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Question 1: The Act established the District of Columbia on the banks of the Potomac River between the states of ________ and Virginia to serve as the new federal capital.
MarylandDelawareNew JerseyPennsylvania

Question 2: The building is now managed by the ________ within the Independence National Historical Park and is open for tours by the public.
National Park ServiceNational Park Passport StampsYellowstone National ParkAppalachian Trail

Question 3: Following the ratification of the Constitution, the Congress, while meeting in New York, passed the ________ on July 9, 1790.
Washington, D.C.United States CapitolCongress HallResidence Act

Question 4: [1] Also designed by Samuel Lewis, the Burlington County Courthouse in ________ was built in 1796 and modeled after Congress Hall.
Willingboro Township, New JerseyBurlington Township, New JerseyMount Holly Township, New JerseyMoorestown Township, New Jersey

Question 5: Congress also used the time to establish the ________, the Federal Mint, and the United States Department of the Navy.
Carpenters' HallIndependence National Historical ParkSecond Bank of the United StatesFirst Bank of the United States

Question 6: The failure of the Pennsylvania government to protect Congress from a mob of angry mutineers caused the representatives to withdraw to ________.
Edison, New JerseyMercer County, New JerseyTrenton, New JerseyPrinceton, New Jersey

Question 7: The ________, which secured a temporary peace with England, was also ratified at Congress Hall in 1796.
George WashingtonJay TreatyJames MadisonUnited Kingdom – United States relations

Question 8: The national capital then moved to ________ in November 1783, then to Trenton, New Jersey in November 1784 before finally moving to New York City in January 1785.
BaltimoreHagerstown, MarylandAnnapolis, MarylandAnne Arundel County, Maryland

Question 9: Congress Hall is a building near the intersection of Chestnut and 6th Streets in Philadelphia, ________ that served as the seat of the United States Congress from December 6, 1790 to May 14, 1800.
PennsylvaniaNorth CarolinaNew JerseyConnecticut

Question 10: The second Presidential inauguration of ________ took place in the House chamber in 1793, as did inauguration of John Adams in 1797.
Ulysses S. GrantDwight D. EisenhowerGeorge WashingtonAlexander Hamilton


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