A C H His5 Ch 3

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A C H His5 Ch 3

  1. 1. Thomas Jefferson <br />Third president of the United States <br />First president to take his oath of office in the Capital Building in Washington D.C.<br />Designed his home at Monticello<br />
  2. 2. John Marshall <br />Chief Justice of the Supreme Court <br />Said the “Supreme Law of the Land” was the Constitution <br />
  3. 3. The Louisiana Purchase <br />Napoleon Bonaparte sent French troops to the West Indies, but failed to conquer because of yellow fever & a slave revolt led by Toussaint L’Ouverture<br />France decided give up their quest to conquer America <br />James Monroe & Robert Livingston arranged to buy the territory for $15 million. <br />Since 1763, Spain controlled all the territory between the Mississippi River & the Rocky Mountains <br />Spain gave this territory to France <br />
  4. 4. Lewis & Clark<br />Explored the Louisiana Purchase territory <br />A woman named Sacajawea (means “Bird Woman” in Shoshone) helped guide them <br />The Sioux admired Captain Lewis’ courage <br />They reached the Missouri River & followed it to the Pacific Ocean <br />a<br />
  5. 5. Barbary Pirates War 1805<br />Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli are cities along the Barbary Coast in North Africa along the Mediterranean Sea <br />Pirates demanded bribes before releasing ships, or kept the ships & sold the crew as slaves <br />Instead of paying bribes, Jefferson sent warships & defeated the pirates <br />
  6. 6. Congress passed the Embargo Act <br />Forbid American ships from entering foreign ports <br />This hurt American merchants <br />Jefferson Tries to Avoid War <br />England & France were at war <br />America wanted to remain neutral <br />Napoleon stopped neutral ships from entering ports (The Continental System) <br />In 1807, the American warship Chesapeake was ordered to stop & surrender to the English warship Leopard <br />

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