President Washington was Inaugurated on April 1789 in New York City.
The U.S. faced a financial crisis when Washington took office, they were deeply in debt and they were not making enough money to pay that debt. The debt came from the people who originally bought bonds sold them less than they were worth.
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Hamilton came up with a plan to get the U.S. out of debt. The first part of his plan was to pay back all state and federal debt, then create a National Bank, lastly he proposed to create high tariffs. (Part Three was not Approved)
The Whiskey Rebellion started when Congress imposed a Tax on all whiskey made and sold in the Country. Farmers who made and sold whiskey for extra money, organized protests and refused to pay the tax. They burned the home of the tax collector, so Washington sent in the Militia. It proved that armed rebellion was acceptable in a republic.
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According to the Treaty of Paris, the British promised to leave their forts that are in American territories, but instead a decade later they are still at their forts and supplying Native Americans with guns and ammunition. The U.S. were trying to force Native Americans off their lands trying to get them to sell it to them. They refused, so that led to The Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1994. The U.S. won the battle and the Native Americans were forced to negotiate with them for their land and they eventually agreed. They were forced to move further west.
The French Revolution started in April of 1789, it was about the unfair class system. During that time they had a problem with a Financial crisis, Economic Depression, and Enlightenment/ Age of Reason. Their Financial crisis started when the upper classes spent war money for their own benefit. Their Economic Depression happened when less trade and poor harvests had taken place.