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American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led the Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for Independence.
American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he had served as the second vice president of the United States from 1797 to 1801.
Was made up by John Jay. It said that Britain was to pay for Americans ships that were seized in 1793. It said that Americans had to pay British merchants debts owed from before the revolution and Britain had agreed to remove their troops from the Ohio Valley
founding father of the United States and the fourth American president, serving in office from 1809 to 1817.
an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from 1797 to 1801.
United States statesman and leader of the Federalists. He was a national leader, statesman and a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
Lewis and Clark
Their mission was to explore the unknown territory, establish trade with the Natives and affirm the sovereignty of the United States in the region.
a Lemhi Shoshone woman who, at age 16, met and helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by exploring the Louisiana Territory
was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin
an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837 and gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S. Congress.
an enslaved African-American preacher who led a four-day rebellion of both enslaved and free black people
literate enslaved blacksmith who planned a large slave rebellion in the Richmond area in the summer of 1800.
William Lloyd Garrison
a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer and He was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement
Susan B. Anthony
US teacher who was a leader of the campaign for women's right to vote
Missouri Compromise (Compromise of 1820)
act of Congress by which Missouri was admitted as a slave state, Maine as a free state, and slavery was prohibited in the Louisiana Purchase north of latitude 36°30′N, except for Missouri
Compromiso of 1850
package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850 that defused a political confrontation between slave and free states on the status of territories acquired in the Mexican-American War
Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
allowed citizens in the Kansas and Nebraska territories to decide locally whether to allow slavery
a person who liberates a person or place from imprisonment or oppression
Seneca Fall Declaration
the Seneca Falls Convention's manifesto that described women's grievances and demands.
the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable
Fugitive Slave Act
-A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provided southern slaveholders with legal weapons to capture slaves who had escaped to the free states
War of 1812
was an armed conflict between the United States and the British Empire.
Two political groups emerged in the late 1790s. The Anti-Federalists were led by George Mason. The Federalists were led by
The Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison is significant because it
established the power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The election of 1800 is significant because it
was a peaceful transfer of power from one party to another.
Manifest Destiny was used to justify an American desire to
expand the United States to the Pacific Ocean
The painting to the right represents the primary cause of the War of 1812, which was caused because of -
(Men on boat)
British impressment of American sailors
The Monroe Doctrine included all of the following except that the -
United States would not interfere in European affairs.
Farmers, artisans, and Southern frontier settlers supported Thomas Jefferson and the
The leaders of the Democratic-Republican party were -
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
The American victory in the War of 1812 increased American migration into -
President Andrew Jackson represented which newly enfranchised segment of the population?
The practice of rewarding party loyalists with government jobs is called
Which region was most opposed to high protective tariffs?
The number of eligible voters increased prior to the election of 1828 when -
property qualifications were eliminated.
-Missouri Compromise (1820)- accomplishment
Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
-Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) - accomplishment
It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders
Why did competing political parties develop during the 1790s?
People had different views as to how things should be done.
What factors influenced the American westward movement?
population growth, available land, economic oppotunity
What were the causes of the War of 1812?
impressment, british laws, attacks by native americans, british interference through american shipping
In what ways did political democracy change in the years following the War of 1812?
heightened emphasis on equality in the political process for adult white males
What issues divided America in the first half of the nineteenth century?
religion beliefs and slavery
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