In attempt to fix the problems with Britain, Washington sent John Jay to London to try to solve the problems with Britain. This treaty angered the republicans but the federalist liked it.
Durings Washingtons' farewell speech he pointed out 3 pieces of advice he offered to the American people, presidents should only serve 2 terms, checks and balances are necessary, and stay out of European conflict.
Alien & Sedition Acts
There were 2 different key leaders for each party, Alexander Hamilton for the federalists and Thomas Jefferson for the Democratic-Republicans. The different sides believed opposite things so one supported Britain while the other supported France.
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Adams sent a mission to France hoping to make peace and get them to stop attacking American ships. When the three men got there they were met by three agents X,Y, and Z these agents were insisting on a loan and a bribe to meet with the French Minister, but the Americans wouldn't agree. Instead they emphasised the importance of building up the military.
The Alien and Sedition Acts are four acts that the country has made to make sure that our country is safe from any harm that could coe from another country.
The Alien and Sedition Acts
In the Midnight Appointments the Federalists lost both houses of congress and Thomas Jefferson won the presidency. In attempt to stop this presidents Adams created a new federal court system with federalists judges but the act didn't pass in time, this was called the Judiciary Act of 1801.