Vocabulary Hamilton or Jefferson? More Vocabulary Washington's Presidency Name that Treaty (or Act)!

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What is the electoral college?
a body of electors who represent the people's vote in choosing the president

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Hamilton
Federalist

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What is a precedent?
an action or a decision that later serves as an example

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What is unanimously elected him
What did the electoral college do in Washington's presidency?

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What is the Judiciary Act of 1787?
Created three levels of Federal courts

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What is loose construction?
The belief that the federal government can take reasonable actions that the Constitution does not specifically forbid.

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Jefferson
Republican

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What is strict construction?
the belief that the federal government can only do what the Constitution specifically says.

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What is left after two terms?
Washington set this precedent

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What is the Neutrality Proclamation?
This proclaimed the United States would not take sides in any conflict between France and Britain.

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What are political parties?
Groups that help elect people and shape policies.

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Jefferson
Favored strict construction of the Constitution

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What are bonds?
certificates of debt that carry a promise to buy back at a higher price.

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He wanted to show farmers that the government had the authority to pass laws and enforce them.
Why did Washington crush the Whiskey Rebellion?

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What is the Alien and Sedition Acts?
These were 4 laws that cancelled freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

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What are privateers?
ships hired by a country to attack its enemies

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Jefferson
Opposed the National Bank

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What is national debt?
money owed by the United States

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What is he thought it gave too much power to the government?
This is why Jefferson opposed the national bank.

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What is Pinckney's Treaty?
This settled the border dispute between the U.S. and Spain.

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What are speculators?
people who buy items at low prices in the hope that the value will rise and they can sell for a profit.

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Hamilton
Favored a loose construction of the Constitution.

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What is the Whiskey Rebellion?
farmers lashed out against the government over the tax on this item.

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What is avoiding political parties, permanent alliances, and debts?
Washington warned against these things in his farewell address.

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What is Jay's Treaty?
This treaty settled disputes between the U.S. and Great Britain

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