Judiciary Act of 1789
In 1789 Congress passed this Act which created the federal-court system. The act managed to quiet popular apprehensions by establishing in each state a federal district court that operated according to local procedures.
Persons appointed by a head of state (in the US the President chooses them and the Congress approves or confirms their appointment) to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers.
Ceremony in which the President takes the oath of office. This ceremony now takes place the 20th of January after an election.
First Supreme Court Chief Justice
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
the debt of the national government (as distinguished from the debts of individuals and businesses and political subdivisions)
person who risks money in order to make a large profit
Bank of the United States
Hamilton's plan to solve Revolutionary debt, Assumption highly controversial, pushed his plan through Congress, based on loose interpretation of Constitution
tax, duty or fee that must be paid on exported goods, making them more expensive
A certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money
A 1794 protest against the government's tax on whiskey, which was valuable to the livelihood of rural farmers.