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stamp act congress
angered over the stamp act, representives of nine colonial assemblies met in NYC at the stamp act congress in october 1765. THe colonies agreed widely on the principles that parliament could not tax anyone outside of great britain, both which had been dictates of the stamp act. the meeting marked a new level of colonial political organization.
American jurist and politician who served as the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1801-1835) and helped establish the practice of judicial review., 1755-1835. U.S. Chief Supreme Court Justice. Oversaw over 1000 decisions, including Marbury v Madison and McCulloch v. Maryland.
although Jackson won the most popular and electoral votes in the 1824 election, he failed to win the requisite majority and the election was thrown to the house of Representatives. Speaker of the house henry clay backed quincy adams for president ensuring adams victory. adams then gave clay sec of state. Jackson and his supporters denounced adams and clays deal as this.
ralph waldo emerson
leader of the transcendentalist movement. he publish a number of influential essays during the 1830s and 1840s including "Nature" and "Self Reliance".
.As president he opposed the Bank of US, did not allow individual states to nullify federal laws, was responsible for the Indian Removal Act, the "Trail of Tears". Created Spoils System
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