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Madison

Jefferson's Secretary of State

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Gallatin

Secretary of treasure

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Marshall

Chief Justice of supreme court

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Marbury vs. Madison

Chief Justice made most important decision

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America's concerns about napoleon's plans for Louisiana

Afraid of war between United States and France

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Country from which United States purchased Louisiana purchase

France

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Price United States payed for Louisiana territory

$15 million dollars

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Led expedition that explored Louisiana territory

Lewis & Clark

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Explored part of Louisiana purchase & ventured into american southwest

Pike

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Burr

Jefferson's Vice President

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Tripoli

Declared war when U.S. refused to pay highly yearly tributes

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Berlin & Milan decrees

Cut of all neutral trade with Britian

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Impressing

Forced sailors into Royal Navy

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Embargo act

Cut off all american foreign trade

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Embargo act destroyed america's economy:

1. Exports fell 1/5 to what they had before.
2. Government income fell to half it's former level.
3. People went bankrupted & lost jobs.

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Madison

Fourth president

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Non-Intercourse Act

Forbade trade with only England and France

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Macon Bill

Trapped United States into open conflict with England

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Tecumseh

Led a great confederacy of tribes

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Harrison

Led Battle of Tippecanoe

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Madison's four reasons for declaring war

1. Impressment
2. Violation of American rights
3. Violation of America's trade rights
4. Stirring up if frontier Indians

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Ways America was unprepared for war with England

1. Army had less than 7,000 poorly trained men
2. Navy had 16 warships
3. Finical issues

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Most important naval engagement on Great Lakes

Battle of Lake Erie

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Title given to USS Constitution

Old Ironsides

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Frontiersman who defeated Creek Indians

Jackson

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Treaty that ended the war of 1812

Treaty of Ghent

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Benefits of War of 1812

1. America gained respect of foreign nations
2. American industry
3. New spirit of nationalism
4. Western expansion