Hamilton went to congress to propose his financial plan. He came up with 3 steps to improve the finances in the nation. Jefferson disagreed with Hamilton's plan but compromised with Hamilton. Jefferson said he'd help Hamilton get support from the south.
There was a protest in 1791 over a tax on whiskey. Hamilton had advocated to use of military force. George Washington instead put state militias on the ready and sent in negotiators. By the time the federal force arrived the rebellion had collapsed and most of the rebels had fled.
The French Revolution coincided with George Washington's first administration. By 1793 warfare had engulfed Europe, pitting England, Prussia, Australia, and Spain against the new French Republic. They fought over the same things that America had years earlier over that governments cannot restrict the basic rights of people.