The French Revolution started with the capture of Bastille, a hated fortress which stood as a symbol of royal power.
Events In America
Issue of the Neutrality Proclamation
April 22, 1793
The Neutrality Proclamation said that the U.S. wouldn't take any sides with any warring European country.
Battle of Fallen Timbers
August 20, 1794
Native Americans fought with the Americans in this battle and lost.
Signing of Jay's Treaty
Jay's Treaty settled early 1790s disputes between Great Britain and America. This treaty was signed much to many citizens' disapproval.
End of Whiskey Rebellion
Most of the rebels participating in the Whiskey Rebellion fled at the sound of news stating that an army of 13,000 sent by George Washington had approached western Pennsylvania. The rebellion ended without a battle.
Signing of the Treaty of Greenville
This treaty allowed the United States to lay claims on most of the Indian lands in the Northwest Territiory. The U.S. citizens in the claimed Indian lands in the Northwest Territory also had their safety guaranteed there under the treaty. In return, the Indians recieved $20k's worth of goods and acknowledgement of their claim to still Indian-held lands.
Signing of Pinckney's Treaty
The signing of Pinckney's Treaty helped settle U.S. border and trade disputes with Spain. Under this treaty, the U.S.'s new southern boundart was 31* N latitude. Also, the closed port at New Orelans was reopened to the Americans.