development of the United States

  • Proclamation of Neutrality

    Issued by George Wahington in hopes to encourage The United States to refrain from becoming a part of the troubles between France and Great Britian
  • XYZ Affair

    The French sent 3 agents to meet the American officials that were sent to negogiate with France and demanded that they pay them a fee to be able to see the French officials
  • Convention of 1800

    A peace agreement between France and America to restore the peace between the two countries
  • Louisiana Purchase

    President Jackson purchased the land form Napoleon of France. The 15 million dollar purchase doubled the size of the United States
  • Embargo act passed

    In hopes to keep American out of foreign conflicts President Jackson issued the embargo act which essentially cut off trade between France and Great Britian.
  • War fo 1812

    A military conflict that lasted for 2 and a half years between America and Great Britian and Ireland.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Ended teh war of 1812 with out any gains for either side. it returned lands back to whoever owned them before the war
  • Monroe doctrine

    Stated that America was no longer open to further colonization and that the United States would view such attempts as an act of aggression.