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Unit 5: Early Republic Review

Directions: Use your binder, any handouts received in class, and your textbook to complete the review.

THIS IS DUE ____________________________ and the test is on __________________________.

  1. Name the first 5 presidents in order:






Use pages 258-262 to answer the following questions*

  1. What does the word cabinet mean?

  1. Who was the Secretary of State, Secretary of War, and Secretary of Treasury under Washington?




  1. What set up the federal court system with 13 district courts and 3 circuit courts?

  1. What were the 3 parts of Hamilton’s Financial Plan?

  1. What compromise was made between Hamilton and the southern states in regard to paying off states’ war debt?

  1. What were the reasons for protective tariffs?

*Use pages 263-266 to answer the following questions*

  1. What was the Whiskey Rebellion and what did it show?

  1. Which country was Jay’s Treaty with and why was it controversial?

  1. What treaty and country allowed the US to use the port of New Orleans?

  1. What is a precedent?

  1. What was Washington’s foreign policy agenda?

  1. What were three precedents that Washington set?

  1. What did Washington warn about in his Farewell Address?

First Political Parties:

*Use pages 267-269 to answer the following questions*

  1. Why did the first political parties form? What did they form in response to? Explain.

  1. Identify political parties. Write “F” if the statement is a Federalist viewpoint or “DR” for Democratic-Republican viewpoint. You can write your answer on the blanks below. Use p269 for help.

___ Founder was Alexander Hamilton

___ Founder was Thomas Jefferson

___ Strong national government

___ Favored France

___ Economy based on agriculture

___ Favored Protective Tariffs and National Bank

___ Strong state governments and weak national government

___ Strict interpretation of the Constitution

___ Economy based on industry

___ Favored Britain

___ Opposed Protective Tariffs and National Bank

___ Loose interpretation of the Constitution

JOHN ADAMS’ Presidency:

*Use pages 270-272 to answer the following questions*

  1. Who was president when the Alien and Sedition Acts were created?

  1. What does sedition mean?

  1. How did the Alien and Sedition Acts violate the Constitution?

  1. What did the Virginia & Kentucky resolutions state?

  1. Describe the XYZ Affair?

  1. What was Adams’s foreign policy agenda?


*Use pages 278-281 to answer the following questions*

  1. Which two men were running from President in the election of 1800?

  1. Who won the election of 1800 and how was he chosen as President?

  1. What did Jefferson want to do to the government when he entered office that he stated in his Inauguration Address?

  1. What is the name of the principle that states the Supreme Court can declare a law unconstitutional?

  1. What court case established the above principle?

  1. Who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the above court case?

*Use pages 282-285 to answer the following questions*

  1. Which president was responsible for buying the Louisiana Purchase?

  1. From which country did the US buy the Louisiana Territory and in what year?

  1. How much did the Louisiana Purchase cost?

  1. Why did the US want to buy the Louisiana Territory?

  1. Why was the president troubled about the Louisiana Purchase? (Hint: the Constitution)

  1. What did the Louisiana Purchase do for the size of the United States?

  1. Who explored the Louisiana Territory?

  1. What was Jefferson’s foreign policy agenda?


*Use pages 288-294 to answer the following questions*

  1. Which president issued the Embargo Act?

  1. Which two countries was the United States trying to target when they passed the Embargo Act of 1807?

  1. What was the purpose of the Embargo Act?

  1. What replaced the Embargo Act in 1809?

  1. Which President declared war on Britain in 1812?

  1. What was the name of the group of congressmen from the West and South, who pressured the President to declare war on Britain?

  1. Which country did the Native Americans support during the War of 1812, USA or Britain?

  1. List 4 causes of the War of 1812:





  1. List at 4 results/events of the War of 1812:





*Use pages 296-300 to answer the following questions*

  1. True or False, the British attacked and burned Washington, D.C. and the White House.

  1. True or False, Dolley Madison did not take any valuable paintings or documents from the White House before it was burned down during the War of 1812.

  1. True or False, Francis Scott Key wrote the Star-Spangled Banner during the War of 1812.

  1. At which battle during the War of 1812 did Andrew Jackson become a war hero?

  1. What is the name of the treaty that ended the War of 1812?

  1. What was Madison’s foreign policy agenda?

JAMES MONROE’S Presidency:

*Use pages 321-327 to answer the following questions*

  1. What was the Era of Good Feelings and who was president during that time?

  1. Describe what the Monroe Doctrine was:

  1. What was Monroe’s foreign policy agenda?

  1. How did America gain the territory of Florida?

  1. What did the Missouri Compromise state and do to the remaining areas in the Louisiana Territory?

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