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louisiana purchase

a land deal between us and france in which the us acquired approx 827000 sq miles of land west of the mississippi river for $15 mil


war of 1812

military conflict between the us and uk, its north american colonies, and north american indian allies


alien and sedition acts

powers to deport foriegners as well as making it harder for new immigrants to vote


John Marshall

fourth chief justice of the supreme court. helped lay basis for us constitiutional law and many say made the supreme court of justice a coequal branch of gov.


judicial review

doctrine under which legislative and executive actions are subjective to review by the judiciary


lewis and clark

set off on expidition to cross the western portion of the us. from st louis through the continental divide to the pacific coast.


aaron burr

an american politician. third vice pres of the us, serving during president of the united states during thomas jeffersons first term


mad anthony wayne

a us army officer and member of HR. adopted military career at the outset of the american rev. later served as general in cheif of the army and commander of the legion of the united states



native american leader of the shawnee and a large tribal confed which opposed to the us during tecumsehs war. became an ally of britain in war of 1812


andrew jackson

american statesman who served as the seventeenth president of the united states from 1829 to 1837


battle of new orleans

an engagement fought between jan 8 and jan 18, constituting the final battle of the war of 1812


missouri compromise

effort by congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of missouir in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted


feds vs jeffs

The different views of the constitutuion held by hamilton and the feds and thomas jefferson and the democratic republicans set the path for the two party election system we have