Flashcards in Ch 10 Study Guide Deck (33)
Which two candidates had the same number of electoral votes at the end of the
Election of 1800?
Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr
How many electoral votes did Jefferson and Burr have?
What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?
The House Of Representatives
What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?
What type of governmental style “lets the people do as they choose”?
What act helped the Federalists control the courts?
Judiciary Act of 1801
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
Who is the most famous midnight judge to not have his job finalized?
What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?
Marbury v. Maddison
Why did the Supreme Court not give Marbury his job after the court case?
They said it would have been unconstitutional
Marbury v. Madison was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that
something was what?
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
Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?
How much did the US pay for the area in the Louisiana Purchase?
15$ million dollars
What political party threatened to secede due to the Louisiana Purchase?
Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory?
Lewis and Clark
What river did those explorers follow along on their way to the Pacific Ocean?
The Missouri River
Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the
They inspired people to go west and settle by sparking a sense of adventure
What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world?
Enforced the Embargo act
What did Tecumseh try to build in response to Ohio River Valley settlement?
Strong Native American Confederacy to protect their land
Who earned the nickname “Tippecanoe” after the battle of the same name?
Who were two famous War Hawks that pressured Madison for war with Britain?
Henry Clay and John C. Cahhoun
What were the causes of the War of 1812?
Impressment of soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake
What happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
Andrew Jackson lead an attack against the Creek Indians of Mississippi
What city was burned greatly during the war?
What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?
A portrait of George Washington
What 3 major buildings were burned down in Washington DC in the War of 1812?
Capitol, White House, and The Library of congress
What was the fort found at the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor?
What famous American song was written after the Battle of Fort McHenry?
The star spangle banner