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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who became the new Attorney General after the death of William Bradford?
(a) James McHenry.
(b) Oliver Ellsworth.
(c) Thomas Chase.
(d) Charles Lee.
2. What group did the Indians hate the most in 1783?
(a) The United States.
(b) British Canada.
(c) The French.
(d) Spanish Louisiana.
3. Who became one of Washington's financial advisers?
(a) James Madison.
(b) Benjamin Franklin.
(c) Alexander Hamilton.
(d) Thomas Jefferson.
4. What did Washington see the national capital as?
(a) A place to reconcile disagreements.
(b) A place to argue.
(c) A place to physically fight.
(d) A place to protest.
5. What was Washington's main reason for seeking retirement?
(a) Loss of mental power.
(b) Low public opinion.
(c) Fear of being killed.
(d) Fear of anarchy.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was responsible for representing Washington's government in Paris?
2. Who were people personally upset with concerning the Jay Treaty?
3. Who was noted as being an "Anglophobe"?
4. Where did Edmund Charles Genet's warship land?
5. What disease plagued the area around Mount Vernon in 1793?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Edmund Randolph's background and qualifications for Washington's cabinet.
2. How did the writing of "The Federalist" persuade Washington?
3. Who was Pierre Charles L'Enfant?
4. Describe William Maclay's feelings on George Washington.
5. Describe Washington's visit to Annapolis in December of 1783.
6. As Washington left for the Constitution Convention in 1788, several hazards remained. Describe the hazards.
7. How did Randolph react after returning to the President's room after reading the letter stating that Randolph was a traitor?
8. Describe Washington's "taste" in art.
9. How did the public react to the ratification of the Jay Treaty?
10. Describe Washington's feelings on the individual versus societies or parties.
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