George Washington Timeline

George Washington Presidency Timeline
George Washington was the 1st President of the United States who served in office from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. What were the key events during his presidency? The George Washington Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

George Washington Presidency Timeline
George Washington Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797 that included:

The Bill of Rights is ratified in 1791
Congress establishes a National Mint and Post Office
The Spanish Treaty of 1795 aka Pinckney's Treaty

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The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the George Washington Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. George Washington Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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George Washington Presidency: Timeline of Important Events

1776 - July 4, The Declaration of of Independence

1783 - Victory over the British in the American War of Independence (17751783)

1786 - Shays Rebellion (1786 - 1787) erupts in Massachusetts, lasting six months

1787 - Rise of the Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton

1787 - Between 1787 and 1788 the Federalist Papers were published

1789 - The inauguration of George Washington as the 1st President of the United States

1789 - The Judiciary Act was passed specifying the number of judges and Federal courts

1789 - The outbreak of the French Revolution

1789 - The Northwest Ordinance was signed into law on August 7, 1789 and included a Fugitive Slave Law as a concession to the South, to ensure runaway slaves would be returned to their owners if caught in the northwest

1790 - John Jay presided as the Chief Justice when the Supreme Court first met

1790 - DC becomes the national capital on July 16, 1790

1790 - The First Census of the United States. The 1790 Census Act was passed on March 1, 1790

1791 - The Bill of Rights take effect in which the first ten amendments to the Constitution guaranteed basic liberties to Americans

1791 - The First Bank of the United States was chartered for 20 years by the United States Congress on February 25, 1791. The Bank was handled the financial needs of the central government of the newly formed United States of America

1792 - Congress establishes a National Mint with the 1792 Coinage Act. The nation's motto E Pluribus Unum meaning "Out of Many, One" is added to American coins.

1792 - Congress establishes the US Post Office with the 1792 Postal Service Act.

1793 - The Federalists and the Republicans and the Formation of the Political Parties

1793 - The invention of the Eli Whitney Cotton Gin

1793 - War breaks out between Britain and France and Washington issues the Neutrality Proclamation to keep the United States out of the war

1794 - The Whiskey Rebellion erupts over tax on whiskey

1794 - The Slave Trade Act of 1794 was a law passed that limited the importation of slaves to the United States.

1794 - The US won the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, part of the Northwest Indian War (17851795) The defeated Native tribes were forced to cede extensive territory, including much of present-day Ohio, in the Treaty of Greenville in 1795.

1795 - The Northwest Indian War ended and defeated Native American tribes were forced to cede extensive territory, including much of present-day Ohio, in the Treaty of Greenville

1795 - The Jay Treaty was ratified in order to maintain trade with Great Britain

1795 - The 11th Amendment was made to the US Constitution stating that citizens cannot sue states in federal courts

1795 - The Spanish Treaty of 1795 aka Pinckney's Treaty

1797 - His presidency and second term in office ends. The next US President was John Adams.

George Washington Presidential Timeline of Important Events

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to George Washington Accomplishments and Events

George Washington Presidency Timeline
The George Washington Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about George Washington, the 1st President of the United States.

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