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Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality
1794 We will not interfere with war between England and France b/c we wanted to trade with both countries
Battle of Fallen Timbers
At Fort Miami in present day Ohio between Mad Anthony Wayne's soldiers and Native Americans
Treaty of Greenville
Treaty after battle of Fallen Timbers and Indians had to surrender homelands in present day ohio
Washington's Farewell address
keep religion in your lives, stay neutral, don't have political parties
Hamilton's Economic plan
established plan after Revolution with 4 parts: pay all debts, establish National bank, establish protective tariff and establish excise tax
Protective Tariff of 1792
heavy tax on goods coming into US so it would force Americans would buy american goods
farmers in Penn rebelled against the tax on whiskey so Washington sent 13,000 troops into Penn to enforce its laws
first African American to be given an important job in govt by a President; he helped design Wash DC
Presidential Election of 1796
John Adams (federalist) vs Thomas Jefferson (dem-rep) Pres and a VP from different political parties
wealthy people from New England: wanted a strong govt run by rich people, loose interpretation of Const. and tough voting requirements, Favored England
poor farmers from South and West: wanted states to have more power than federal government, easy voting requirements, strict interpretation of constitution, favored France
France hijacking US ships so US sent diplomats to France. XYZ bribed us we became mad at them and wanted to go to war. Pres. John Adams said no to war which was unpopular with US people so he lost election of 1800. Result: US built up their Navy.
John Adams and Federalists created to keep people from becoming Dem-Rep. This increased the time from 7 years to 14 for immigrants to become US citizens
Federalist created to keep people from becoming Dem-Rep. Took away our freedom of speech and press. Cant say anything negative about the govt.
Virginia and Kentucky Resolution
written by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in response to the Alien and Sedition acts. Stated that the states could declare a law unconst. and null & void
Null and Void
states have power to declare a law made by congress unconst. thereby making it invalid
Marbury vs Madison
famous Supreme Court case; first time they declared a law made by Congress unconstitutional. Established judicial review and strengthened Supreme COurt
Presidential election of 1800
Aaron Burr vs Thomas Jefferson tied and it went to the House of Representatives 36 times Alex Hamilton persuaded 3 members to vote for Jefferson. Significance: 12 Amendment
VP under Jefferson, challenged Alex Hamilton to a duel and killed him. Left US for France and became a traitor
blocked our entrance into the Med Sea unless we paid them so we went to war with them at the Battle of Tripoli and won. Significance: stood up to the pirates and gained more respect
1803 we bought land from France for 3 cents an acre which was $15 million. It doubled the size of the US best real estate deals in history
Emperor of France who sold us Louisiana Purchase He wanted to rule the world. He needed $ to fight Britain.
Freedom of Seas violation
French and British searched all US ships and forced US citizens to become British soldiers
Great Native American leader who wanted to unite all Native Americans against white men in Northwest territory
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