Washington & Jefferson Presidency Quiz

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Washington Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers Chapter 9, Section 1 and Chapter 10, Section 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Washington inaugurated as President of the United States?
    • A. 

      April 30, 1789

    • B. 

      January 30, 1789

    • C. 

      April 30, 1788

    • D. 

      January 30, 1788

  • 2. 
    Congress passed this law which gave the Supreme Court six members and provided for lower federal courts.
  • 3. 
    Who become the first Supreme Court Chief Justice?
    • A. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Jay

    • D. 

      Henry Knox

  • 4. 
    The first head of the Treasury Department was _____________.
  • 5. 
    All but which answer were a part of Hamilton's Proposal to Congress in 1790?
    • A. 

      Paying off federal war debt.

    • B. 

      Creating a national bank.

    • C. 

      Raising government revenues.

    • D. 

      Adding the postmaster general to the cabinet.

  • 6. 
    What were the two parties created by the two party system?
  • 7. 
    Jefferson wanted to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Heal political wounds.

    • B. 

      Have a large federal government.

    • C. 

      Increase the number of federal employees.

    • D. 

      Increase public debt owed to the government.

  • 8. 
    Radicals are___________.
  • 9. 
    The court decision in Marbury vs. Madison did what?
    • A. 

      Lessoned the checks and balances system.

    • B. 

      Upheld judicial review.

    • C. 

      Removed one branch of the government.

    • D. 

      Increased the number of Supreme Court justices.

  • 10. 
    The problem that had to be addressed by Congress with the election of 1800 was ___________.