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U.S. neutrality was compromised, however, when Citizen Genet, the French  ambassador to the United States, began to recruit Americans to fight for the French.  Additionally, Genet tried to use American ports to launch French naval attacks on the  British and use American soil to train French troops. Genet claimed that this was all  perfectly legal and that the United States had an obligation to help France under the  1778 Franco-American treaty that had been signed during the  Revolutionary War Hamilton argued that the United States did not need to honor the 1778 treaty because it  had been an agreement with the king of France, not with the new French Republic  established during the French Revolution. Hamilton also encouraged Washington to  deny Genet's request that the United States repay its debts to France in advance. Washington did eventually deny Genet's request, but he did not declare the 1778 treaty 
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