The New Republic

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    The New Republic

  • A-Washington's Inauguration

    A-Washington's Inauguration
    Washington was inaugurated on April 30,1789. He was the first and only President to recieve all electoral votes.
  • B-The Federal Judiciary Act

    The Act was to create a court system with a six member court and lower federal courts.
  • C-Economical Plan-Hamilton's Financial Program

    C-Economical Plan-Hamilton's Financial Program
    Hamilton's Plan tried to gain the support of the elite. The reason for the Program was to pay back the United States War Debt. There were three parts of his Program which were, one, that the Government should pay for the Public and Sate debt, second, that the Revenue should be raised, and lastly, to create a National Bank. The Citizens didnt like the idea and decided to rebel. Washington sent troops where the people were rebelling and this showed how the Government was going to enforce the law.
  • D-Foriegn Affairs

    Washington decided to stay neutral in the French Revolution because Britain was our biggest trading partner, it was too risky to fight Britian again, and Hamilton favored not helping.
  • E-Farewell Address

    E-Farewell Address
    Washington wrote his Farewell Address to give us warnings of what may come. He told us to stay out of debt and be smart with our money, to not flaunt a large army, to not get to passionate about political parties, and to be careful with foreign allies. Even though we have not always followed what he wrote, they were great words.
  • A-Election of 1796

    A-Election of 1796
    John Adams was elected President, while Thomas Jefferson was elected Vice President. The problem was that Adams was a Federalist and Jefferson was an Anti-Federalist.
  • B-XYZ Affair

    B-XYZ Affair
    The United States and the French both sent men to make a Treaty stopping the attack on our ships. The three men that France sent were called X, Y, and Z and demanded 10 million dollars each before they would discuss a treaty. Adams refused to pay and this split the political parties even more.
  • C-Alien and Sedition Acts

    C-Alien and Sedition Acts
    The cause of the Acts were that the French and British refugees were coming over the United States and we were afraid that they would bring the war over with them. The laws were Unconstitutional and they put people in jail if they spoke out about thier country,
  • C-Alien and Sedition Acts-Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions

    C-Alien and Sedition Acts-Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
    Jefferson and Madison stated that the states could nullify the Alien and Sedition Acts if the state believed it to be unconstitutional. Only Virginia and Kentucky nullified the Acts, nobody else wanted to.
  • A-Election of 1800

    A-Election of 1800
    The importance of the Election was that Jefferson, Burr, and Adams ran for President, but Adams came in a distant last. Jefferson and Burr tied, but Hamilton did not like Burr and convinced the other electors to vote for Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson became president in 1800.
  • B-Domestic Policy-Programs of Adams Undid

    Jefferson undid some of the policies that Adams made while he was President. He undid the Alien and Sedition Acts, cut taxes, and cut the military.
  • B-Domestic Policy-Marbury VS. Madison

    B-Domestic Policy-Marbury VS. Madison
    The Marbury versus Madison was Unconstitutional so Madison won, because there was no law that said what had happened was wrong.
  • B-Domestic Policy-Louisiana Purchase

    B-Domestic Policy-Louisiana Purchase
    We went to France wanting New Orleans becauseof the major port there. France made us a counter offer, and they said we could have all of the Louisiana Territory. We excepted and sent Lewis and Clark to scout out the land, they came back with journals full of information and maps.
  • C-Foriegn Policy-Impressment

    C-Foriegn Policy-Impressment
    The British and French were taking our ships and sailors, when we allready did not have many men because of the cuts Jefferson had made. They set up partial blockades and would not stop the impressment.
  • C-Foriegn Policy-Embargo Act of 1807

    C-Foriegn Policy-Embargo Act of 1807
    The Embargo Act was passed in 1807 that stated American ships could no longer sail to foriegn ports and it closed American Ports to British Ships. The reason for the Embargo Act was that Jefferson didn't want a war, so instead he asked Congress to pass the Act. The effects of the Act were that it actually hurt us more than Britain because Farmers lost markets for thier goods and shippers lost business.
  • A-War of 1812

    A-War of 1812
    Some causes of the War of 1812 were that we, the United States, wanted Spanish Florida, we wanted the Impressment to stop, we wanted the Native American encouragement to stop, and we wanted to secure a foriegn market for U.S. crops. There were no huge effects of the war, we didn't win or lose but the Natives gave up and left us alone, all borders were restored to the original boundary, and it gave us the hope and strength knowing we could get over tough obsticles.
  • A-War of 1812-Hartford Convention

    A-War of 1812-Hartford Convention
    The Hartford Convention was held in late 1814 by New England Federalists. They considered secession because of the war and its effects on them. For awhile after the Convention, it looked disloyal and Federalists never lost that stigma until later.