. . Ideas[show] 5 Flora of the Potomac River Basin, Further information: Presidency of Zachary Taylor! The Constitution provides checks and balances among the three branches of the federal government Its authors expected the greater power to lie with Congress as described in Article One, Slave trader's business in Atlanta Georgia 1864, Major-General Robert Ross British commander who led the attack on Washington. . Lincoln the Republican won with a plurality of popular votes and a majority of electoral votes Lincoln however did not appear on the ballots of ten southern slave states Many slave owners in the South feared that the real intent of the Republicans was the abolition of slavery in states where it already existed and that the sudden emancipation of four million slaves would be disastrous for the slave owners and for the economy that drew its greatest profits from the labor of people who were not paid! Threats and violence against tax collectors however escalated into defiance against federal authority in 1794 and gave rise to the Whiskey Rebellion Washington issued a final proclamation on September 25 threatening the use of military force to no avail the federal army was not up to the task so Washington invoked the Militia Act of 1792 to summon state militias. Governors sent troops initially commanded by Washington who gave the command to Light-Horse Harry Lee to lead them into the rebellious districts They took 150 prisoners and the remaining rebels dispersed without further fighting Two of the prisoners were condemned to death but Washington exercised his Constitutional authority for the first time and granted them both pardons.
5.3 American alliances after 1778 John Jay New York 1 Yes. . .