The British were stealing American sailors off of the trade ships and using them to fight against France so the Americans were not happy so John Adams sent ships to go our sailors back from there ships to teach them no to steal from us.
Washington was a great president and he did some bad and some good but his time was close to an end .Washington made a speech before he left and he wanted to avoid political factions and to educate the public and to stay out of Euro. problems.Those are what he wanted for the next presidents.
Alien & Sedition Acts
pThere were two parties Federalist and Democratic-Republicans.Federal had federal power and they supported the British.Democratic had state power and they supported the French.They were probably lots of fights between them.
Britain thought that the the Americans were taking Frances side but they weren't and France and Britain were in war so they sent three Americans over to settle things. To meet with the king of Britain they had to pay money and they said No way.
This is made of four acts and they are Naturalization,Alien,Alien Enemies and Sedition Acts and what they did was to transport people that seem like a threat and to change the reside of a person to be an american to 5 to 14 years.Also to make writing against the government a law.
The Federalist lost of there power to Jefferson and In the passing the Judiciary Act of 1801 Adams pact the court with Federalist so that they could win the votes.