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1

Which two candidates had the same number of electoral votes at the end of the
Election of 1800?

Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr

2

How many electoral votes did Jefferson and Burr have?

73

3

What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?

The House Of Representatives

4

What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?

12th amendment

5

What type of governmental style “lets the people do as they choose”?

Laissee-faine

6

What act helped the Federalists control the courts?

Judiciary Act of 1801

7

Why did John Adams want to appoint these judges before he left office?

To shut Jefferson out of the appointment process and keep federalists control in the courts

8

Who is the most famous midnight judge to not have his job finalized?

William Marbury

9

What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?

Marbury v. Maddison

10

Why did the Supreme Court not give Marbury his job after the court case?

They said it would have been unconstitutional

11

Marbury v. Madison was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that
something was what?

Unconstitutional

12

Why would farmers in TN/KY establish their homes and farms near rivers that fed
into the Mississippi River?

To ship their crops to markets

13

Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?

France

14

How much did the US pay for the area in the Louisiana Purchase?

15$ million dollars

15

What political party threatened to secede due to the Louisiana Purchase?

Federalists

16

Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory?

Lewis and Clark

17

What river did those explorers follow along on their way to the Pacific Ocean?

The Missouri River

18

Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the
US?

They inspired people to go west and settle by sparking a sense of adventure

19

What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world?

Enforced the Embargo act

20

What did Tecumseh try to build in response to Ohio River Valley settlement?

Strong Native American Confederacy to protect their land

21

Who earned the nickname “Tippecanoe” after the battle of the same name?

William Harrison

22

Who were two famous War Hawks that pressured Madison for war with Britain?

Henry Clay and John C. Cahhoun

23

What were the causes of the War of 1812?

Impressment of soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake

24

What happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?

Andrew Jackson lead an attack against the Creek Indians of Mississippi

25

What city was burned greatly during the war?

Washington D.C.

26

What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?

A portrait of George Washington

27

What 3 major buildings were burned down in Washington DC in the War of 1812?

Capitol, White House, and The Library of congress

28

What was the fort found at the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor?

Fort McHenry

29

What famous American song was written after the Battle of Fort McHenry?

The star spangle banner

30

What treaty ended the War of 1812?

Treaty of Ghent