My plan will pay off war debts, raise government revenues and create a national bank
Don't tax our whiskey!
WE ARE HERE TO REBEL
The nation's finances needed fixing so Hamilton came up with 3 steps; Pay off all war debts, raise government revenues, and tariff. To create Washington D.C. they passed the Residence Act. This decided that Washington D.C would be on the Potamic River.
In 1794 a group of farmers in western Pennsylvania staged the Whiskey Rebellion. The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against the government's tax on whiskey. Whiskey was valuable to the livelihood of backcountry farmers.
The French launched a rebellion against their government for liberty and equality. They were inspired by the U.S. This put the U.S. in an awkward position because France was America's ally in the revo. war against the British.