12001w Midterm1 Review Case 1 1. Why did Americans field at least 14 distinct military force during the war?2. How did we finance the war? Why?3. Why couldn’t Confederation force the state to follow the national law?4. Why British troops still on American soil after the war, after the Treaty of Paris?5. Under the Article of Confederation, how did the individual states interfere with interstate commerce?6. What was the key difference between Rhode Island and Massachusetts in dealing with individual debtors in their states?7. According to Madison, how could larger republics like U.S., enact sounder and fairer policies than small republic?8. For Madison, the state’s failure to work together under the Article of Confederation meantwhat had to be done?9. For Madison, without a federal veto or negative over the state, what would happen to congressional powers and policies?10.Why did Madison think a limited negative was worse than an absolute negative?
22001w Midterm1 Review Case 21. Why did many believe that if Virginia did not ratify the Constitution then it would not be legitimate in the eyes of most Americans?2. In Hamilton’s Report on Public Credit, he recommended that the federal government fully fund the national debt – what made his recommendation controversial?3. In the first real dispute between Madison and Hamilton, why did Madison support the plan for the federal government to fully fund the debt, but oppose the federal government assuming all the state debts?4. Madison, Jefferson, and Hamilton struck a famous deal over dinner in New York City in July 1790 – what was the deal?5. For Hamilton, what was the connection between the Bank and the Constitutional power that Congress possessed to “lay and collect taxes”?6. Why did Hamilton believe his proposal for issuing paper currency was so much better thanmost other paper currency issued by governments?7. How would the Bill of Rights affect the debate over who had the power to charter corporations (including banks)?8. What was the “necessary and proper” clause of the Constitution?