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The adams administration
The Adams Administration

The Constitution in Crisis

1797-1801


USHC 1.5

Explain how the fundamental principle of limited government is protected by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, including democracy, republicanism, federalism, the separation of powers, the system of checks and balances, and individual rights.

USHC 1.6

Analyze the development of the two-party system during the presidency of George Washington, including controversies over domestic and foreign policies and the regional interests of the [Jeffersonian] Republicans and the Federalists.


Washington s farewell address
Washington’s Farewell Address

WARNINGS:

Political Partisanship

Sectionalism

Foreign Entanglements

Respect the Constitution


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The Adams Administration

ACTIONS:

Political Partisanship

Sectionalism

Foreign Entanglements

Respect the Constitution


The election of 1796
The Election of 1796

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

VS.

FEDERALIST

REPUBLICAN


SECTIONALISM

1796

1800



The Constitution, as originally written, made no provisions for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.


The results
The Results: for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

John Adams,

President

Thomas Jefferson,

Vice President

FEDERALIST

REPUBLICAN


Partisan newspapers
Partisan Newspapers for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

Gazette of the United States

(Federalist)

National Gazette

(Republican)


tOOTHLESS for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

BLIND

old

crippled

Bald

Adams

Querulous


The griswold lyon fight
The Griswold-Lyon Fight for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1798


I’ve got 99 problems… Partisanship’s only one. for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.


The quasi war
The “Quasi-War” for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

Undeclared naval conflict between the US and France (1798-1800).

The XYZ Affair

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To the wicked, everything serves as a pretext. for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

Voltaire


The alien and sedition acts
The Alien and Sedition Acts for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1798

  • Allowed the President to deport undesirable aliens

  • Extended the residency requirement for citizenship from 5 to 14 years

Naturalization Act

Alien Friends Act

Alien Enemies Act

Constitutional?


Were the alien acts constitutional
Were the Alien Acts for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this. constitutional?

From Article I, Section 8:

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization…

DELEGATED


The alien and sedition acts1
The Alien and Sedition Acts for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1798

Outlawed the publication of "false, scandalous, and malicious writing" against the government

EXPIRATION DATE: 3/4/1801

  • Sedition Act

Constitutional?


Was the sedition act constitutional
Was the Sedition Act for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this. constitutional?

From Amendment I:

Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…

RESERVED


Epic fail
EPIC FAIL for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

The Sedition Act violated the Constitution on two counts:

  • Free Speech & Press (1st)

  • States’ Rights (10th)

Clip from HBO’s John Adams (2:46)


What now
What for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this. Now?


Virginia and kentucky resolutions
Virginia for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this. and Kentucky Resolutions


Federalist No. 10 for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction…


Virginia kentucky resolutions
Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1798

Madison

Jefferson

Protest Resolutions

Passed by

state legislatures

COMPACT THEORY

The Constitution is a compact (agreement) between the states, and they have the authority to interpret it.


Virginia kentucky resolutions1
Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1798

Madison

Jefferson

How far can states go in resisting unconstitutional laws passed by the federal government?

INTERPOSITION

NULLIFICATION


Kentucky Resolutions for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down…by the chains of the Constitution.


Jefferson for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

to John Taylor of Caroline

“A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles.”


REVOLUTION? for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.

1796

1800


And congress too
…and Congress, too! for political parties. The original formula for the selection of the President and Vice President reflected this.


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