Launching a New Nation

  • George Washington elected president

    George Washington was a leader throughout the Revolutionary War and was nessasary for forming the Constitution of the United States. He was the first commander and chief of the Continental Army and eventually the first President of the United States.
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    Established a federal judisciary
  • Hamilton vs. Jefferson Debate

    Strong federal government vs. less strong federal government
  • Bank of United States

    central bank believed to be nesessary to stabalize the nation's credit
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    people angered by tax on whiskey
  • Jay's Treaty

    British soldiers refrain from arresting American ships
  • XYZ Affair

    France broke out in revolutionary war and US doesn't want to send aid
  • Alien and Sedeation Acts

    allowed war-time arrest, imprisonment and deportation of alien subjects of another power
  • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

    Each state could determine whether to validate the federal government's actions for themselves
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected 1st

    3rd president of the United States
  • Lousiana purchace

    The United States buys 2 million sq miles of France's claims
  • Mabury vs. Madison

    Supreme Court case
  • Thomas Jefferson elected 2nd time

  • Lewis and Clark

    First transcontinental expedition sent forth by the Untited States
  • Aaron Burr Conspiracy

    General that was involved in political indesgressions
  • War of 1812

    America faught against British, Canadian and native colonists
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Ended the war of 1812
  • John Adams Elected

    Second president of the United States