Presentation on theme: "Washington & Adams Administrations. Hamilton v. Jefferson Secretary of TreasurySecretary of State 1) pay off debt via bonds 2) interest bearing bonds."— Presentation transcript:
Hamilton v. Jefferson Secretary of TreasurySecretary of State 1) pay off debt via bonds 2) interest bearing bonds sold to wealthy creating tied interest via investment 3) Creation of Bank of US 4) Increase tax on whiskey (sin taxes) 5) Tariff on imported goods to shelter and increase manufacturing in the North Favored expansion West Sympathetic to France over Britain Yeoman farmers, southern planters, artisans
Washington’s Administration Characterized by turmoil Internal unrest Public opinion Whiskey Rebellion NW Squatters Inter-cabinet arguments Foreign policy issues Spain Britain France
Adams Administration 1796 Adams wins—Jefferson was 2nd Characterized by political parties Federalists vs. Republicans
Adams—Foreign Policy French Quasi-War1797-1800 Undeclared naval war involving seizing ships XYZ Affair—French officials tried to bribe American diplomats Anti-French sentiment is high—Americans want war Adams didn’t—saved by the British defeat of France in Egypt
Adams—Domestic Policy Naturalization Act—1798 Citizenship from 5 to 14 years Alien Act &Alien Enemies Act Imprison or deport suspected aliens during wartime Sedition Act Imprisonment and heavy fines for anyone convicted of writing, publishing, or speaking false or scandalous and malicious” nature against the government.
Adams—Domestic Policy Served to organize the Jeffersonian Republicans Jefferson and Madison secretly authored the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions calling for state power to nullify federal laws First inclinations toward secession backed by two of the founding fathers
‘Revolution’ of 1800 Why a revolution? Divisions within the Federalists party War vs peace w/ the French Pres/VP Problems Jefferson & Aaron Burr tied w/ electoral votes Left to Federalists majority Congress to decide Voted 35 times until Federalists finally caved
6 Degrees of Separation Begin: GW Inauguration Necessary & Proper Clause 1. Hamilton’s Plan 2. Battle of Fallen Timbers 3. Whiskey Rebellion 4. Little Turtle 5. Jay Treaty 6. Treaty of Greenville 7. Intercourse Act 8. TJ Sec. of State 9. Citizen Genet 10. Proclamation of Neutrality 11. Canada Act 12. Cajuns 13. Pinckney’s Treaty End: GW Farewell Address Begin: GW Farewell Address 1. Quasi-War 2. XYZ Affair 3. Alien Acts 4. Sedition Acts 5. Naturalization Act 6. Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions 7. Jay’s Treaty End: Election of 1800
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