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Whiskey Rebellion

Farmers refused to pay federal tax. Washington federalized 15,000 state militia and collapsed rebellion

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Annapolis convention

Set precedent for revising the articles of confederation

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Virginia Plan

Favored larger states in voting

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New Jersey Plan

Favored smaller states in voting

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Bill of Rights

Drafted mainly by James Madison. Adopted in 1791. Protects citizens from abuse against federal government

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Federalists

Numerous on coast and in large cities.

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Anti-federalists

Tended to be farmers

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Judicial review

Established Supreme Court with one Chief Justice and five associate justices

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Jay's treaty

Angered American supporters of France but kept United States at peace.

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Pickney's treaty

Opened lower Mississippi River and New Orleans to American trade. Was previously Spanish

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Treaty of Greenville

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Federalism

Strong central government and loose interpretation of the constitution. Large peacetime army. Aid businesses and national banks. Tariffs. Large landowners were supporters

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Republicans

Favor agriculture. No national bank. Skilled workers, plantation owners, small farmers supported them.

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Alien and Sedition Acts

Authorized president to deport or detain aliens. Made it illegal to criticize the president or congress.

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XYZ affair

France wanted to be paid to negotiate the seizure if American merchant ships.

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Suffrage

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Alexander Hamilton

Federalist leader

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Little Turtle

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Intercourse Act

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Shay's Rebellion

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Articles of Confederation

Couldn't restore loyalist property and couldn't stop Britain from restricting trade and maintaining military outposts. Weak economy