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A New Nation
Hamilton / Jefferson, Foreign Policy, and Supreme Court
Describe the Founding Fathers.
All Federalists during the Constitutional Convention who supported the Constitution and wanted a stronger central government
Describe the Anti-Federalists
Common man, farmers, against the bank, from the south and west, known as Dem-Rep, and did not support the 'elastic clause'
Describe the Federalists
Supported the wealthy, from the NE, supported the bank, wanted a stronger federal government, loose interpretation
Washington was against them, developed over strict / loose constructionist and strength of state / federal government
Bill of Rights
Anti-Federalists wanted this to protect individuals from abuses from the federal government (protection of individual rights)
Checks and Balances
Principle of the Constitution that prevents one branch from having too much power
Movement of nation's capital
This was done in order to get southern support for Hamilton's national bank
Also known as the necessary / proper clause. Fed gov. can do anything that is necessary to run the gov. (Implied powers)
Whiskey Rebellion (1794)
1st challenge of new Constitution. Excise tax on grain, PA farmers rebelled and Washington led troops to put it down (fed. gov. enforced laws within states)
Supported by Hamilton (Federalists) and placed a tax on imported goods from other nations.
Placed on whiskey / grain, supported by Hamilton, and upset PA farmers enough to rebel
Dem-Rep who supported the common man, French Revolution, agriculture, opposed the bank
This was a treaty with Spain that gave the US all land east of the Mississippi River (Except FL) as well as access to New Orleans for trade.
This was an event with France that created intense anti-French feelings due to the low-level officials and a bribe.
Alien and Sedition Acts
This was passed by Adams and was in an attempt to limit the speech of Dem-Rep. by raising residency from 5-14 years, and jailed / deported them for speaking out
Response to the Alien and Sedition Acts
Dem-Rep were against this act because it violated the 1st Amendment (they could be thrown in jail for speaking out)
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Written by Jefferson / Madison in response to Alien / Sedition Act, helped Jefferson win election (Adams lost), and gave right of nullification to states
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who strengthened the federal government due to his rulings
Marbury v. Madison
Established right of Judicial Review (Court's ability to declare an act unconstitutional)
Highest court on the land / final authority in terms of interpretation of the Constitution
Judiciary Act of 1789
Detailed plan to create the judicial branch (Supreme Court)
Gibbons v. Ogden
Case that allowed federal government to regulate interstate trade
Dartmouth v. Woodward
This was a case that upheld the sanctity of of contracts against encroachment by state government
McCulloch v. Maryland
Case that state the federal government has the authority to establish a national bank (states can't tax the national bank)
Worcester v. Georgia
Case that dealt with the Cherokee and stated they had federal protection from actions of the state governments
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