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8th SS - Chapter 9

Chapter 9: The Era of Thomas Jefferson

laissez faire means that the government should not interfere in the economoy
judicial review the authority of the Supreme Court to strike down unconstitutional laws
expedition a long and carefully organized journey
continental divide the place on a continent that separates river systems flowing in the opposite directions
tribute money paid by one country to another in return for protection
embargo a government order that forbids foreign trade
smuggling the act of illegally importing or exporting goods
nationalism pride in one's country
war hawks those who were eager for war with Britain
blockade the action of shutting off a port or road to prevent people or supplies from coming into an area or leaving it
secede withdraw
Twelfth Amendment electors would vote separately for President and Vice President
Marbury v. Madison stated that the Supreme Court's powers did not come from Congress, but from the Constitution
Louisiana Purchase United States buys the Louisiana territory for $15 million from France
Zebulon Pike explored southern parts of the Louisiana Territory, specifically Spanish New Mexico
Tecumseh and the Prophet Native American brothers who urged resistance against white settlers
Francis Scott Key wrote the Star-Spangled Banner
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