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1824 - Chief Justice John Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution gave control of interstate commerce to the U.S. Congress, not the individual states, through which a route passed. Gibbons v. Ogden
The Bill of Rights were created to protect our individual rights which are personal liberties. Many opposed the Constitution because they felt our rights were not protected. individual rights
Period of rapid industrial growth; started in Britain in the 1700s and spread throughout the world as more countries adopted mass production. Industrial Revolution
The most well read and educated of the Founding Fathers who wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
Served in the Continental Congress; General Washington's aide during the Revolutionary War; helped write the Federalist Papers; first Secretary of the Treasury; supported a strong national government Alexander Hamilton
When the judicial branch of the federal government determines whether or not a law may be constitutional or unconstitutional. Basically established that now law was above what was in the Constitution. judicial review
Everyone, including authority figures, must obey the laws. limited government
belief that the U.S. was destined to secure territory from "sea to sea"; was used to secure lands north and west of Oklahoma and Texas. Manifest Destiny
Chief Justice John Marshall established the authority of the federal judiciary by establishing judicial review. Marbury v. Madison
Maryland opposed the establishment of a national bank. Court ruled that power of federal government was supreme over the states. The state of Maryland could not tax a federal bank. McCulloch v. Maryland
Europe should not interfere in affairs of Latin America and U.S. would not interfere in European affiars. The Monroe Doctrine
considered the founder of the U.S. Navy; "I have not yet begun to fight". John Paul Jones
a person of foreign birth who is granted full citizenship. naturalized citizen
(1787) established a government for the Northwest Territory Northwest Ordinance
leading African-American abolitionist in the 1800s; former slave who purchased his freedom. Frederick Douglass
states that argued the federal government had no authority over individuals, states, and trade. South Carolina said it would secede if the tariff was not lowered. Nullification Crisis
convention held in Pennsylvania in 1787 - sole purpose was to amend the Articles of Confederation. Threw them out and started over; came up with the U.S. Constitution we have today. Philadelphia Convention
system of agricultural production based on large-scale land ownership and the exploitation of labor and the environment. the plantation system
the rule of a state, community, or other group by its members. When a group elects its own members. self-government
to approve or give formal consent to something. ratify
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