Sit somewhere and by people that will make you successful. I reserve the right to move you at any point (no questions) Starting activity: As a class, read the biography of Sojourner Truth. Sojourner Truth Make sure you are caught up on all assignment, progress reports go out next Monday. Turn in 9.1 (10 pts hw grade) Today, I will be able to describe S. Truth’s contribution to society. Also, I will be able to identify the problems that Washington’s administration had to overcome. There will be a quiz on Thursday (9.1/9.2). Monday 16 Feb. OFF Tuesday 17 Feb. S. Truth and review of 9.1 (collection of 9.1), homework pending behavior Wednesday 18 Feb: Discussion of 9.2 Thursday 19 Feb: Quiz 9.1/9.2: Homework 9.3 Friday 20 Feb: Review 9.3 (Activity) Washington’s precedents Being sworn in on a Bible and added “…so help me God” to the oath of office. How should the president be addressed? Mr. President Selection of the cabinet. Highly qualified individuals to serve as personal advisors. Giving an inaugural address (about 5 minutes) Using potential force to ensure domestic tranquility (Whiskey Rebellion) Remaining neutral with foreign conflict Avoid permanent alliances with foreign countries Term limit: 2 is enough Farewell Address: Advice to incoming President and citizens How to act and what to do? Every action would be considered a precedent. Tension in his cabinet between Hamilton (Treasury) and Jefferson (State) National Debt (77 million dollars in debt) with limited revenue. Unifying the 13 states as one nation Foreign Policy: Get involved with chaotic Europe or remain neutral? Domestic Insurrection (Whiskey Rebellion). The U.S. owes a lot of money to: Private individuals (bonds) and foreign nations; also, states owe money to the federal government. Hamilton’s plan Buy back bonds and issue new ones Pay off all state debt Protective tariffs to protect young American industries Charter a Bank of the United States Opposition: Jefferson and Madison Plan rewards speculators Not fair to Southern states that paid off debt Not fair to Southern states that relied on purchasing cheap goods from Europe Too much power to the federal government (Constitution doesn’t say a National bank can be created).