NEW GOVERNMENT The officials that Washington appointed began a meeting known as the Cabinet. The Cabinet is one of the many major precedents by Washington. A precedent is an action taken for the first time.
MAKING A STABLE ECONOMY The worst problem that Washington faced is economics. Alexander Hamilton had to take care of all economic problems. He came up with a four part plan to do these tasks.
POLITICAL PARTIES RISING Thomas Jefferson, Washington's secretary of state, opposed Hamilton's economic plan. Jefferson believed that the economic plan would only benefit wealthy Americans. This disagreement caused the political parties to rise.