Whisky RebellionBritish were impressing our troops overseaswhen he left he warned us to stay neutral and avoid political parties
Republican's vs. Federalists
pay the debt: needed money, got it from south for putting the capital thereNational bank: needed a place to put money, Thomas Jefferson thought it was unconstitutional, nothing in the Constitution that said it wasHigh Tariff: to help raise money the gov't put a tariff on imported goods
We are the ...X Y Z!
George Washington put a tax on whiskey to help raise money. Farmers didn't like that and so they rebelled. the gov't sent a militia to stop the violence.
Alien and Sedition Acts
Im an immagrant. Im poor.
I said something bad about the gov't.
Republicans Federalistsleader: Thomas Jefferson leader:Alexander Hamiltonstrong state gov't strong central gov't agriculture manufacturingpro-French pro-British
Arguments between France and U.S increasedSent agents to FranceFrance tried to bribe the spies; we said NOFederalists wanted war; Republicans didn't
Alien Act:Person has to live in the U.S for 5-14 yrs in order to become a citizen Sedition Act: Crime for enyone to speak or write anything against the gov't