The administrations of Washington and Adams represented the Anti-Federalist party and its economic policies. Voters were angered that much of the conflict between the two parties happened in private. John Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts to reverse the positions Washington had held. Partisan newspapers incited criticism of, and dissatisfaction with, the administrations.
CONCEPT Partisan Politics 15 Which of the following statements is true? Jefferson's embargo on foreign trading crippled the Atlantic economy to the benefit of America. The Treaty of Ghent included a promise that Britain would end for good the practice of impressment. The United States was briefly disbanded and reabsorbed into Great Britain. Washington D.C. was burned to the ground by British troops during the War of 1812. CONCEPT The War of 1812 16 For what purpose was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? To satisfy Alexander Hamilton's concern that too much power was being concentrated in the hands of the people To satisfy a commitment made to Anti-Federalists during ratification to clarify the unalienable rights that all Americans possess To separate the three branches of government from each other, as promised to the Federalists during ratification To satisfy Thomas Jefferson's demand that a framework by which new rights could be added to the Constitution be established CONCEPT Federalists in Power 17 Why was the sectional crisis important? It showed that a president could win the electoral vote but not the popular vote.
It showed that, despite the existence of a one-party system, there was still significant political division. It showed that slavery had to be either allowed everywhere or nowhere. It showed that most Southerners did not actually support the existence of slavery.
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