Foriegn policy rules

U.S. Side By: Saam Moridi And Jason Tran

Things goin' on inside

During the second half of the 19th century the United States was not concerned much with events in other countries. It was too busy dealing with events inside its own borders

gettin' a little social...

the United States began trading more and more with other countries, and it needed a new foreign policy to defend its interests
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The Federalist Side

The Federalists thought we should have relations with other countries so we could get supplies, support, and resources

France's Foriegn Policy Rules

Beginning of problems

In the late 1700s the final French Revolutionary government, the Directory, was experiencing problems financing its European wars many leaders were also angry that the United States had concluded the Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1794

U.S. "sank"

consequently in 1796 French leaders decided to issue an order allowing for the seizure of American merchant ships carefully timed to catch as many as possible by surprise


President John Adams dispatched three U.S. envoys to restore harmony between the United States and France