Hamilton proposed his plan to the government. His plan had 3 parts to improve the nation's finances, 1 to pay off national debt, 2 raise government revenue, and create a national bank.
The government created a tax on whiskey that the farmers didn't like. The farmers had poor roads and couldn't take much grain to the markets. They didn't make much money to pay taxes. Which caused the Whiskey Rebellion.
The French were fighting against the British for equality and liberty. Over 40,000 people died in this fight. At first America supported the French. But soon it became to violent and American didn't want to have to pay more than what they need to.