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Explain what happened when electing the US President during the Election of 1800. There was a tie created to desire both Burr & Jefferson to become president. Constitution states House will decided to a tie by Electoral College. 35 votes in House remained in deadlock.
What were Midnight Appointments and what was important about them? In Burr's last days in office, following the Federal Judiciary Act of 1801, Adams appoints many of Federalist federal justices as most notably John Marshall as the Supreme Court Chief Justice & John Marbury as the Justice of the Peace in Washington DC.
What is Judicial Review and how was it established? The Judicial Review was established in the Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison, when James Madison obeyed to honor John Adams Midnight Appointment, William Marbury, as the new Justice of the Peace.
Explain the dilemma that Jefferson faced when presented with the possibility of acquiring the Louisiana Territory and how this came to be. By purchasing land to increase size of the U.S. not stated in the Constitution. Jefferson was unsure that he had the power to buy land from the Napoleon for $15 M, but as it offered the U.S. it's opportunity started to expand westward.
What knowledge did Lewis & Clark discover during their expedition? They acquired scientific and geographical knowledge to find information about Native American life while trying to find the Northwest Passage to a direct water route to the Pacific Ocean.
What impact did Sacajawea have on the Lewis & Clark Expedition? Lewis & Clark and their team probably wouldn’t have been successful in exploring this region by surviving the terrain, elements or encounters with the Native Americans. Also was a guide & translator.
What allowed the Election of 1804 avoid the same pitfalls experienced during the Election of 1800? During the Election of 1800 the candidate who received the most Electoral votes was going to become a president with the runner up will become vice-president.
Describe the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Burr was quite bitter after losing the election to Jefferson in 1800's from Alexander Hamilton’s involvement in convincing some Federalist House members to vote for Jefferson.
 

 



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