U.S. History Chapter 10:  Launching the New Nation Section 1:  Laying the Foundations of Government
The First President <ul><li>Concerned about  age and lack of political experience </li></ul><ul><li>January 1789:  First e...
 
 
The First President <ul><li>President:  George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>VP:  John Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Considered i...
The First President <ul><li>Traveled to New York City to be sworn into office </li></ul>
The First President <ul><li>Women lacked equal rights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education <...
The First President <ul><li>Republican Motherhood : stressed the idea that women should play an important role in teaching...
Life in the New Republic <ul><li>Ununited country </li></ul><ul><li>Much work to be done </li></ul><ul><li>New York City: ...
Setting Precedents <ul><li>George Washington:  “The first of everything in our situation will serve to establish a precede...
Setting Precedents <ul><li>Congress created executive departments that specialized in areas of national policy </li></ul><...
Setting Precedents Secretary of Treasury: Alexander Hamilton Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson
Setting Precedents Attorney General: Edmund Randolph Secretary of War: Henry Knox
 
Setting Precedents <ul><li>Judiciary Act of 1789:  Established federal court system </li></ul>
District Courts Court of Appeals Supreme Court
Setting Precedents <ul><li>John Jay:  first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court </li></ul><ul><li>6 members </li></ul>John ...
 
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  1. 1. U.S. History Chapter 10: Launching the New Nation Section 1: Laying the Foundations of Government
  2. 2. The First President <ul><li>Concerned about age and lack of political experience </li></ul><ul><li>January 1789: First electoral college meets </li></ul>
  3. 5. The First President <ul><li>President: George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>VP: John Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Considered it his duty “to render service to his country in obedience to its call” </li></ul>John Adams: First Vice President of the United States
  4. 6. The First President <ul><li>Traveled to New York City to be sworn into office </li></ul>
  5. 7. The First President <ul><li>Women lacked equal rights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. The First President <ul><li>Republican Motherhood : stressed the idea that women should play an important role in teaching children to be good citizens </li></ul>
  7. 9. Life in the New Republic <ul><li>Ununited country </li></ul><ul><li>Much work to be done </li></ul><ul><li>New York City: first capital of the United States </li></ul>Federal Hall: first seat of U.S. government
  8. 10. Setting Precedents <ul><li>George Washington: “The first of everything in our situation will serve to establish a precedent.” </li></ul><ul><li>Precedent —an action or a decision that serves as an example for later generations </li></ul>
  9. 11. Setting Precedents <ul><li>Congress created executive departments that specialized in areas of national policy </li></ul><ul><li>Nominated by Washington and approved by Senate </li></ul>Washington and his Cabinet
  10. 12. Setting Precedents Secretary of Treasury: Alexander Hamilton Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson
  11. 13. Setting Precedents Attorney General: Edmund Randolph Secretary of War: Henry Knox
  12. 15. Setting Precedents <ul><li>Judiciary Act of 1789: Established federal court system </li></ul>
  13. 16. District Courts Court of Appeals Supreme Court
  14. 17. Setting Precedents <ul><li>John Jay: first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court </li></ul><ul><li>6 members </li></ul>John Jay

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