Flashcards in 3.3 Jeffersonian America Deck (18):
Who led the Democratic-Republic party?
What are some characteristics of the Federalist Party?
Northern merchants and businessmen and had a strong central government
What are some characteristics of the Democratic-Republic Party?
Small southerner farmers (agrarian lifestyle) and weak central government
What was the "Revolution of 1800"?
First peaceful transfer of power between parties
What was Marbury vs Madison?
It established the principal of judicial review which was the power to override laws
In what era did the power of Supreme Court increase?
During the "Marshall Court" era
Why was the Louisiana Purchase an ironic deal for Jefferson?
He beliefs were in strict power while this was loose
What was the Louisiana purchase?
A land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River.
How much did each acre go for in the Louisiana Purchase?
Who obtained LA in 1800?
What issue did the 12th amendment get rid of?
The VP being the person who placed 2nd in the presidential election
What was the "Burr Conspiracy?"
A plan to create a new country by joining Spanish Mexico with LA territory
What was the radical groups of Republicans called that opposed Jefferson?
What kind of constructionist is Thomas Jefferson?
Who did the US defeat in the Tripolitan Wars that helped them gain credibility?
The Barbary Pirates
What act did Jefferson push congress to pass?
Embargo Act of 1807
What was the Embargo Act of 1807?
An act that made any and all exports from the US illegal