Quiz Me! - Era: Growth of a Nation Test your knowledge about the Growth of a Nation era! 1 / 10 Why was the Sedition Act of 1789 passed? President Adams wanted to make sure Thomas Jefferson’s supporters were not allowed to vote. Congress and the Presidents wanted to get rid of any British citizens trying to start a war. President Adams feared more immigrants would come to the United States if strict laws were not passed. President Adams and the Federalists Congress did not want any more American sympathy for the French. 2 / 10 Alexis de Tocqueville criticised what, stating that associations among people would lead to the greatest happiness for society. Individualism The Presidency Large groups Monarchies 3 / 10 This Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruled in Marbury v Madison (1803) and presided over the treason trial of Aaron Burr. His interpretations of the Constitution laid the groundwork for much of current constitutional theory and a strong national government. John Marshall Roger Sherman Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin 4 / 10 Why was the Judiciary Act of 1789 necessary? The U.S. Constitution did not specify how many justices there should be or which cases the court should hear. There were not enough cases being heard at the Supreme Court. There were no requirements to become a justice. Protests were breaking out regarding the power of the Supreme Court. 5 / 10 Which U.S. Supreme Court case established the power of judicial review? McCulloch v. Maryland Marbury v. Madison Gibbons v. Ogden Worcester v. Georgia 6 / 10 Which issue would a member of the Democratic-Republican political party support? The National Bank Strong trade agreements with the British Tariffs to support the new industries in the Northeast Strict interpretation of the Constitution 7 / 10 What warning did George Washington issue in his Farewell Address of 1796? If the U.S. did not form an alliance with England we were doomed to have another war with her. He recommended creating a strong military to fight off future attacks from foreign countries. He recommended ending slavery immediately or our country would be at war later. He recommended staying away from foreign alliances and forming political parties. 8 / 10 In which case did the U.S. Supreme Court rule unanimously that Congress had the power to create a national bank? McCulloch v. Maryland Marbury v. Madison Gibbons v. Ogden Barron v. Baltimore 9 / 10 What were the last minute appointments made by President Adams to the federal court system called? The Midnight Appointments The Revenge Appointments The Federalist Appointments The Late Appointments 10 / 10 What was the significance of the Louisiana Purchase? George Washington purchased the land from France for $15million. Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States. James Madison declared the purchase of the territory unconstitutional. John Adams sent Lewis and Clarke to explore the new territory. Your score is Try another 10!