His clean personal record and the actual differences between himself and John Adams
Having America begin a bold foreign policy, balance the budget, and expand the nation.
Reconciling the political factions and realizing self government could be handled by the people.
Alexander Hamilton spread rumors about corruption in the adams administration
British agents tried to hire american privateers to attack french ships
French agents demanded a bribe before entering treaty negotiations with the US.
An era of peace in Europe, which stimulated international commerce in luxury goods.
The outbreak of war in Europe which opened opportunities for neutral carriers.
Congress's repeal of americas protective tarriff.
Criticized excessive federal spending and taxes imposed to finance the navy.
Condemned the Alien and Sedition acts as unconstitutional.
Demanded that the US declare war on Britain.
Southern farmers who feared federal motives toward abolishing slavery
Western Mass farmers who demanded debt relief and more political representation
Western Pennsylvania farmers who objected to paying excise taxes on whiskey.
Leaders ran for public office after they were successful as planters/merchants/lawyers
Important men could join either party but they could not compromise their views on politics.
Patriotic men got involved in public life due to their qualifications, not to appeal to voters.
John adams enjoyed an easy victory
Thomas Jefferson enjoyed an easy victory
THe house had to break an electoral tie between Jefferson and Burr
Britains attempt to reconquer territory in the American Northwest.
Americas inflated prices for southern cotton exported to britain
Britains attempt to restrict wartime trade by neutral nations and its seizure of US ships.
Partison Politics threatened to divide Americans
Tensions over slavery could divide the North and South
Escalating disputes between Britain and the US might provoke war.
Left decisions about mailing rates up to individual states
Provided favorable rates for mailing newspapers, allowing widespread access to information
Covered only mail routes along the East Coast.
Congressman matthew Lyon and many republican editors were jailed for their comments
President Adams had no sympathy for the law, and refused to allow its enforcement.
Moderates in Congress saw the error of the Sedition Law, and repealed it in 6 months.
Hamiltons pro-british views, which caused Madison to criticise Washington
Jefferson's criticism of britain, which caused the British Navy to bombard US ports.
Britain's refusal to stop impressing the American seamen.
Did not specify the number of Justices who would sit on the Supreme court
Specified that the Supreme court would have one chief justice and five associate justices.
Specified that the Supreme court would have one chief justice and eight associate justices.
Patent and Copyright laws.
Slavery and Political rights
Public credit and federal fiscal responsibility
Northern congressmen agreed to refuse and petitions aimed at abolishing slavery.
Northern states agreed to increase southern representation in the SUpreme Court.
The US agreed to place the nations capital on the shores of the Potomac.
Using Williams Vans Murray and two others to negotiate with Napoleon, who wanted peace.
Firing all of the federalists in the cabinent and replacing them with men who favored peace
Approving the building of more "Super frigates" a tactic that forced Napoleon to Negotiate.
Aimed to promote expansion of cotton farming and textile making in the southern states
Supported the development of water power and grain mills along Mass. rivers.
Soon encountered business trouble due to embezzlement, labor problems, and poor management.
Updated standard navigation tables to make calculations more accurate
Explained how to calculate longitude from chronometers
Combined all of Bodwitch's information on sailing and how to navigate a sailing vessel
Urban population growth and rapid expansion of immigration
Agricultural life and farm ownership
An immediate end to slavery, allowing blacks to create their own communities.
Expand established notions of state's rights
Pack the courts with federalist judges.
Make political peace with france.
Expanded its power by introducing the principal of Judicial review
Declared the JUdiciary act of 1801 to be unconstitutional
Ruled that federal beauracrats had no right to tenure in office.
The collapse of the Federalist party
Birth of the democratic party
A political victory for Alexander Hamilton
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