Type
Crossword
Description

America's first president George Washington
Americas third president Thomas Jefferson
Americas second president John Adams
US position during French Revolution and the war between France and Great Britain. Neutrality
First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Also authored a treaty with Britain. First name is John Jay
What did Hamilton want to help the economy. Jefferson felt it was unconstitutional. National Bank.
What party wanted a strong Central government. Federalists
What party wanted strong State Governments Republicans.
Important Presidential precedent of George Washington. Now a law Two Terms
One thing Washington warned against in his farewell address. Political Parties
Proclamation of Neutrality forbid Americans to get involved in the war between the French and British
If you are from another country you aren a Alien
Group of Presidential Advisors Cabinet
First Secretary of the Treasury - Leader of Federalists Alexander Hamilton
Secretary of State - Leader of Democratic - Republicans (Republicans) Thomas Jefferson
Who shot Alexander Hamilton Aaron Burr
Money a country owes Debt
Uprising stopped by soldiers led by Washington proving the stregnth of the new government. Whiskey Rebellion
Scandal - France asked for a bribe XYZ Affair
Supported Farmers Republicans
Supported Strong federal Government Federalists
Supported State Governments Republicans
Supported loose construction of Constitution Republicans
Supported Bussiness and Trade Federalists
Law passed by Federalists-Signed by Adams that targeted whichgroup of people. Alien Act
Law passed by Federalists-Signed by Adams that made it a crime to criticize the government and/or President Sedition Act
Two laws signed by Adams that were so unpopular that he lost the election of 1800 Alien and Sedition Acts

Early Republic of America Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who enforced the laws in the Whiskey Rebellion? George Washington
Who lead the Democratic Republicans? Thomas Jefferson
What was used to protect domestic trade? Protective Tarrifs
What does Washington's farewell address warn us about? Political Parties
The _______ cabinet were advisors under Washington. Presidential
The Proclamation of _________ was stated by Washington to be impartial toward other countries. Neutrality
Alexander Hamilton was a ________ Federalist.
Thomas Jefferson was a Democratic __________. Republican
Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality tells us to be ________ . Impartial
Who was president during the XYZ Affair? John Adams
What was the diplomatic disagreement between the U. S. and France? XYZ Affair
The ____ and Sedition acts were passed during John Adams presidency. Alien
The Sedition act violated an amendment? Sedition
What amendment was violated? First amendment
Jefferson's refused John Adams midnight_________ and lead to Marbury vs Madison Appointments
What was established in Marbury vs Madison? Judicial Review
Jefferson was president during the _______ Purchase. Louisiana
Jefferson was also president during the _____ Act of 1807 Embargo
Who was president during the War of 1812 James Madison
The War of 1812 was between the U. S. and ______. Britain
What was a main cause of the War of 1812 Impressment
What treaty ended the War of 1812 Treaty of Ghent
The Battle of New Orleans helped who gain fame? Andrew Jackson
Who was the Monroe Doctrine written by? James Monroe
What was Hamilton's solution to the debt problem? National Bank

Alexander Hamilton Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What political faction did Hamilton lead federalists
During the first presidential election in 1789, who did Hamilton support George washington
What was Hamilton's rank during his four years in the military lieutenant colonel
Hamilton wanted the U.S. to honor what debts
Hamilton favored a strong ____ government central
Hamilton favored close ties with britain
Hamilton was Washington`s secretary of what treasury
Hamilton favored a national bank
Hamilton wanted a protective tariff
Who shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel Aaron Burr
Who was Hamilton`s primary political rival Thomas Jefferson

New Nation Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

first president George Washington
a group of advisers for the president cabinet
creation of three levels of federal courts Judiciary Act of 1789
an example precedent
wanted a big government merchants
wanted a small government farmers
the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, etc.; impartiality neutrality
conflicts involving another country Foreign conflicts
conflicts within the U.S. Domestic conflicts
second president John Adams
problems between U.S. and France after the French Revolution XYZ affair
an act granting the power to deport foreigners and made speaking out against the government illegal Alien and Sedition Acts
argued that the Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional and interfered with state business Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
third president Thomas Jefferson
the separation of voting ballots for president and vice president The Twelfth Amendment
an act that banned all trade with foreign countries Embargo Act
an act replacing the Embargo Act that banned trade with France, Britain, and their colonies Non-Intercourse Act
young Congressmen that took the lead in calling for war against Britain War Hawks
the state that 2 of the first 3 presidents were from Virginia
the state Adams was from Massachusetts
the first year Washington was inaugurated 1789
Jefferson's first vice president Aaron Burr
Jefferson's second vice president George Clinton
the year Adams was inaugurated 1797
the first year Jefferson was inaugurated 1801
lead explorers of the Louisiana Purchase Lewis and Clark
original owners of the Louisiana Purchase Spain
believe in loose interpretation of the Constitution Federalists
believe in strict interpretation of the Constitution Democratic-Republicans
the court case that established judicial rule, the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional, created more opportunities for checks and balances, and increased the power of the judicial branch. Marbury vs Madison

Unit 9: The Federalist Era Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Jefferson & Madison led this political party which liked limited government. DemocraticRepublican
When a president refuses a request by Congress for information ExecutivePrivilege
A crisis or rebellion caused by Hamilton’s new taxes which Washington used force to end Whiskey
Where Anthony Wayne defeated Native Americans leading to the Treaty of Greenville. FallenTimbers
Belief that states gave federal gov’t its’ power. StatesRights
Concept that a state can repeal or overturn laws they feel are unconstitutional. Nullification
Taking Americans and making them serve in the Royal Navy. Impressment
Adams & Hamilton led this political party which favored a strong federal government Federalist
Washington warned people about political factions & foreign entanglements in this Address. Farewell
Precedent set by Washington of giving a speech or address upon being sworn in. Inaugural
Washington’s policy to stay out of other countries conflicts or entanglements Neutrality
Statements made by Virginia and Kentucky suggesting states could nullify or overturn rules they felt unconstitutional. Resolutions
The kind of powers that Federalists felt was granted by the Constitution. Implied
Things George did that became examples for others to follow. Precedent
Department heads who serve as advisors to a president. Cabinet
His popular treaty re-opened the Mississippi & settled the border with Spain. Pinckney
His treaty with England didn’t end impressment & wasn’t popular. Jay
French diplomats demand bribe just to talk. XZYAffair
Secretary of the Treasury with plan to repay debts. Hamilton
2nd President of the United States Adams
3rd President of the United States Jefferson

Federalist Era Crossword Bonus

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the first Chief Justice of the Surpream Court? John Jay
Happens every ten years to count the population that decided how many representatives a state receives? census
Who was Washington's Treasurer? Alexander Hamilton
The colonists realized that the Articles of Confederation were what? flawed
These had to be in the constitution for some states to ratify it? Bill of Rights
A deal made between Hamilton and Madison that gave the national government the consumption of the state debt and moved the capitol south. Capitol Deal
A compromise between the Virginia and New Jersey Plans. Great compromise
Washington made a no note policy at this convention. Constitutional Convention
Hamilton used the ____________________ when he wanted a national bank. elastic clause
There was a peaceful transfer of power when Jefferson became President. What was it called? Revolution of 1800
The ______________ college elected the President and Vice President. Electoral
There were 85 of these written by Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. Federalist Essays
Who did we not sign a treaty with? France
Who set a lot of precedents for the future of the U.S. government? Washington
Who was Washington's Secretary of State? Thomas Jefferson
Who was Washington's Secretary of War? Henry Knox
Who was Washington's Attorney General? Edmund Randolph
Treaty that was not popular and signed with Great Britain. Jay's Treaty
Treaty that was popular and signed with Spain. Pinckney's Treaty
who was the second President? John Adams
What created all the courts? Judiciary Act of 1789
Land Ordinance of 1785 split land up into ____________. Townships
The National Government watched this rebellion. Shays
The National Goverment stopped this rebellion. Whiskey
What gave the Federalist a power boost? XYZ affair

Chapter 8 Test Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The first vice president John Adams
The person who tried to take the presidency away from Jefferson Aaron Burr
The troublesome French diplomat Edmund Charles Genet
The person who made an unpopular treaty with the British John Jay
The secretary of state who refused to deliver a judge’s appointment James Madison
John Adam’s vice president Thomas Jefferson
The man who led opposition against Alexander Hamilton’s financial plans Thomas Jefferson
Appointed the midnight judges John Adams
The president that was not popular and undermined by internal conflicts in his cabinet John Adams
The person described as “first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen” George Washington
Thomas Jefferson and those that agreed with him Democratic-Republican Party
Supporters of the Alien and Sedition Acts Federalists Party
The act of putting Americans in the British navy Impressment
Taking the oath of office Inauguration
A proposed state of power over legislation Nullification
The name for a tax paid for the manufacture or sale of certain good and services Excise Tax
The place that Anthony Wayne defeated a band of Indians in order to put a stop to Indian attacks Fallen Timbers
Washington issued this to urge Americans to be impartial towards France and Britain in their war with each other during the French Revolution Neutrality Proclamation
This agreement allowed President Adams to avoid all-out war with France Convention of 1800
The famous ship built during the naval buildup called for during the “quasi-war” with France USS Constitution
Written by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson to combat the Alien and Sedition Acts Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Term that describes the proposed right of the states to declare federal law void within its boundaries Nullification
Incident where the French tried to bribe American envoys XYZ Affair
The details for establishing the Supreme Court, district courts, and circuit courts were provided by the… Judiciary Act of 1789
America’s differences with Spain were settled by the… Pinckney Treaty
The nation that agreed to the Jay Treaty Britain
The case that established the policy of having the Supreme Court exercise judicial review Marbury v. Madison

The Executive Branch Crossword Application

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Crossword
Description

number of years required to run for VP thirty-five
VP serves as President of the _____________ Senate
must be a _____________ born US citizen to run for President natural
to run for President, one must live in the US for at least ___________ years fourteen
name for group of advisors cabinet
cabinets are created by __________ Congress
number of departments fifteen
4th in Presidential Line of Succession Secretary of State
head of each department is decided by ______________ President
ready to assume role of President at all times Vice President
the ______________ used to become the VP runner-up
now there are separate __________ for President and VP ballots
1st step to presidency is to announce ________________ Candidacy
what a candidate does to garner support campaign
1st President Washington
_____________ College ultimately picks President electoral
the 1st cabinet was made up of Washington, Knox, Jefferson, and ________________ Hamilton
importance of role of VP has _________ in recent years grown
Presidential _______________: who runs the Executive Branch Succession
_____________ must approve Presidential elects Senate
There have been ____________________ Presidents forty-five
25th __________________ established Presidential Presence Conclusion amendment
departments serve the _____________ branch Executive
the secretary of _______________ Security is responsible for protecting the US from terrorist threats Homeland
the secretary of _________ is 15th in the Presidential Line of Succession Energy
the secretary of ____________ is concerned with promoting American businesses commerce
the VP had ________ government involvement in the 1800s little
1st VP Adams
the _________ of the House comes after the VP in the Presidential Line of Succession Speaker
the VP is typically the ___________ to the President adviser

CHAPTER 1 THE JEFFERSON ERA Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

whats relating to or affecting? radical
he was the v- p for thomas jefferson? Aron burr
he tried to convience house of reps that jefferson is going to be a good pres? Alexander hamilton
he was the president in 1800? thomas jefferson
when adams was able to appont as many federalist judges as he could? judiciary act of 1801
leadear of the federalist party in VA? john marshal
named justice of peace? william marbury
interpreting constitution? judicial review
leader of the haitian revolution? toussaint l'ouverture
the purchase pres.jefferson made? louisiana purchase
corps of discovery? lewis and clark expediton
she was a shoshone women? sacagawea
an explore of the arkansas river? zebulen pike
taking military or naval men by force? impressment
where not able to trade with any other country? embargo act of 1807
an indian who wants to unite the indian tribes? tecumseh
he was the leader of the lake erie battle? oliver hazard perry
made star spangle banner song ? francis scott key
signed after the new orleans battle? treaty of gheat

Presidents of the United States of America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Only former president to serve in Congress (after he was president) John Quincy Adams
First president born in the U.S.A. Martin Van Buren
Only bachelor president (not married) James Buchanan
President who wrote the Massachussetts Constitution in 1780 John Adams
Dred Scott Decision handed down during his administration James Buchanan
Camp David Accord Jimmy Carter
Cuban Missile Crisis John F Kennedy
Credit Mobilier Scandal US Grant
Authorized the first National Road in Cumberland, Maryland Thomas Jefferson
Assassinated at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY William McKinley
Lead the combined Allied forces invasion at Normandy, France Dwight Eisenhower
First president to run for office as a Democrat Andrew Jackson
Leader of the Democratic-Republican Party Thomas Jefferson
Convinced by Alexander Hamilton to run for President George Washington
War of 1812 James Madison
President during Reconstruction U.S. Grant
Civil War hero and grandson of former President Benjamin Harrison
Ran as a member of the Progressive Party Theodore Roosevelt
Stock market crash beginning the Great Depression Herbert Hoover
Refused to run for re-election because of the Viet Nam War Lyndon Johnson
Ronald Reagan's Vice President George H W Bush
Era of Good Feeling James Monroe
Author of the Monroe Doctrine John Quncy Adams

The Federalists Era Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A series of violent attacks on courthouses and other government properties in Massachusetts, beginning in 1786, which led to a full-blown military confrontation in 1787. Shay's Rebellion
A series of diplomatic events that involved the U.S. and France during the late 1790s and was one of the most pressing issues during John Adams’ presidency. XYZ affair
The event going on during the making of the Articles of Confederation. The Revolutionary War
The U.S. Government branch that makes the laws. Legislative
The U.S. Government branch that interprets the laws. Judicial
The U.S. Government branch that enforces the laws. Executive
Unpopular Treaty Jay's Treaty
Popular Treaty Pinckney's treaty
A group of people that wanted to strengthen the national government. Nationalists
Shay's Rebellion is lead by who? Daniel Shay
Power shared between national government and state government. Federalism
Settled the issue of representation. The Great Compromise
How many branches of government there are. Three
The only election in US history where there was a tie between two presidential candidates. Election Of 1800
The first Secretary of Treasury. Alexander Hamilton
The French ambassador to the U.S during the French Revolution. Edmund Genet
An official count or survey of a population. Census
The first president of the U.S. George Washington
The first secretary of state. Thomas Jefferson
The first secretary of war. Henry Knox
The first attorney general. Edmund Randolf