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In History
  • washington elected president

    washington elected president
    elected for the first of his two terms as president
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    Judiciary Act of 1789
    a landmark statute adopted in the first session of the First United States Congress establishing the U.S. federal judiciary
  • The District of Columbia

    The District of Columbia
    commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States
  • Hamilton and Jefferson Debate

    Hamilton and Jefferson Debate
    dispute over the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States led to the classical statements of strict and loose construction of the Constitution by Jefferson and Hamilton.
  • Bank Of The United States

    Bank Of The United States
    a central bank, chartered for a term of twenty years, by the United States Congress
  • Whisky Rebellion

    Whisky Rebellion
    a tax protest in the United States during the presidency of George Washington
  • Jay’s Treaty

    Jay’s Treaty
    a treaty between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Great Britain that is credited with averting war
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    a political and diplomatic episode during the administration of John Adams, that Americans interpreted as an insult from France.
  • John Adams Elected

    John Adams Elected
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    four bills passed by the federalists in the fith united states congress in the aftermath of the french revolution
  • virginia and kentucky resolutions

    virginia and kentucky resolutions
    were political statements drafted in which the Kentucky and Virginia legislatures took the position that the federal Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Marbury v. Madison
    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
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected 1st Term

    Thomas Jefferson Elected 1st Term
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,000 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana
  • Aaron Burr Conspiracy

    Aaron Burr Conspiracy
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    the first transcontinental expedition to the Pacific coast undertaken by the United States
  • Thomas Jefferson Elected 2nd Term

    Thomas Jefferson Elected 2nd Term
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States and those of the British Empire
  • Treaty of Ghent

    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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