APUSH Chapter 7 Mr. Baughman
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the
1) During Washington's administration, policy was made by
A) the president.
B) the cabinet.
C) Alexander Hamilton.
D) the secretary of state.
E) the Congress.
2) Which of the following would Alexander Hamilton have proposed?
A) strong diplomatic ties with France
B) providing government subsidies to manufacturers
C) the purchase of western lands
D) modeling the banking system on the German model
E) giving the common man the vote
3) Thomas Jefferson felt it was important that the new government
A) expand the franchise.
B) foster strong ties with Great Britain.
C) decrease the role agriculture played in the American economy.
D) lean toward France in the event it clashed with Britain.
E) support business and industrial development.
4) Which of the following did Hamilton and Jefferson have in common?
A) faith in the common man
B) fears of the effect of the French Revolution on American society
C) great respect for the purity of the British constitution
D) faith in a republican society
E) belief that the national government should be strong
5) Hamilton's Report On The Public Credit recommended
A) that the federal government assume remaining state debts.
B) the renunciation of all old government debts.
C) that the states fund most government activities.
D) that bankers be restricted in their dealings with the federal government.
E) that the federal government offer its creditors 80 percent of the face value of its obligations.
6) The Bank of the United States was based on the doctrine of
A) checks and balances.
B) states' rights.
C) implied powers.
D) judicial review.
E) strict construction.
7) When war broke out in Europe, Washington
A) doubled the budget for the navy.
B) used the war to foster new economic ties.
C) placed an embargo on all goods to Europe.
D) steered a path of neutrality for the nation.
E) upheld the Treaty of 1778 and supported France.
8) The Genet affair involved
A) America's refusal to repay debts incurred as a result of the French-American alliance.
B) American assistance offered to the French during their revolution.
C) American interference in French-British relations.
D) a secret arms agreement with the French foreign minister.
E) France's use of American ships in violation of United States pledge of neutrality.
9) As a result of the Battle of Fallen Timbers,
A) the inadequacy of the American army was made evident.
B) Great Britain continued to dominate the western frontier.
C) the United States asserted its authority on the western frontier.
D) the Indians scored a decisive victory.
E) the British encouraged Native Americans in the Northwest Territory to give up their land
without further violence.
10) Why did Spain agree to the terms of the Pinckney Treaty?
A) The United States threatened direct military action.
B) It needed the additional sources of revenue.
C) It feared the terms of Jay's Treaty.
D) It needed protection on its southwest borders.
E) It thought there was a secret agreement between the United States and France to take Spain's
North American possessions.
11) Washington believed that the Whiskey Rebellion
A) was the result of a legitimate complaint on the part of distillers.
B) was not something with which to be concerned.
C) indicated the importance of repealing the excise tax.
D) presented a direct threat to the nation.
E) should have been dealt with by the state of Pennsylvania.
12) One consequence of the XYZ affair was that
A) High Federalists used the tensions it created as an excuse for military expansion.
B) Adams declared war with France.
C) Adams supported the idea of a strong army.
D) France suffered diplomatic humiliation.
E) Adams and Jefferson reached a political impasse.
13) According to the Kentucky Resolutions,
A) the Sedition Act was worthy of enforcement by the states.
B) ultimate power always remained with the federal government.
C) the state of Kentucky chose to remain neutral in the contest between Hamilton and Jefferson.
D) the "general welfare" of the nation should be the guiding principle in state decisions.
E) states had the right to nullify federal law under certain circumstances.
14) The passage of which act created the federal court system?
A) Ellsworth Act of 1789
B) Franklin-Marshall Act of 1796
C) Judiciary Act of 1789
D) Holmes Act of 1792
E) Judiciary Act of 1800
15) In the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson almost lost to
A) George Washington
B) Aaron Burr.
C) Thomas Knox.
D) Henry Adams.
E) Alexander Hamilton.