First 5 presidents

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QUICK REVIEW OF THE FIRST FIVE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE MOST DEFINING MOMENTS DURING THEIR PRESIDENCY

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First 5 presidents

  1. 1. THE FIRST FIVE PRESIDENTS
  2. 2. GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797   ONLY PRESIDENT ELECTED UNANIMOUSLY BY THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE HE MADE PEOPLE CALLED HIM (POTUS)
  3. 3. GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797   ISSUED THE NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION (WHICH SAID DON'T GET INVOLVED IN OTHER COUNTRIES FIGHTS) PUT DOWN THE WHISKEY REBELLION WITH FEDERAL TROOPS (SHOWED THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT
  4. 4. GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797  TOLERATE VIOLENCE BY THOSE WHO DISAGREE WITH IT)
  5. 5. GEORGE WASHINGTON 1789-1797  TOLERATE VIOLENCE BY THOSE WHO DISAGREE WITH IT)
  6. 6. JOHN ADAMS 1797-1801   CONFLICT WITH FRANCE LED TO THE XYZ AFFAIR (FRENCH DIPOLMATS DEMANDED BRIBES) SIGNED ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS WHICH ALLOWED THE PRESIDENT TO FORCE
  7. 7. JOHN ADAMS 1797-1801   ANY ALIEN TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY, IF THAT PERSON WAS CONSIDERED A DANGER TO THE GOVERNMENT CREATED THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
  8. 8. THOMAS JEFFERSON 1801-1809   AGREED TO THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE IN 1803 FOR 15 MILLION DOLLARS DOUBLING THE SIZE OF THE UNITED STATES ISSUED THE EMBARGO ACT OF 1807 CUTTING OFF TRADE WITH FRANCE AND BRITAIN
  9. 9. THOMAS JEFFERSON 1801-1809   DURING HIS TERM THE SUPREME COURT GAIN THE POWER TO REVIEW A LAW PASSED AND SAY IF THE LAW IS ARE CONSTITUTIONAL OR NOT HATED BEING POTUS SO MUCH KEEP IT OFF HIS GRAVE STONE
  10. 10. JAMES MADISON 1809-1817   PRESIDENT DURING THE WAR OF 1812 NATIONALIST URGED PRESIDENT MADISON TO DECLARE WAR ON BRITAIN BECAUSE BRITAIN WAS TAKING AMERICAN SHIPS
  11. 11. JAMES MONROE 1817-1825   MISSOURI COMPROMISE ALLOWED MISSOURI TO JOIN THE UNION AS A SLAVE STATE AND MAINE TO JOIN THE UNION AS A FREE STATE WANTED TO SEND FREED AFRICANS BACK TO AFRICA
  12. 12. JAMES MONROE 1817-1825   BOUGHT FLORIDA FROM SPAIN FOR 5 MILLION DOLLARS DELIVERED THE MONROE DOCTRINE TELLING OTHER NATIONS NOT TO COME OVER TO THE AMERICAS (NORTH & SOUTH)
  13. 13. SO WHO'S NOT SLEEPING???
  14. 14. CAN SOMEONE ANSWER THE QUESTION????     WHICH PRESIDENT WAS INVOLVED IN THE XYZ AFFAIR? WHICH PRESIDENT WAS INVOLVED IN THE WAR OF 1812? WHICH PRESIDENT SAID DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN OTHER COUNTRIES FIGHTS? WHICH PRESIDENT DOUBLED THE SIZE OF THE UNITED STATES?

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