The Formation of a National Government

  1. Introduction
  2. Problems confront new nation
  3. New concept of government needed
  4. Thorny issues debated
  5. Leaders favor separation of powers
  6. Principles were well tried
  7. Washington planned wisely
  8. Two enduring viewpoints compete
  9. Jefferson's democratic ideas
  10. Causes of second war with England
  11. Treaty of Ghent ends war