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To swear into office

Federal Judiciary Act of 1789

The act that created a court system and divided authority between the state and federal courts


Heads of departments that help the president lead the nation


tax on imported foreign goods

Battle of Fallen Timbers

Clash between native tribes and the federal army

Treaty of Greenville

Agreement between 12 Native Americans tribes and the U.S. government

Whiskey Rebellion

Rebellion in 1794 by farmers in western Pennsylvania against the tax on whiskey

French Revolution

A conflict for liberty and equality in France


Not taking sides in a conflict

Jay's Treaty

Agreement in which the British gave up their forts on the Northwest frontier and paid damages for American vessels they had seized

Pinckney's Treaty

Agreement with Spain that gave Americans certain rights, a 1795 treaty with Spain that allowed Americans to use the Mississippi. River and to store goods in New Orleans; made the 31st parallel the U.S. southern border.

Foreign Policy

Relations with the governments of other countries

political party

A group of people who try to promote ideas and influence government, and back candidates for office

XYZ Affair

Three French agents (referred to as X,Y,and Z) attempted to obtain a bribe from American representatives in Paris

Alien and Sedition Acts

Acts that targeted aliens and newspapers

states' rights

Theory that says states had the right to judge when the federal government had passed an unconstitutional law,

"Mr. President"

after month long discussion, the nations executive would be called....

Alexander Hamilton

Secretary of the Treasury

capitol Washington D. C.

Southern states agreed to help pay debt on the condition that _____________________ would be moved to the south.

Strict Construction

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were against the national bank because they belived on the _____________ ________________ of the constitution.

Little Turtle

Leader of the Native Americans at the battle of fallen timbers.

Washingtons Farewell Address

No Political Parties, Always stay neutral

The British

convinced the Native Americans to attack the U.S. and DID NOT help them

Elastic Clause "Necessary and Proper"

How did Hamilton win the argument about the National Bank?

"Mad" Anthony Wayne

Leader of the federal troops at the Battle of Fallen Timbers

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