Washington sent John Jay to britain to try to make peace with Britain. He returned wit the jay treaty. in this britain agreed to do some things but, they refused to allow U.S to trade with france and stop the impressment of U.S sailors.
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At the end of his presidency , Washington gave a farewell speech. in it he said that a president should only serve 2 terms and to avoid conflict with political parties and Europe.
Alien & Sedition Acts
Two political parties formed, they were the democratic-republicans and the federalist. the federalist were led by alexander hamilton and the Democrats were led by Thomas jefferson.
John Adams sent three people to try to make peace with the French. They were met by three agents called X, Y, Z They demanded money to see the French Minister.
Adams Passed the Alien and Sedition Acts. These acts targeted aliens from different countries. It gave the government more rights to deport aliens.
In the election of 1800 President Adams saw that the federalist had lost both houses and the presidency. So, he passed the judiciary act of 1801, then they packed the courts with federalist.