Comparing The Presidency Of George Washington And Abigail Adams

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The time period during the 18th century had many influential people that changed American history. However, the three people known to be George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Abigail Adams made remarkable changes that would be remembered even till today. George Washington's presidency created traditions and established precedents that would be carried out through our government today and the presidents, also Benjamin Franklin would be a dominant figure to the colonies as well as Abigail Adams who would strive for women's rights. During George Washington’s administration, he set our nation on a path that has withstanded for over two hundred years, and lasted longer than any other republic in history. He rooted precedents within our history …show more content…

However, since Congress did not object Washington’s consultations nor the removal of any representatives, due to respect which created the tradition of the president being able to choose their cabinet. Washington also set the standard for two presidential terms, which was practiced until the year of 1940.When chief justice of supreme court John Jay resigned, George selected his replacement from outside the bench, and also disregarded the seniority privilege, Which in turn allowed future presidents to pick from a diverse selection of talent beyond the Court’s members. In 1795, the House of Representatives hunted records related to negotiations surrounding the Jay treaty. Washington denied to give all the documents regarding this case. In addition to, he formed the precedent that became known as the executive …show more content…

He published the Pennsylvania Gazette, along with a lending library and a fire-fighting company. He also served in government offices and was also the author of Poor Richard's Almanac. Franklin founded the American Philosophical society in 1743, Also, he created the Academy of Philadelphia. The academy offered Latin, English, and mathematics departments. Having established his fortune by 1750, he turned his attention to science and political matters. He also developed everyday items such as the bifocal glasses, the lightning rod, and Franklin Stove. The Franklin Stove was originally known as the Pennsylvania fireplace. In political standards, Franklin served as the postmaster and represented Pennsylvania’s interests in England. He also served as an agent for Georgia, Massachusetts and New Jersey. At the Albany Congress in 1754, he was the originator of the Albany Plan, which called for voluntary union of the colonies with one greater government.The plan was rejected by the colonies because they thought the plan, gave too much to the royal power and was rejected in England for giving too little. Benjamin Franklin said to this issue that “the different and contrary reasons of dislike to my plan made me suspect that is was the true

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