Chap 10 timline

Chap 10 timline - avoid war 1796 Presidential campaign...

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Nathan Ellis October 21, 2004 AP History Chapter 10 Outline 1789 Constitution is launched 1789 George Washington is unanimously drafted as president by the Electoral College and later that year became president 1790 Hamilton’s measure passes to pay off debts with interest 1791 First ten amendments pass (Bill of Rights) 1791 Vermont becomes 14 th State 1791 Bank of the United States is created by Congress after the Bank of England. Argued between Jefferson and Hamilton 1791 Excise Tax passed. 6 cents on every gallon – mainly on whiskey 1792 France declared war on Austria, making the aftermath of the French Revolution more noticeable. 1793 Reign of Terror begins after King’s head is cut off. The church is also attacked at this time 1794 Whiskey Rebellion, mainly in south western Pennsylvania, leading to the erection of whiskey polls 1794 John Jay is sent to London in a last effort to
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Unformatted text preview: avoid war 1796 Presidential campaign against John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Adams won 1797 French seizes American vessels out of anger of Jay’s Treaty. They think it is a step towards an alliance with England 1797 French seizes American vessels out of anger of Jay’s Treaty. They think it is a step towards an alliance with England 1798 Congress looks at laws designed to minimize French foes. Laws such as the Sedition Act, which attempted to take away the first amendment 1798 Jefferson wrote a series of resolutions which were approved by Kentucky legislature. Madison did something similar, but this was adopted by Virginia 1798-1800 No longer at war with France 1800 Not only no longer at war, but now at peace with France because of the Convention of 1800...
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