Who was the 3rd President of the U.S.?
Who was the 3rd V.P. of the U.S.?
Aaron Burr until he killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, then George Clinton
What were the two political parties in the Election of 1800?
What did Thomas Jefferson say in his Inaugural Address?
"We are all Rpublicans, we are all Federalists." called for unity, protection of rights
Jefferson's policy decisions?
lower military spending, reduce army
Who was the Secretary of State under Jefferson?
What is the concept of checks and balances?
each of the 3 branches of the U.S. government has the ability to prevent the other branches from having unlimited power, think hockey :)
What does v. mean?
versus in a court case, shows the two opposing sides
Why did France sell the Louisiana Territory?
French needed money to fight the British
What is the concept of judicial review?
The concept that the Supreme Court can declare an act of Congress or a law unconstitutional
Who sent Lewis and Clark on their expedition? Who funded them?
President Jefferson sent them to explore the Louisiana Territory
Congress funded them
What was the purpose of the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
to find an all water route to the Pacific, to make contact with the Native Americans, to make maps of the Louisiana Territory and beyond, to learn about the plants and animals
Why did Jefferson want New Orleans?
to secure trade along the Mississippi River and the port
What was the capital of the United States under Jefferson?
What was the result of the Election of 1800?
tie between Jefferson and Burr, went to House of Reps.=multiple ties, Jefferson won
What political party was Jefferson a member of?
Who was Marbury in Marbury v. Madison?
appointed judge by Adams, but never became a judge b/c Jefferson didn't want a Federalist judge so he told Madison not to deliver the papers
What was the result of Marbury's suit?
No judgeship for Marbury
case was the beginning of concept of "judicial review" making the Judicial Branch an equal branch of government
What were the Judiciary Acts?
creation of the judicial branch and addition of judges
What was Jefferson's philsophy of the purpose of government?
protect the people and their rights
deliver the mail
Significance of Election of 1800?
first peaceful transfer of party between political parties
Why was Pike sent on an expedition?
to explore the southwest part of the U.S. and it border with Spain
Where did Lewis and Clark explore?
up the Missiouri River, across the Great Plains, across the Rockies, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean and back
Who owned the Louisiana Territory?
Why was Pike's Expedition important?
Westward expansion, trade, knowledge of the Southwest
More than doubled land size of the U.S., less land for Britain
Why did Marbury v. Madison occur?
Marbury wanted to be a judge
Who heard the Marbury v. Madison case?
Supreme Court heard the case
What was significant about Jefferson's first inauguration?
first inauguration in Washington D.C.
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Where did Pike explore?
the Southwest part of the U.S. then, and what is now present day Colorado