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HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!. The holiday of Cinco de Mayo is primarily a regional holiday in Mexico, celebrated in the state of Puebla . There is some limited recognition of the holiday in other parts of the country. [7] For the most part the celebrations combine food, music and dancing.

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Happy cinco de mayo


  • The holiday of Cinco de Mayo is primarily a regional holiday in Mexico, celebrated in the state of Puebla. There is some limited recognition of the holiday in other parts of the country.[7] For the most part the celebrations combine food, music and dancing.

  • In Mexico City like the rest of the Mexican capitals all the young men who serve the military services pledge allegiance to the Mexican national flag and the institutions that it represents.

Battle of puebla


The holiday commemorates an initial victory of Mexican forces led by General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín over French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The date is observed in the United States and other locations around the world as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.

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Although the Mexican army was victorious over the French at Puebla, the victory only delayed the French invasion of Mexico City; a year later, the French occupied Mexico. The French occupying forces placed Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico on the throne of Mexico. The French were eventually defeated and expelled in 1867. Maximilian was executed by President Benito Juarez, five years after the Battle of Puebla.

Key events early presidents

Key Events Early Presidents

I washington takes office

I. Washington Takes Office

  • Washington’s inauguration

    took place on April 30, 1789.

  • Inauguration is

    the ceremony of swearing

    a public official into office.

  • Today it is on

    Noon, Jan. 20 for Pres.

Oath of office

Oath of Office

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

Washington Bible

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  • Capital:

    New York City

  • Vice President:

    John Adams

    (had ran against Washington & lost)

Problems facing washington

Problems Facing Washington

  • Examples are:

    -As the first President,

    he is not quite sure what to do or how to act. He has no examples to follow.

    -He has to carry out the

    new constitution.

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-the 13 states did not

always work together well.

-Huge national debt:

owed: $81.5 million

Receives: $4.5 million

-Relations with Britain and France worsen.

war in Europe; Interfering with our trade and ships.

Ii a time of many firsts

II. A Time of Many Firsts

  • What is a precedent?

    This is setting an example that others follow.

    1.Examples of precedents

    established by Washington

    & copied by other Presidents:

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1.The Chief Executive

Should be called President:


  • The Pres. Should not

    parade in public and shake



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  • Washington would not

    accept invitations to go

    to someone’s house for



  • He established a group

    of expert advisors Yes, the cabinet.

    Every Pres. has had one.

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  • No person should serve

    as President more than 2 terms.


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  • Washington believed no

    person should serve more than

    2 terms.

  • What President broke this


    Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • How many times was he



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  • What constitutional

    amendment limits the

    number of terms one person

    may serve as President now?

    22nd Amdt.

  • How long is a Presidential


    one term = 4 years

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  • The 22nd Amdt. Limits

    the Presidency to

    2 terms or 10 years.

    III. The Cabinet

  • The cabinet is

    a group of the President’s closest advisors who lead executive branch departments.

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  • What does the Const.

    say about the Cabinet?

    It doesn’t. It says

    the President may

    appoint certain

    officials with approval of the Senate.

  • Has every President

    had a cabinet?


    (Andrew Jackson has his official cabinet & one called the “Kitchen Cabinet.”)

D the first cabinet

D. The First Cabinet

PositionDept. DutiesPerson

Secretary of


Handles America’s

relations with

foreign countries

-negotiates treaties




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PositionDept. DutiesPerson

Secretary of the

Treasury Treasury

Gives economic

advice to the Pres.



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Secretary of WarWar

(now Defense)Defense

gives military

advice to Pres.



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Attorney General


gives legal advice

to Exec. Branch



Postmaster General

(No longer on Cabinet)Postal Service

Mail system

Samuel Osgood

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  • Washington had 5 Exec.

    Depts. How does this compare to


    there are 15 depts. today. The newest dept. is

    the Dept. of Homeland


Today s cabinet

Today’s Cabinet

  • Secretary of State H. Clinton

  • Secretary of the Treasury T. Geithner

  • Secretary of Defense R. Gates

  • Attorney General E. Holder

  • Secretary of the Interior K. Salazar

  • Sec. of CommerceG. Locke

    7. Sec. of AgricultureT. Vilsack

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8. Sec. of LaborH. Solis

9. Sec. of Health & Human Services

K. Sebelius

10. Sec. of Housing & Urban Development

S. Donovan

11. Sec. of Transportation: R. LaHood

12. Sec. of Energy S. Chu

13. Sec of EducationA. Duncan

14. Sec. of Veterans AffairsE. Shinseki

15. Sec. of Homeland Security J. Napolitano

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  • Which of Washington’s

    Cabinet positions is no longer

    part of the cabinet?

    Postmaster Gen.

  • Today the Dept. of

    War is called The Dept. of


Iv establishing a federal court system

IV. Establishing a Federal Court System

  • The Const. calls for the

    Judicial Branch to be made

    ofone supreme court and

    lower courts established

    by Congress.

  • Early in Washington’s

    Presidency, Congress

    passed a law establishing

    the federal court system:

    Federal Judiciary Act of 1789

C the federal court system

C.The Federal Court System

Board diagram and labels

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  • Most cases begin and

    end here:


  • To become a federal

    court judge:One must be appointed

    by the President and

    approved by the Senate.

D the u s supreme court

D. The U.S. Supreme Court

  • Judges are called:


  • Head judge is called:

    Chief Justice

    3. # of justices on the

    Supreme Court today:


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  • Term of a federal court



  • Who was the first Chief


    John Jay

  • Our present Chief


    John Roberts

V handling the nation s money troubles

V. Handling the Nation’s Money Troubles

  • Who was to develop a plan

    to deal with the debt problems?

    Alexander Hamilton

A hamilton s plan

A. Hamilton’s Plan

  • The U.S. govt. will absorb

    the debts of the states from

    the war. Why?It is easier to organize payment of one amount rather

    than 14.

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  • Formed the first

    National Bank.

    Purposes:It will be a place where

    the federal govt. may keep its money.

    It can earn money too.

    How did the bank

    earn money?Gives loans and charges interest.

    Invests in other businesses

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  • Sell bonds

    A bond is a certificate that promises to pay the holder a certain amount of money when it matures on a certain date.

    How do savings bonds work?

    Buy from a bank;

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The bond is purchased at a

price of about half the bond’s


The holder of the bond will be able to cash the bond in after a period of time for an increased value.

When the bond matures it is worth close to the value printed on it.

4 protective tariffs were established

4. Protective tariffs were established

A tariff isa tax on certain


Who do they protect?

They are to protect American goods & business from cheaper foreign goods & unfair competition.

5 whiskey tax

5. Whiskey Tax

It taxed what?All liquor made and sold in the U.S. including corn whiskey made by farmers.

What group complained

most?Western farmers

Corn grew abundantly in the Central Plains.

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To sell surplus corn, farmers left home and took it by wagon to far off cities. This was a long and difficult trip by wagon for many.

Turning the corn into whiskey seemed to be a solution.

C whiskey rebellion

C. Whiskey Rebellion

1. Who?

A group of Western Pennsylvanian farmers

  • What do they do?Protest marches

    Sang songs

    Made protest speeches

    Refused to pay the tax

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  • What will Washington

    do?He sent 15,000 militia

    to stop the rebellion!

  • Why?

    He wanted to send a clear message the job of the President is to

    enforce the law.

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  • How did the rebellion end?

    The militia showed up and the rebellion ended.

    Leaders promised to obey the law & Washington sent them home.

    6. Message:“The Federal government will act firmly in times of crisis.”

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VI Foreign Problems

  • Domestic issues refer to

    issues dealing within the U.S.

  • Foreign issues refer to

    issues outside the U.S. with other countries.

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  • 1789-1793 French Revolution

  • What event marks its


    The storming & taking of the Bastille (fortress/ prison)

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  • What happened to the

    French king & queen?King Louis XVI, Queen Marie Antoinette, and much of their government were beheaded.

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  • What was the “Reign of

    Terror?”After the fall of the govt. several groups struggled for power. Many executions;

  • Neighboring countries

    declared war on France.

    Why?They wanted to crush the dangerous ideas of overthrowing the govt. by revolution & put a king back on the throne.

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-War:France v.

Great Britain





-Who will France ask to help?


Why?France helped us in our revolution.

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  • Washington’s Answer:

    Neutrality Proclamation

  • To be neutral means

    to not take sides in a


    2. French Reaction: U.S. has betrayed them. We have broken the treaty signed in the Amer. Rev.

    2. U.S. Problem: the U.S. will trade with both sides.

H why did the u s stay neutral

H. Why did the U.S. stay neutral?

U.S. is not ready for war. If we enter we may lose.

War would increase our

national debt.

The treaty with France was with a govt. that no longer exists.

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  • Both France and England

    Beganstopping our trading ships & taking cargo.

    Impressment is the taking of crew from one country’s ships and forcing them to serve in a foreign navy.

Vii president john adams

VII. President John Adams

  • XYZ Affair

  • Adams will send 3

    Americans to what country

    to discuss worsening

    problems over trade.


    These three Americans wished to speak with Foreign Minister Charles Talleyrand

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  • How will the Americans

    be treated?

    When they arrive in France they will be ignored by the French government.

  • Who was X, Y. & Z?

    3 French agents come to their room. They introduce themselves as Agents X,Y, & Z

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  • What was their offer?

    For the Americans to speak to Talleyrand…

    The U.S. must give Talleyrand $250,000 bribe.

    The U.S. must loan France $10 million.

    The Americans refused and came home.

    Many Americans called for war.

Three laws which will hurt the federalists and john adams

Three Laws Which Will Hurt the Federalists and John Adams

  • Alien Act

  • An alienis a foreigner who is living inside the country

    2. The lawallows the President to expel from the country any foreigner “thought to be dangerous.”

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  • Targets whom?

    Many immigrants were favoring the Dem.-Rep.s in the upcoming election. Immigrants from France especially were critical of the Federalists.

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  • Sedition Act

  • Sedition means to

    stir up rebellion

  • The law allowscitizens to be jailed or fined for criticizing public officials like the Pres.

  • Targets whom?


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  • Naturalization Act

  • Naturalization is

    the process of an immigrant becoming a citizen of the U.S..

  • The law

    lengthens the time it takes to become a citizen from 5 to 14 yrs.

  • Targets Whom?

    Non-citizens can’t vote

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  • Effects

    Huge losses for the Federalist party in the next election

    Adams is not reelected.

    (3rd place out of 4)

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