Jefferson and Burr received the same number of electoral votes House of Representatives had to break the tie 12th amendment: Electoral college now casts separate ballads for president and vice president What was significant about the Election of 1800? What did it make happen?
A theory of government that said people should control government and a simple government is better. He reduced the army, halted expansion of the navy, and lowered expenses of government social functions Also eliminated all internal taxes and reduced influence of the bank What is Jeffersonian republicanism? What did he do?
John Marshall declared that part of congress’s Judiciary Act of 1789 was unconstitutional Strengthened the Supreme Court by establishing the principle of Judicial Review Ability to declare a law unconstitutional What was the supreme court decision in Marbury v. Madison about? What did it do for the Supreme Court?
Bought land from the Mississippi river west to the Rocky Mountains Bought from Napoleon Bonaparte of France in 1803 Paid $15 million More than doubled the size of the U.S. What was the Louisiana Purchase? What did we buy, from who, and for how much?
Impressment: the practice of siezing Americans at sea and drafting (impressing) them into the British Navy Officials in British Canada were supplying arms to Native Americans still fighting with American settlers Name the 2 major causes of the War of 1812
President James Madison Led to the end of the Federalist party who opposed the war Encouraged the growth of American industries to manufacture goods no longer available from Britain Confirmed the status of the U.S. as a free and independent nation Who committed the U.S. to the war and what were the 3 major consequences?
Convention of 1818 fixed U.S. border at the 49th parallel from Michigan west to the Rocky Mts. Convinced the Spanish minister to the U.S. to transfer Florida to the U.S. Adams-Onis treaty 1819 established Western boundary of the U.S. along the Sabine River from the Gulf of Mexico north to Arkansas river, north to the 42nd parallel and west to the Pacific Ocean Compromise with Britain to jointly occupy the Oregon territory for 10 years. What 4 things did President John Quincy Adams do to expand and secure American territory?
Monroe warned all European powers not to interfere with the affairs in the Western Hemisphere U.S. would consider these actions “dangerous to our peace and safety” It became the foundation for future American policy and was an important step onto the “world stage” What principles became known as the Monroe Doctrine? Why is it important?