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Ch. 9

The Era of Jefferson

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Who was the president before Jefferson took office? John Adams
What were the dominating political parties during the era of Jefferson? Federalists and Republicans
Who was the vice president in 1800? Aaron Burr
What describes a "hands off" approach to government, especially concerning economic affairs? laissez faire
What power is given to the Supreme Court to determine if laws are constitutional? judicial review
Who were the leaders of an expedition into the Louisiana territory? Lewis and Clark
Female Native American guide that helped Lewis and Clark was named? Sacagawea
What is it called when a government bans trade with another country? embargo
Leader of France that approved the sale of the Louisiana Territory to the united States. Napoleon Bonaparte
Important port at the southern end of the Mississippi river. Port of New Orleans
What country did the Louisiana Territory belong to before it turned over to France? Spain
Who was the navy officer that led troops on a mission against the Barbary pirates? Stephen Decatur
What is it called to have one country pay off another for protection? tribute
What is it to trade or import goods illegally? smuggle
Shawnee leader that would organize western tribes against expansion into Native American lands. Tecumseh
How did Jefferson get around the Constitution to justify the purchase of the Louisiana Territory? called it a treaty
What Caribbean island rebelled against French rule and help persuade Napoleon to part with the Louisiana Territory? Haiti
Who was the governor of the Indiana Territory that was in conflict with Tecumseh? William Henry Harrison
What did Pinckney's Treaty allow? American usage of the Port of New Orleans
Who was the president during the War of 1812? James Madison
What were supporters of the War of 1812 called? war hawks
Who would have been punished under the Sedition Act? citizens who openly were critical of the government
What type of society did Jefferson envision America would become? Agrarian society
Who did the United States fight against during the War of 1812? Great Britain
Who was the commander of American troops at the Battle of New Orleans? General Andrew Jackson
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