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The Judiciary Act of 1801 allowed President Adams
to appoint many Federalists as judges before his term as president expired.
The following is an example of a radical?
a person who takes an extreme position on a political issue
The following is true about the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Marbury v. Madison?
It established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review.
The power of judicial review is the Supreme Court's power
to be the final authority on what the Constitution means.
If a federal court declares a decision by a government oficial to be unconstitutional, this means that the oficial's decision
is in violation of something in the U.S. Constitution.
cost the United States $15 million, but it also doubled its size.
the Louisiana Purchase
In 1806____left St. Louis and explored along the Arkansas River as far as the Rocky Mountains.
Zebulon Pike
was a big help to the Lewis and Clark Expedition in dealing with the Native American peoples the group encountered because she could speak the Shoshone language.
Sacagawea
provided information about places previously unknown to Americans and proved conclusively that an al-water route across the continent did not exist.
the Lewis and Clark Expedition
The talents that _____ brought to exploring the Louisiana Purchase included skill as an artist and mapmaker and natural abilities as a leader.
Wiliam Clark
To lead the exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, President Jefferson chose a young army officer named_____
Meriwether Lewis
The author of the poem that in 1931 became the national anthem of the United States was
Francis Scott Key.
Which Native American leader died while fighting for the British in the War of 1812 in the Battle of the Thames?
Tecumseh
The American commander who won an important naval victory against a British force on Lake Erie was
Oliver Hazard Perry
The treaty that ended the War of 1812 was the
Treaty of Ghent.
The person chosen by President Jefferson to lead the first U.S. exploration of the Louisiana Purchase was
Meriwether Lewis.
What impact did Sacagawea have on American history?
She helped a U.S. expedition to explore the Louisiana Teritory.
In extablishing the practice of judicial review, the Supreme Court gave itself the power
to determine what the Constitution means.
The following finally determined who would be president of the United States in the election of 1800.
the House of Representatives
Why did jefferson send the Corps of Discovery into the Louisiana Territory?
to find an all-water route to the Pacific Ocean
The following is true of the Embargo Act.
It banned all U.S. merchant ships from sailing to foreign ports.
The following is true of the Embargo Act.
It was designed to keep the United States out of the Napoleonic Wars.
The following is true of the Embargo Act.
American farmers and merchants sufered from not being able to sel their gods overseas.
How did Native Americans aid the Lewis and Clark expedition?
They hosted the Corps of Discovery for the winter.
How did Native Americans aid the Lewis and Clark expedition?
They provided the expedition with horses.
How did Native Americans aid the Lewis and Clark expedition?
They guided the group acros the Rocky Mountains.
The folowing as way that the Napoleonic Wars afected the United States?
They were one reason that the War of 1812 ocured.
The folowing as way that the Napoleonic Wars afected the United States?
They helped the United States to win victories early in the War of 1812.
The folowing as way that the Napoleonic Wars afected the United States?
Britain and France each interfered with American trade on the high seas.
Why was the American naval victory on Lake Erie so important?
It led to Wiliam Henry Harison's victory at the Batle of the Thames.
Why was the American naval victory on Lake Erie so important?
It alowed Americans to move quickly over water to atack the British.
Why was the American naval victory on Lake Erie so important?
It gave the United
States control of the lake, which enabled an American army to invade Canada.
The folowing is a reason behind the U.S. purchase of Louisiana from France.
the closing of the port of New Orleans to American trade
The folowing is a reason behind the U.S. purchase of Louisiana from France.
a rebelion led by Toussaint L'Ouverture on the island of Hispaniola
The folowing is a reason behind the U.S. purchase of Louisiana from France.
Napoleon's ned for money to pay for his wars in Europe
deated the British in a naval batle on Lake Erie
Oliver Hazard Perry
saved important items when the British atacked the White House
Dolly Madison
strengthened the Supreme Court by establishing the principle of judicial review
John Marshall
defeated Native American forces at the Batle of Tippecanoe
William Henry Harrison
inspired by a British attack on fort McHenry to write what became the national anthem of the United States
Francis Scott Key
became a national hero after his victory at the Batle of New Orleans
Andrew Jackson