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15 Cards in this Set

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Marbury V. Madison
1803- First time an act of Congress is declared unconsitutional; Established the principle of Judicial Review
Lewis and Clark
expedition from St.Louis to OR; increased geographic and scientific knowledge; strengthend US Claims to the Oregon Territory; better relations with Indians; and developed maps and land routhes for fur trapping and future settlers
War of 1812
The War of 1812 (in Britain, the American War of 1812 to 1815), was fought between the United States and the British Empire from 1812 to 1815, on land in North America and at sea. The war ended as a stalemate, with no territory changing hands.
The American System
plan to advance the nation's growth with protective tarrifs, a national bank, and internal improvements
McCulloch v. Maryland
Upheld constitutionality of the Bank of the US; example of loose construction of the Constitution (favored by Feds)
Trail of Tears
The forcible removal of Indians to the western united states
Indian Removal Act
a law passed by the Twenty-first United States Congress in order to facilitate the relocation of American Indian tribes living east of the Mississippi River in the United States to lands further west.
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
When the Cherokees challenged Georgia in the Courts, the Court said they couldn't because they didn't have right to sue in fderal court since they weren't a foreign nation
Worcester v. Georgia
Court ruled that the laws of Georgia had no force w/ in the boundaries of the Cherokee Territory
Erie Canal
Connected the Great lakes and the atlantic; opened up opportuinites
Spoil System
Dispersing government jobs in return for Party loyalty
tax on imported goods.
Pet Banks
term applied to the state banks selected by the U.S. Department of Treasury to receive government deposits in 1833, following the collapse of the Second Bank of the United States by President Andrew Jackson.
William Lloyd Garrison
was a prominent United States abolitionist, journalist and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the radical abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society
Frederick Douglass
an American abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer;one of the most influential lecturers and authors in American history