George Washington was elected as the first president of the United States. his inauguration was april 30th 1789 in New York City. People were counting on him to start off the nation and set the precedent.
The U.S was in a financial crisis. The government was in debt from the war. They were not getting enough money to pay back anything.
Problems in NW Territory
Hamilton's plan had three parts. They were create a national bank and pay back all state debt. Then place high tariffs on imported goods. Only the first two parts were approved.
There was a tax put on whiskey grown in the states. farmers who didn't want to pay the tax began a rebellion. Washington send a ilitia to end the rebellion.
The British supplied the native Americans with weapons and ammunition . Which they used to attacks settlers coming into thier lands.
Britain and France were at war. Both of them wanted the U.S to join them on there side. the u.s mostly supported the french because they were following in their footsteps in a fighting monarchy until the war turned more violent.