Chapter 9 Quiz

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Presidency Quizzes & Trivia

Washington's Presidency


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What term is defined as “something done for the 1st time that sets an example for others to follow?”
    • A. 

      Precedent

    • B. 

      Preceed

    • C. 

      Proceed

    • D. 

      President

  • 2. 
    Who was Washington's Vice President?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Henry Knox

  • 3. 
    Who was Washington's Secretary of War?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Henry Knox

  • 4. 
    Who was Washington's Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Henry Knox

  • 5. 
    Who was Washington's Secretary of Treasury?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Henry Knox

  • 6. 
    Why did southern states agree to help repay the debts of northern states?  
    • A. 

      They wanted to count 5 slaves as 3 people

    • B. 

      The nation’s capital was moved to the south

    • C. 

      They wanted to extend the right to own slaves to northern states

    • D. 

      They wanted to help their fellow states

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT part of Hamilton’s Financial Plan?  
    • A. 

      Create a National Bank

    • B. 

      Raise government revenue

    • C. 

      Refuse to pay state debts

    • D. 

      Pay off all war debts

  • 8. 
    What event resulted in Washington setting a precedent by using the military to enforce Federal Law?
    • A. 

      Shay's Rebellion

    • B. 

      Whiskey Rebellion

    • C. 

      Bacon's Rebellion

    • D. 

      Washington's Rebellion

  • 9. 
    Where did Washington take his oath of office?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Washington D.C.

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The U.S. should always support the British

    • B. 

      The U.S. should always support the French

    • C. 

      The U.S. should remain neutral

    • D. 

      The U.S. should try to take over other countries

  • 11. 
    In his Farewell Address, what two things did Washington warn future generations to avoid?
    • A. 

      Political parties and permanent foreign alliances

    • B. 

      Political parties and taxes

    • C. 

      Political parties and slavery

    • D. 

      Political parties and Native Americans

  • 12. 
    What is a tax on imports called?
    • A. 

      Precedent

    • B. 

      Tally

    • C. 

      Tariff

    • D. 

      Tory

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was NOT a precedent set by Washington?
    • A. 

      Serving 2 terms

    • B. 

      Creating political parties

    • C. 

      Creating a cabinet

    • D. 

      Saying "so help me God" in his oath