A New Nation
VocabularyQuestion: Action or decision that serves as an example for later events/decisions
Question: Name given to the incident in which the French demanded a bribe
Answer: XYZ Affair
Question: Laws forbidding anyone from publishing or criticizing the federal government
Answer: Alien and Sedition Acts
Question: Documents proclaiming the Alien and Sedition Acts to be unconstitutional
Answer: Kentucky and Virginia Resolution
John AdamsQuestion: The two-party system that exists in American politics today first came about during the election of which president?
Answer: John Adams
Question: What was Adam's first goal as president?
Answer: Improve the relationship between the United States and France
Question: Who became Adam's vice president?
Answer: Thomas Jefferson
Question: What party did John Adams belong to?
George WashingtonQuestion: Who was the first president of the United States?
Answer: George Washington
Question: Name a precedent that Washington set during his presidency.
Answer: Ex: 1st cabinet
Question: Name 2 challenges Washington faced as he worked to establish our new nation.
Answer: Ex: set up policies
Question: What 3 things did Washington warn against in his farewell address?
Answer: National debt
Having foreign ties
EventsQuestion: Explain the XYZ Affair.
Answer: France tried to bribe the U.S. into a treaty, which led us to declare war on them. The French agents were called x, y, and z.
Question: Explain the Alien and Sedition Acts.
Answer: Prohibited talking and writing about opinions against the war and U.S. government
Question: Explain the Kentucky and Virginia Resolution.
Answer: Claimed Alien and Sedition acts were unconstitutional.
Question: Explain Hamilton's 3 point financial plan.
Answer: Deal with the debt
Stabilize the banking system
MiscellaneousQuestion: Explain Hamilton & Jeffeson's opposing viewpoints.
Question: Why might it have been difficult for Adams & Jefferson to work together?
Answer: From 2 different parties!