Chapter 9, Section 3
Use textbook pages 256-261 to complete this assignment.
Select your name from the list.
Which supporters of these two Founding Fathers began the formation of the nation's first political parties?
James Madison and Aaron Burr
George Washington and John Adams
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson
Charles Pinckney and John Adams
What does the Constitution have to say about political parties?
Every candidate running for political office must declare their political party before running
There was no mention of political parties in the Constitution
Political parties must be approved by Congress to place candidates on the election ballot
There can be no more than two political parties at any one time
George Washington was a partisan president and did not show favor towards Thomas Jefferson nor Alexander Hamilton.
Which political party believed in a strict interpretation (reading) of the Constitution?
Which of the following was NOT a belief of the Federalists?
A representative form of government is most ideal.
Feared a strong federal government.
Only smarter, richer men should hold public office.
Ordinary citizens do not generally make good decisions.
Both Washington's Secretary of State and Secretary of Treasury resigned during his term as President of the United States.
How did Thomas Jefferson become the United States' second Vice President?
He was recommended by George Washington.
He received the second most votes during the presidential election.
He was assigned the position by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
He was John Adams choice and running mate.
Which best describes the XYZ Affair?
It was conflict between the United States and France over the President's secret affair with a French woman.
It was conflict between the United States and France over illegal French immigrants entering into the United States from it's western border.
It was conflict between the United States and France over a bribe with three French agents.
It was conflict between the United States and France over the authenticity of three documents that were suspected to be forgeries.
The Alien and Sedition Acts was strongly opposed by John Adams.
How did Americans feel about John Adam's handling of France in the early 1800s?
They initially opposed his decision to sign a treaty but then grew to see its benefits. They happily re-elected him to President for a second term.
They were very happy with the decision as it prevented a war with France. Despite this, they did not support his bid for a second term as President.
They were unhappy with his decision to sign a treaty. They were unsatisfied and voted him out of office.
They were evenly divided on his treaty with France. Because of this, Adams barely won his second term as President.