The Whiskey Rebellion was a fight between angry farmers and the government over taxes. Farmers got mad at the fact that they now had to pay a tax on whiskey which led them to try and rebel against the government. They were defeated by George Washington. The battle helped prove that the government was strong, not weak.
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The supreme court case Marbury V Madison occurred because Marbury never received a commission from Madison. He demanded an explanation. This court case established judicial review, the power of court to be able to determine the constitutionality of a law or decision made by the government.
Thanks for the land Bonaparte!
The Alien act was passed in 1798. This act made it so that any immigrant or person born outside the United States had to live in the U.S for at least 14 years before they could apply to become a citizen.
Finally, after 14 years! We can apply to be citizens!
Like the Alien Act, he Sedition Act was passed in 1798. This act prohibited anyone to publicly criticize, speak out, or write about the government.
The Louisiana Purchase was a purchase made in 1803 of 500,000,000 acres of land for $15 million dollars. The seller, Napoleon Bonaparte sold Louisiana to Thomas Jefferson because he didn't want or need Louisiana.