Unformatted text preview: Where was the nation’s capital going to be?
* Virginia wanted it.
How do we pay this off?
Good Reputation * Where do we put it?
* Create a Bank of the United States
* Elastic Clause
* Loose interpretation of the Constitution
* Strong central government
* Supports Britain
* National debt is a national blessing
* Wealthy * Republican
* Whiskey Rebellion
Pennsylvania farmers revolt against the federal excise tax on liquor
Quickly dissolved by President Washington without any fighting.
Washington-What am I doing here?
* CIVILIAN Commander in Chief
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- Fall '11
- The Federalist Papers, national debt, strong central government, federal excise tax