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20 Cards in this Set

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Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the US, elected in 1801
Judiciary Act of 1801
Law that let President fill federal judgeships (John Adams was able to fill with Federalists). Judges were appointed for life.
John Marshall
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court appointed by President John Adams
Judicial Review
principle that states that the Supreme Court has the final say in interpreting the Constitution
Jefferson's political party; feared a strong central government
political party of Hamilton and Adams; supported a strong central government
person who takes extreme political positions
Meriwether Lewis
army captain appointed by President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Territory and lands west to the Pacific Ocean
William Clark
co-leader of the Lewis and Clark
Shoshone woman (Native American) who assisted the Lewis and Clark expedition
Louisiana Purchase
American purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803 for 15 million (3 cents an acre)
Lewis and Clark Expedition
group that explored the Louisiana Territory and lands west; also known as the Corps of Discovery (corps a number of people acting together for a similar purpose)
Zebulon Pike
leader of the southern expedition in the Louisiana Territory
embargo Act on 1807
law that forbade American ships from sailing to foreign ports and closed American ports to British ships
Shawnee Chief who sought to stop the loss of Native American land to white settlers
War Hawk
westerner who supported the war of 1812
Oliver Hazard Perry
Naval officer who led the US victory over the British on Lake Erie in 1813
payment in exchange for protection
the act of seizing by force; between 1803 and 1812, the British impressed, or kidnapped, about 6,000 American sailors to work on British ships
practice of forcing someone to act in a certain way by use of pressure or threats