Violate the Constitution
Promote the general welfare
Make it difficult to pay off the nation’s war debt
Compensate creditors and merchants at the expense of farmers
John Quincy Adams
The United States declared neutrality
France seized the Louisiana Territory
British troops burned the Capitol and the White House
Native Americans mounted a rebellion in the Ohio Country
Growing emphasis on the use of slave labor.
Migration of people from cities to rural farms and plantations.
Surge in the building of factories to produce textiles and other goods.
Change from using machines to using mostly hand-held tools.
Reserved most power for the states.
Provided for a bicameral legislature
Granted the federal government the power to levy taxes.
Gave Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce
Reducing the power of the president
Guaranteeing a unicameral legislature
Organizing a loose confederation of states
Counting each slave as three-fifths of a person
System of local courts
Strong federal government
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Federal Reserve Act
Bill for the Interment of the People
Spanish American War
Trade Stoppage Ordinance
British Monopoly on Goods Commission