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New National Governement

Protective Tariff A tax on imported goods that raises the price so that people will buy American goods
Alexander Hamilton wanted the national bank, assumption of state debts by the national government, and a tariff system ; leader of the Federalists
Thomas Jefferson believed the government under the Constitution should be limited ; leader of the Democratic Republicans
National Bank supported by the Federalists; created a national currency and unity
Democratic Republicans party that believed states should have the power and strictly interpreted the Constitution; liked the French and the national bank; supported by the SC upcountry
foreign policy a nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations
XYZ Affair Event where French demanded money (bribe) from American diplomats to negotiate with them
Alien and Sedition Acts series of laws passed to limit the growth of the DR party; they silenced the newspapers that spoke out against the Federalists
States' Rights the belief that states had the power to nullify federal laws that they find unconstitutional
Impressment kidnapping people or seizing property for government services
John C. Calhoun radical SC Senator who advocated for states' rights, limited government, and nullification; known as the War Hawk
War Hawks radicals who called for war with Britain in 1812
War of 1812 between Britain and America, caused by the impressment of American sailors
Nationalism strong feelings of pride and patriotism for ones country
Charles C. Pinckney went to France for the XYZ Affair
Federalists those who wanted a strong national government and a national bank; supported by the lowcountry elite
Created by: brechbillc