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1 Adam Provokes Criticism Chapter 6.2 Part 2

2 Washington’s Presidency ends Division between Democratic- Republicans and federalists convinced Washington not to seek a 3 rd term Division between Democratic- Republicans and federalists convinced Washington not to seek a 3 rd term While leaving office he urged the U.S. to “steer clear of permanent alliances” with other nations. While leaving office he urged the U.S. to “steer clear of permanent alliances” with other nations. Division between Democratic- Republicans and federalists convinced Washington not to seek a 3 rd term Division between Democratic- Republicans and federalists convinced Washington not to seek a 3 rd term While leaving office he urged the U.S. to “steer clear of permanent alliances” with other nations. While leaving office he urged the U.S. to “steer clear of permanent alliances” with other nations.

3 Election of 1796 Federalist Nominates VP Jon Adams as presidentNominates VP Jon Adams as president 71 electoral votes (all from northern states)71 electoral votes (all from northern states) Dem-Republican Nominates Thomas Jefferson as presidentNominates Thomas Jefferson as president 68 electoral votes (all from southern states68 electoral votes (all from southern states

4 Avoiding War France views Jay’s treaty as a violation of their allianceFrance views Jay’s treaty as a violation of their alliance President Adams sent 3 (X,Y,Z) U.S. officials to France to negotiate but French demand 250,000 to meet with them President Adams sent 3 (X,Y,Z) U.S. officials to France to negotiate but French demand 250,000 to meet with them This is known as the XYZ Affair and the U.S. in response creates the Department of War to seize French shipsThis is known as the XYZ Affair and the U.S. in response creates the Department of War to seize French ships

5 Divisions continue U.S. and France are now in undeclared naval war U.S. and France are now in undeclared naval war Federalist Party wanted far with FranceFederalist Party wanted far with France Democratic Republicans do notDemocratic Republicans do not President Adams continued to push for neutralityPresident Adams continued to push for neutrality

6 Federal and State tensions Alien & Sedition Acts Federalist want to keep the nation secureFederalist want to keep the nation secure Increase number of years living in the U.S. to be come a citizen from 5 to 14Increase number of years living in the U.S. to be come a citizen from 5 to 14 President can: 1. deport/imprison ‘undesirable’ aliens 2.imprison citizens who express damaging to the U.S. Virginia and Kentucky Resolution Dem.-Rep. oppose A & S based on 1 st amendmentDem.-Rep. oppose A & S based on 1 st amendment Lead by Jefferson and Madison sates ruled the Act unconstitutionalLead by Jefferson and Madison sates ruled the Act unconstitutional Proves that a state can refuse a law– balance of powersProves that a state can refuse a law– balance of powers

7 Washington’s Death Worked to create and support the National Army in case of possible war with France and Great BritainWorked to create and support the National Army in case of possible war with France and Great Britain Died 14 th 1799 and is laid to rest in Mount VernonDied 14 th 1799 and is laid to rest in Mount Vernon Napoleon Bonaparte ordered 10 days of mourning and relations with France improvedNapoleon Bonaparte ordered 10 days of mourning and relations with France improved


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