Social Studies

posted by .

Washington long to retire to his felt at Mount Vernon but he soon realized that the nation under Confederation was not functioning well so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the constitutional convention at Philadelphia in 1787 when the new Constitution was ratified the Electoral College unanimously elected Washington person he did not infringe upon the policy-making powers that he felt the Constitution gave Congress but the determination of foreign Parts became preponderantly a presidential concern when the French became lead to a major war between France and England Washington refuse to accept entirely the recommendations of either his secretary of state Thomas Jefferson who was Pro French or his Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton who was pro-British where did he insist upon a neutral course until the United States could grow stronger

based on evidence from your text why did Washington reject the advice about Jefferson and Hamilton adopt a policy of neutrality?

A. The nation could not afford another war so soon after the Revolution. B. Washington was timid about taking military action. C. Washington feared that war would divide the nation. D. Washington was upset over the murder of the French king.

I THINK C!!!

  • Social Studies -

    And you think ... ?

  • Social Studies -

    It says in bold " I think C"

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Social Studies

    Can you answer these questions: 1. Under the Articles of Confederation, the greatest amount of power was in the hands of the a) Congress b) American People c) National Government d) states 2. The structure of the Congress was created …
  2. social studies

    5. At the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Madison drafted the plan presented by Virginia Governor Randolph, and William Patterson of _______ presented a plan that was similar to the Articles of Confederation. A. Massachusetts …
  3. Social Studies

    what was the location of George Washington's home?
  4. Social Studies

    what was the name of Washington's home? Answer: Mount Vernon
  5. Social Studies

    what was the name of George Washington's home and what is the location of his home?
  6. History

    Def of Constitutional Convention : meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to Articles of Confederation I have to write an example of the Constitutional Convention. What would that be
  7. Social Studies

    what was the purpose of the constitutional convention held in philadelphia in 1787?
  8. Social Studies

    What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention?
  9. Social Studies

    HELPPPPPPPP!!!!!!!3. Based on evidence from your text, why did Washington reject the advice of both Jefferson and Hamilton and adopt a policy of neutrality?
  10. geography

    Washington long to retire to his felt at Mount Vernon but he soon realized that the nation under Confederation was not functioning well so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the constitutional convention at Philadelphia …

More Similar Questions