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History test 3 review - History Exam 3 Review Election of...

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History Exam # 3 Review Election of 1792 Washington was the current president but didn’t want a second term as President Both Hamilton and Jefferson joined in urging him to run again Washington was re-elected unanimously Whoever received highest number of votes would be Vice president John Adams became Vice President Washingtons Second term lasted from 1792-1796 Washington became exclusively involved with the Federalists Battle of Fallen Timbers Wayne was the 1 st American Commander to organize what would later be known as basic military training. In 1794, about 2000 Indian warriors from the Shawnee, Ottawa, Chippewa, and Pottawtomie tribes attacked Wayne. In the Battle of Fallen Timbers, south of what is now Toledo, Ohio, the Americans were ready this time and defeated the Indians, who suffered heavy casualties The Americans laid waste to their villages and fields This Battle lead to the Treaty of Greenville, 1795 , which is where the Indians received a $10,000 annual annuity and rights to land in the Southeastern corner of the Northwest territory, Ohio and Indians now. Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Hamilton’s excise tax on whiskey increased in 1791 and cause bad feelings of animosity among the farmers in the west. The farmers terrorized revenuers and taxpayers alike, they robbed mails and interfered with court proceedings and threatened to march on Pittburgh. Farmers were rebelling against the federal law. This upset Hamilton, who believed in a strong central govt Washington tried reasoning with the farmers, he also a proclamation ordering them home When reasoning didn’t work, Washington called up the federal army, a 12,900 strong militia from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey He appointed General Lee as the general, his son was Robert E Lee The rebellion died shortly, and people decided to keep paying the whiskey tax This was the first time the Federal Army had been called to stop an internal uprising. ¾ of American Trade was conducted with England Hamilton was Pro British and Jefferson was Pro French Proclamation of Neutrality Disagreements between England and France finally led to war in 1793 1
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President Washington decides that neutrality is the best policy The US will not support one side or the other and so Washington issues the Proclamation of Neutrality But Washington does not recognize the new govt in France The French sent over their 1 st ambassador, Citizen Edmund Charles Genet Citizen Genet 1 st ambassador of the French By the French sending over Genet, this led to the first violations of American neutrality by the French Genet was a trouble maker from the getgo He authorized American privateers to attack English vessels and encourage American frontiersmen to launch assaults on British and Spanish authorities Washington demanded his recall to France The process of stopping American ships and seizing part of their cargo became known as “ Searches and Seizures”
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