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1

How many electoral votes did Jefferson and Burr have?

73 Electoral Votes

2

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

The election was decided by the House of Representatives

3

What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?

The 12th Amendment

4

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

Laissez-Faire

5

What act helped the Federalists control the courts?

Judiciary Act of 1801

6

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

7

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

William Marbury

8

What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?

Marbury V. Madison

9

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

10

Marbury v. Madison was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that
something was what?

Unconstitutional

11

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

12

Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?

France

13

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

15 million dollars

14

What political party threatened to secede due to the Louisiana Purchase?

A group of federalist

15

Who was sent on an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory?

Lewis and Clark

16

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

Missouri River

17

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

They inspired people to go west and settle by sparkling a sense of adventure

18

What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world?

Cut off trade

19

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

A strong Native American Confederacy to protect their land

20

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

William Henry

21

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

Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun

22

What were the causes of the War of 1812?

The Impressment of soldiers and attack on the Chesapeake

23

What happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?

Andrew Jackson leads an attack against the Creek Indians of Mississippi

24

What city was burned greatly during the war?

Washington D.C.

25

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

Portrait of George Washington

26

What 3 major buildings were burned down in Washington DC in the War of 1812?

Presidents Mansion, The Library of Congress,

27

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

Fort McHenry

28

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

The Star Spangled banner

29

What treaty ended the War of 1812?

The Treaty of Ghent

30

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

The battle of New Orleans

31

Who became a well-known hero after that battle?

Andrew Jackson

32

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

33

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

Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr