Washington stepped down from presidential office in 1796. His farewell speech emphasized the following:
(Most countries don't do it peacefully on the first try.)
Here's the funny thing about elections in 1796...
When you win, the guy in second
place becomes your Vice President.
Adams was a Federalist
(wants to use federal power for good)
Jefferson was a Democratic-Republican
(wants to limit federal power)
No, not related to today's political parties.
The French tried to charge us a $250,000 bribe
just to talk to their foreign minister
Also, can France borrow $12 million?
The people want war,
But Adams won't support it.
He's too busy with....
Guess what? The people hate it.
You're telling me -
you already passed a law that violates the first amendment?
Kentucky and Virginia
to the rescue
The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
The states don't really have the power to do that...
But it shows that we built a country that can argue with its government.
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