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

Thomas Jefferson and Aron Burr

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How many electoral votes did the two candidates have?

73

2

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

It was decided by the house of reps.

3

What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?

The 12th

4

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

Lassies fairer

5

What act helped the Federalists control the courts?

The judiciary act of 1801

6

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

To shut Jefferson out

7

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

William Maybury

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What was the landmark court case involving that judge that established judicial review?

Maybury vs Madison

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That case was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that something was ________

Unconstitutional

10

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

So that they could get crops to markets

11

Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?

France

12

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

15million

13

What political party had members threaten to secede from the union in response to the Louisiana Purchase?

Feds.

14

Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory and find its resources?

Lewis and Clark

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

The Missouri River

16

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

They inspired people to settle in the west

17

What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world and get back at Britain?

The embargo act

18

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

A strong na confederacy

19

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

William Henry

20

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

Henry clay and John Calhoun

21

What was the cause of the War of 1812?

British troops seized American merchant ships

22

What city was burned greatly during the war?

Washington D.C

23

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

A partite of George Washinton

24

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

Fort McHenry

25

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

The Star-Spangled Banner

26

What major battle took place after the peace treaty was signed?

The battle of New Orleans

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What major battle took place after the peace treaty was signed?

The battle of New Orleans

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Who became a well-known hero after that battle?

Andrew Jackson

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What did the outcome of the War of 1812 do for America?

It gave us a strong national presence