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French Revolutiuon

1789

The French Revolution is when the citizens of France fought against the King. They were motivated by the American Revolution. The revolution ended with a win for the French people. Everyone who hated the king and queen had cut their heads off.

whiskey rebellian

1791 - 1794

Congress agreed a tax on American-made Whiskey in March 1791 to pay off the federal debt. Everybody did not like the tax, because some people felt the federal government had no right to tax what they “created themselves.” Quickly, fights over the tax had broken out in parts of Western Pennsylvania, and people were rejecting to pay the Whiskey tax elsewhere. Washington, who felt Congress had a right to apply the tax, personally led the military.

Neutrality Proclamation

1793

George Washington’s announcement stated that the United States would not take sides throughout the war between France and England. George Washington’s announcement stated that the United States would not take sides throughout the war between France and England. Washington passed it without the agreement of the Congress.

Jay's Treaty

1794

Jay’s Treaty solved problems among the United States and Britain that could have headed to war. The British had to pay damages that were done to the American ships British were to leave their forts on the northwestern area. The agreement was hated in the United States, because people felt it did not punish the British enough.

Pinckney’s Treaty

1795

In 1784, Spain was in charge of the port of New Orleans and closed it to the United States for trade. The United States was not able to pass things from the Mississippi to places that are east or overseas, for the reason that they had to pass through the port of New Orleans. This spoiled the American economy. Pinckney’s agreement reopened the port, and fixed the border disputes; Washington saw it as a good achievement.

Treaty of Greenville

1795

The Native Americans waged war against the United States in the Northwest Zone, because of U.S. increase. The British supplied the Native Americans with weapons, and gave them a improvement at first, but the U.S. came out successful after five years of fighting. The Treaty of Grenville gave the United States right to the Native American land in the Northwest Territory.