Trouble Abroad Quiz and Notes
French Revolution (1789) • Citizens overthrow Monarchy to create arepublican government. • Some Americans celebrated, others feared the Frenchviolent riots. French Revolution
France & Great Britain go to War • U.S. declare Neutrality Proclamation • The U.S. will not take sides with countries at war in Europe. As a young nation, was this a good idea? U.S. Neutrality
Edmund Genet: France Representative • Encouraged people to rise up against Washington. • Genet asked to leave the U.S. (Jefferson Agreed) Come fight for FRANCE!!! Citizen Genet
Jefferson & Hamilton Conflict • Jefferson leaves cabinet. • Feels he can’t do his job with Hamilton around. I I’m LEAVING the ‘DREAM TEAM’ !!!! Divided America
Conflict between Britain and the United States • Seizing U.S. ships in West Indies • British troops in the Western Frontier Why is it important for the US to stay neutral with the British? Jay’s Treaty
Chief Justice John Jay was sent to London to settle problem. Jay’s Treaty
What does this image suggest how Americans felt about the Treaty? • Did not prevent Britain from capturing U.S. Ships • British supporting American Indians • Britain DID NOT return slaves, that were set free during the war.
Put notes away… • Take out a scrap sheet of paper… • Put your name on it… Quiz Begins in 5..4..3..2..1….
1. ALL Americans supported the French Revolution? (True/False) PAGE 310 French Revolution
2. The Neutrality Proclamation said the United States would…. A. Stay neutral on the western frontier with Indians. B. Stay neutral on their position over slavery. C. Stay neutral with countries at war in Europe. PAGE 311 U.S. Neutrality
3. Edmund Genet was asked to leave the U.S. because… a. He was an illegal immigrant. b. He asked the American people to overrule Washington. c. He broke more than one Constitutional law. 4. Why did Jefferson leave the cabinet? a. He got very ill. b. Hamilton was interfering with Jefferson’s job. c. Washington and Jefferson did not like each other. Page 312 Citizen Genet
5. Jay’s Treaty was a compromise between the French and the United States regarding trading in the West Indies. (True / False) 6. Americans felt that Jay’s Treaty was a success, as it addressed all issues and conflicts that affected America. (True / False) Page 312-313 Jay’s Treaty