|Hamilton's economic policies||1st: to pay off foreign debts from the Revolutionary War. |
2nd: to pay off domestic debts through citizens supporting the revolution by selling bonds.
3rd: the federal government take over state debts, strengthening the financial security of the government.
4th: taxation on the businesses and citizens of the United States to keep the federal government running.
5th: Bank of the United States.
6th: to have a uniform currency ('mint') across the United States, providing monetary stability.
**The most important idea in his policies was having good credit.
|Hamilton's National Bank||Similar to that of England and would create a new debt between America and other foreign nations (for trade dependence) and establish federal control over state taxes.|
|Whiskey Rebellion||(1794) a protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy|
|Shay's Rebellion||(1786-1787) Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachusetts in protesting mortgage foreclosures. It highlighted the need for a strong national government and contributed to the demise of the Articles of Confederation|
|XYZ Affair||1798 - Adams sent delegates to meet with French foreign minister Talleyrand in the hopes of working out the problems of France seizing neutral American ships. The agents said that the delegates could meet with Talleyrand only in exchange for a very large bribe. The Americans did not pay the bribe, and in 1798 Adams made the incident public, substituting the letters "X, Y and Z" for the names of the three French agents in his report to Congress.|
|Amend 1||Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.|
|Amend 2||Right to keep and bear arms in order to maintain a well regulated militia.|
|Amend 3||No quartering of soldiers.|
|Amend 4||Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures.|
|Amend 5||Right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination, double jeopardy.|
|Amend 6||Rights of accused persons, e.g., right to a speedy and public trial.|
|Amend 7||Right of trial by jury in civil cases.|
|Amend 8||Freedom from excessive bail, cruel and unusual punishments.|
|Amend 9||Other rights of the people.|
|Amend 10||Powers reserved to the states.|
|Federalist policies kept and overturned by Jefferson||He left most of them in place, he only changed the policy of the excise tax and repealed the Judiciary Act of 1801|
|Judiciary Act||A 1789 law that created the structure of the Supreme Court and set up a system of district courts for the nation.|
|Louisiana Purchase- Napoleon's reasons||Needed $$ for another war with Great Britain. The resultant treaty would not give LA to BR. Santo Domingo was a FAIL.|
|Tecumseh||A Shawnee chief who worked to unite the Northwestern Indian tribes. The league of tribes was defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Tecumseh was killed fighting for the British during the War of 1812 at the Battle of the Thames in 1813.|
|Pontiac||Ottawa Indian Chief; led post war flare-up in the Ohio River Valley and Great Lakes Region in 1763; his actions led to the Proclamation of 1763|
|Sequoya||a Cherokee that recognized the power of a written language. He created the written Cherokee language. In 1828, the Cherokee Nation established the Cherokee Phoenix, the first Indian newspaper written partly in English and partly in Sequoya's Cherokee.|
|Tenskwatawa||Tenskwatawa, He was called the Prophet, a Shawnee. He said Native Americans must reject white ways and no longer trade with the settlers.|