Who was more upset about Marshall's nomination as Chief Justice, the High Federalists
or the Republicans? The High Federalists
What was one of the rumors about the fire in the Treasury Department? That the
Federalists had set the fire to hide harmful secr
What action did the House of Representatives take on March 3, 1802? What action did
Jefferson take five days later? On March 3, 1802, the Judiciary Act was repealed.
Jefferson signed the bill, making it a law five days later.
Who lost his job when the Jud
Who had signed John Marbury's commission? What was affixed to it?
Adams signed John Marbury's commission. Marshall affixed the seal of the United States
What was slowing down "Old Bacon Face?" The gout.
What and where was Stelle's? Stelle
In 1800, why did the losing party end up deciding the outcome of the presidential
Under the Constitution, the outgoing House decides the election by
When did John Adams nominate John Marshall to be chief justice of the Supreme Cour
Where can the four greatest American documents be found?National Archives
In what sense was Marbury v. Madison a "triple bank shot?"
1. The Decision
strengthened the court and proved its power 2. the decision avoided a pointless fight
between the presiden
What did the Supreme Court call Jefferson and Madison out for? Withholding
How did the Court's action appear and what did it establish?
It appeared selfdenying
It established the preeminence of the court and constitutional adjudicatio
How was Marbury vs. Madison a "triple bank shot?"
It enhanced the court's power
It avoided a futile confrontation between a weak court and a strong president.
It blasted Jefferson for lawless actions without giving him an opportunity for defe
How did Jefferson and Madison secretly respond to the Alien and Sedition acts? They
co-authored the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
After the election of Jefferson, which branch of government was the weakest and the last
bastion of Federalist power? The
According to the constitution what is the only way to remove a federal judge? What did
Jefferson believe was a better option?
Jefferson preferred agreement with Congress
What were the two reasons from Charles Lee's argument that the repeal of
What principal did the decision of Marbury v. Madison lay the foundation for?
According to John Jay, what three qualities did the Supreme Court lack? Weight,
energy, and dignity
Under the Articles of Confederation, where had the national capit
What parties Adams and Jefferson represent?
Adams was a Federalist and
Jefferson was a Republican
Who was Jefferson's running mate in 1800? Aaron Burr
Wh was the first President to move into "the President's House"? John Adams
From whom did William Marbur
How did Jefferson break with tradition when it came time for him to give his first State of
the Union address? What President restored the old tradition in 1913?
the speech to the Clerk of the House to read, as opposed to speaking it himsel
Who else moved into the President's House with Thomas Jefferson?
What did George Washington warn against in his Farewell Address?
country into political parties.
After the election of Thomas Jefferson, which was the w
The District of Columbia included what four sections? *What is Boundary Street today,
and what two sections of the District did it separate? Washington County, Washington
City, Alexandria and Georgetown. Boundary Street, now Florida Ave, separated
In the December confusion of 1800,why did High Federalist Alexander Hamilton throw
his support to Republican Thomas Jefferson?
He hated Burr, his old New York
enemy, and wanted to make sure he didn't get the top job.
Who and when did John Adams nominate t
On what grounds did Stevens Thomas Mason argue that the Judiciary Act of 1801 should
be repealed? Mason argued that the Judiciary Act of 1801 had been political revenge.
Introduced in 1801, the bill wasn't acted upon until it was obvious that the Federali