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17 Cards in this Set

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John Marshall

- Supreme Court Justice from 1801-1835

- Delivered many decisions that expanded the power of the central government

Judicial Review

- Review by the US Supreme Court if laws are constitutional or not

Marbury v. Madison

- 1803

- Established Judicial Review

Louisiana Purchase

- 1803

- Purchased from France for 15 million

- More than doubled the size of the U.S.

- Provided U.S. with unrestricted access to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans

Lewis and Clark Expedition

- 1804-1806

- Led by Lewis and Clark

Jefferson and the government

- 2 terms: 1800 and 1804

- Restored 5 year citizen ship in 1802

- Cut budget for U.S. military

- Reduced U.S. debt

- Kept all parts of Hamilton's financial plans except excise tax

Embargo Acts

- 1807

- Restricted trade with the world for issues of impressment

- Angered New Englanders


- Official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country


- Maintaining your culture and embracing the dominant culture


- Native American Leader

- Died at Battle of Thames during War of 1812

Battle of Tippecanoe

- Incident that promoted some Native Americans to fight with the British during the War of 1812

James Madison

- Father of Constitution

- Fourth U.S. president

- 2 Terms: 1808 and 1812

British Impressment

- British captured Americans for service in British navy

Chesapeake Incident

- 1807

- Leopold boarded the ship in search of deserters from English crown

War of 1812

- U.S. v. Britain

- Burned official buildings among them the White House and Capitol

- Britain outmatched U.S. Navy

-Impressive Victory in Battle of New Orleans

- Led to "Star Spangled Banner"

- Resulted in signing of Treaty of Ghent

Treaty of Ghent

- Ended the War of 1812

- All conquered territory was to be returned

- Britain agreed to settle above the boundary of Canada and U.S.

Missouri Comprise

- Sectionalism

- Slave state would swing the balance of power to the South

- 36, 30 parallel would serve as the boundary

- Missouri became slave state in 1821

- Maine became free state in 1820