Paying off war, raising government revenues, and create a national bank
The constitution doesn't give the government the power to set up a bank
I have decided to tax whiskey
The French Revolution
We can't risk losing our most important trading partner.
A move to crush the French Revolution is an attack on liberty everywhere
We are staying neutral and not siding with anyone.
Hamilton had a three-step plan to establish a national bank but Jefferson thought it was against the constiution.
I've decided to step down and let Jefferson run for president.
Hamolton, with Washington on his side, decided to put taxes whiskey to help pay off war debts.
The French Revolution was a violent war. The French and Britain were against each other. Jefferson said if the US moved to crush it would attack on liberty everywhere. But Hamilton said that the US couldn't risk losing there most important trading partner. Washington made a final decision to stay neutral.
Alien and Sedition Act
Washington decided to step down and Jefferson decided to run for president against Burr.
But Sir you're the best one to be in this job!
French began seizing US ships and looting over 300 US ships.
The Alien and Sedition Act seized immigrants that weren't legal. One act increases the time of becoming legal 5-14 years.