The Early Republic
All the sets on the U.S. Early Republic government, presidents, events, etc. compiled into one! Please add whatever you want to this set, it's a collective review for the upcoming test! Good luck. :)
Terms in this set (17)
The Whiskey Rebellion
a protest over tax on liquor made and sold in the United States (1794)
a 1797 French attempt to bribe the US by demanding money before discussing French seizure of American ships
Alien and Sedition Acts
in 1798, Federalist-supported laws that made it harder for immigrants to become citizens, and allowed for citizens to be fined or jailed if they criticized the government or its officials
The Louisiana Purchase
vast territory between the Mississippi River and Rocky Mountains, purchased from France in 1803
The Embargo Act
In response to impressment, this bill halted all foreign (England & France) trade, and created disastrous economic consequences for the United States.
Bank of the United States
A bank proposed by Hamilton that would be funded by both the federal gov and wealthy private investors.
an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
the Native American women who was the personal guide and translator for Lewis and Clark and thier expedition in northern Lousiana Territory
Corps of Discovery
Official name of the Lewis and Clark Expedition members
Plundering pirates off the Mediterranean coast of Africa; President Thomas Jefferson's refusal to pay them tribute to protect American ships sparked an undeclared naval war with North African nations
group of officials who head government departments and advise the president
(1769-1821) Emperor of the French. Responsible for many French Revolution reforms as well as conquering most of Europe. He was defeated at Waterloo, and died several years later on the island of Saint Helena.
British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
Army captain appointed by President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Territory and lands west to the Pacific Ocean
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the United States was destined to rule the continent, from the Atlantic the Pacific.
A position of not taking sides in a conflict
A water route around the Americas to Asia sought by European explorers