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French Revolution

July 4, 1789 - 1793

The French Revolution was when the French wanted to rebel against their king (Similar to the American Revolution) The people of the french won at the end of the revolution. The end of the revolution ended in result of the people beheading the King & Queen.

Whiskey Rebellion

1791

On March 1791, Congress passed a tax on American-made whiskey to be able to pay off the country's federal debt. Not everyone agreed/supported the tax because people believe that the federa; government had no right to tax the people for what they "created themselves". Fights soon broke out in the areas of Western Pennyslvania, because of the tax.

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793 - November, 1794

Washington's proclamation stated that the United States would not take sides with the French nor the British. Washington passed the proclamation without the approval of Congress.

Jay's Treaty

November 17, 1794 - February 29, 1796

Jay's Treaty avoided problems between the United States and Britain. Britain were told to pay for the damages to the American ships they damaged, and leave their forts in the northwestern territory. Citizens in the United States felt that the treaty did not punish the British enough.

Treaty Of Greenville

August 3, 1795 - October, 1795

The Native Americans declared war on the United States because of the U.S. Expansion to the west. Weapons were supplied by the British for the Native Americans giving the natives an advantage at first but after five years of fighting the Treaty of Greenville gave the United States the right to claim Native American land in the northwestern territory.

Pinckney's Treaty

October 27, 1795

In 1784, Spain had control of the ports in New Orleans and closed it to the United States. Without the ports the United States were now unable to trade goods from Mississippi to places like the east or somewhere over seas but they couldn't do any of these without being able to pass through the ports of New Orleans. America's economy was badly damaged without trade. Pinckney's Treaty basically reoponed the port for the United States and resolved the border arguments.