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Who led the Democratic-Republic party?

Thomas Jefferson

2

What are some characteristics of the Federalist Party?

Northern merchants and businessmen and had a strong central government

3

What are some characteristics of the Democratic-Republic Party?

Small southerner farmers (agrarian lifestyle) and weak central government

4

What was the "Revolution of 1800"?

First peaceful transfer of power between parties

5

What was Marbury vs Madison?

It established the principal of judicial review which was the power to override laws

6

In what era did the power of Supreme Court increase?

During the "Marshall Court" era

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Why was the Louisiana Purchase an ironic deal for Jefferson?

He beliefs were in strict power while this was loose

8

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.

9

How much did each acre go for in the Louisiana Purchase?

3 cents

10

Who obtained LA in 1800?

Napoleon

11

What issue did the 12th amendment get rid of?

The VP being the person who placed 2nd in the presidential election

12

What was the "Burr Conspiracy?"

A plan to create a new country by joining Spanish Mexico with LA territory

13

What was the radical groups of Republicans called that opposed Jefferson?

"Quids"

14

What kind of constructionist is Thomas Jefferson?

Strict

15

Who did the US defeat in the Tripolitan Wars that helped them gain credibility?

The Barbary Pirates

16

What act did Jefferson push congress to pass?

Embargo Act of 1807

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What was the Embargo Act of 1807?

An act that made any and all exports from the US illegal

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Who led the Federalist Party?

Adams and Hamilton