Flashcards in Chapter VI Terminology Deck (21):
Farmers refused to pay federal tax. Washington federalized 15,000 state militia and collapsed rebellion
Set precedent for revising the articles of confederation
Favored larger states in voting
New Jersey Plan
Favored smaller states in voting
Bill of Rights
Drafted mainly by James Madison. Adopted in 1791. Protects citizens from abuse against federal government
Numerous on coast and in large cities.
Tended to be farmers
Established Supreme Court with one Chief Justice and five associate justices
Angered American supporters of France but kept United States at peace.
Opened lower Mississippi River and New Orleans to American trade. Was previously Spanish
Treaty of Greenville
Strong central government and loose interpretation of the constitution. Large peacetime army. Aid businesses and national banks. Tariffs. Large landowners were supporters
Favor agriculture. No national bank. Skilled workers, plantation owners, small farmers supported them.
Alien and Sedition Acts
Authorized president to deport or detain aliens. Made it illegal to criticize the president or congress.
France wanted to be paid to negotiate the seizure if American merchant ships.