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Jefferson's Presidency

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John Marshall
Federalist appointed by John Adams, was the chief justice of the U.S
Marbury V. Madison
a case that helped establish the Supreme Courts power to check the power of the other branches of the gov.
Judicial Review
the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.
Louisiana Purchase
an agreement which roughly doubled the size of the U.S
Meriwether Lewis
an army captain chosen to explore the west
William Clark
co-leader of the expedition
Louis and Clark Expedition
long journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase
Sacagawea
a Shoshone from the Rocky Mountains who served as a guide and interpreter
Zebulon Pike
a young army officer who was sent on another mission to the west
USS Constitution
a large warship
Impressment
the practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy
Embargo
the banning of trade
Embargo Act
the law that essentially banned all trade with foreign countries
Non-Intercourse Act
new law banned trade with only Britain, France, and their colonies
Tecumseh
Shawnee Chief that watched angrily as Native American were pushed off their land
Battle of Tipppecanoe
led to a defeat that destroyed Tecumseh's dream of a great Indian Confederation
War Hawks
young members in Congress that took the lead in calling for war against British
James Madison
president elected in 1808 that wanted to stay out of war with Britain
Oliver Hazard Perry
was sent to break Britain's Control of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Erie
when Oliver Hazard Perry sailed out to meet the British on September 10th
Andrew Jackson
gathered about 2,000 volunteers to move against the creek nation
Treaty of Fort Jackson
signed late in 1814 ended the Creek war and forced the Creek to give up millions of acres of land.
Battle of New Orleans
Made Andrew Jackson the hero and was the last major conflict of the war in 1812
Hartford Convention
Federalists agreed to oppose the war and send delegates meet with Congress.
Treaty of Ghent
The treaty which had been signed in Belgium on December 24th, 1814, ended the war of 1812.