Chapter 10 Unit 2

  1. The Bill of Rights was intended to protect ___ against the potential tyranny of ____

    Individual liberties, a strong central government. (Learned from Britain)
  2. Alexander Hamilton believed
    that a limited national debt
    • was beneficial because people to whom the government owed money
    • would work hard to make the nation a success
  3. 1.       Hamilton expected that the revenue to pay the interest on the national debt would come from

    customs duties and excise tax
  4. Ninth Amendment
    • The
    • enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to
    • deny or disparage others retained by the people
    • -Every citizen is protected by the rights not directly stated in the
    • Constitution
  5. Tenth Amendment
    • Powers
    • not delegated to the US by the Constitution are reserved to the states or to
    • the people
  6. Washington's Farewell Address
    • stressed maintaining commercial but not political ties to other
    • nations; stressed not entering permanent alliances; America's uniqueness
    • depended on being independent action on foreign affairs
  7. The main purpose of the Alien and Sedition Acts
    was to silence and punish critics of the Federalists.
  8. Federalists advocated rule by
    • the best
    • people
  9. Anti-federalists felt that political power should rest with
    • The People
    • Not the Government
  10. Whisky Rebellion
    • A tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791, during
    • the presidency of George Washington. Farmers who used
    • their leftover grain and corn in the form of whiskey as a medium of exchange were forced to pay a new tax. The tax
    • was a part of treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton's program to
    • increase central government power, in particular to fund his policy of assuming the war debt of those states which had failed to pay.
  11. The financial programs of Alexander Hamilton
    included all of the following
    Funding of the national debt

    • Imposition of a tax on distilled
    • liquor

    • Establishment of the Bank of the
    • United States

     Assumption of all state debts
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Chapter 10 Unit 2
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