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Transcript of George Washington
April 6, 1789
Oath of office administered:
April 30, 1789
-People call him Mr. President.
-Head of Congress and other departments report to him.
- Limit to 2 terms.
-Presidents can go home if they choose to.
-Choose his cabinets/advisors.
-Saying, "So help me God" during his oath.
They are appointed members that advise and assist him in carrying out duties.
Secretary of State-
Secretary of Treasury-
Secretary of War-
Judiciary Act of 1789
established our courts which involved
a federal court, 3 circuit courts, and 13 district courts
Hamilton's Economic Plan
Reason for Plan:
strengthen the central government and pay all the debts back.
Reason for Compromise:
To get approval for assumption plan in exchange to locate the capital in the South.
Bank of United States:
depository for federal funds
to receive different types of taxes
It would contribute to having a stable national currency and strong economy.
Outcome of Hamilton's Compromise
1. Hamilton got his assumption plan approved .
2. The capital was moved so it would be located on the Potomac River.
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1. Fund full payment of foreign and nation debt.
2. Assumption of State Debt
3. An Excise Tax on Whiskey
4. A Federally Chartered Bank of United States
He was more than 6 ft. tall when he was 16 years old.
His hands were the largest "ever seen in a human being." -Lafayette
He loved math, adventures, and surveying lands.
He died on 12/14/1799 at midnight due to a cold.
He couldn't spell the words "pierce," "ceiling," and "seize," even as an adult.
Washington wore dentures for most of his life, but contrary to popular belief, they were not made of wood
Judiciary Act of 1789