The Federalist Era. 1789-1800. Setting up the New Government. First Congress assembled in NYC in March 1789 GW sworn in on April 30 Senate committee recommended calling him “His highness the Pres of the US of America and protector of the rights of the same” First Cabinet created.
D. Whiskey Excise Tax--burden fell on western farmers
3) Jefferson and Madison wrote the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions which stated right of states to disobey Congress if laws exceeded Constitutional authority. First statement of nullification