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In History
  • Washington President

    Washington elected President
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    was a landmark statute adopted on September 24, 1789 in the first session of the First United States Congress
  • The District of Columbia

    the Residence Act approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. As permitted by the U.S. Constitution, the District is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Congress and is therefore not a part of any U.S. state.
  • Hamilton and Jefferson Debate

    Hamilton and Jefferson Debate over National Bank being constitional
  • Bank of United States

    The First Bank of the United States was a central bank, chartered for a term of twenty years, by the United States Congress on February 25, 1791. Establishment of the Bank was included in a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary powe
  • Whisky Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion began on March 3, 1791, when the U.S. Congress in Philadelphia passed a federal excise tax of seven cents per gallon on whiskey in an effort to pay off debts incurred by the Revolutionary War.
  • Jay’s Treaty

    The Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, Between His Britannic Majesty and The United States of America, commonly known as the Jay Treaty, and also as Jay's Treaty, the British Treaty, and the Treaty of London of 1794 was a treaty between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Great Britain that is credited with averting war,[
  • John Adams Elected

    John Adams Elected second president
  • XYZ Affair

    diplomatic incident that, when made public in 1798, nearly involved the United States and France in war. Pres. John Adams dispatched three ministers to France in 1797 to negotiate a commercial agreement to protect U.S. shipping. In Paris the ministers were approached by three French agents who suggested a bribe of $250,000 to Talleyrand, the French foreign minister, and a loan of $10,000,000 to France as a prelude to negotiations.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress in the aftermath of the French Revolution and during an undeclared naval war with France, later known as the Quasi-War. They were signed into law by President John Adams.
  • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

    Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, in U.S. history, resolutions passed in opposition to the Alien and Sedition Acts, which were enacted by the Federalists in 1798. The Jeffersonian Republicans first replied in the Kentucky Resolutions, adopted by the Kentucky legislature in Nov., 1798. Written by Thomas Jefferson himself, they were a severe attack on the Federalists' broad interpretation of the Constitution, Read more: Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected 1st Term

    Thomas Jefferson Elected 1st Term 3rd president
  • Marbury v. Madison

    was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States under Article III of the Constitution. The landmark decision helped define the boundary between the constitutionally separate executive and judicial branches of the American form of government.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana territory encompassed all or part of 15 current U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. The land purchased contained all of present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska; parts of Minnesota that were west of the Mississippi River; most of North Dakota; most of South Dakota; northeastern New Mexico; northern Texas; the portions of Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado east of the Continental Divide; Louisiana west of the Mississippi River, including the city of New O
  • Lewis and Clark

    In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the Corps of Discovery, and named U.S. Army Captain Meriwether Lewis its leader, who selected William Clark as his partner.[23] Their goals were to explore the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade and U.S. sovereignty over the native peoples along the River Missouri. Jefferson also wanted to establish a U.S. claim of "Discovery" to the Pacific Northwest and Oregon territory by documenting an American presence there before Europeans could claim the
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected 2nd Term

    Thomas Jefferson Elected 2nd Term
  • Aaron Burr Conspiracy

    suspected treasonous cabal of planters, politicians, and army officers allegedly led by former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr.
  • War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States and those of the British Empire. The United States declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by Britain's ongoing war with France, the impressment of American merchant sailors into the Royal Navy, British support of American Indian tribes against American expansion
  • Treaty of Ghent

    was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom.
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    Launching a New Nation