The Early Republic (2)

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1 The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions argued that the right to determine the constitutionality of a law passed by Congress rested in?:
the states.
the President.
the Supreme Court.
the vote of the people.

2 A revolution in what country made American neutrality an issue in the 1790s?:
Great Britain.
the Netherlands.

3 While Chief Justice John Marshall presided over the Supreme Court, its decisions?:
were generally protective of states' rights.
showed no clear leaning toward either a "broad" or "strict" interpretation of the Constitution.
laid the groundwork for a "broad" interpretation of the Constitution.
reflected the impact of Thomas Jefferson's Kentucky Resolutions.
were hostile to the development of business.

4 The Federalists made a last gasp attempt to maintain power by?:
creating new federal courts and judges.
repealing the Alien and Sedition Acts.
supporting Aaron Burr for president.
plotting a revolution to prevent the election of Jefferson.

5 The treaties of the 1780s negotiated by the new American government with Native Americans of the interior?:
confirmed the alliances made between the United States and the tribes during the Revolution.
intended to open trans-Appalachia to white settlement.
proved durable and effective in maintaining peaceful relations.
afforded the Native Americans all the rights and privileges of United States citizenship.

6 Which of the following best reflects the economic hardships of the "Critical Period"?:
the Stamp Act Congress.
the Northwest Ordinance.
Tom Paine's Common Sense.
the Embargo Act of 1807.
Shay's Rebellion.

7 The international incident known as the XYZ Affair involved?:
a French foreign minister's demand for a bribe before he would meet with American envoys.
the British refused to evacuate their forts on American territory.
General Andrew Jackson's incursion into Spanish-held Florida.
the British seizure of American crewmen from a U. S. Navy warship in Chesapeake Bay.
Aaron Burr's secret plot to detach the western United States in order to create a new nation of which he would be ruler.

8 In the election of 1796?:
Thomas Jefferson was the choice of southern Federalists.
the Federalist Party united behind Adams.
George Washington took an active role.
the Federalist party divided when southern Federalists refused to support Adams.

9 Purposes of Alexander Hamilton's tax, tariff, and debt manipulation schemes during the presidency of George Washington included?:
ridding the federal government of debt as soon as possible.
ending undue government interference in the economy.
binding the interests of the moneyed class to the new federal government.
maintaining the United States as an agrarian society.
promoting the importation of British manufactured goods.

10 During the 1790s, Federalists and Republicans openly disagreed over?:
the extent of popular control of government.
foreign policy toward England and France.
the activities of Citizen Genet.
the fiscal policies of the national government.
all of these choices are correct.