Flashcards in Chapter 10 Deck (33):
How many electoral votes did Jefferson and Burr have?
73 Electoral Votes
What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?
The election was decided by the House of Representatives
What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?
The 12th Amendment
What type of governmental style “lets the people do as they choose”?
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 court
Who is the most famous midnight judge to not have his job finalized?
What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?
Marbury V. Madison
Why did the Supreme Court not give Marbury his job after the court case?
Because the Supreme Court decided that it would be unconstitutional for a new president to be forced to accept propositions not finalized
Marbury v. Madison was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that
something was what?
Why would farmers in TN/KY establish their homes and farms near rivers that fed
into the Mississippi River?
To ship there 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 dollars
What political party threatened to secede due to the Louisiana Purchase?
A group of federalist
Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory?
Lewis and Clark
What river did those explorers follow along on their way to the Pacific Ocean?
Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the
They inspired people to go west and settle by sparkling a sense of adventure
What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world?
Cut off trade
What did Tecumseh try to build in response to 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 were the causes of the War of 1812?
The Impressment of soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake
What happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
Andrew Jackson leads an attack against the Creek Indians of Mississippi
What city was burned greatly during the war?
What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?
Portrait of George Washington
What 3 major buildings were burned down in Washington DC in the War of 1812?
Presidents Mansion, The Library of Congress,
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 Spangled 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?
What did the outcome of the War of 1812 do for America?
Helped the U.S. Gain respect around the world and built a strong national identity. Called Nationalism