Ach His5 Ch2

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Study Notes for Seton History 5 Chapter 2

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Ach His5 Ch2

  1. 1. The First Cabinet Thomas Jefferson Secretary of State • In charge of foreign affairs • Helped work out treaties & agreements with other countries • Became the 3rd president Edmund Randolph Attorney General • Advises the president on legal matters • Attorney for the government
  2. 2. The First Cabinet Henry Knox Secretary of War • In charge of the Army & the Navy • Later this post would be called Secretary of Defense Alexander Hamilton Secretary of the Treasury • Oversee financial affairs • Pay off war debts • Brilliant in money matters
  3. 3. Washington D.C. (District of Columbia) • Located in the South between Maryland & Virginia • Thomas Jefferson & Alexander Hamilton worked this compromise out • The Southern states agreed to help pay the war debts
  4. 4. Taxes Tariff • Hamilton proposed a tax on imported goods • Hoped to raise money & help establish American business • Did not produce enough revenue Excise Tax • When the tariff failed to produce enough money, Hamilton proposed an excise tax • This would products made in America
  5. 5. Early Treaties The Jay Treaty • Washington sent Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Jay to England • England agreed to withdraw its troops and give up its forts around the Great Lakes. • It didn’t deal with the issue of England taking American sailors. The Pinckney Treaty • The coast of the Gulf of Mexico belonged to Spain • Spain controlled trade along the Mississippi River • Spain signed a treaty with Thomas Pinckney settling the area in the Florida panhandle and making New Orleans a free port
  6. 6. John Adams • Became the 2nd president • Ran as a Federalist • Ran against Thomas Jefferson who was a Democratic-Republican • Jefferson became his Vice President • They had once been friends but now disagreed over many things
  7. 7. The XYZ Affair America refused to pay a bribe to France.
  8. 8. Unpopular Laws • President given power to expel any foreigner with the Alien Act • Freedom of speech and freedom of the press were taken away with the Sedition Act

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