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Treaty Of Paris 1783
Treaty Between England and the Colonies , formally ended the American Revolutionary War
A radical Republican who believed in harsh punishments for the South. Leader of the radical Republicans in Congress.
a construction company that was owned by the Union Pacific Railroad, they used to fraudulently skim off raiload profits for themsleves (1864)
1835 law passed by Southern congress which made it illegal to talk of abolition or anti-slavery arguments in Congress
in the United States during the War of 1812 in which New England's opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the United States was discussed.
Preacher who traveled throughout the colonies: He said the key test of election (salvation) is an emotional conversion experience
a 1763 conflict between Native Americans and the British over settlement of Indian lands in the Great Lakes area
Proclomation of 1763
law created by British officials that prohibited colonists from settling in areas west of the Appalachian Mountains
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention and leader of the Federalists; first secretary of the treasury.
a protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy
aggrement to stop british attacks on american merchant ships and settle other differences between the 2 nationA
France and England start to seize American ships; starts an "unofficial war" btwn America and France; Causes the creation of 33 ships for a navy and ends long treaty with France
made it a crime to write, print, utter, or publish criticism of the president of government
created the precedent of judicial review; ruled on many early decisions that gave the federal government more power, especially the supreme court
Battle of Tippecanoe
1811 Tecumseh and the Prophet attack, but General Harrison crushes them in this battle ends Tecumseh's attempt to unite all tribes in Mississippi.
Rush Bagot Treaty
The US and British agreed to set limits on the number of naval vessels each could have on the Great Lakes.
He memorized the way that the British made machines and he brought the idea to America. He made our first cotton spinning machine.
program proposed by Henry Clay and others to foster national economic growth and interdependence among the geographical sections. It included a protective tariff, a national bank, and internal improvements.
an American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers
Worcester V. Georgia
Supreme Court Decision - Cherokee Indians were entitled to federal protection from the actions of state governments which would infringe on the tribe's sovereignty - Jackson ignored it
a Democrat expansionist who ran against Henry Clay in 1844: "54 40 or fight", Mexican-American War
Know Nothing Party
Group of prejudice people who formed a political party during the time when the KKK grew. Anti-Catholics and anti-foreign. They were also known as the American Party.
the Union (Northern) plan devised by General Winfield Scott to blockade the south and restrict its trade to win the war.
The incident in which a Union warship stopped a British steamer and removed two Confederate diplomats
Tenure of Office Act
Makes it illegal for president to replace officers who have been confirmed by Congress without Congressional approval
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