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America's First Presidents Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A tariff is a:

Question 2 2. The power that the Supreme Court has to determine if a law or act is constitutional is called

Question 3 3. What happened in the XYZ Affair?

Question 4 4. Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?

Question 5 5. Which type of group formation did George Washington see as an internal threat to unity?

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Question 6 6. In the Marbury v. Madison case, what act did the Supreme Court declare was unconstitutional?

Question 7 7. How many terms did President Washington serve?

Question 8 8. What were Madison's views on the role of the federal government?

Question 9 9. Which of the following did George Washington most likely see as the biggest threat to the unity of the U.S.?

Question 10 10. The capital of the United States before Washington D.C. was:

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Question 11 11. What is a representative government?

Question 12 12. Which best describes how the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Marbury v. Madison?

Question 13 13. The Alien and Sedition Acts

Question 14 14. Adams' midnight appointments

Question 15 15. Why is James Madison often referred to as the 'Father of the Constitution?'

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Question 16 16. Think about the Marbury v. Madison case. Why did Jefferson prevent his secretary of state from delivering official paperwork to the judges-to-be?

Question 17 17. From which nation did the United States purchase the Louisiana Territory?

Question 18 18. How were the Alien and Sedition Acts viewed by the citizens of the United States?

Question 19 19. The ability to take a case directly to the Supreme Court is called

Question 20 20. When did the Louis and Clark Expedition take place?

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Question 21 21. What was the main reason for the enactment of the Embargo Act of 1807?

Question 22 22. Focusing on the interests of a local region or state rather than on the country as a whole is called _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following people published a famous Farewell Address in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796?

Question 24 24. Who were the two major candidates competing against one another in the Election of 1800?

Question 25 25. The First Barbary War was fought between the U.S. and whom?

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Question 26 26. What four bills made up the Alien and Sedition Acts?

Question 27 27. James Madison was elected the ____ president in the year ____?

Question 28 28. The overall message of Washington's Farewell Address centered on _____.

Question 29 29. What significant event showed Madison the value of a national bank and a strong military?

Question 30 30. Who was President Washington's Vice President?

America's First Presidents Chapter Exam Instructions

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