Meanwhile the British agreed in the Jay Treaty of to surrender their forts within the American line. Awareness for trans and intersexed human rights have gained some momentum, but feminine hygiene products have largely left these groups ignored. Irritated by the growing American trade with Great Britain, the French seized American merchant ships on the high seas.
The new nation lacked the machinery of government.
During the mids, however, the new nation seemed about to collapse as quickly as it had been created. Jefferson regarded this rustic setting as perfect for the weak federal government that he desired, for he sought to decentralize power by reducing the power of the federal government to give a greater share to the states, which he saw as more democratic because they were closer to the people.
The Revolution led some leaders, including Jefferson, Madison, and Washington, to discern the hypocrisy of preaching liberty while practicing slavery, but they felt stymied by the economic importance and political popularity of slavery to most white southerners.
For a full list of bills click here. Where Federalists spoke of themselves as "Fathers of the People," the Republicans preferred the more egalitarian identity as "Friends of the People.