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Person who buys something cheap with the hope of making a profit

Speculator

2

Won the presidential election of 1796

John Adams

3

Political party that favored a strong national government

Federalist

4

Controlled the port of New Orleans

Spain

5

U.S. Wanted the right to negotiate the southern portion of this river

Mississippi

6

Battle in the Northwest Territory which resulted in an Indian defeat

Fallen Timber

7

Country involved in the XYZ Affair with the United States

France

8

Country that practiced impressment of American sailors

England

9

Location of English forts that John Jay wanted removed

Northwest Territory

10

French representative to the U.S. who paid American citizens to seize British ships

Edmund Genet

11

Who negotiated a treaty with Spain?

John Jay

12

Who negotiated a treaty with Spain?

Thomas Pickney

13

Defeated the Miami Confederation at Fallen Timbers

Anthony Wayne

14

Who was the emperor of France?

Napoleon

15

Won the election of 1800 and favored an economy based on agriculture?

Thomas Jefferson

16

New location for the U.S. capital

Potomac River

17

Killed in a pistol duel with Aaron Burr

Alexander Hamilton

18

Appointed by John Adams to keep the Judicial Branch Federalist

Midnight judges

19

Group of Indians that were eventually defeated by the U.S. in the Northwest Territory

Miami Confederation

20

Farmers' uprising against a whiskey tax in western Pennsylvania

Whiskey Rebellion

21

French diplomats trying to bribe American diplomats

XYZ Affair

22

Heads of executive departments who act as the President's advisors

Cabinet

23

Political groups organized to promote their own interest

Faction

24

Attempt to stop immigrants from entering the country who usually voted for the Democratic-Republicans

Alien Act

25

An example for future actions

Precedent

26

Favored a strict interpretation of the Constitution

Democratic-Republicans

27

Forcing American citizens to serve aboard British vessels

Impressment

28

Attempt to prevent people from speaking out against John Adams and the Federalist Party

Sedition Act

29

Anti-Federalist

Thomas Jefferson

30

Washington's Secretary of State

Thomas Jefferson