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He established the first federal court system.
a) George Washington
b) James Madison
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Adams

Thomas Jefferson bought what piece of land from the French?
a) Florida
b) Louisiana Territory
c) Southwest and California
d) Maine

James Monroe established the Monroe Doctrine. What did it do?
a) Established the laws that would govern the new found freedoms.
b) The treaty that ended the War of 1812.
c) Warned European nations not to interfere in western hemisphere.
d) Established Washington D.C. as its capital.

While he was president, the 2 party system emerged.
a) George Washington
b) John Adams
c) James Monroe
d) James Madison

He was an African American astronomer and surveyor who helped complete the design for Washington D.C.
a) Benjamin Banneker
b) Thurgood Marshall
c) Bill Johnson
d) Langston Hughes

The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution of the United States under which President?
a) John Adams
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) James Monroe
d) George Washington

They were hired by Thomas Jefferson to explore the new Louisiana Territory.
a) Lewis and Clark
b) Monroe and Madison
c) Washington and Lee
d) Clark and Miller

What war did James Madison win as President?
a) Revolutionary War
b) French and Indian War
c) War of 1812
d) Civil War

What did the War of 1812 accomplish?
a) Caused European nations to gain respect for the United States.
b) Caused European nations to declare war on each other.
c) Caused European nations to stay out of the Western Hemisphere
d) Caused the Capital to be moved to Washington D.C.

Which of the first 5 presidents was not from Virginia?
a) George Washinton
b) James Madison
c) John Adams
d) Thomas Jefferson

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