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Unformatted text preview: 1779-Northwest Ordinance-way to create new states1781– Articles of Confederation passed-full power in foreign affairs, war and peace, arbitrator between states, Indians and new territories all presidents’ powers1782 - 1783– Newburgh Conspiracy -Washington’s troops petition for redress at Philadelphia and send a veiled threat to Congress about Salbeiny or else military will overthrow the US government …M IL ITARY COUP deTAT1786– Shey’s Rebellion-farmers shut down courts to prevent foreclosures 1787 –*Virginia Plan– CHOSE TO CREATE A SYSTEM BASED ON THIS PLAN-by James Madison- called delegates to submit an entirely new document with:1. A bicameral legislative branch2. Executive branch3. And that most power will rest in the lower House with members set by representation in both to create a truly national government. * New Jersey Plan- Maintain one House with equal representation-Congress can levy taxes, regulate congress, name a plural executive and a supreme court- Close to the Parliamentary System 1790- *Current Gov:Washington – PresidentMadison-VPJefferson- Secretary of StateHamilton – Secretary of Treasury*Hamilton’s 1st-3rdReports1. Funding and Assumption of public debt- By not paying debt back, the Federal government gets support from creditors because they will want to see the well-being of the country so that they will get paid back.-Transfers allegiance to State governments to the Federal government2. AKA- “Operations of the Acclaimed Duties on Imports”- Rejected bc it is a tariff- Imported goods should be more expensive than those made at home3. Creation of semi – public bank chartered by Congress...Bank of the US- would serve as a source of capitol for low-interest loans to business groups1791- *Hamilton’s 4th-5thReports4. Called for creation of a Mint5. Report on Manufacturers- Vision of what the economy should be- Calls for active encouragement of man to provide productive uses of new capitol- An industrialized nation with restrictive tariffs-Madison argues that the Constitution does not say anything about a creation of a bank*Split on Federalists and Democratic Republicans1793- *French go to war with Britain*Edmond Genet comes to US1795– Jay’s Treaty*Whiskey Rebellion (1794 – 1795)1796- *Washington’s farewell address*Election:Feds = Adams…WINSDem Reps = Jefferson…becomes VP1798– *“X, Y, Z Affair” - Before France will meet with US to discuss peace they expect bribes. *Beginning of Quazi War with France (-1800)-Naval war- Undeclared- Peace didn’t resolve anything*Alien and Sedition Acts passed-Naturalization Act(increased amount of time person must live in US before declaring intent to become a citizen to FIVE YEARS and the time before a person can become a US citizen to FOURTEEN YEARS), Alien Act(The President can deport Aliens for cause or arrest them and hold them if they fail to deport and can take away their property), Alien Enemies Act(During time of war, natives of a hostile nation/government can be removed as enemies…males 14 and up and not currently undergoing naturalization),...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIST 502 taught by Professor Newbougher during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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