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French Revolution

1789 - 1793

It started because the France rebelled against their king in 1789 and than ended it with the beheading of their king Louis XVI and queen Marie Antoinette.
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French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Neutrality Proclamation

1793

George Washington came up with this because he did not want the US to take sides with any European country. But after he made the proclamation James Madison questioned him why he did this without approval of the congress.

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Jefferson resigns

1793

Jefferson thought that we should have backed up the French becasue they helped us during the Revolutionary war.

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Battle of Fallen Timbers

1794

This was named Battle of the fallen timbers because of all the trees that had been destroyed cause of a tornado. This battle was against the Native Americans and Wayne's troops. The Native Americans lost and the strength of the Indians forces were broken.

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Jay's treaty

1794

This treaty was made to settle the fighting between the US and Great Britain.
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Whiskey Rebellion

1794

This used to be a peaceful disagreement that broke into a rebellion with the farmers against the tax on whiskey.

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Pinckneys treaty

1795

This treaty was made to settle the border and stop the fighting between Spain and the US.
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