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H APPY M ONDAY ! W ARM UP Please sit with the same groups from Friday in the last station you were at! 1. What is a precedent? 2. Name one precedent which was set while Washington was in office.
S TATION R OTATION ! We will complete our last 2 stations You have 15 minutes at each station- WORK HARD
W ASHINGTON -> A DAMS Election 1796- First openly contested election in American History Federalists: Adams Republicans: Jefferson SECTIONALISM: placing one region interests over those of the nation as a whole
XYZ AFFAIR Examine the political cartoon 1.What are French officials upset about? What do they decide to do? 2.What action does President Adams take? 3.How do the French respond?
XYZ A FFAIR & Q UASI -W AR WITH F RANCE CAUSE: Jay’s Treaty (US + GB)- France ANGRY French stopped American ships and took goods bound for Britain Federalists want war!
XYZ A FFAIR & Q UASI -W AR WITH F RANCE Adams sends diplomats to France French diplomats demand bribes US deny 1798- Congress suspends trade with France Quasi-war (un-declared war at sea)
F EDERALISTS VS. D EMOCRATIC -R EPUBLICANS ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS
ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS Allowed president to arrest or deport any immigrant who spoke out against the government Set fines and jail terms for anyone stating false statements against the government
VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS Response to Alien and Sedition Acts States created Constitution, could judge federal law unconstitutional Nullification: if federal government passed an unconstitutional law, states had the power to nullify or declare invalid Alien and Sedition Acts violated Freedom of Speech
E LECTION OF 1800 Federalist- Adams Republicans- Thomas Jefferson (P), Aaron Burr (VP) Federalists had controlled Congress, army, presidency “Bloodless Revolution” first transition from one party to another
M IDNIGHT J UDGES Adams stayed up until midnight night before Jefferson was to take office, appointing Federalist Federal Judges Maintain Federalists power even thought Democratic-Republican was President Last skit!
A NALYZING C AUSE + E FFECT Divide your paper into 3 columns Left column (Cause) Middle (Event) Right column (Effect) Events- Whiskey Rebellion, Bank of the US, XYZ Affair, Alien and Sedition Acts, Midnight Judges
E NRICHMENT 1. When was this idea first introduced? What prevented it from being successful? 2. How do the statistics for jobs that require advanced degree compare to Americans who actually hold an advanced degree? 3. What would happen if free community college became an option? How would it benefit America?
E XIT T ICKET (1 PARAGRAPH ) How would you describe John Adams presidency? What successes/failures took place while he was in office?