry at the federal government?
    Tax on cows
    Tax on fruits
    Tax on grains
    Tax on Chickens
    30s
  • Q4
    What precedent did Washington establish by his response to the rebellion in Pennsylvania?
    The government will enforce its laws
    Peaceful transition of power
    Title of Mr. President
    2 terms in office
    30s
  • Q5
    What group did Washington assemble to help him run the executive branch?
    Closet
    Cabinet
    Bureau
    Wardrobe
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following was not advice Washington gave the nation in his farewell address?
    don't form political parties
    avoid foreign alliances/wars
    Work in harmony
    allow no immigration to the United States from any country
    20s
  • Q7
    Who served as the powerful 1st treasury secretary under George Washington?
    Thomas Jefferson
    John Adams
    James Madison
    Alexander Hamilton
    30s
  • Q8
    Who served as the 1st secretary of state under George Washington?
    James Madison
    John Adams
    Alexander Hamilton
    Thomas Jefferson
    30s
  • Q9
    Which early political party favored protective tariffs, a national bank, and a loose interpretation of the Constitution?
    Federalist
    Whigs
    Democratic-Republicans
    Know-Nothings
    30s
  • Q10
    Which early political party favored states' rights, a farming economy, and trade with France?
    Federalists
    Whig
    Democratic-Republicans
    Know-Nothings
    30s
  • Q11
    Which early political party favored a more loose interpretation of the Constitution through the "elastic" clause?
    Know-Nothings
    Democratic-Republicans
    Whigs
    Federalists
    30s
  • Q12
    Which early political party favored a more strict interpretation of the Constitution?
    Federalists
    Democratic-Republicans
    Whigs
    Know-Nothings
    30s
  • Q13
    Who won the election of 1796 to become the 2nd president of the United States?
    George Washington
    John Adams
    Thomas Jefferson
    James Madison
    30s
  • Q14
    Which amendment to the Constitution changed the way the vice-president was elected?
    1st
    12th
    9th
    20th
    30s
  • Q15
    Which group is responsible for choosing the president?
    Oberlin College
    Harvard College
    Electoral College
    Yale College
    30s

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