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History Unit8

French Revolution French Rebellion that began in 1789 in which the French people overthrew the monarchy and made their country a republic
Jay's Treaty an agreement negotiated by John Jay to work out problems between Britain and the Unites Staes over northwestern lands, British seizure U.S. ships, and U.S debts owed to British
Pinckney's Treaty an agreement between the United States and Spain that changed Florida's border and make it easier for American ships to use the port of New Orleans
Whiskey Rebellion a protest of small farmers in Pennsylvania against new taxes on whiskey
political parties a group of people who organize to help elect government officials and influence government policies
Federalist Party a political party created in the 1790s and influenced by Alexander Hamilton that wanted to strengthen the federal government and promote industry and trade
Democratic-Republican Party a political party founded in 1790s by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other leaders who wanted to preserve the power of the state governments and promote agriculture
XYZ Affair an incident in which French agents attempted to get a bribe and loans from U.S. diplomats in exchange for an agreement that French privateers would no longer attack American ships;it led to an undeclared naval war between the two countries
Alien and Sedition Acts laws passed by a Federalist-dominated Congress aimed at protecting the government from treasonous ideas, actions, and people
presidential cabinet the people who work under the president and have a each job and begin their duties
Hamilton's Plan this plan was thought of Hamilton wanting to start a national bank and a national mint
tariff a tax on imports or outports
strict construction a way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take
loose construction a way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take actions that the Constitution does not specifically forbid it from taking
electoral college precedents group of people selected from each of the states to cast votes in presidential elections
precedent an action or decision that later serves as an example
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