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Citizen Genet: Edmond-Charles Genêt, also known as Citizen Genêt, was the French envoy to the United States during the French Revolution. His actions on arriving in the United States led to a major political and international incident, which was termed the Citizen Genêt Affair.Jay’s Treaty: The Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, Between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America, commonly known as the Jay Treaty, and also as Jay's Treaty, was a 1795 treaty between the United States and Great Britain that averted war, resolved issues remaining since the Treaty of Paris of 1783Battle of Fallen Timbers: The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Northwest IndianWar, a struggle between Native American tribes affiliated with the Western Confederacy and a British-Canadian militia company, against the United States for control of the Northwest Territory.Whiskey Rebellion: a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791 and ending in 1794 during the presidency of George Washington, ultimately under the command of American Revolutionary warveteran Major James McFarlane.Pinckney’s Treaty: an agreement in 1795 between Spain and the U.S. by which Spain recognized the 31st parallel as the southern boundary of the U.S. and permitted free navigation of the Mississippi to American ships.Wilderness Road: The great emigrant trail leading from southwestern Virginia through the CumberlandGap into central Kentucky was known as the Wilderness Road. The trail was first marked by Daniel Boone in March, 1775, and for this reason was often called Boone's Trace.Quasi-War with France: an undeclared war fought almost entirely at sea between the United States andFrance from 1798 to 1800, which broke out during the beginning of John Adams's presidency.XYZ Affair: a diplomatic incident between French and United States diplomats that resulted in a limited, undeclared war known as the Quasi-War. U.S. and French negotiators restored peace with the Convention of 1800, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine.Convention of 1800: between the United States of America and France ended the 1798–1800 Quasi-War, an undeclared naval war waged primarily in the Caribbean, and terminated the 1778 Treaty of Alliance.Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798: A series of laws known collectively as the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed by the Federalist Congress in 1798 and signed into law by President Adams. These laws included new powers to deport foreigners as well asmaking it harder for new immigrants to vote.Naturalization Act: passed by the United States Congress on June 18, 1798 (1 Stat. 566), increased the period necessary for immigrants to become
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naturalized citizens in the United States from 5 to 14 years.Election of 1800: the Federalist incumbent John Adams ran against the rising Republican Thomas Jefferson. The extremely partisan and outright nastycampaign failed to provide a clear winner because of a constitutional quirkJudiciary Act of 1801: was a partisan political attempt by Federalists in Congress and the John Adams administration to pack the federal courts with Federalists. ... In this spirit, they passed the Federal Judiciary Act of 1801. The Act reduced the number of Supreme Court Justices from the originalsix to five.
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