George Washington Timeline

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French Revolution

1789

The French Revolution is the time when the people of France decided to rebel against the King. This was inspired by the American Revolution. The French had ended up with a victory of beheading the King and Queen.

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

Whiskey Rebellion is when the Congress taxed all American-made Whiskey to pay off the federal debt. People did not support this tax because they did not feel like they should be taxed on what they have created. This tax created many fights and Washington had to send out the military to halt all the fights with out war because he felt the Congress had all rights to pass the tax.

Neutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793

This is the day that George Washington declared a proclamation saying that the United States would not take sides during the war between France and England and he passed it without the approval of Congress.

Jays Treaty

November 19, 1794

The Jay's Treaty fixed all the problems and kept United States and Britain from getting into war. The treaty was not very popular in the U.S. because all the treaty only had the British pay for the damages done to their ships and the British had to leave the territory they had in the northwest, which was not enough punishment the United States thought.

Treaty of Greenville

August 3, 1795

The Native Americans Declared war against United States because the Americans expanded their territory. The Natives had an advantage because the British gave them weapons however, the Americans ended up with a victory after 5 years of war. The treaty gave the Americans the Northwest land.

Pinkney's Treaty

October 27, 1795

Spain had closed the port of New Orleans in 1784. This caused the United States economy to go down because they were unable to transport goods from Mississippi to places overseas. Washington saw this as a success when the treaty reopened the port.