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 votes did the two candidates have,that tied?
What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the electoral collage?
The election was decided by the House of Representatives
What Amendment set requirements for Presidental elections?
What type of governmental style "let's the people do as they choose?"
What act helped the federalists control the courts?
The Judiciary Act of 1801
Why did John Adams want to appoint these judges before he left office?
So he can shut Jefferson out of the appointment process and keep Federalist control in the courts
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 review?
Marbury vs. Madison
The Marbury vs. Madison case was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that something was _________?
Why would farmers in TN/KY establish their homes and farms near rivers that fed into the Mississippi River?
So they could ship their crops to markets
Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the US?
How much did the US pay for the area in the Louisiana Purchase?
What political party had members threaten to secede from he union in response to the Louisiana Purchase?
Who was sent on and expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory and find its resources?
Lewis and Clark
What river did Lewis and Clark follow long their way to the Pacific Ocean?
The Missouri River
Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the US?
So people would know what was out their and it inspired people to move west and settle by a sparkling sense of adventure
What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world and get back at Britain?
The Embargo Act
What did Tecumseh try to build in response to the Ohio River Valley settlement?
A 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. Calhoun
What was the cause of the War of 1812?
The Impressment of soldiers and the attack on the Chesapeake
What city was burned greatly during the war?
What did Dolley Madison save from the presidents mansion?
The portrait of George Washington
What was the fort found at the entrance of the Baltimore Harbor?
What famous American song was written after the battle of Fort McHenry?
The Star-Spangled Banner
What treaty added the war of 1812?
The Treaty of Ghent
What major battle took place after the peace treaty was signed?
The Battle of New Orleans
Who became a well known hero after that battle?