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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wins the 1884 election for mayor?
(a) Verplanck.
(b) Hall.
(c) Hamilton.
(d) Leggett.

2. How does Mr. Bryant feel about Burr?
(a) He is unsure of him.
(b) He likes him.
(c) He despises him.
(d) He is his best friend.

3. Why is Hamilton's control over the executive and legislative branches worrisome to Anti-Federalists?
(a) They believe that he is not capable of wielding power.
(b) They believe that the legislative branch should be eliminated.
(c) They believe he is recreating the British governing system.
(d) They believe that the executive branch is not powerful enough.

4. When Mrs. James Reynolds blackmails Alexander Hamilton, how does he respond?
(a) He does not pay her.
(b) He pays with the U.S. Treasury money.
(c) He pays with a loan from his father.
(d) He pays with a loan from his son.

5. Which of the following does the Alien and Sedition act NOT provide?
(a) Additional requirements to run for President of the United States.
(b) An increase in the number of years to become an American citizen.
(c) The ability to arrest foreigners during a time of war and deport them.
(d) A prohibition against publishing negative press against the government.

6. In which city does Burr keep a mistress, according to Mrs. Burr?
(a) Jersey City.
(b) New York.
(c) Rutherford.
(d) Boston.

7. Because he has given his word not to work against Thomas Jefferson, which states' votes does Burr promise Jefferson in the 1800 election?
(a) Vermont.
(b) Virginia.
(c) New York.
(d) Mississippi.

8. Who is the Whig candidate in the 1884 election for mayor?
(a) Hamilton.
(b) Leggett.
(c) Hall.
(d) Verplanck.

9. What is Burr researching when he studies and copies papers from 5 to 10 in the morning?
(a) The political parties.
(b) Abolition.
(c) The Constitution.
(d) The Revolutionary War.

10. Instead of voting based on whether a law is pro-Federalist or pro-Republican, how does Burr decide how to vote?
(a) Based on Jefferson's opinion.
(b) Based on Hamilton's opinion.
(c) He does vote according to whether the law is pro-Federalist or pro-Republican.
(d) Based on his conscience.

11. From where do terms such as "citizen" and "citizeness" embraced by early Americans come?
(a) Spain.
(b) France.
(c) England.
(d) Native Americans.

12. What does Publius support?
(a) The lack of states' rights.
(b) A weak Federalist government.
(c) A strong Federalist government.
(d) Support from France.

13. Which of the following individuals is not a part of Publius?
(a) Thomas Jefferson.
(b) James Madison.
(c) John Jay.
(d) Alexander Hamilton.

14. According to Burr, what did the Whigs want in the Revolutionary War?
(a) British Rule.
(b) American Independence.
(c) French Rule.
(d) Subdivided Rule between Britian and the U.S.

15. What is Burr's lasting malady from his stroke?
(a) He is blind in one eye.
(b) His leg is paralyzed.
(c) He has no lasting maladies.
(d) His entire body twitches.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Charlie worried about Burr delaying reconstructing his memories?

2. What position does Burr believe he will make a successful bid for (even though he is Vice President)?

3. Which of the following is evidence that Burr's proposal to Madame Jumel was not spontaneous?

4. What is Burr's opinion about Henry Clay?

5. What is the name of the girl with whom Charlie falls in love at Mrs. Rosanna Townsend's brothel?

(see the answer keys)

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