French Revolution Pros And Cons

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The French revolution influenced U.S politics, as pro and anti- Revolutionary factions sought to influence American domestic and foreign policy. In 1790 the war with Britain was over and the people of the United States thought that it was time to build its institution of Democracy, Frontier, and Military. It was time to prove that this type of government could succeed. The French Revolution, lasting from 1789-1799 precipitated many European wars that forced the United States to form a policy of neutrality to avoid being involved in European conflicts. Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, serving from 1801-1809. He went against Republicans beliefs because he added to the debt; he also thought African Americans were racially inferior,going against his statement that “All men were created equal”, and he also made the government bigger instead of smaller. In March of 1801, Thomas Jefferson made his ‘First Inaugural Address’. He sought to reach out to his political opponents and heal the breach between Federalists and Republicans.The Democratic-Republican party stood for states’ rights in…show more content…
Jay’s treaty, created by John Jay in 1794, stated that Britain was to pay for American ships that were seized in 1793. It also stated that Americans had to pay British merchant debts owed from before the revolution, and Britain had to agree to remove their troops from the Ohio valley. The treaty eliminated British control of Western posts within two years, established America’s claim, and provided Ajays treaty. The treaty sought to settle issues between Great Britain and America, which succeeded by also preserving U.S neutrality. In America 75% of the labor force was still farming in comparison to England who only engaged in 36% of agriculture. During this time money was being brought in by imports and exports. America was mainly an agricultural society during the time period of
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