First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.

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2. The Presidency of George Washington

4. Domestic Issues 1) Whiskey Rebellion Rise of Political Parties Conflicts with Native Americans Economic Problems Precedents

5. Whiskey Rebellion Excise Tax- tax placed on a specific item Pennsylvania farmers rebel and refuse to pay tax Challenge to governments authority Washington leads military to stop rebellion Proved strength of government

7. How did Hamilton Plan to pay off the debt? Assume control over all state debt Sell more bonds to pay off the money they already owed Create a national bank Taxes and tariffs

12. Impact and Legacy- Precedents Creating a Cabinet Two terms Executive Privilege-right of a President to withhold information from Congress and the courts. Enforcing supremacy of Federal law

13. Foreign Policy relations with governments of other countries

17. Do Now: Should the government be able to violate the Bill of Rights?

18. Aim: How did the Alien and Sedition Acts violate the Bill of Rights

20. XYZ Affair US diplomats try to discuss a peace treaty with France 3 French agents known as XYZ demanded a bribe of 250,000 and a loan of 12 million President Adams refuses to pay bribes Many Americans demand to go to war with France

21. Alien and Sedition Acts Created because of a potential war with France Alien Act- allowed President to jail or have any foreigner removed from the country if they were considered a threat

22. Alien and Sedition Acts Sedition Act- made it illegal to plot against the government. It also made writing any articles criticizing the government illegal. Sedition Act was used to arrest members of the Republican Party who criticized the government.

23. Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions Stated Alien and Sedition Act were unconstitutional Nullification- State have the right to ignore laws that are unconstitutional Believed that states were more powerful then the federal government

24. Which Amendments were broken by the Alien and Sedition Acts? 1st Amendment 4th Amendment 5th amendment 6th Amendment

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