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Seizing sailors and forcing them to serve in the British navy
a) Kidnapping
b) Abduction
c) Parlay
d) Impressment

Which of the following individuals had the greatest impact on the economic policies of George Washington's administration Responses
a) Henry Knox
b) James Madison
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) Alexander Hamilton

Second President of the Untied States
a) James Monroe
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) John Adams
d) James Madison

In his farewell address Washington warned about political parties tearing the country apart and :
a) Prolonged battles with native Americans
b) Avoiding getting involved in European entanglements
c) Economic issues could tear the country apart
d) The issue of slavery dividing the country

The Republicans and Federalists were both
a) Newspapers
b) Pamphlets
c) Political Parties
d) Courts

Federalists were supported by all of the following except
a) Farmers
b) Property owners
c) Merchants
d) Manufacturers

Tax on imported goods
a) Excise tax
b) Tariff
c) Sales tax
d) Income Tax

What best describes the XYZ Affair
a) ​​​​​​​ French agents attempted to force U.S. officials to pay a bribe to begin negotiations
b) ​​​​​​​ The British army was aiding the native Americans in the west
c) ​​​​​​​ British Naval officers were impressing U.S. sailors
d) ​​​​​​​ Voters in the election of 1796 were paid for their votes

What were the names of the two original political parties
a) Know Nothing and Whigs
b) Republican and Patriots
c) Democrats and Constitution
d) Republican and Federalist

Ceremony in which the President takes the oath of office
a) Gala
b) State of the Union
c) Inauguration
d) Soiree

When someone believes the Constitution only permits what is specifically stated in the text that is called:
a) Loose Interpretation
b) Overt Interpretation
c) Traditional Interpretation
d) Strict Interpretation

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