Rene's ch. 6 11th grade history notes

1781

Articles of confederation

1783

TREATY OF PARIS

1785

LAND ORDINANCE, conference at mount vernon

1786

Shay's Rebellion, annapolis convention

1787

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, northwest ordinance, signing of the constitution

1788

Ratification of the Constitution

1789

French Revolution, Judiciary Act, First President of U.S., GEORGE WASHINGTON BECOMES PRESIDENT, district courts and courts of appeals, North Carolina reversed their rejection of the constitution; end of the articles of confederaton

1790

RHODE ISLAND REVERSED REJECTION OF THE CONSTITUTION

1791

Bill of Rights, Vermont

1792

Kentucky

1793

PROCLOMATION OF NEUTRALITY,

1794

WHISKEY REBELLION and Jays treaty

1795

END OF JAY'S TREATY

1796

Tennessee

1797

XYZ AFFAIR

1798

UNDECLARED WAR, alien and sedition acts

55

number of delegates at the constitutional convention

Pinckney's Treaty

treaty between the USA and Spain concerning navigational rights on the MS river and the use of New Orleans as a port of deposit

Delaware

1st state to sign the constitution

Rhode Island

last to sign the constitution

Mad Anthony Wayne

won the battle of fallen timbers

treaty of Greenville

(1795) indians surrendered their land claims in Ohio territory and opened it to settlement

New York

first temporary capitol; stayed for about a year; Washington took his presidential oath here

Philadelphia

place where the capitol was supposed to be...stayed here for 10 years

D.C.

where capitol moved in 1800 after Philadelphia; site of the capitol today; John Adams was the first to stay here

strict constructionalist

one who takes literal translation of constitution

loose constructionalist

more liberal interpretation of the constitution

Virginia resolution

written by James Madison

Kentucky revolution

written by Jefferson

Dolley Madison

served as a white house hostess for 16 years

Pennsylvania

let Delaware sign the constitution first and ended up signing 5 days later

George Washington

only president unanimously elected

electoral college

elects president

legislative

makes laws

executive

enforces laws

judicial

interprets laws

Articles of Confederation

America's first constitution; weak; no judicial branch

impressment

British practice of taking American sailors from American ships and forcing them into the British navy; a factor in the War of 1812.

1st amendment

1. freedom of speech 2. freedom of religion 3. freedom of press 4 freedom of assembly

15,000

number of soldiers sent to quell the whiskey rebellion

election of 1796

president and vice president were from different parties

undeclared war

(1798-1800) Adams was the president at this time and did not think America was strong enough to join the war but they kinda did anyways

David bradford

lead the whiskey rebellion

Arron burr

shot and killed the secretary treasurer during a duel; Jefferson's VP

charles tallyrand

french minister during xyz affair

Lois XVI

king of France during the XYZ affair

John Adams

last federalist president

Alien and Sedition acts

made to hurt the Democrat-Republicans

citizen genet

appealed directly to the people instead of going through washington; could not go back to France; married and lived in NY

Washington's Cabinet

Thomas Jefferson-secretary of state; Alexander Hamiltion-secretary of the treasury; Henry Knox-secretary of war; Edmund Randolph-attorney general