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Q1. What was the Judicial Act of 1789? P-183

Q2. A) Who was Alexander Hamilton?-p184
B) What was his job in the new government? P183 C) Look at the table p 185, explain the contrasting points of view of Hamilton and Jefferson on the following issues I) Bank II) Constitution 111) Federal government and States

3. a) Where was the Nation’s capital moved from and too? P185

b) Why was it moved south?

Q4. The two parties that developed in the US were the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans (anti-federalists) state the difference between the federalists and the democratic-republicans (p186 not in bold)

Q5. A) Explain what the Whiskey Rebellion? p186

b) What was significant about this rebellion?

Define the following words

  1. Neutrality p191 ii. Sectionalism p194 iii. nullification p196

Q6. A) What was the Louisiana Purchases? p201

B) What did this do for the New Nation?

Q7. Define the following

  1. Blockage p202 II. Impressment p202 III. Embargo p-203

IV. War Hawks-p203 V. Armistice-p205

Q8. What were the terms of the Treaty of Ghent? P205


  1. Judicial Act-law Passed by Congress to set up the existing structure of our Supreme Court System

-Allowed state courts to appeal to a Federal court when it has to do with a Constitutional issue

Q2. Alexander Hamilton- Part of Washington’s cabinet

-Washington’s Secretary of the Treasury

-Economy-balance the budget for the country/


Bank-national bank was constitutional

Constitution-loose interpretation

Federal Gov.-power in the hands of the feds


Bank-bank share power with state banks

Constitution-Strict interpretation of Constitution

Fed gov- weak fed Gov. strong state gov

Q3. a) The national capital was moved from new York-District of Columbia

b) Because Hamilton wanted southern to accept his Debt Plan-Hamilton wanted the federal government to take on the debt of the states. Southern were not happy with this idea many of the southern states did not owe money so therefore to please then and get then to agree to the plan Hamilton suggested moving the capital to the district of Columbia.

Q4. Federalist-Strong Federal Government-States Rights

Democratic-Republican-Weak Federal Government

Q5-Federal Gov-placed a tax on whiskey (EXCISE TAX) to help raise money to pay of the federal debt. Farmers were angry refused to pay the tax, rebelled and threatened to break away from the union. Federal Gov. sent militiamen and crushed the uprising

b) Showed that the federal Gov. had the power to use force to enforce the laws

Neutralist-remaining neutral staying out of a war

Sectionalism-Placing the interest of region over that of the nation as a whole

Nullification—states had the right to cancel any law that congress passed that they believed went against the constitution

Q6. Louisiana Purchases-a) President Jefferson purchased a chunk of land west of the Mississippi river

b) Doubled the size of the new nation

Blockage-block goods from entering ports/seal up your ports

Impressment-seizing American ships at sea and drafting them into the British navy

Embargo-ban export of goods to a country/ Country refuses to trade with another country

War Hawks-Called for war against Britain

Armistice-end to the fighting

Terms of the Treaty of Ghent-Signed on Chrisoms eve-End of the fighting

Set boundaries of the Louisiana territory

Set boundaries boundaries between Britain and American kin the Oregon territory

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