After the Revolutionary War


The greater the debt, the bigger the credit.

Creation of a National Bank

People wanted a safe place to keep their savings of gold and silver coins, so they stored them in banks. the United States government did not print paper money but instead minted gold and silver called specie.

George Washington and Alexander Hamilton

French Revolution

French Revolution began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790's. Charles C. Pinckney, and two other Americans, met with three representative of the French government