I am very anxious, the country is divided in so many issues
The country is depending on you!
we need at plan!
Hamilton's Financial Plan
If all state and federal debts get payed back, south gets the capital
Washington is inaugurated on April 30th 1789 in New York City. Washington's first job as president was to put a working government in place.
The federal government was in debt of 52 million dollars, however they were not making enough money to pay that debt back. The debt costs more than the federal government would make in a lifetime.
Problems in NW Territory
Alexander Hamilton's plan had three parts, part 1 and part 2 got approved but part 3 was not approved. The first part proposed that the government would pay all federal and state debts, part 2 agreed to create a national bank and part 3 wanted to create high tarrifs to raise money.
Who is the U.S. siding with?
Congress imposed a tax on all whiskey made and sold in the country to raise money. Farmers did not agree with this idea so they decided to burn down the home of a tax collector to protest the taxes on whiskey.
No more tax on whiskey!
The British promised to withdraw within a reasonable time from the NorthWest territory, however 10 years later British soldiers were still there. As a result, the British were giving ammunition and guns to the Native Americans to try and fight off the U.S.
Get off our land! It's ours and you don't belong!
On April 1789 the French Revolution began, this was focased on destroying an unfair class system and the rule of kings. The Financial Crisis, Economic Depression and the Enlightenment led to the revolution.