Essential Question. What were the major events of the Washington and Adams presidencies?. Washington and Congress. Task of Washington and the First Congress. To turn the Constitution into an effective government for the United States. President’s Cabinet.
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The U.S. tried to remain impartial
U.S. and Spain
Spain allowed the U.S. to use the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans
Gave his farewell address
Warned against sectionalism = dividing the country into North/South or East/West
Let me now warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party . . . The disorders and miseries, which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual.”
Federalists – John Adams
Republicans – Thomas Jefferson
France offered to accept bribes before negotiating with the United States
Jefferson (Republican) vs. Adams (Federalist)
Problems with the electoral college voting