The U.S. and Foreign Affairs

  • Proclamation of Neutrality

    George Washington issues a proclamation of nuetrality in order to stay out of the conflict between Britian & France.
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    Foriegn Affairs

  • XYZ Affair

    Americans are insulted by the French officials who wnated a bribe in order to let them speak with higher ranked official
  • Convention of 1800

    Settled the growing conflict between the U.S. and France
  • Louisiana

    Thomas Jefferson buys a huge territory in the West from Napolean for 5 million, which expanded the U.S. border
  • The Embargo Act

    Passed by Jefferson to help quel impressment and the growing conflict with Britian. Ends up hurting the U.S. economy even more.
  • War of 1812

    Britsh practice of impressment causes a major war to break out between the U.S. and great Britian
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty signed by the U.S. and Britian in order to return to the terms they were in before the war, no side gianed anything.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    President Monroe passes a doctrine that syas Europe are to lay thier hands off of the U.S. and west of that matter.