armed uprising in Massachusetts, mostly in and around Springfield during 1786 and 1787. American Revolutionary War veteran Daniel Shays led four thousand rebels in a protest against perceived economic and civil rights injustices
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
"An Act to Establish theJudicial Courts of the United States," was signed into law by President George Washington on September 24, 1789
Jay's Treaty, was a 1795 treaty between the United States and Great Britain that averted war, resolved issues remaining since the treaty of paris
Washington's Farewell Address
Tried to warn them about not establishing political parties.
These laws included new powers to deport foreigners as well as making it harder for new immigrants to vote.