Chapter 6 American History

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American History Quizzes & Trivia

American history. 1800s. War of 18th. George washington


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT an example of a precedent George Washington set?
    • A. 

      To be called "Mr. President"

    • B. 

      To live in the White House

    • C. 

      For Congress to ask the President for guidance

    • D. 

      Presidents serve two terms

  • 2. 
    Which man was NOT part of the Republican era?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 3. 
    George Washington won unanimously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What was one of the first challenges of Congress?
    • A. 

      Making a Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Solving the issues with England and France

    • C. 

      Solving the issues with the Native Americans

    • D. 

      Regulating commerce

  • 5. 
    What are the 5 freedoms that were part of the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights?
  • 6. 
    What does the Judiciary Act of 1789 NOT do?
    • A. 

      Establishes judicial review

    • B. 

      Establishes a federal district court for each state

    • C. 

      Establishes six justices in the Supreme Court approved by the Senate

    • D. 

      Defines the court's power

  • 7. 
    What were the 3 departments to the President's Cabinet?
  • 8. 
    Who was the secretary of state?
  • 9. 
    Who was the head of the department of war?
  • 10. 
    Who was the treasurer?
  • 11. 
    Who was the attorney general?
  • 12. 
    Who helped shape Alexander Hamilton and wrote the book "Wealth of Nations"?
  • 13. 
    What is the economic system that involves privately owned businesses and people as the market?
  • 14. 
    Who was the leader of the Republican Party?
  • 15. 
    What do federalists NOT believe in?
    • A. 

      The government is controlled by the wealthy

    • B. 

      Strong state government

    • C. 

      Loose-interpretation of Constitution

    • D. 

      Promote commerce with Britain

  • 16. 
    What do Republicans NOT believe in?
    • A. 

      Political equality

    • B. 

      Strict interpretation of Constitution

    • C. 

      Strong federal government

    • D. 

      Power of common man

  • 17. 
    What does Alexander Hamilton NOT do while he is treasurer?
    • A. 

      Create war bonds

    • B. 

      Establish a national bank

    • C. 

      Taxes whisky

    • D. 

      Write the federalist papers

  • 18. 
    What are 2 examples of Washington trying to gain tranquility?
  • 19. 
    Who was the Native American and American in control of the Battle of Falling Timbers?
  • 20. 
    What treaty causes the Natives to lose a lot of land after the Battle of Falling Timbers?
  • 21. 
    What is the major problem that is going on in France when Washington is president?
  • 22. 
    How does Washington respond to the French Revolution?
  • 23. 
    What is the term called when England was stealing our ships and sailors?
  • 24. 
    What was the treaty that told Britain to leave their NorthWestern forts?
  • 25. 
    What was the treaty that said our country went to the 31st parallel?
  • 26. 
    What is the term called when we didn't have to pay a duty while trading in New Orleans?
  • 27. 
    Who wanted the U.S. to support the French, raise the French flag, and attack British ships?
  • 28. 
    What did George Washington say after he stepped down his presidency?
    • A. 

      Kick the British and Spanish out

    • B. 

      Watch out for political parties and stay neutral

    • C. 

      Fight the Native Americans

    • D. 

      Next president serve two terms

  • 29. 
    Who becomes the 2nd president?
  • 30. 
    Who becomes the 2nd vice president?
  • 31. 
    What is the term when you jusge the beliefs of people in relation to where they live?
  • 32. 
    Why is the election of 1796 so important?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson switched to Republicanism

    • B. 

      Gave power in peace

    • C. 

      1st time two parties ran

    • D. 

      Whisky Rebellion broke out

  • 33. 
    What was not one of the things France asked for during the XYZ Affair?
    • A. 

      Payment

    • B. 

      Loan

    • C. 

      Bribe

    • D. 

      Apology

  • 34. 
    What did the country NOT do because of the XYZ affair?
    • A. 

      Went to war

    • B. 

      Fortified harbors

    • C. 

      Created navy department

    • D. 

      Strengthened army

    • E. 

      Built war ships

  • 35. 
    What did Adams do in resul of the Republicans gaining power?
    • A. 

      Started war with the native americans

    • B. 

      Issued non-intercouse acts

    • C. 

      Issued kentucky and virginia resolutions

    • D. 

      Issued alien and sedition acts

  • 36. 
    What did the Alien and Sedition Acts NOT do?
    • A. 

      Weakened the Republicans

    • B. 

      Followed the constitution

    • C. 

      Jailed people for speaking out against the government

    • D. 

      Kicked out immigrants

  • 37. 
    When was the first time Judicial Review was used?
  • 38. 
    What acts did the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions repeal?
  • 39. 
    Why did Jefferson NOT buy the Louisiana Purchase?
    • A. 

      Wanted to explore the land

    • B. 

      Wanted to control New Orleans

    • C. 

      Removed threat of France

    • D. 

      He can

  • 40. 
    What is NOT one of Lewis and Clark's goals?
    • A. 

      Establish friendly relations with the Native Americans

    • B. 

      Find the Northwest Passage

    • C. 

      Find a route to Africa

    • D. 

      Map/explore the land