Vocabulary: Chapter 9 (Launching The New Government)

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Please use the glossary in your textbook to correctly/completely define each term.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Total amount of money that a government owes to others?
    • A. 

      Bills

    • B. 

      Bank of the United States

    • C. 

      Sedition

    • D. 

      Federalist

    • E. 

      National Debt

  • 2. 
    Bank set up in 1789 to hold government deposits, issue paper money, pay government bills and to make loans to farmers?
    • A. 

      Bank of America

    • B. 

      Wells Fargo

    • C. 

      Bank of the United States

    • D. 

      Chase Bank

    • E. 

      7-11

  • 3. 
    Ceremony in which the President officially takes the oath of office?
    • A. 

      Party

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      National Debt

    • D. 

      Inauguration

    • E. 

      Farewell Address

  • 4. 
    Tax on foreign goods brought into a country?
    • A. 

      Nations Cut

    • B. 

      Import Tax

    • C. 

      Whiskey Rebellion

    • D. 

      Tariff

    • E. 

      National Debt

  • 5. 
    Group of officials who head government departments and advise the President?
    • A. 

      Tariff

    • B. 

      Cabinet

    • C. 

      Sedition

    • D. 

      Federalist

    • E. 

      Jay's Treaty

  • 6. 
    A 1795 agreement between Britain and the United States that called for Britain to pay damages for seized American ships and give up forts it still held in the West.
    • A. 

      Jay's Treaty

    • B. 

      Alien and Sedition Acts

    • C. 

      States' Rights

    • D. 

      XYZ Affair

    • E. 

      Judiciary Act

  • 7. 
    1879 law that created the structure of the supreme court and set up a system of district courts and circuit courts for the nation?
    • A. 

      Judiciary Act

    • B. 

      Farewell Address

    • C. 

      Federalist

    • D. 

      States Rights

    • E. 

      Cabinet

  • 8. 
    A 1794 protest over a tax on all liquor made and sold in the United States?
    • A. 

      Whiskey Rebellion

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      The Drunk Fight

    • D. 

      Foreign Policy

    • E. 

      XYZ Affair

  • 9. 
    Actions that a nation takes in relation to other nations?
    • A. 

      National Debt

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      Precedent

    • D. 

      Cabinet

    • E. 

      Foreign Policy

  • 10. 
    A 1793 statement by President Washington that the United States would not support or aid either France or Britain in their European conflict?
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      Farewell Address

    • C. 

      Neutrality Proclamation

    • D. 

      Cabinet

    • E. 

      Inauguration

  • 11. 
    An act or decision that sets the example for others to follow?
    • A. 

      Whiskey Rebellion

    • B. 

      French Revolution

    • C. 

      Foreign Policy

    • D. 

      XYZ Affair

    • E. 

      Precedent

  • 12. 
    A 1797 French attempt to bribe the United States by demanding payment before talks could begin on the issue of French seizure of neutral American ships?
    • A. 

      The ship conflict

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      Cabinet

    • D. 

      XYZ Affair

    • E. 

      Foreign Policy

  • 13. 
    The final official speech of Presidents as they leave office?
    • A. 

      Tariff

    • B. 

      French Revolution

    • C. 

      Cabinet

    • D. 

      Sedition

    • E. 

      Farewell Address

  • 14. 
    A 1789 rebellion in France that ended the French monarchy for a time?
    • A. 

      Cabinet

    • B. 

      The French Revolution

    • C. 

      Jay's Treaty

    • D. 

      States' Rights

    • E. 

      Sedition

  • 15. 
    The right of states to limit the power of the federal government?
    • A. 

      Tariff

    • B. 

      Inauguration

    • C. 

      Sedition

    • D. 

      Precedent

    • E. 

      States' Rights

  • 16. 
    Supporter of Thomas Jefferson who favored a decentralized government?
    • A. 

      Democrat

    • B. 

      Republican

    • C. 

      Democratic Republican

    • D. 

      Libertarian

    • E. 

      Green Party Member

  • 17. 
    Declarations passed in 1798 and 1799 that claimed that each state has the right to decide whether a federal law is constitutional and to nullify laws deemed unconstitutional?
    • A. 

      Cabinet

    • B. 

      Kentucky and Virginia resolutions

    • C. 

      Jay's Treaty

    • D. 

      Foreign Policy

    • E. 

      Precedent

  • 18. 
    A supporter of the constitution who favored a strong federal or nation government and the states.
    • A. 

      Nationalist

    • B. 

      Communist

    • C. 

      Socialist

    • D. 

      Pianist

    • E. 

      Federalist

  • 19. 
    In 1798, federalists supported laws that permitted the President to expel foreigners and made it harder for immigrants to become citizens?
    • A. 

      XYZ Affair

    • B. 

      Alien and Sedition Acts

    • C. 

      Federalist

    • D. 

      Act II

    • E. 

      Tariff

  • 20. 
    Stirring up rebellion against a government?
    • A. 

      A trouble maker

    • B. 

      Federalist

    • C. 

      Farewell Address

    • D. 

      National Debt

    • E. 

      Sedition

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