The first president was George Washington. Many people thought he should be president because he was a General and knew how to take charge and make good decisions.
The Financial crisis is when the U.S. owed so much money, they couldn't pay it off fast enough.
Problems in NW Territory
Hamilton's financial plan was created to pay off the debt that the U.S, owed. The plan had 3 parts. Although only 2 of the 3 parts were passed, Hamilton's plan was a success.
The Whiskey Rebellion happened because congress decided to place a tax on whiskey. As a result, farmers who made whiskey were very angry and burned the house of a tax collector. This event tested the will of the government.
One of the problems in the northwest territory was the natives. Native Americans were being supplied with firearms from British forts. The Native Americans then attacked American settlers in the Northwest territory.
The French Revolution is when the French had many new ideas about how to run France. Sometimes there was chaos and the French even beheaded their own King and Queen.