Washington: Political Domestic
George Washingtons appointment to a cabinet
Washington appointed Thomas Jefferson as secretary of state, Alexander
Hamilton as secretary of the treasury, Henry Knox as secretary of war, and
Monroes presidency was labeled the Era of Good Feelings. Is this a true statement?
Somewhat true. The era was dominated by one political party (democratic
republican), and there was a spirit of nationalism, optimism, and g
House of Representatives:
1. How many members are there to be in the House?
2. What is the term of office for a representative?
3. How do we determine the number of representatives to which each State is
Transition of power from Federalists -> Democratic-Republic
1st term= Burr is Jeffersons VP
For his 2nd term, the 12th Amendment is passed and VP and Pres run on the same
Before Adams leaves office, he expands the Judiciary Act of 178
Articles of Confederation
-Congress could request
states to pay taxes
Congress has right to levy
taxes on individuals
-Congress could not create
taxes, only created within
No system of federal courts