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George Washington (AP US History review by president)
Key terms (events, legislation, etc.) from United States History, organized by President.
Judiciary Act of 1789
established a Supreme Court and district courts (1789)
Proclamation of neutrality
Washington issued this in response to the French Revolution (1793)
French minister to the US, broke rules of diplomacy by appealing directly to Americans
The Jay Treaty
Treaty in which Britain agreed to evacuate its posts on the US western frontier (1794)
The Pinckney Treaty
Treaty with Spain which opened trade and redefined Florida boundary (1795)
The Whiskey Rebellion
group of farmers refused to pay federal excise tax on whiskey, Washington responds decisively with troops (1794)