Sections in this chapter:
Section 1 Washington Leads a New Nation
Section 2 Hamilton and the National Finances
Section 3 Challenges for the New Nation
Section 4 John Adams as President


This is a very good summary and outline

Extensions and Extra Credit

Video clips:

George Washington takes the Oath of Office
US Election of 1788-1789: Washington as President first 8 minutes
George Washington's Precedents
Alexander Hamilton section begins after Washington 8:23 minutes into the video
Hamilton VS Jefferson over the bank
John Adams section begins at 13.50 minutes into the video clip
The Judiciary Act of 1789: creating the courts set to music
Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789 by George Washington
George Washington Rap (Mr. Peel)
Mimi Bio: George Washington (5 min)
Mimi Bio: Alexander Hamilton
The American System: Hamilton's Plan by the Historical Spotlight group
The Whiskey Rebellion by Historical Spotlight group
John Adams: A Closer Look (HBO) (8 min)
John Adams - Oath of Office and Speech
Alien and Sedition Act
Disney - John Adams

Web Sites:

Barbary Pirates
The Barbary Pirates
POTUS (President of the United States) site
History Centeral
George Washington (Encyclopedia Britannica)
President George Washington, Mount Vernon
PBS: Rediscovering George Washington: the timeline
LOC (Library of Congress): Washington: Surveyor and Mapmaker
George Washington Biography
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
First Bank of the United States (United States House of Representatives)
Speaker of the House, Congress in 1791
US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives (2nd Congress 1791-1793)
US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives...The Establishment of the Supreme Court
Extension: Try a biography poster. Example below.