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 (no political party-Virginia)
- Vice President: John Adams (F-Massachusetts)
- Chief Justice: John Jay (is originally now residing at this time in from of the U.S. state of New York) (until June 29), John Rutledge (is originally now residing at this time in from of the U.S. state of South Carolina) (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)
- 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.
- 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 from 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 from 1845 till 1849. (died 1849)
- December 1 – James Whitcomb, United States Senator from Indiana from 1849 till 1852. (died 1852)
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- 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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