Battle of Fallen Timbers
In 1794, an American army defeated 2,000 Native Americans in a clash over control of the Northwest Territory.
Treaty of Greenville
A 1795 agreement in which 12 Native American tribes surrendered much of present-day Ohio and Indiana to the US government
A 1794 protest against the government's tax on whiskey, which was valuable to the livelihood of backcountry farmers
An agreement between U.S. and Britain that ended the dispute over American shipping during the French Revolution.
1795 between the U.S.and Spain, It gave the U.S.the right to freely travel on the Mississippi River, and the right to store goods at the port of New Orleans without paying custom duties; made the 31st parallel the Southern U.S. boundary
A group of people that tries to promote its ideas and influence government. It also backs candidates for office
Alien and Sedition Acts
a series of 4 laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of recent immigrants to the United States
A theory that said that states had the right to judge when the federal government had passed an unconstitutional law.
a government having a chief of state who is not a monarch, a government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governing according to law
the state of remaining independent and not forming political alliances with other countries