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Creek War resulted in U.S. victory over Creek Indians, who were British allies during the War of 1812, resulting in vast cession of their lands in Alabama and Georgia.
Sedition Act an Act of the United States Congress that extended the Espionage Act of 1917 to cover a broader range of offenses, notably speech and the expression of opinion
LOUISIANA PURCHASE The acquisition of the Louisiana Territory for the bargain price of less than three cents an acre was among Jefferson’s most notable achievements as president. American expansion westward into the new lands began immediately,
Haitian Revolution a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Republic of Haiti.
Black Hawk War Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but he was apparently hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been ceded to the United States in the disputed 1804 Treaty of St. Louis.
Andrew Jackson’s Bank Veto ackson's Bank veto was significant, since it firmly inserted the President into the legislative process. Jackson vetoed the Bank bill not only for constitutional reasons, but also for political reasons.
Battle of New Orleans In the bloody Battle of New Orleans, future President Andrew Jackson and a motley assortment of militia fighters, frontiersmen, slaves, Indians and even pirates weathered a frontal assault by a superior British force,
Trail of Tears he Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. The Cherokee people called this journey the "Trail of Tears,"
Indian Removal Act during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. The law authorized the president to negotiate with Indian tribes in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their ancestral homelands.
Worcester v. Georgia was a case in which the United States Supreme Court that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Native Americans from being present on Native American lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
Marbury v. Madison case in which the Court formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States under Article III of the Constitution.
Erie Canal the canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east
Cotton Gin A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.
Market Revolution prompted mainly by the construction of new roads and canals to connect distant communities together for the first time.
Gang Labor e gang system allowed continuous work at the same pace throughout the day, never letting up or slowing down. associated with cotton
nat turner an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia on August 21, 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths.
Chattel Principle Slaves were treated as human chattel to be traded, sold, used, and ranked not among beings, but among things, as an article of property to the owner or possessor.
Edward Covey e is described by Frederick Douglass in My Bondage and My Freedom (published in 1855) as a "first rate hand at breaking young negroes"
Sophia Auld Hugh Auld's wife Sophia has never owned a slave before Douglass, so she doesn't understand much about the slave-owning culture.
American System a tariff to protect and promote American industry; a national bank to foster commerce; and federal subsidies for roads, canals,
Whig Party party devoted to the interests of wealth and aristocracy, a charge they were never able to shake completely.
Planter Historians of the antebellum South have generally defined it in the strictest definition as a person owning property and 20 or more slaves.
“positive good” JOHN C. CALHOUN Speech in the U.S. Senate The “Positive Good” of Slavery 1837
3/5 Clause When the Constitutional Convention debated the issue of how to count population for the purposes of representation, the Southern delegates to the Convention would have been pleased if nonvoting slaves had been counted as full persons.
Impost a tax
The Federalist Papers s a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution.
Shays Rebellion a series of protests in 1786 and 1787 by American farmers against state and local enforcement of tax collections and judgments for debt.
Articles of Confederation the first written constitution of the United States.
Patrick Henry’s Anti-Ratification Speeches
Federalists v. Anti-Federalists
Alexander Hamilton
Election of 1800
Funding the debt
Electoral College
Embargo
Bill of Rights
Gradual Emancipation
Manumission
Great Compromise
Log Cabin Campaign
Black Belt
Constitutional Convention
Whiskey Rebellion
1821 New York Constitution
Party ticket
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