Jay's Treaty with England; Makes France believe that USA has made an alliance with England
XYZ Affair (Speech)
The XYZ Affair was a diplomatic event stemming from 1797 with the impressment of American sailors that turned into a national debate.
Alien and Sedition Acts
The acts lengthened the period of naturalization for aliens, authorized the president to expel any alien considered dangerous, permitted the detention of subjects of an enemy nation, and limited freedom of the press.