George Washington Events

By Kristina Hughes

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French Revolution

1789

The French Revolution was a time period were French Citizens were inspired by the American Revolution. The French people rebelled against there king which caused tension between France and Britain. This was the start of the French Revolution.

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

The Whiskey Rebellion started because Alexander Hamilton was trying to raise money to help federal debt. This taxed makers of American-made Whiskey. The tax was passed on March 1791 with much protest from the farmers.

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793

The Neutrality Proclamation was done by George Washington. He believed that the United States should stay neutral with the European countries. He thought it was the safest for the United States.

Jay’s Treaty

November 19, 1794

Jay's Treaty was when the United States and Great Britain settled there disputes that have come up in 1790's. The British agreed to pay for damages on the Northwest Frontier. The United States had to pay of money that was owed to Great Britain.

Treaty of Greenville

August 3, 1795

The Treaty of Green-ville was when the United States got to claim a lot of the Indian lands in the Northwest Territory. It also protected the Citizens that lived there. The Native Americans got 20,000 dollars in goods and acknowledgment of the land they still owned.

Pinckney’s Treaty

October 27, 1795

The Pinckney’s Treaty was created to help the boarder and trade disputes with Spain. It allowed American Ships to the right of deposit or dropping off their goods at the Port of New Orleans.