1/31/13 Per. 6 History Project
George Washington, the first president of America, was one of our greatest presidents. He was also a military leader, and he set the main standards for presidents of today.He is known as a hero.
This was when the French rebelled against the king due to the American resolution. This rebellion ended with the king and queen beheaded by the people.
In this time, corn was very valuable because it was used to make whiskey. Unfortunately the government started taxing whiskey and corn farmers. People were not fond of this act.
This was a proclamation created by George Washington stating that they would not interfere pr take sides during the French and English war.
This treaty fixed problems between America and England, such as the English raiding America's merchant ships. Expected, people did not like this treaty, though they knew not much more could be done.
Due to Americas expansion, Native America declared war in the North West. Britain supplied the Native Americans with weapons. Though after 5 years of fighting America came out the victor.
This was when Spain owned much of America, including the most important trade rout. Spain had closed off this important trade rout to America. This was obviously unfair.