Create an account
set up the courts, choose a cabinet, stabilize the economy
These three objectives were on Washington's agenda
Hamilton's goals for fixing the economy
Establish financial stability, be friendly to the most powerful financial interests, encourage economic development
Payoff old debts from the war, promotes confidence
Results of establishing the new nation's credit worthiness
Results of creation of a new national debt
Old debts replaced w/ interest-bearing bonds, wealthy men who buy bonds have an economic stake in country's well being
Results of creation of a nat. bank
Private corporation, had public funds, issue paper money, make loans to the gov't, stock
In this challenge, Washington had to decide what to do with he Indians when the Americans settled west to their territory
Washington could either drive the Indians westward, kill them, or bring them into American culture as a result of this challenge
As a solution to this challenge, Washington drove the Indians out (Battle of Fallen Timbers) and he signed the Treaty of Greenville with them
In this challenge, Washington had to decide whether to support the French or the British
As a solution to this challenge, Washington remained neutral b/c a lot of the economy relied on the Americans' trade w/ Britain but they just signed the Treaty of Paris w/ France
British seized cargoes of American ships in West Indies but they had the Treaty of Paris w/ French
For this reason, remaining neutral in the French Revolution was a challenge for Washington
As a solution to this challenge, Washington sent John Jay to England to talk about the seizure of ships where they formed Jay's Treaty, and Washington sided w/ Britain
Battle of Fallen Timbers
In 1794, an American army defeated 2,000 Native Americans in this battle over control of the Northwest Territory.
A 1794 protest against the gov't's tax on whiskey, which was valuable to the livelihood of backcountry farmers
A group of people that tries to promote its ideas and influence government and backs candidates for office
Alien and Sedition Acts
A series of four laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of recent immigrants to the U.S.
In this challenge, Washington had to decide what to do about farmers rebelling about tax on whiskey
As a result to this challenge, Washington sent an army of 13,000 soldiers that put down the uprising
$10 million loan & $250,000 bribe
X, Y, Z demanded that the U.S. give the French these in order to talk to them
National Gov't-more powerful
Federalists belief on whether the nat. or state gov't should be stronger
This party supported the A & S Acts b/c Criticism of them was banned & at the time of war they would suspend rights
Called laws unconstitutional and wanted more state's rights
D-Rs reasons for opposing the A & S Acts
This person supported farmers, opposed the A & S Acts and public debt, wrote the Constitution, & fired federal employees
This person supported the British in the French Revo, a nat. bank, strong nat. gov't, & a gov't based on England's as much as possible
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