Test: The New Nation, Part 1

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 68

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

An advanced 8th grade Test on the New American Nation


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Whiskey Rebellion broke out where?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 2. 
    This man was the first Attorney General
    • A. 

      Hamilton

    • B. 

      Knox

    • C. 

      Jefferson

    • D. 

      Randolph

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the BEST description of how Hamilton got southerners to accept his Bank Plan
    • A. 

      Offered tax breaks

    • B. 

      Put the new capital in Washington, D.C

    • C. 

      Got Jefferson behind the plan

    • D. 

      Reduced tariffs on southern ports

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes Washington's reaction to the Whiskey Rebellion?
    • A. 

      Sent Jefferson to negotiate with the rebels

    • B. 

      Made a speech appealing to unity

    • C. 

      Marched an army in to crush the rebellion

    • D. 

      Asked Massachusetts to send troops

  • 5. 
    Which of the following BEST describes Jefferson's belief in where the economy should go?
    • A. 

      A focus on agriculture

    • B. 

      A focus on industry

    • C. 

      An exclusive trade agreement with France

    • D. 

      High tariffs to protect American industry

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