1795 in the United States
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|1795 in the United States|
|Years:||1792 1793 1794 – 1795 – 1796 1797 1798|
The Star Spangled Banner, 15 stars, 15 stripes (1795–1818)
Events from the year 1795 in the United States.
- President: George Washington
- Vice President: John Adams (Federalist)
- Chief Justice: John Jay (until June 29), John Rutledge (starting July 1)
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Frederick Muhlenberg (Anti-Admin.-Pennsylvania) (until March 4), Jonathan Dayton (Federalist-New Jersey) (starting December 7)
- Congress: 3rd (until March 4), 4th (starting March 4)
- Governor of Connecticut: Samuel Huntington (Federalist)
- Governor of Delaware: Joshua Clayton (Federalist)
- Governor of Georgia: George Mathews (Democratic-Republican)
- Governor of Kentucky: Issac Shelby (Democratic-Republican)
- Governor of Maryland: John Hoskins Stone (Federalist)
- Governor of Massachusetts: Samuel Adams (no political party)
- Governor of New Hampshire: John Taylor Gilman (Federalist)
- Governor of New Jersey: Richard Howell (Federalist)
- Governor of New York: George Clinton (Republican) (until end of June 30), John Jay (Federalist) (starting July 1)
- Governor of North Carolina: Richard Dobbs Spaight (Federalist) (until November 19), Samuel Ashe (Anti-Federalist) (starting November 19)
- Governor of Pennsylvania: Thomas Mifflin (Democratic-Republican)
- Governor of Rhode Island: Arthur Fenner (Country)
- Governor of South Carolina: Arnoldus Vanderhorst (Federalist)
- Governor of Vermont: Thomas Chittenden (no political party)
- Governor of Virginia: Robert Brooke (Democratic-Republican)
- Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut: Oliver Wolcott (Federalist)
- Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts: Moses Gill (political party unknown)
- Lieutenant Governor of New York: Pierre Van Cortlandt (political party unknown) (until end of June 30), Stephen Van Rensselaer (political party unknown) (starting July 1)
- Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island: Samuel J. Potter (Democratic-Republican)
- Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina: Lewis Morris (Federalist)
- Lieutenant Governor of Vermont: Jonathan Hunt (political party unknown) (until month and day unknown), Paul Brigham (Democratic-Republican) (starting month and day unknown)
- January 14 – The University of North Carolina (renamed The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963) opens to students, becoming the first state university in the United States.
- January 29 – The Naturalization Act of 1795 replaces and repeals the Naturalization Act of 1790.
- February 7 – The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed.
- May 1 – Battle of Nu'uanu: Kamehameha I of the Island of Hawaii defeats the Oahuans, solidifying his control of the major islands of the archipelago and officially founding the Kingdom of Hawaii.
- June 8 – George Washington submits the Jay Treaty to the United States Senate for ratification.
- August 2 – The Treaty of Greenville is signed between the Western Confederacy and the United States, ending the Northwest Indian War.
- October 27 – The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the United States.
- Northwest Indian War (1785–1795)
- April 17 – George Edmund Badger, United States Senator from North Carolina from 1846 to 1855. (died 1866)
- June 2 – William S. Fulton, United States Senator from Arkansas 1836 till 1844. (died 1844)
- August 31 – William Lee D. Ewing, United States Senator from Illinois in 1834. (died 1846)
- September 22 – Jesse Speight, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1845 till 1847. (died 1847)
- November 2 – James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (died 1849)
- December 1 – James Whitcomb, United States Senator from Indiana from 1849 to 1852. (died 1852)
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- Frederick J. Turner. Documents on the Blount Conspiracy, 1795-1797. The American Historical Review, Vol. 10, No. 3 (April, 1905), pp. 574–606.
- Edmund Randolph on the British Treaty, 1795. The American Historical Review, Vol. 12, No. 3 (April, 1907), pp. 587–599.
- Charles A. Kent. The Treaty of Greenville. August 3, 1795. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908–1984), Vol. 10, No. 4 (January, 1918), pp. 568–584.
- Arthur Preston Whitaker. Harry Innes and the Spanish Intrigue: 1794-1795. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. 15, No. 2 (September, 1928), pp. 236–248.
- Marion Tinling. Cawsons, Virginia, in 1795-1796. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 3, No. 2 (April, 1946), pp. 281–291.
- James E. Cronin. Elihu Hubbard Smith and the New York Friendly Club, 1795-1798. PMLA, Vol. 64, No. 3 (June, 1949), pp. 471–479.
- Gerard Clarfield. Postscript to the Jay Treaty: Timothy Pickering and Anglo-American Relations, 1795-1797. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 23, No. 1 (January, 1966), pp. 106–120.
- John L. Earl III. Talleyrand in Philadelphia, 1794-1796. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 91, No. 3 (July, 1967), pp. 282–298.
- Thomas J. Farnham. The Virginia Amendments of 1795: An Episode in the Opposition to Jay's Treaty. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 75, No. 1 (January, 1967), pp. 75–88.
- Chester McArthur Destler. "Forward Wheat" for New England: The Correspondence of John Taylor of Caroline with Jeremiah Wadsworth, in 1795. Agricultural History, Vol. 42, No. 3 (July, 1968), pp. 201–210.
- Edwin R. Baldridge Jr. Talleyrand's visit to Pennsylvania, 1794-1796. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 36, No. 2 (APRIL, 1969), pp. 145–160.
- Eugene P. Link. The Republican Harmony (1795) of Nathaniel Billings. Journal of Research in Music Education, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Winter, 1970), pp. 414–419.
- James R. Beasley. Emerging Republicanism and the Standing Order: The Appropriation Act Controversy in Connecticut, 1793 to 1795. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 29, No. 4 (October, 1972), pp. 587–610.
- George E. Brooks, Jr. The Providence African Society's Sierra Leone Emigration Scheme, 1794-1795: Prologue to the African Colonization Movement. The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2 (1974), pp. 183–202.
- Jack Campisi. New York-Oneida Treaty of 1795: A Finding of Fact. American Indian Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1976), pp. 71–82.
- Richard Wojtowicz, Billy G. Smith. Advertisements For Runaway Slaves, Indentured Servants, and Apprentices in the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1795–1796. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 1987), pp. 34–71.
- Michael L. Kennedy. A French Jacobin Club in Charleston, South Carolina, 1792-1795. The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 91, No. 1 (January, 1990), pp. 4–22.
- Joanna Bowen Gillespie. 1795: Martha Laurens Ramsay's "Dark Night of the Soul". The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 48, No. 1 (January, 1991), pp. 68–92.
- Leslie C. Patrick-Stamp. The Prison Sentence Docket for 1795: Inmates at the Nation's First State Penitentiary. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 60, No. 3 (July 1993), pp. 353–382.
- David P. Currie. The Constitution in Congress: The Third Congress, 1793-1795. The University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1 (Winter, 1996), pp. 1–48.
- Glynn R. deV. Barratt. A Russian View of Philadelphia, 1795-96: From the Journal of Lieutenant Iurii Lisianskii. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 65, No. 1, Benjamin Franklin and His Enemies (Winter 1998), pp. 62–86.
- Albrecht Koschnik. The Democratic Societies of Philadelphia and the Limits of the American Public Sphere, c. 1793-1795. William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 58, No. 3 (July, 2001), pp. 615–636.
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