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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which two states chartered the Potomac Canal Company?
(a) Delaware and Pennsylvania.
(b) Virginia and Pennsylvania.
(c) Maryland and Virginia.
(d) Delaware and Maryland.

2. Which city became the temporary capitol of the United States?
(a) Boston.
(b) Alexandria.
(c) Philadelphia.
(d) New York City.

3. Where did Edmund Charles Genet's warship land?
(a) Trenton, NJ.
(b) Charleston, SC.
(c) Richmond, VA.
(d) Philadelphia, PA.

4. Which city was named the permanent capital in 1790?
(a) Boston.
(b) Washington, D.C.
(c) Newport.
(d) Philadelphia.

5. Who fought Washington on the idea of establishing a long-term army?
(a) John Adams.
(b) Alexander Hamilton.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) James Madison.

6. What time was dinner usually served at Mount Vernon?
(a) 11 a.m.
(b) Noon.
(c) 2:00 p.m.
(d) 1:00 p.m.

7. What did the Treaty of Alliance commit the U.S. to protect?
(a) All French ships.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) The French West Indies.
(d) French settlements in South America.

8. Who did Washington choose to begin planning the "Federal city"?
(a) Alexander Hamilton.
(b) Lafayette.
(c) Pierre Charles L'Enfant.
(d) Thomas Jefferson.

9. Who was responsible for representing Washington's government in Paris?
(a) Benjamin Franklin.
(b) James Monroe.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) James Madison.

10. How did the people feel that Washington was living?
(a) About the same as many people.
(b) Better than most of the people.
(c) Too extravagantly.
(d) A little below most of the people.

11. Who was opposed to the idea of "discrimination" with regard to finances?
(a) James Madison.
(b) John Adams.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) Alexander Hamilton.

12. Who was seen as Washington's only rival in leadership at the convention?
(a) Benjamin Franklin.
(b) Alexander Hamilton.
(c) John Adams.
(d) James Madison.

13. How long was the published pamphlet that angrily attacked George Washington?
(a) 100 pages.
(b) 103 pages.
(c) 75 pages.
(d) 50 pages.

14. Who helped prepare Washington's farewell address?
(a) Alexander Hamilton.
(b) Thomas Jefferson.
(c) John Adams.
(d) James Madison.

15. How did Washington feel about Mount Vernon after serving eight years as President?
(a) Washington felt that Mount Vernon never changed.
(b) Washington loved Mount Vernon.
(c) Washington believed Mount Vernon was a great place to continue living.
(d) Washington felt like a stranger in his own land.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who led the Federalists to put pressure on Washington calm Congress down?

2. What injury did Washington receive when thrown from his horse going to Mount Vernon?

3. What did Washington do with his fork during the tea party?

4. Who replaced Hamilton as Secretary of Treasury?

5. What disease plagued Philadelphia in August 1793?

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