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Troubles Abroad 10-3. A. The French Revolution. 1 . July 14, 1789 the French stormed the Bastille. 2 . the French overthrew their monarchy and created a republican government. 3. many Americans supported it; some did not.

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Troubles abroad 10 3

Troubles Abroad 10-3

A. The French Revolution

1. July 14, 1789 the French stormed the Bastille

2. the French overthrew their monarchy and created a

republican government

3. many Americans supported it; some did not

4. 1793 the revolutionaries beheaded King Louis XVI and

Queen Marie-Antoinette

B. U.S. Neutrality

1. France and Britain went to war

a. divided Congress & split Washington’s cabinet

b. April 22, 1796 Neutrality Proclamation

c. U.S. would not take sides with countries at war in

Europe


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C. Citizen Genet

a. seeking support for France; found privateers

b. Jefferson upset by policy toward France; felt pro British

Hamilton influenced Washington

c. December 1793 Jefferson resigned

D. Jay’s Treaty

1. late 1793 British began seizing ships carrying food to

French West Indies

2. Washington & Hamilton sent Chief Justice John Jay to

London to workout a peace resolution

3. November 1794 reached an agreement

a. British would pay damages for seized ships

b. British would abandon forts on northwest frontier

c. U.S. would pay pre-Revolutionary debts owed to

British


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E. Pinckney’s Treaty

1. Spain disputed the border between U.S. & Florida, & in

1784 Spain closed the port of New Orleans

2. U.S. ambassador Thomas Pinckneyasked Spain to

reopen New Orleans to U.S. trade &requested right of

deposit

3. October 1795 signed Pinckney’s Treaty


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