PROBLEM: Source of income for government. SOLUTION: ______ 1) Income taxes 2) Application of immanent domain 3) Donations 4) Tariffs
______ was inaugurated on April 30, 1789 in New York City, then the nation's capitol. 1) Thomas Paine 2) John Adams 3) George Washington 4) Alexander Hamilton
______ of Massachusetts became Washingtons Vice President. 1) John Adams 2) Alexander Hamilton 3) Thomas Jefferson 4) John Jay
The ______ of 1789, created a Supreme Court. 1) Presidents cabinet 2) Federal Judiciary Act 3) Hamilton Plan 4) Virginia Plan
The Supreme Court of 1789 was characterized by: 1) Eight associate justices and one chief justice. 2) Nine Federal Court justices and one chief justice. 3) A tribunal of three Supreme Court justices. 4) Five associate justices and one chief justice.
______ was appointed by Washington as the Supreme Courts first chief justice. 1) John Adams 2) James Madison 3) John Jay 4) Henry Knox
Congress created three departments and Washington staffed them with Edmund Randolph as attorney general, Henry Knox as secretary of war, Thomas Jefferson as secretary of state, and Alexander Hamilton as the secretary of the treasury.
The new governments department heads came to be called Washingtons cabinet, and the president called upon them for advice.
Hamilton created a financial plan to pay back the nations war debt to France, the Netherlands, and Spain, as well as strengthen the power of the government. He proposed three steps to improve the nations finances: Paying off all war debts Raising government revenues Creating a national bank
Hamilton proposed raising money by placing a tax, called a tariff, on imported goods.
Hamilton wanted to create a national bank citing the necessary and proper clause of the Constitution, but Madison and Jefferson felt that it was not constitutional to do so. Both sides argued their point to Washington, with Hamilton emerging the victor.
Article I, Section 8, Clause 18: The Congress shall have power …To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.
PROBLEM: Presidents need for aid and advice. SOLUTION: ______ 1) Popular opinion 2) Cabinet appointments 3) Congressional opinion 4) Public debates
Washingtons attorney general was ______. 1) Edmond Randolph 2) Thomas Jefferson 3) John Jay 4) Alexander Hamilton
Washingtons secretary of war was ______. 1) John Knox 2) Thomas Jefferson 3) John Jay 4) Edmond Randolph
Washingtons secretary of state was ______. 1) Edmond Randolph 2) Alexander Hamilton 3) John Knox 4) Thomas Jefferson
Washingtons secretary of the treasury was ______. 1) Edmond Randolph 2) John Knox 3) Alexander Hamilton 4) John Jay
Washingtons department heads came to be called Washingtons ______. 1) Big Three 2) bureau 3) Federalists 4) cabinet
Which of the following was not one of Hamiltons proposed three steps to improve the nations finances: 1) Creating a national bank. 2) Paying off all war debts. 3) Raising government revenues. 4) Imposing a federal income tax.
Hamilton proposed raising money by placing a tax, called a ______, on imported goods. 1) duty 2) tariff 3) ratification 4) debt
Hamilton wanted to create a national bank citing the ______ clause of the Constitution. 1) necessary and proper 2) subordinate 3) banking 4) fair and equal