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Bill of Rights

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Specifically intended to restrict the power of national government and protect individual rights.

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Judiciary Act of 1789

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Organized thirteen district courts, three circuit courts , and set the number of Supreme Court justices

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National Bank

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Issued a uniform currency, provided a source for business loans and sparked economic expansion

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French Revolution

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1789 to 1799 - Period of upheaval

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Proclamation of Neutrality

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Declared that America would pursue a policy of friendliness and impartiality between the French/British.

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Citizen Genet

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Flashy French ambassador tryied to stir pro French sentiment.

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Whiskey Rebellion

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In western Pennsylvania, discontent turned into violence against the government

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Daniel Boone

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From Kentucky, pioneering , the best known frontiersman

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Washington’s Farewell Address

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Warned strongly against permanent alliances with other countries

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John Adams

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Washington’s two-term vice president

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XYZ Affair

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Very rude French agents that Adams had to deal with

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Alien and Sedition Acts

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The Federalist-controlled Congress sought to silence their political opponents

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midnight appointments

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Adams quickly filled as many of the newly created circuit judgeships as possible.