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official swearing in ceremony
inaugaration
leaders of the executive departments of the federal government
cabinet
issues relation to a country's internal matters
domestic affairs
term of office; also the members and agencies of teh executive branch as a whole
administration
an act or a statement that becomes an example, rule, or tradition to be followed
precedent
tax on foreign goods imported into a country
tariff
an extra sum of money that borrowers have to repay creditors in return for the loan
interest
belief that teh government can do anything that the constitution does not prohibit
loose constitution
belief that teh government should not do anything that the constitution does not specifically say it can do
strict constitution
not taking sides in a conflict or dispute
neutral
treaty signed in 1794 between the united states and britain in which britain sought to improve trade relations and agreed to withdraw from forts in the northwest territory
jay's treaty
unrest in 1794 caused by opposition to a tax on whiskey
whiskey rebellion
group of people who seek to win elections and hold public office in order to gain control government policies and programs
political party
contraversay in 1798 over french demads for bribes from american negotiators
xyz affair
laws passed by congress in 1798 that enabled the government to imprison or deport aliens and to prosecute critics of the government
alien and sedition acts
list of items to accomplish
agenda
resolutions passed in 1798 that attacked the the alien and sedition acts as being unconstitutional
virginia and kentucky resolutions
departments that make up a large organization, such as a governemtn
bureacracy
last minute judicial appointments of judges with federalist beliefs that were made by president adams just before thomas jefferson took office
midnight judges
purchase by the united states of the louisiana territory
louisiana purchase
list of items to accomplish
agenda
resolutions passed in 1798 that attacked the the alien and sedition acts as being unconstitutional
virginia and kentucky resolutions
departments that make up a large organization, such as a governemtn
bureacracy
last minute judicial appointments of judges with federalist beliefs that were made by president adams just before thomas jefferson took office
midnight judges
purchase by the united states of the louisiana territory
louisiana purchase
journey by meriwether lewis and william clark through the louisiana territory from 1804-1806
lewis and clark expedition
a ban or restriction on trade
embargo
battle between american and native american forces in 1794 over ohio territory that led to the defeat of the native americans
battle of fallen timbers
treaty signed in 1795 by the united states and several native american peoples in which the native americans gave up control of most of ohio
treaty of greenville
federal land set aside for native americans
reservation
process by which people of one culture merge into and become part of another culture
assimilation
battle in the indiana territory in 1811 between us and native american forces that led to the defeat of the native americans
battle of tippecanoe
policy of forcing people into military or public service
impressment
war between the united states and great britain
war of 1812
agreement, signed in 1814, that ended the war of 1812
treaty of ghent
battle in 1815 between american and british troops for control of new oreleans, ending in an american victory
battle of new oreleans
a severe economic downturn marked by a decrease in business activity, widespread unemplloyment, and falling prices and wages
depression