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A 1797 incident in which French officials demanded a bribe from U.S. diplomats
review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
Alien and Sedition Acts
Series of four laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of recent immigrants. It also disallowed people to speak against the government.
The United States purchased the Louisiana territory from France which nearly doubled the size of the us.
People who believed in a strong central government
led by Jefferson, one of the first political parties in the United States. It believed in people rights and disliked the idea of a strong central government. they also believed in agriculture.
People that thought if a right was not listed in the constitution, it was implied that it is allowed
If it wasn't said in the constitution, you can not do it
the total amount of money that a country's government has borrowed, by various means.
Certificates of debt that carry a promise to buy back the bonds at a higher price
People who buy items at low prices in the hope that the value will rise
A commercial bank chartered by the federal government
The Proclamation of Neutrality was a formal announcement issued by U.S. President George Washington on April 22, 1793 that declared the nation neutral in the conflict between France and Great Britain. It threatened legal proceedings against any American providing assistance to any country at war.
(1807) a law that prohibited American merchants from trading with other countries
Republicans during Madison's presidency who pressed for war with Britain
warship which defeated the British Warship Guerriere in 1812 -- called "Old Ironsides"