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30 Cards in this Set

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US Supreme Court case that established the principle of judicial review.
Marbury vs. Madison
The Supreme Court has the right to declare an act of Congress to be unconstitutional and without any legal authority.
judicial review
Purchase of French land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains that doulbed the size of the US, in 1803.
Louisiana Purchase
Expedition that began in 1804 to explore the lands of the Louisiana Purchase.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
British practice of forcing people, including American citizens, to serve in the British army or navy.
Banning of trade with a country.
1807 Law that prohibited American merchants from trading with other countries.
Embargo Act
Law that replaced the Embargo Act and restored trade wiht all nations except Britain and France.
Non-Intercourse Act
US victory led by Harrison, over an Indian confederation that wanted to stop white settlement in the NW Territory.
Battle of Tippecanoe
Members of Congress who wanted to declare war against Britain after the Battle of Tippecanoe, because they thought they had provoked the Indians.
War Hawks
US victory in the War of 1812, led by Oliver Perry; broke Britain's control of Lake Erie.
Battle of Lake Erie
Greatest US Victory in the War of 1812 which took place 2 weeks after treaty had been signed.
Battle of New Orleans
US victory in the War of 1812, led by Harrison, that ended the Indian-British alliance in the Great Lakes.
Battle of the Thames
US victory in the War 1812 in which Andrew Jacksons troops forced Creek Indians to give up much of their land in the south.
Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Meeting of Federalists at Connecticut city, to protest the War of 1812.
Hartford Convention
Treaty signed in 1814 by the US and Britain ending the War of 1812?
Treaty of Ghent
Naval Captain during the War of 1812, who won victory over the British on Lake Erie?
Captain Oliver Perry
Republican President during the War of 1812?
James Madison
Shawnee Indian chief who tried to unite the American Indians of the Northwest Territory,south, and Mississippi, to oppose American settlement.
Emperor of France at the time of the War of 1812?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Explorer sent on a mission to find the starting point of the Red River in Louisiana for the purposes of finding a trade route.
Zebulon Pike
The wife of a fur trader who helped Lewis and Clark as guide throught the territory?
Former slave that defended Saint Domingue (Haiti)against the French?
Toussant L'Ouverture
Chief Justice of the US appointed by Adams whose ruling established the principle of judicial review?
John Marshall
The appointed Federalist judge that demanded that the Supreme Court force the executive branch to hand over his commission.
William Marbury
Why did Jefferson want to explore the Lousiana Purchase? 2 reasons
1) Americans knew very little about the Indians and the land they occupied.
2) Wanted to find a river route to the Pacific Ocean.
The former army captain appointed by Jefferson to be one of the leaders of the Louisana Purchase Expedition?
Meriwether Lewis
Lieutenant chosen by Lewis, to be co-leader of the Louisana Purchase Expedition?
William Clark
Creek Indian Chief who battled Andrew Jackson; losing in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
Chief Red Eagle
Who wrote The Star Bangled Banner?
Francis Scott Key