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George Washington Quiz

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  • Q1
    Alexander Hamilton wanted to do all of the following to stabilize the US economy except
    give tax cuts to middle class Americans
    Create a National Bank
    consolidate all states debt so the federal government could pay it off
    taxes whiskey
    120s
  • Q2
    A group of adviser to the president
    National workers
    Cabinet
    Administrators
    Federal workers
    120s
  • Q3
    Thomas Jefferson's belief that the strength of the United States was its independent farmers is sometimes referred to as
    rural
    implied powers
    federalism
    agrarianism
    120s
  • Q4
    The nation's first two political parties were the Federalist and the
    Independent
    Speculators
    Democratic-Republicans, referred to as Republicans
    Anti-federalist
    120s
  • Q5
    In 1789, to raise money to operate, the new federal government
    imposed a tariff
    issued bonds
    imposed a sale tax on all purchase
    imposed an income tax
    30s
  • Q6
    The Bill of Rights that went into effect in 1791 had ________________ amendments.
    8
    10
    14
    12
    120s
  • Q7
    The war between Britain and France put Washington in a difficult position because
    a treaty required the United States to help defend France's colonies in the Caribbean
    a treaty required the United States to help defend Britain's colonies in the Caribbean
    All of the above
    he opposed going to war, but most Americans wanted to support either France or Britain.
    120s
  • Q8
    Pinckney's Treaty gave the United States
    the right to navigate the Mississippi River
    the right to limited trade with British Colonies in the Caribbean
    most-favored nation status with Spain
    control of Florida
    120s
  • Q9
    Thomas Jefferson was George Washington's
    secretary of state
    Secretary of War
    Attorney General
    Secretary of Treasury
    120s
  • Q10
    Alexander Hamilton was George Washington's Secretary of
    State
    War
    Treasury
    Law
    120s
  • Q11
    John Jay was George Washington's Attorney General
    True
    False
    120s
  • Q12
    Democratic-Republicans supporters tended to be in the Northeast
    true
    False
    120s
  • Q13
    Federalist stood for states rights of states over the power of the federal government
    false
    true
    120s
  • Q14
    Democratic-Republican party was lead by Thomas Jefferson
    True
    False
    120s
  • Q15
    Supports of the Federalist party were usually wealthy elites
    True
    False
    120s

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