Chapter 11 Assessment

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  • 1. 
    All of these were part of President Washington's cabinet except the
    • A. 

      Department of War.

    • B. 

      Department of State.

    • C. 

      Treasury Department.

    • D. 

      Education Department

  • 2. 
    What was the cause of the Whiskey Rebellion?
    • A. 

      Farmers refused to pay taxes on whiskey.

    • B. 

      Farmers refused to use grain to produce whiskey.

    • C. 

      The government would not allow the trade of whiskey.

    • D. 

      The government made the production of whiskey illegal.

  • 3. 
    Why did President Washington order the army to end the Whiskey Rebellion?
    • A. 

      He feared the citizens would start another revolution.

    • B. 

      He felt it was his responsibility to protect tax collectors.

    • C. 

      He saw the rebellion as a threat to the new government's authority.

    • D. 

      He was more comfortable as a military leader than a political leader.

  • 4. 
    What advice did President Washington give to Americans in his Farewell Address?
    • A. 

      Pay taxes without complaint.

    • B. 

      Support the revolution in France.

    • C. 

      Do not address the president with royal titles.

    • D. 

      Do not let political party loyalty divide the nation.

  • 5. 
    Which of these was a major issue dividing the Federalist and Republican parties?
    • A. 

      How to divide the nation's wealth equally

    • B. 

      How many terms a president should serve in office

    • C. 

      How large and powerful the military should be

    • D. 

      How large and powerful the federal government should be

  • 6. 
    What did Alexander Hamilton believe was important for the United States to become a great nation?
    • A. 

      A strong economy

    • B. 

      Agricultural growth

    • C. 

      A partnership with France

    • D. 

      Powerful state governments

  • 7. 
    Republicans believed that the U.S. economy should be based on
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Business

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Manufacturing

  • 8. 
    Why did most Republicans support the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      They believed democracy was worth the fight.

    • B. 

      They admired the orderliness of the revolution.

    • C. 

      They admired the strength of the French monarchy.

    • D. 

      They believed the wealthy were best prepared to lead France.

  • 9. 
    Which of these was one of the ways Republicans viewed the Alien and Sedition Acts?
    • A. 

      As a tool to increase political participation

    • B. 

      As a way to increase citizen's rights

    • C. 

      As an attack on the right of free speech

    • D. 

      As a necessity to keep order in the new nation

  • 10. 
    Based on the states' rights theory of the Constitution, what does each state have the authority to do?
    • A. 

      Nullify federal law

    • B. 

      Choose the president

    • C. 

      Rewrite the Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      Increase the number of U.S. senators