Flashcards in Chapter 10 Deck (30):
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 the two candidates have?
What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?
House of the 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?
Why did John Adams want to appoint these judges before he left office?
To shut Jefferson out out of the appointment process
Who is the most famous midnight judge to not have his job finalized?
What was the landmark court case involving that judge that established judicial
Marbury v Madison
That case was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that something
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?
What political party had members threaten to secede from the union in response to
the Louisiana Purchase?
Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory and find its resources?
Lewis and Clark
What river did those explorers follow along on their way to the Pacific Ocean?
Missouri to the pacific
Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the US?
Inspired people to go to the west and settle by sparking a sense of adventure
What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world and get back at Britain?
What did Tecumseh try to build in response to Ohio River Valley settlement?
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 Calhoun
What was the cause of the War of 1812?
Impressment of the soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake
What city was burned greatly during the war?
What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?
Portrait of George Washington
What was the fort found at the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor?
What famous American song was written after the Battle of Fort McHenry?
What treaty ended the War of 1812?
What major battle took place after the peace treaty was signed?
Who became a well-known hero after that battle?