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What term is defined as “something done for the 1st time that sets an example for others to follow?”

Select one of the following:

  • president

  • tariff

  • domestic

  • precedent

Question 2 of 9

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What is the name given to the presidential advisers that assist the President in the Executive Branch?

Select one of the following:

  • Presidential Court

  • Presidential Cabinet

  • Presidential Jury

  • Presidential Assembly

Question 3 of 9

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What position did Alexander Hamilton hold in the Washington Administration?

Select one of the following:

  • Secretary of the Treasury

  • Secretary of State

  • Secretary of War

  • Vice President

Question 4 of 9

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What position did John Adams hold in the Washington Administration?

Select one of the following:

  • Secretary of War

  • Vice President

  • Secretary of State

  • Attorney General

Question 5 of 9

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Which of the following was NOT part of Hamilton’s Financial Plan?

Select one of the following:

  • Treaty of Greenville

  • Pay off all war debts

  • Create a National Bank

  • Raise government revenue through tariffs and whiskey tax.

Question 6 of 9

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Why did some states oppose Hamilton' debt plan to help pay off state debts?

Select one of the following:

  • They hated Hamilton

  • They had already paid their state debts

  • They wanted more slavery

  • They were devout loyalists

Question 7 of 9

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Why did southern states agree to help repay the debts of northern states?

Select one of the following:

  • They wanted to extend the right to own slaves to northern states

  • They wanted to count 5 slaves as 3 people

  • They wanted to help their fellow states

  • The nation’s capital was moved to the south

Question 8 of 9

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What precedent was established by the Whiskey Rebellion?

Select one of the following:

  • Washington said “So help me God.”

  • Washington established his cabinet

  • Washington used the military to enforce Federal Law

  • Washington resigned in disgrace

Question 9 of 9

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Which term is defined as a “tax on imports.”

Select one of the following:

  • tariff

  • precedent

  • cabinet

  • monetary

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