U.S. Post Constit
In deep debt.
? Was who should be responsible
Hamilton felt Fed Gov’t is responsible
Two Solutions (Hamilton)
1.)-Tariff (a tax on imported goods)
-Import (Item/prod brought into cntry
2.) Interest (An extra sum of $ that
borrowers pay creditors in return for loan.
Two Solutions (Hamilton)
1.)-Tariff (a tax on imported
-Import (Item/prod brought
2.) Interest (An extra sum
of $ that borrowers pay
creditors in return for
(T.J.) did not want
Fed gov’t involved in
local & state affairs
Taxes were not liked.
compared to G.B.
taxes & laws
Different Political Parties Form
Federalists (Hamilton) Jeffersonian
View of Constit Republicans (T.J.)
Loose, favored strong View of Constit
gov’t, favored Nat Strict, favored weak
bank central gov’t, opposed
Pro Business Nat Bank
Strong Army & Navy Pro-Agric
Against large Armies
Characteristics of Pol Parties
Federalists Jeffersonian Rep
Felt pol power should Felt common man
be given to rich, should have pol
educated men power
Ex: Business men, Ex: Southern
artisans, profess, slaveholders, urban
artisans, trades pep,
Rebellion of New Taxes
Was impt to frontier
Not only beverage, but
could be made into
corn that can be
Whiskey used as
U.S. Gov’t Response to Rebellion
Pres Wash & Sec. Hamilton viewed as an
opportunity to demonstrate power of U.S.
Gov’t needs to be established by exerting
Pres Wash sent 12,000 men and rebellion
Election of 1796 Pres Wash decided not to
run for 3rd term.
Set an example for future Pres to not run for
more than 3 terms (Cause similar to a
Most time Pres Wash did not favor
Federalist or Jeffersonian Rep
Pres Wash felt pol parties were bad for U.S.
Questions of Manifest Destiny
What does this image imply? Explain?
Is there any symbolism in the image?
Ex: Manifest Destiny
Manifest Destiny Clash of Cultures
U.S. officials met by French officials.
French wanted bribe before they met of
Alien & Sedition Acts
President gained the right to imprison or
deport citizens of other countries living in
Under the A & S Act, persons who wrote,
published, or said anything false or
scandalous vs the U.S. gov’t officials could
be fined or jailed
Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions
Adopted by two states, argued states had
right to judge whether fed laws agreed
with the Constit
If state decided that law was Unconstit
that could declare it to be Null & void
Tensions Federalists vs.
Members of Cong
attacked each other
Pres Adams would be
taunted & was forced
to go thru back door.
supporting France in
Jefferson won popular vote but not
T.J. tied with Aaron Burr with 73 Electoral
Who decides if a tie?
House of Reps
T.J. now in Power (Jeffer Repub)
T.J. had straight forward agenda (Clear)
-reduce impact of gov’t in pep lives
Reduced amount of taxes paid by pep
Cut size of Federal Bureaucracy
Cut size of Army only 3,000 soldiers
Bureaucracy- Depts & workers that make up
Federal Gov’t. (Ex. FBI, FEMA, Dept of Agri)
T.J. Program in West
T.J. used power of
Nat gov’t to expand
Land Act of 1800
Amer able to buy land
depended on Miss for
Miss River, used
control to charge U.S.
Napoleon offered 15
million for Lousiana
Lous Purchase Map
Why Did Napoleon give up all
Rebellion in France couldn’t control
Haiti became Indp from French
-Historians claim first true Democracy
because abolished slavery.