increase the number of U.S. representatives.
Issued a proclamation of neutrality
in 1793 that kept the United States out of the French Revolutionary Wars.
Laid the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol building in the District of Columbia.
Put down the Whiskey Rebellion, a 1794 tax revolt in Pennsylvania, by summoning the militia of several states.
Prevented another war with Great Britain through an unpopular treaty negotiated by Chief Justice John Jay in 1794.