The jay treaty was supposed to make peace with Britain. However, many people thought we gave too much and got too little.
Washington's farewell speech stated that Washington's presidency was over. Washington set the precedent that a president can serve a maximum of 2 terms.
Alien & Sedition Acts
Many people had a different thought of how the government should work, and that was when political parties emerged. There were 2 major political parties: the Federalists and Democratic-Republicans. Hamilton was a Federalist and Jefferson was a Democratic-Republican.
You need to add more Federalists to the court system.
Democratic-Republicans control both parts of congress and presidency.
3 men from the U.S. were sent to France to set things right with Foreign Minister Talleyrand. The men were met by 3 agents who wanted $250,000 and a $12,000,000 loan to see Talleyrand. The 3 men said no and went back to the U.S. to tell John Adams.
The Alien and Sedition Acts were made to limit the freedom of the French people living in the U.S.
The Democratic-Republicans controlled both parts of congress and presidency, so federalists tried to pack the court system with other federalists before midnight.