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43 Cards in this Set

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1st Chief Justice
John Jay
1st Vice-President, 2nd President and a Federalist
John Adams
1st Secretary of the Treasury: also a leader of the Federalist party
Alexander Hamilton
1st Secretary of State, 2nd Vice-President, and 3rd President
Thomas Jefferson
chosen by M. Lewis to help lead the Corps of Discovery
William Clark
wrote poem that will become the national anthem
Francis Scott Key
led Americans to victory at the Battle of New Orleans
Andrew Jackson
leader of France who sold Louisiana to the U.S.
Napoleon Bonaparte
3rd Vice-President; he shot Alexander Hamilton
Aaron Burr
Shosone woman who traveled with Lewis and Clark
Shawnee chief who tried to unite the Native Americans
chosen by Jefferson to lead the Corps of Discovery across the Louisiana Purchase
Meriwether Lewis
1st Attorney General of the U.S.
Edmund Randolph
started a slave rebellion in Haiti (defeated the French)
Toussaint L'Ouverture
1st Secretary of War
Henry Knox
explored the southwest portion of the Louisiana Purchase
Zebulon Pike
2nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
John Marshall
How did the rise of political parties affect the election of 1796?
The nation elected a Federalist President and a Democratic-Republican Vice-President.
The Democratic-Republican party was founded by
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
George Washington's view of political parties was that
political parties would split the nation
Why did Jefferson send the Corps of Discovery into Louisiana Territory?
To find an all water route to the Pacific Ocean.
The treaty that tended the War of 1812 was the
Treaty of Ghent.
What river did Lewis and Clark mostly travel on while they explored?
Missouri River
What problem troubled Jefferson about his purchase of Louisiana?
The Constitution did not empower the President to buy land.
Washington was inaugurated in the city of ______________.
New York City
The Whiskey Rebellion occurred in the state of _______________.
The Federal Judiciary Act of 1789 stated that there would be ___________ total justices on the Supreme Court.
What was the name of the group of Americans who wanted war with Great Britain?
War Hawks
Congress created ___________ (number) executive departments to help George Washington do his job as President.
The U.S. paid ___________ (amount) for the Louisiana Purchase.
$15 million
*Believed that U.S. should operate a National Bank

*Believed the U.S. economy should be based on trade and manufacturing
* Supported the French Revolution

* Believed in a limited national government and a strict interpretation of the Constitution

* Was supported by farmers and workers
3 precedents that Washington set as President of the U.S.
1. cabinet
2. stay neutral
3. 2 terms as President
Reasons why Napoleon was willing to sell Louisiana to the U.S.
1. Revolt against France in its colony.
2. France was in debt from war with Britain
3 jobs that Jefferson gave to Lewis and Clark.
1. find all water route to Pacific Ocean

2. establish good relations with Native Americans

3. describe land, plants, and animals
3 of the positive results of the U.S. after the War of 1812.
1. increased U.S. patriotism

2. growth of U.S. manufacturing

3. U.S. could defend itself
3 positive effects of exploration in Louisiana Territory
1. accurate maps

2. growth of fur trade

3. scientific and geological information
3 reasons that the War Hawks wanted war with Great Britain
1. stop British aid to Native Americans

2. conquer Canada

3. stop impressment (capture) of Americans at sea
True or False -- The Embargo Act of 1807 hurt the British and French more that it hurt Americans.
True or False -- In 1800, the "west" in the U.S. was considered to be the land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River.
True or False -- One British practice that hurt trade and angered the U.S. was the impressment of American sailors to work on British ships.
The belief that the nation's future lay in manufacturing and trade instead of agriculture was a view held by
Alexander Hamilton
Described the U.S. military at the start of the War of 1812.
The army was small, poorly trained, badly equiped, and led by inexperienced officers.