New Nation Questionnaire

 By: Emily Lloyd and Zoë Shribman
1. Define the term precedent.
1. Define the term precedent.




A precedent is an action or decision that later serves as an
  example.
2. What is the President's Cabinet? Name 2 of Washington's
                     cabinet members.
2. What is the President's Cabinet? Name 2 of Washington's
                     cabinet members.




The Cabinet is a grou...
3. What is the Electoral College? How many electoral votes
      does a candidate need to win the presidency?
3. What is the Electoral College? How many electoral votes
      does a candidate need to win the presidency?




The Elec...
4. Name 5 jobs that were common in America in 1790.
4. Name 5 jobs that were common in America in 1790.




Lawyer, Farmer, Doctor, Barber, Blacksmith, Carpenter,
  Saddler, ...
5. What was the first capital of the United States?
5. What was the first capital of the United States?



New York
6. Name 7 rivers in North America. What is the significance
           of these rivers in the trade industry?
6. Name 7 rivers in North America. What is the significance
           of these rivers in the trade industry?




Connectic...
7. What was the name of the mountain range that ran
through the United States? What states did it go through?
    Name one...
7. What was the name of the mountain range that ran
 through the United States? What states did it go through?
     Name o...
8. Who is in George Washington’s cabinet and what is there
                 role (secretary of……..)
8. Who is in George Washington’s cabinet and what is their
                role (Secretary of……..)?


There are 5 people. ...
9. Who came up with the idea of Democratic/Republicans
               and what did he believe?
9. Who came up with the idea of Democratic/Republicans
                and what did he believe?


Thomas Jefferson come up...
10. Who was the first president, who was his vice president,
               and how long did he serve?
10. Who was the first president, who was his vice president,
               and how long did he serve?



George Washington...
11. What was the first economic problem the U.S. faced?
           Who came up with the solution?
11. What was the first economic problem the U.S. faced?
             Who came up with the solution?



The first economic pr...
12. The South would help the North pay off the debts from
       the war. What would the North do in return?
12. The South would help the North pay off the debts from
        the war. What would the North do in return?




The Nort...
13. What does it mean to believe in loose interpretation?
                 Strict interpretation?
13. What does it mean to believe in loose interpretation,
                   strict interpretation?



If you believe in l...
14. Does the ”necessary and properquot; clause help interpret
           the constitution loosely or strictly?
14. Does the ”Necessary and Properquot; clause help interpret
            the Constitution loosely or strictly?




The Ne...
15. Alexander Hamilton believes a the national bank should be
        created. What are some reasons he thinks this?
15. Alexander Hamilton believes in that the national bank should
     be created. What are some reasons why he thinks this...
16. What is Thomas Jefferson’s main argument for not
               having a national bank?
16. What is Thomas Jefferson’s main argument for not
                  having a national bank?



First of all Thomas Jeff...
17. When there was a war between France and Austria,
Prussia, Sardinia, the Netherlands, and Great Britain, what
         ...
17. When there was a war between France and Austria,
Prussia, Sardinia, the Netherlands, and Great Britain, what
         ...
18. What was Jay’s treaty (with what country and what did
                         it say)?
18. What was Jay’s treaty (with what country and what did
                         it say)?



Jay’s treaty was a treaty w...
19. What is the basic idea of the neutrality Proclamation?
                       Who said it?
19. What is the basic idea of the Neutrality Proclamation?
                         Who said it?



George Washington said...
20. Name 2 times the Constitution mentioned slavery.
20. Name 2 of the times the Constitution mentioned slavery.


The Constitution mentioned slavery in the 3/5 Compromise, in...
21. What did George Washington think about slavery? When
               did he talk about it publicly?
21. What did George Washington think about slavery? When
               did he talk about it publicly?



George Washingto...
22. What is one purpose of George Washington's farewell
                        address?
22. What is one purpose of George Washington's farewell
                         address?

Washington wanted to tell the n...
CREDITS




Questions 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,11,12,20, and 21 by Zoë




Questions 8,9,10,13,14,15,16,17,18, and 19 by Emily
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  1. 1. New Nation Questionnaire By: Emily Lloyd and Zoë Shribman
  2. 2. 1. Define the term precedent.
  3. 3. 1. Define the term precedent. A precedent is an action or decision that later serves as an example.
  4. 4. 2. What is the President's Cabinet? Name 2 of Washington's cabinet members.
  5. 5. 2. What is the President's Cabinet? Name 2 of Washington's cabinet members. The Cabinet is a group of official advisors to the president, and the heads of specific government departments. Thomas Jefferson- Secretary of State, Alexander Hamilton- Secretary of the Treasury, General Henry Knox- Secretary of War, Edmund Randolph- Attorney General, and Samuel Osgood- Postmaster General.
  6. 6. 3. What is the Electoral College? How many electoral votes does a candidate need to win the presidency?
  7. 7. 3. What is the Electoral College? How many electoral votes does a candidate need to win the presidency? The Electoral College is a group of delegates selected by the state legislatures to represent the popular vote in the presidential election. 270 votes.
  8. 8. 4. Name 5 jobs that were common in America in 1790.
  9. 9. 4. Name 5 jobs that were common in America in 1790. Lawyer, Farmer, Doctor, Barber, Blacksmith, Carpenter, Saddler, Cooper, Printer, Wigmaker, Hatter.
  10. 10. 5. What was the first capital of the United States?
  11. 11. 5. What was the first capital of the United States? New York
  12. 12. 6. Name 7 rivers in North America. What is the significance of these rivers in the trade industry?
  13. 13. 6. Name 7 rivers in North America. What is the significance of these rivers in the trade industry? Connecticut River, Potomac River, Hudson River, Ohio River, St. Lawrence River, Mississippi River, Delaware River, James River, or Savannah River. These rivers provided a great way to trade in 1790. They allowed for goods to get from one part of the country to another in the quickest way possible.
  14. 14. 7. What was the name of the mountain range that ran through the United States? What states did it go through? Name one advantage and one disadvantage of this geographical feature.
  15. 15. 7. What was the name of the mountain range that ran through the United States? What states did it go through? Name one advantage and one disadvantage of this geographical feature. Appalachian Mountains. Ranged from the middle of Maine to the Middle of Georgia. Advantage: protected Americans against Native American attacks. Disadvantage: very difficult to get to the western side of the United States.
  16. 16. 8. Who is in George Washington’s cabinet and what is there role (secretary of……..)
  17. 17. 8. Who is in George Washington’s cabinet and what is their role (Secretary of……..)? There are 5 people. They are Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of Treasury, Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State, and Henry Knox, Secretary of War, Edmund Randolph, Attorney General, Samuel Osgood, Postmaster General.
  18. 18. 9. Who came up with the idea of Democratic/Republicans and what did he believe?
  19. 19. 9. Who came up with the idea of Democratic/Republicans and what did he believe? Thomas Jefferson come up with Democratic/Republicans. The Democratic/Republicans believe that there should not be a strong federal government. They think that the everyday common Americans should be in charge of the government.
  20. 20. 10. Who was the first president, who was his vice president, and how long did he serve?
  21. 21. 10. Who was the first president, who was his vice president, and how long did he serve? George Washington was the first president, and John Adams was his vice president. George Washington served for two terms, 8 years.
  22. 22. 11. What was the first economic problem the U.S. faced? Who came up with the solution?
  23. 23. 11. What was the first economic problem the U.S. faced? Who came up with the solution? The first economic problem the U.S. faced was that the state and federal governments owed several citizens and foreign countries money from the war. In other words, they were in debt. Hamilton proposed the idea to payback the other countries first, and then the money to the bondholders.
  24. 24. 12. The South would help the North pay off the debts from the war. What would the North do in return?
  25. 25. 12. The South would help the North pay off the debts from the war. What would the North do in return? The North agreed to move the capital closer to the South permanently.
  26. 26. 13. What does it mean to believe in loose interpretation? Strict interpretation?
  27. 27. 13. What does it mean to believe in loose interpretation, strict interpretation? If you believe in loose interpretation then you think it is ok to have a little flexibility in what the Constitution says, so you would think that even though it doesn’t say that the government has a certain power you still believe that it does. Strict interpretation is when you believe that the government only has the powers listed in the Constitution, nothing else.
  28. 28. 14. Does the ”necessary and properquot; clause help interpret the constitution loosely or strictly?
  29. 29. 14. Does the ”Necessary and Properquot; clause help interpret the Constitution loosely or strictly? The Necessary and Proper Clause, also called the Elastic Clause help interpret the Constitution loosely. If a congressman wanted to make a law to give a power to the federal government, and was not specifically stated as a federal power, in the Constitution, but they thought it was necessary and proper, then it could become a law.
  30. 30. 15. Alexander Hamilton believes a the national bank should be created. What are some reasons he thinks this?
  31. 31. 15. Alexander Hamilton believes in that the national bank should be created. What are some reasons why he thinks this? Alexander Hamilton thinks that there should be a national bank because he thinks it will help the country grow strong. The national bank will provide a safe place for the tax money; also it can help businesses grow by loaning them money if they need it. Hamilton thought that the national bank was “necessary and proper”.
  32. 32. 16. What is Thomas Jefferson’s main argument for not having a national bank?
  33. 33. 16. What is Thomas Jefferson’s main argument for not having a national bank? First of all Thomas Jefferson believed in strict interpretation of the Constitution. So he thought that because no where in the Constitution did say that the federal government could make a national bank, he thinks that it should not be allowed.
  34. 34. 17. When there was a war between France and Austria, Prussia, Sardinia, the Netherlands, and Great Britain, what did George Washington decide to do?
  35. 35. 17. When there was a war between France and Austria, Prussia, Sardinia, the Netherlands, and Great Britain, what did George Washington decide to do? George Washington decided to stay neutral, or stay out of the war by not siding with either side.
  36. 36. 18. What was Jay’s treaty (with what country and what did it say)?
  37. 37. 18. What was Jay’s treaty (with what country and what did it say)? Jay’s treaty was a treaty with Britain. It says that the British will pay for the damage of the U.S ships that they had seized. Also they would still allow some U.S ships to still trade certain items. They also promised to move their troops out of America, still from the American Revolution. In return American would pay their debts before the French revolution.
  38. 38. 19. What is the basic idea of the neutrality Proclamation? Who said it?
  39. 39. 19. What is the basic idea of the Neutrality Proclamation? Who said it? George Washington said the Neutrality Proclamation. The basic idea of it was that the U.S is going to stay out of the war, neutral, and that we should tell everyone in America the decision. It also said that if you try to help one side of the war in any way, you will be in big trouble.
  40. 40. 20. Name 2 times the Constitution mentioned slavery.
  41. 41. 20. Name 2 of the times the Constitution mentioned slavery. The Constitution mentioned slavery in the 3/5 Compromise, in the Fugitive Slave Act, and when it said that the slave trade could not be banned until 1808.
  42. 42. 21. What did George Washington think about slavery? When did he talk about it publicly?
  43. 43. 21. What did George Washington think about slavery? When did he talk about it publicly? George Washington did not believe slavery was just, yet he owned 316 slaves himself. He never publicly spoke about slavery during his entire time in office.
  44. 44. 22. What is one purpose of George Washington's farewell address?
  45. 45. 22. What is one purpose of George Washington's farewell address? Washington wanted to tell the nation that he was worried about political parties being created by their locations.
  46. 46. CREDITS Questions 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,11,12,20, and 21 by Zoë Questions 8,9,10,13,14,15,16,17,18, and 19 by Emily

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