Flashcards in Section 3 A Time of Conflict Deck (48)
When ______ & _______ were at war, their merchants stayed home = America more business
When France and Britain were at war, their merchants stayed home = America more business
By 1800, we had over ____ merchant ships sailing around the world
by 1800 we had over 1,000 merchant ships
Pirates from the north coast of Africa were called _____ ______
What is a tribute?
Pirates typically demanded tribute from a merchant's country to allow that merchant _____ _____
pirates typically demanded tribute from a merchant's country to allow that merchant safe passage
_____ routinely paid the tribute instead of conflict
Europeans routinely paid the tribute instead of conflict
The ___ ____ also paid the tribute
in 1801 the ruler of _____ raised the U.S. price
in 1801 the ruler of Tripoli raised the U.S. price
what president refused to pay the tribute to Tripoli?
what did Tripoli do?
Jefferson refused to pay the tribute to Tripoli
Tripoli declared war on the U.S.
What happened in the war against Tripoli?
-we attempted a blockade and they captured our ships & imprisoned the crews
When did the war with Tripoli end?
When the war ended with Tripoli and the U.S. no longer need to pay tribute, what did the U.S. pay in exchange for the release of captured crew?
The U.S. paid $60,000 in exchange for the captured crew
When the U.S. war with Tripoli ended and the U.S. paid $60,000 in exchange for the captured crew, when did the payments end?
the payments on the $60,000 ended in 1815
When was Jefferson reelected?
After Jefferson was re elected in 1804, what was it like in the U.S.?
what was it like in Britain and France?
In the U.S., it was a time of peace
Britain and France were at war
When Britain and France were at war, what did the U.S. do?
remained neutral and continued trading with both countries
What happened when the British were searching American ships looking for deserters? If they found deserters, what would they do?
When the British were searching American ships looking for deserters, if they found a British deserter, they forced them back in the Navy.
-Americans were being taken,
What happened at the Attack on Chesapeake?
-american ship refused to let the British search it's contents
-the British opened fire
-Americans were outraged and many called for war w/ britian
-Jefferson sought a different solution
What is the Embargo act, when was it passed and who passed it?
-The embargo act prohibits trade with another country
-also banned imports and exports to all foreign countries
-passed by congress in 1807
was the Embargo Act successful?
it was a disaster
after the Embargo Act failed, what did Congress do?
tried the Nonintercourse act
what was the Nonintercourse act?
banned trade with Britain and France and all their colonies
Was the Nonintercourse act effective?
No, it was iineffective
How many terms did Jefferson serve?
When Jefferson left office, who ran for office?
Republicans chose Madison
Federalists nominated Pinckney
Who won the election between Madison & Pinckney?
Madison won 122 to 47
In 1810 congress passed a law permitting trade directly with either France or Britain. What did the country have to do to trade directly with the U.S.
lift their trade restrictions
Napoleon jumped at the chance but lied - what did the French do?
continued raiding ships and cargo
What year did Ohio become a state?