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Jefferson Test Study

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what happened when electing the US President during the Election of 1800 Jefferson received the second-most votes in 1796, and he was elected vice president.
What were Midnight Appointments and what was important about them They were secret meetings held my Adams, and it had a long-term effect on the court system, assuring that the Federalist policies will continue in government after the Federalist president wass removed from office.
What is Judicial Review and how was it established Judicial Review was established in Supreme Court case, Marbury v. Madison, when James Madison refused to honor John Adam's Midnight Appointment.
Explain the dilemma that Jefferson faced when presented with the possibility of acquiring the Louisiana Territory and how this came to be. Since purchasing land to increase size of U.S. not stated in Constitution, Jefferson was unsure if he had power to buy land from Napoleon. In the end, Jefferson agreed to the purchase and he fulfilled his desire of a country of self-sufficient farmers.
What knowledge did Lewis & Clark discover during their expedition They acquired scientific & geographical knowledge and information about Native American life while trying to find Northwest Passage & a direct water route to the Pacific Ocean.
What impact did Sacajawea have on the Lewis & Clark Expedition Due to relationship with Sacajawea, Natives aided the expedition by acting as guides across the Rocky Mts., providing horses, & during the winter, supplying shelter for the team.
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 would become president with the runner-up would become vice-president.
Describe the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Aaron Burr promised New England Federalists that NY would secede from the Union if he was elected the governor . Hamilton, did not want his home state to leave the Union, so Burr challenged Hamilton to a duel, killing Hamilton in the process.
What was the purpose and outcome of Zebulon Pike’s Expedition to explore the southern region of the Louisiana Territory & locate water sources of Arkansas & Red Rivers.
Describe the situation that led to the Embargo Act of 1807 Jefferson remained neutral & asked Brits for an apology, but they refused, so Jefferson fought back by convincing Congress to authorize the Embargo Act which withheld U.S. goods to force France & Britain to respect U.S.’ neutrality, but it backfired
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