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Thomas Jefferson

The president of the us in 1801
Limited federal power, and made many cuts to the army, navy, and military, also fired many government people

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Aaron burr

Jefferson's running mate who tied him at 73 but was chosen by the House of Representatives to be president, this made the 12th amendment

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Laissez faire

The government shouldn't interfere with the economy

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John Marshall

Chief Justice who spoke for a unanimous court in the belief the the Supreme Court got its power from the constitution not from congress

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Judicial review

The authority of the Supreme Court to strike down unconstitutional laws

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Expedition

A long and carefully organized journey

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Meriwether Lewis

An army captain who led an expedition of the west, travels with William Clark, his reports told of the geography,plant animals,and other natural features of the unexplored purchased land int he Louisiana purchase. He and clark also was given the job to make contact with native Americans and find a water way between the Mississippi and Pacific Ocean

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William Clark

An army captain who led an expedition of the west, travels with Meriwether Lweis , his reports told of the geography,plant animals,and other natural features of the unexplored purchased land int he Louisiana purchase. He and lewis also was given the job to make contact with native Americans and find a water way between the Mississippi and Pacific Ocean. They used sacagawea as a translator

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continental divid

The place on a continent that separates river systems flowing in opposite directions

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Zebulon Pike

another explorer who hope to learn more of the west but when he went due west of the Rockies he climbe the mountains in the Colorado plaines and got 2/3 of the way and had to return. On his way back his party and held them captive thinking they were spies for several months, this peeked American interest in the Spanish borderlands

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Tribute

Money paid by one country to another in return for protection

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Stephen Decatur

The leader of the raid on tripoli that burned down the Philadelphia

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Embargo

A government order the forbids foreign trad

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Smuggling

The act of illegally importing or exporting goods

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Tecumseh

shawnee Native American who urged and rallied natives together to protect traditional ways and to stand up to Americans

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William Henry Harrison

The governor who took action against he rallied native Americans and won at the battle of tippecanoe

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Nationalism

Pride in ones country

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War hawks

Those who were eager for war with Britain

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Blockade

The action of shutting a port or road to prevent people or supplies from coming into an area or leaving it

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Oliver hazard perry

The American commander who won at the battle on Lake Erie in put in bay . Said the message " we have met the enemy and they are ours

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Andrew Jackson

Commander of the American forces in Georgia who defeated the creeks at the battle of horseshoe bend

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Secede

Withdraw