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Why The Federalists Won 1.Pointed out the flaws contained in the Articles of Confederation. People feared economic, political and social disorder - Shays’ Rebellion 2.Had a specific plan (while the Anti-Federalists did not) 3.Were well-organized – The Federalist Papers 4.Had the support of George Washington, who was the most popular man in America.
# Amendments 1st Establishes freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, petition 2nd Guarantees the right to keep and bear arms 3rd Bans the forced quartering of soldiers 4th Protects against unreasonable searches and seizures 5th Details the concepts of indictments, due process, self-incrimination, double jeopardy, rules for eminent domain 6th Establishes rights to a fair and speedy public trial, to a notice of accusations, to confront the accuser, to subpoenas, and to counsel 7th Provides for the right to trial by jury in civil cases 8th Bans cruel and unusual punishment, and excessive fines or bail 9th Establishes the rights of the people beyond the Constitution 10th Limits the powers of the federal government to only those specifically granted by the constitution.
Secretary of StateThomas Jefferson, 1789 Edmund Randolph, 1794 Timothy Pickering, 1795 Secretary of the TreasuryAlexander Hamilton, 1789 Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 1795 Secretary of WarHenry Knox, 1789 Timothy Pickering, 1795 James McHenry, 1796 Attorney GeneralEdmund Randolph, 1789 William Bradford, 1794 Charles Lee, 1795
Precedent - an act or instance that may be used as an example in dealing with subsequent similar instances. Law - a judicial decision that may be used as a standard in subsequent similar cases: a landmark decision that set a legal precedent. Custom arising from long practice. Washington's Precedents: Neutrality in Foreign Affairs Two-term Presidency Use of Force To Enforce The Law (Whiskey Rebellion) Calling the Cabinet to offer advice How to address the President - Being called “Mr. President” First to be inaugurated - First to make inauguration speech Warned against Political Parties