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History 3-4-14

Chapter 9a

TermDefinition
Thomas Jefferson 3rd president, authorized the louis and clark expedition.
Conestoga Wagons a large covered wagon used for long-distance travel, typically carrying pioneers in the westward migration.
Louisiana purchase a large portion of land purchased by the president,in 1803 by Thomas jefferson, for 15,000,000
tribute an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.
impressment the forcing of american sailors to work in britain's royal navy
embargo banning trade with another country
war hawks war hawk. (initial capital letters) U.S. History. any of the congressmen from the South and West, led by Henry Clay and John Calhoun, who wanted war against Britain in the period leading up to the War of 1812.
nationalism a strong sense of pride for the country, much like patriotism.
francis scott key wrote the star spangles banner
treaty of ghent peace treaty that ended the war of 1812
battle of new orleanss final major battle of 1812
andrew jackson 7th president of the U.S.was an army general in the war of 1812
james madison smallest u.s. president at only 5'4"
dolly madison james madison's wife known for her wit, and grace as a hostess saved the portait of washington from the whitehouse`
sacagewea led louis and clark in their expedition
privateer armed ship owned and officered by private individuals holding a government commission and authorized for use in war, esp. in the capture of enemy merchant shipping.
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