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3 Things the Constitution dealt with
liberty vs order
freedom vs authority
power of federal government vs power of state and local government
What did the new republican government have?
executive branch of government; checks and balances; it was a democracy, republic, and a monarchy in one; government could tax the people, states had power
2 states that resisted ratification and why
Rhode Island and North Carolina, because the wanted a bill of rights
3 problems that the nation faced in making the nation work
1) what is the nation's destiny?
2) what type of national government is needed?
3) who is going to control the government
Views on the French Revolution for the feds/anti-feds?
Hamilton-hated the French Rev.
Jefferson-pro French Rev.
Hamilton and the national bank
Hamilton wanted to pay off all debs and wanted to tie America's wealth to the government
America position during France and England's war
America declared neutrality, but traded with both governments
Hamilton during the French and English war-
almost persuaded president to fight the French, but really wanted an army against the republicans (anti-federalists)
"Alien" in the Alien-Sedition Act-
aimed at stopping french immigrants from joining the Republicans. French took 14 years to become a citizen.
"Sedition" in the Alien-Sedition Act-
direct attempt to deny 1st ammendment. Any person who criticized the government was put in jail.
Jefferson and Madison's response to the Alien-Sedition Act-
Kentucky and Virginian legislatures questioned who has the right to call something unconstitutional.
the election 1800 transferred power from-
Federalists to anti-federalists
from the aristocracy to the people
3 things that Jefferson did during his presidency?
1)renewal of the national bank
2)The Louisiana purchase
3)Embargo of 1807'
The Louisiana Purchase
purchased by Jefferson from Napolean Bonapart for $15 million. doubled the nation's size. defeated out the federalists
Battle at New Orleans
Andrew Jackson and his troops beat out English even though the war was technically over.
4 things that came out of the American "victory" in 1812.
1) brought national unity
2) respect from Europeans
3) allowed Indians to be defeated in the west
4) brought about victory for the Republicans
radical federalist meeting, they wanted more power. Their meeting ended badly, they looked like traitors.
Supreme Court's power
Supreme Court has no power from the constitution to declare things unconstitutional
What did John Marshall accomplish in office?
judicial review and created the 3rd branch of government
aka Henry Clay's "American Way" American Christians believed the Kingdom of God would start in America and spread across world. America had first democracy for hundreds of years. unique events to make settlements of wilderness
what gave America a sense of destiny (3)
1) America left Europe behind after 1814
2) great migration went west
3) politics grew
America leaving Europe behind after 1814
Monroe signed treaties for more land west. Signed treaties with Britain to stabilize northern borders. Bought Florida from Spain for $5 million. The Monroe Doctrine.
2 party system grew. common man was involved in politics. Jackson started the 2 party system so stop the reign of Republicans. Started the Democratic party.
Talmage's idea to save the union
amended Missouri's constitution. If MO became a slave state, no more slaves would be allowed int MO. also any slave over the age of 25 could be freed. It failed
evolution of transportation after railroad
1888 automobile, 1903 airplanes, 1928 first transcontinental flight
let the people know what war was like. Able to see the dead bodies of the battlefields in their living rooms
significance of the developments of politics, transportation, and communication
they were all happening simultaneously to transform America
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