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inauguration
a ceremony in which the president takes the oath of office
precedent
an example to be followed by others
bond
certificate issued by government that after a certain amount of time will be doubled in cash
speculators
people who invest in risky venture hoping to make large profit
unconstitutional
contrary to what is permitted by the constitution
tariff
a tax on imported goods
faction
an organized political group
James Madison
was against factions
Thomas Jefferson
disliked faction; led federalist
John Adams
New Englander, who was GW's vice president
Anthony Wayne
General, war hero, and lead troops against NA
neutral
not taking sides
impressment
seizing sailors and forcing them to serve in British Navy
John Jay
Was sent to London by GW to solve issues
alien
an outsider or someone from another country
sedition
activity designed to overthrow government
nullify
deprive of legal force
state's rights
an idea that states can overthrow federal law
TJ
3rd president; in 1801
Aaron Burr
TJ's vice president
laissez faire
government should not interfere with economy
John Marsall
Chief Justice
judicial review
Supreme court's authority to strike down unconstitutional laws
expedition
a long, carefully organized journey
Meriwether Lewis
army captain
William Clark
army officer
continental divide
river that divides continent
Zebulon Pike
explored southern part of Louisana Territoy
tribute
money paid by one country to another for protection
Stephen Decatur
raided Tripoli harbor and burned Philly down to waterline
embargo
a government order that forbids foreign trade
smuggling
act of illegally importing or exporting goods
Tecumseh
started urging NA resistance
William H. Harrison
governor of the Indian Territory
nationalism
pride in one's country
war hawks
those who were eager for war with Britain
blockade
shutting down a port
Oliver H. Perry
American Commander, who won battle of Put-in-Bay
AJ
commander of forces in Georgia
secede
withdraw