beginning of new government part 1

beginning of new government part 1

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  • The First President 
  • What did I get my self into...
  • Financial Crisis
  • I'm hungry.
  • Hamilton's Financial Plan
  • America isn't poor anymore.
  •  George Washington was the first president and was inaugurated on April 30, 1789 in New York City. His job was to put a working government in place, and was nervous because he was a precedent for future presidents.  
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • President Washington says violence is not tolerable.
  • The U.S. was in debt (federal and states) and most of it was in bonds.  
  • Problems in NW Territory 
  • Alexander Hamilton had came up with a plan that the Federal Government would pay off all the debt, and to do that, a national bank would be created, and tariffs would be placed. 
  • French Revolution
  • Farmers got angry at a new tax that was placed on all whiskey made and sold, so they got violent. George Washington stopped them to let them no that violence was not acceptable.
  •  The Americans were trying to force the Native Americans off their lands by buying them, but since that didn't work they broke the Native's control in the Battle of Fallen Timbers. 
  • In April 1789 the French were trying to destroy the unfair class systems because of the Financial Crisis, Economic Depression, and the Enlightment / Age of Reason. The Americans were on board with them until the French got too violent. 
  • ATTACK! 
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