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Who was president from 1789-1797?
George Washington, the 1st president of the United States
Who was president from 1789-1797?
George Washington, the 1st president of the United States
Who was George Washington's wife?
Martha Washington
Where was George Washington's home where he retired?
Mount Vernon
Who was the commander in chief of the Continental Army for the American Revolutionary War?
George Washington
How did George Washington win the Revolutionary War?
He won because of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
How did George Washington win the Revolutionary War?
He won because of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
When and where did George Washington lead the Constitutional Convention?
Philadelphia, 1787
Who was George Washington's Secretary of State?
Thomas Jefferson
Who was George Washington's Secretary of Treasury?
Alexander Hamilton
For which years did George Washington live?
1732-1735
For which years did George Washington live?
1732-1799
For which years did John Adams serve as president?
1797-1801, 2nd president
Which law school did John Adams go to?
Harvard Law!
Who was George Washington's vice president?
John Adams, and he thought it was a pointless position!
Who was John Adams's wife?
Abigail Adams
What was the X,Y,Z Affair and who was president during that time?
There was a war between the French and English and the French foreign minister Tallyrand refused to negotiate unless given a bribe. X,Y,Z were 3 Frenchmen. The president was John Adams.
What party was John Adams?
Federalist
What happened on Nov. 1, 1800, and who was president?
Capital moved to Washington, D.C. John Adams.
Which 2 presidents died on the same day? What day?
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. July 4, 1826.
When was Thomas Jefferson president?
1801-1809
Who was Jefferson's wife?
Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
What was the name of Thomas Jefferson's home?
Monticello
Who succeeded Ben Franklin as the Minister to France?
Thomas Jefferson
Which college did Thomas Jefferson go to?
William and Mary
Who drafted the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson was a member of which political party?
Republican (he championed the rights of states)
Who was John Adams's vice president?
Thomas Jefferson
Who was president when the Louisiana territory was acquired? In what year?
Thomas Jefferson, 1803
Who was Thomas Jefferson's vice president?
Aaron Burr
Who was the fourth president?
James Madison
When was James Madison president?
1809-1817
Who was James Madison's wife?
Dolley Madison
Who wrote the Federalist Essays?
Madison, Hamilton, and John Jay
3 people
Who was the "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
Who was Thomas Jefferson's secretary of state?
James Madison
Who were the major War Hawks, and under whose presidency did they rise?
Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun, under James Madison's presidency
What did the War Hawks want?
They wanted a more militant policy (in response to the Embargo Act and trade w/ Napolean)
Who was the president during the War of 1812? Who was the opponent in the war?
James Madison, Britain
Under whose presidency did federalism disappear?
James Madison
What was the name of Madison's estate?
Montpelier, in VA
Who was the fifth president, and what years was he in office?
James Monroe, 1817-1825
Who helped negotiate the Louisiana Purchase with Robert Livingston?
James Monroe
Who was secretary of war under James Monroe?
John C. Calhoun
Who was secretary of state under James Monroe?
John Quincy Adams
What was the name of the period during James Monroe's presidency?
The Era of Good Feelings
What was the Missouri Compromise and when was it?
Missouri was made a slave state and Maine was made a free state. There would be no slavery NW of Missouri.
When were the Floridas ceded to the US, and by who?
1821, from Spain
What was the Monroe Doctrine?
American continents can't be considered subjects for Europe's future colonization.
Who was James Monroe's wife?
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe