- Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson
- Secretary of Treasury: Alexander Hamilton
- Secretary of War: Henry Knox
Judiciary Act of 1789:
This act created three levels of federal courts and defined their powers and relationship to the state courts.
French Revolution of 1789:
A rebellion of French people against their king in 1789.
Whiskey Rebellion of 1791:
In what became known as the Whiskey Rebellion, farmers lashed out against the tax on whiskey.
Neutrality Proclamation of 1793:
This Neutrality Proclamation stated that the United States would not take sides with any European countries that were at war.
Jay's Treaty of 1794:
Jay's Treaty settled the disputes that had arisen between the United States and Great Britain in the early 1790's.
Pinckney's Treaty of 1795:
Pinckney's Treaty, which settled the border and trade disputes with Spain.
Farewell Address of 1796:
Washington decides to write a letter to the public addressing that he doesn't want to run for third term. He warned the public that they should work out their differences and keep in mind of their debt.