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French Revolution

1789 - 1799

The people of the French rebelled against the King. The American Revolution is what inspired people to rebel. The Revolution ended with a victory for the French people and a public beheading of the King and Queen.

Whiskey Rebellion

1791 - 1794

American-made Whiskey was taxed. Everyone did not support the tax, because they felt the government had no right ot tax what they "created themselves".

NeutraNeutrality Proclamation

April 22, 1793

This declared that the United States would not take sides during a war between France and England. George Washing passed it without the approval of Congress.

Jay’s Treaty

November 19, 1794

This treated fixed problems between the United States and Britain that could have led to war. The British were forced to pay for the damages done to our ships and the British were to abandon their forts on the northwestern territory.

Treaty of Greenville

August 3, 1795

Native American's wage war against the U.S. in the Northwest Territory, due to U.S. expansion. Britain supplied the natives with weapons, givings them an advantage at first, but the U.S, came out victorious.

Pinckney’s Treaty

October 27, 1795

Pain was in control the port of New Orleans and closed it to the United States for trade. The U.S. was now unable to transport goods from then Mississippi to places east or overseas.