George Washington Presidency


Spain closed the port of New Orleans to U.S. trade


start of the French Revolution

July 14, 1789

This was one of the first attacks of the French Revolution

British-backed Little Turtle Defeats US forces under Genreal Josiah Harmar

October 1790

Congress passed a tax on Whiskey

march 1791

beheading of King Louis XVI

January 1793

Then Queen Marie-Antoinette later that year.

British seized carrying food to the French West Indies


The Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793

This proclamation stated that the US would not take sides with European countries that were at war.

Little Turtle attack a supply train near Fort Greenville


The Americans responded by burning their towns and crops. The British didn't support the Native Americans after that.

Whiskey Rebellion


farmers lashed out against the tax on whiskey

Battle of Fallen Timbers

August 20, 1794

Was named this because there was a tornadoe that knocked down a lot of trees

Jay's Treaty was signed

November 1794

Jay's Treaty settled the disputes that had arisen between the United States and Great Britain in the early 1790s

Treaty of Greenville

August 1795

which gave the United States claim to most Indian lands in the Northwest Territory

Pinckney's Treaty

October 1795

which settled the border, and trade disputes with Spain