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25 Cards in this Set

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Unfriendly transition
Adams left

Midnight appointments (Jefferson refused to recognize them)
Jefferson's actions
Pardoned those convicted under Alien/Sedition Acts
Albert Gallatin, treasurer
Hamilton thought debt was good (wealthy people depended on gov)

Jefferson undid that
Marbury v. Madison
William Marbury (a midnight judge) sued Madison for not certifiying his appointment.

Sentence: Marbury had right, but court could not enforce it. JUDICIAL REVIEW
Jefferson's Accomplishment
Lousiana Purchase
Spain gave New Orleans to the French (American trade would be restricted)

Bought the whole region instead
Lewis and Clark
explored new land
Burr ran for NY govenor
Hamilton supported the other person AGAIN. Burr killed Hamilton in duel.
Jefferson's Second turn
French-English dispute, lead to the War of 1812
War of 1812
British and French were in stalemate, began blocking each other and annoyed the US
The failed boycott
Britain attacked American ship in American waters. Jefferson didn't have the war resources, so he put up a boycott.
Embargo Act of 1807
Shut down import/export business.
New England economy collapsed.
James Madison, succesor (and super similar) to Jefferson
The bribe: if one country stopped harrassing American ships, America would stop trade with the other one.
Napolean, prince of liars, responded.
War Hawks - pro war because they wanted land
Henry Clay and John Calhoun
Tecumseh and the Prophet
against the Americans
War of 1812 details
Washington DC set on fire. English-French hostilities ended. War cooled and the treaty was sined. Jackson won Battle of New Orleans (the only decisive American battle) AFTER the Treaty of Ghent was signed.
Federalist decline
They opposed the war and looked traitorish
American manufacturing
Self development by necessity, less dependent
Henry Clay's AMerican system
National Road (MD to OH)
National Bank reinstituted
Monroe - "Era of good feelings"
one party
McCulloch v. Maryland
states could not tax the National Bank

national law > state law
Panic of 1819
Economic destabalization
People owed the bank
Many failures, poverty
Monroe won re-election because nobody organized political opposition
John Quincy Adams
Got Florida from Spain
Monroe Doctrine
Stay out of the West
America could intervene
Expansion after War of 1812
Debate over slavery fueled
Missouri Compromise
Maine (taken from Mass) = free
Missouri = slave

no slavery in new territory (southern border of Missouri)