General
Challenges for the New Government
Continuation of Government
Difficulties for President Adams
Strengthening the Courts
100

He was described as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen".

Who was President George Washington?

100

A tax paid for the manufacture or sale of certain goods and services?

What is an excise tax?

100

Secretary of War

Who was Henry Knox?

100

Incident in which the French try to bribe American officials was known as this.

What is the "XYZ Affair"?

100
Chief Justice appointed by President Adams who reformed the Supreme Court and expanded its influence.

Who is Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall?

200

A group of advisors for the president.

What is a cabinet?

200

Putting American sailors into the British Navy.

What is impressment?

200

Details for establishing the Supreme Court, district courts, and circuit courts were provided by this.

What is the Judiciary Act of 1789?

200

A troublesome French diplomat.

Who is Edmond Charles Genet?

200

First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Who is John Jay?

300

John Adams vice-president.

Who was Thomas Jefferson

300

The rule of law was enforced during this rebellion in western Pennsylvania.

What is the Whiskey Rebellion?

300

Secretary of Justice

Who was Edmund Randolf?

300

The right of states to declare a federal law void within its boundaries.

What is nullification?

300

The process in which a law is declared unconstitutional.

What is judicial Review?

400

Famous ship built during the U.S. naval buildup to combat French aggression.

What is the U.S.S. Constitution?

400

Anthony Wayne defeats a band of Indians  to put a stop to Indian attacks.

What is the Battle of Fallen Timbers?

400

He attempted to take the presidency away from Jefferson in 1800?

Who is Aaron Burr?

400

Opposed the Alien and Sedition Acts and written by Madison and Jefferson.

What is the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions?
400

The process of judicial review was first exercised in this case.

What is Marbury vs. Madison?

500

An unpopular treaty with Britain.

What is the Jay Treaty?

500

Issued by President Washington to urge Americans to remain neutral.

What is the Proclamation of Neutrality?

500

U.S. difficulties with Spain were resolved with this treaty.

What is the Pickney Treaty?

500

President Adams avoids all-out war with France by signing this agreement.

What is the Convention of 1800?

500
President John Adams appointed these just prior to his departure.

What are "midnight judges"?

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