AMERICAN HISTORY Chapter 8 Quiz

AMERICAN HISTORY Chapter 8 Quiz

What are precedents?
tradition
What are the first ten amendments to the constitution called?
Bill of Rights
What are the two main purposes of the Bill of Rights?
protect individual rights
limit the power of the government
Why did Alexander Hamilton propose a tariff on imported goods? (4 reasons)
To encourage Americans to buy American products, so US factories could grow, protect American industry from foreign competition, and make the economy stronger.
What area of the country did tariffs benefit the most?
North
Which part of the country had the most factories?
North
Why was the South against protective tariffs?
the south did not have many factories
the tariffs made the price on goods go up.
What was the Whiskey Rebellion?
A rebellion by farmers because the government put a tax on whiskey and the farmers did not have the cash to pay the taxes.
President George Washington sent Anthony Wayne to fight the Native Americans in the Ohio River Valley. The American victory forced NAtive Americans off the land that is present day Ohio. Whats the name of this Battle?
Battle at Fallen Timbers
What treaty ended the fighting between the Americans and the Native Americans after the Battle at Fallen Timbers?
Treaty of Greenville
What precedent did George Washington set?
Presidents can not serve more than two terms as president.
In Washington’s farewell address, what two things did he warn us against?
political parties and permanent alliances.
Name the first reason that political parties came into existence.
Different philosophies of government
Name the second reason that political parties came into existence.
Conflicting interpretations of the Constitution
Name the third reason that political parties came into existence.
Different economical and regional interests.
Name the first two political parties formed in the United States.
Federalist and Democratic-Republican
What did the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions affirm?
principle of states’ rights
What did the Kentucky Resolution suggest?
States can legally overturn federal laws that are considered to be unconstitutional.