Flashcards in Chapter 10 Deck (30):
Which two candidates had the same number of electoral votes at the end of the Election of 1800?
Aaron Burr & Thomas Jefferson
How many electoral votes did the two candidates have?
73 Electoral Votes
What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?
House of Representatives
What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?
What type of governmental style “lets the people do as they choose”?
Laissez- faire- hands off gov't.
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 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
That 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?
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 ($200 million modern)
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 & 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 US?
Inspired people to settle in the west by a sparking 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?
A strong NA Confederacy to protect their land
Who earned the nickname “Tippecanoe” after the battle of the same name?
William Henry Harrison
Who were two famous War Hawks that pressured Madison for war with Britain?
Henry Clay & John C. Calhoun
What was the cause of the War of 1812?
The Impressment of soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake
What city was burned greatly during the war?
What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?
Saving a 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?
"The Star-Spangeled Banner"
What treaty ended 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?