Topic 6 Part 1 Questions.pdf - Topic 6 Part 1 Questions 1 What are founding fathers Early founders of our nation who instrumental in the American

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Topic 6 Part 1 Questions 1. What are founding fathers? Early founders of our nation who instrumental in the American Revolution, writing the Constitution, and governing the nation from 1789 to 1816. 2. Give five examples of founding fathers. George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Patrick Henry, Roger Sherman 3. Name the first four presidents (last names will do).’ Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison 4. What years did George Washington serve as president? 1789-1797 5. Because of his notoriety in the American Revolution, what is George Washington seen as? “the most popular man in America” at the time 6. What three Departments (and one “office”) is created to handle different responsibilities in the cabinets for the president? Department of State Department of War (present day term: Department of Defense) Department of Treasury O ce of the Attorney General (present day term: Department of Justice) 7. Who serves as the first Secretary of State? Thomas Jefferson 8. Who serves as the first Secretary of Treasury? Alexander Hamilton 9. What is said about the setup of the judicial branch in the constitution? there was nothing in the Constitution about the setup of the judicial branch, or the courts 10. Describe the setup of the judicial branch under the Judiciary Act of 1789. Congress organized the judicial branch consisting of 13 district courts, 3 courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court. President Washington was able to appoint
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