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Political Parties Emerge. Origins of American Politics. Recap. French Revolution Americans Split over French Revolution Citizen Genet American Neutrality Jay’s Treaty Washington-President Adams-Vice President Political Parties Split-Jefferson vs. Hamilton. Whiskey Rebellion.

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recap
Recap
  • French Revolution
  • Americans Split over French Revolution
  • Citizen Genet
  • American Neutrality
  • Jay’s Treaty
  • Washington-President
  • Adams-Vice President
  • Political Parties Split-Jefferson vs. Hamilton
whiskey rebellion
Whiskey Rebellion
  • Hamilton sets up a new tax on Whiskey
  • Traditional beverage-farmers could make from corn
  • Whiskey Rebellion: Think back to the Stamp Act what happened?
    • Rebels closed courts and attacked collectors in W. PA
    • Washington gathers 12,000 military men and sends to Pittsburgh to end rebellion
    • Ends rebellion and shows American government is serious about enforcing the laws.
jeffersonian republicans
Jeffersonian Republicans
  • Whiskey Rebellion+peace with GB=lost support
  • Jefferson and state leaders promoting resistance to Federalists in letters to one another
    • Critics of the Federalists (Republicans or Democratic-Republicans) b/c they stood for more democratic republic. This is not the same as the Republic party today. This party is now called the Jeffersonian Republicans.
    • First two parties in United States: Federalists/Republicans
    • Political Party: group of people who seek to win election.
  • One side (The Jeffersonians)
    • Believe that there is a serious plot to overturn State governments and substitute monarchy to present republican system.
  • Other side (Federalists)
    • Serious plot to overturn general government and elevate the separate powers of the State upon its ruins.
election of 1796
Election of 1796
  • 1792: Washington wins election (97%)
  • By end of second term, chose not to run for third term (Sets a precedent followed in later times).
  • Election of 1796:
    • John Adams (Federalist):

President

    • Thomas Pinckney

(Vice President)

    • Thomas Jefferson (Republican)
    • Aaron Burr (Vice President)
    • Adams becomes President,

Jefferson VP under Constitution

washington says farewell
Washington Says Farewell
  • Address of 1796: Drew on years of experience and offered much advice to the young nation for years ahead.
    • Remained above bickering between Federalists and Republicans
    • Political parties were bad for the nation
    • Agitates community with jealousy; Riots and Insurrection
    • Foreign policy of neutrality (Location of United States was key) Why?
    • Becomes commander of American army during Adams Presidency.
    • Dies 2 years after presidency.
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