The French started seizing American ships in the West Indies
The three agents the prime minister of France sent to offer the American a deal.
Adams and Hamilton, both Federalists, disagreed on war with France, which would strengthen the Federalists.
Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Acts, the Alien Act allowing the president to expel any foriegner, and the Sedition Act allowewd no one to criticized the government
Kentucky and Virginia claimed that each state has an equal right to judge for itself whether a law is constitutional
The Americans want for war with France started fading away
Thomas Jefferson became president of the United states
The Federalist Party slowly declined, and won fewer seats in Congress
The twelfth amendment required electors to vote for president and vice president seperately