What Do You Know About Democratic-republican And Federalist Party? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Democratic-republican And Federalist Party? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which was NOT a cabinet position in 1796?
    • A. 

      Secretary of Transportation

    • B. 

      Secretary of War

    • C. 

      Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Secretary of Treasury

  • 2. 
    What was Washington's response to the Whiskey Rebellion?
    • A. 

      He sent in the police to handle the rebels.

    • B. 

      He allowed state governments to handle it themselves.

    • C. 

      He organized 13,000 militia troops and put down the rebellion.

    • D. 

      He took the families of the rebels hostage.

  • 3. 
    Why didn't the Democratic-Republicans like the Alien Act?
    • A. 

      It reduced the number of workers.

    • B. 

      It took away possible Democratic-Republican voters.

    • C. 

      It was a violation of the 1st amendment.

    • D. 

      It was a waste of government money.

  • 4. 
    Why did the Federalists like the Sedition Act?
    • A. 

      It deported their opponents voters.

    • B. 

      It made the national government very strong.

    • C. 

      It gave more power to Federalist voters.

    • D. 

      It silenced people who would say bad things about John Adams.

  • 5. 
    What amendment was made because of the tie in the 1800 presidential election?
    • A. 

      An amendment allowing only two political parties.

    • B. 

      An amendment that abolished the electoral college.

    • C. 

      An amendment that made electors vote once for President and once for Vice-President.

    • D. 

      An amendment allowing the House of Representative settle all ties.

  • 6. 
    "I would vote for Thomas Jeffereson."
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 7. 
    "I think the country should be run by the honest, hardworking farmers.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 8. 
    “I think the government should create a bank to help make jobs.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 9. 
    “The state government should be able to nullify federal laws.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 10. 
    “The rebellion in France is something we should support.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 11. 
    "Washington’s response to the Whiskey Rebellion was just right.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 12. 
    "If America is built on business, it will become strong.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 13. 
    "I want what is best for the United States.”
    • A. 

      Federalist

    • B. 

      Democratic-Republican

  • 14. 
    In his farewell address, Washintong urged Americans
    • A. 

      Not to address the president using fancy titles

    • B. 

      To pay the taxes Congress placed on luxury goods without complaint

    • C. 

      Not to let loyalty to a political party tear the nation apart

    • D. 

      To support the ideal but not he actions, of the French Revolution

  • 15. 
    The election of 1800 showed that 
    • A. 

      The electoral college should be completely abolished

    • B. 

      Power could pas peacefully from group to group in a democracy

    • C. 

      Hamilton had become a Republican

    • D. 

      Adams wanted to turn the nation into a monarchy