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SS Chapter 8

SS Chapter 8 Vocab

TermDefinition
John Adams Charles C. Pinckney ran against Democratic-Republicans
Thomas Jefferson Ran against Aaron Burr with John Adams and Charles C. Pinckney
John Marshall A Federalist appointed by John Adams, was the chief justice of the court.
Marbury v. Madison A case that helped establish the Supreme Court's power to check the power of the other branches of government.
Judicial Review The power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.
Louisiana Purchase Agreement, which roughly doubled the size of the United States.
Meriwether Lewis Former army captain.
William Clark Lewis then chose his friend Lieutenant William Clark to be the co-leader of the expedition.
Lewis and Clark expedition In May 1804 began its long journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase.
Sacagawea A Shoshone from the Rocky Mountains, accompanied the group with her husband, a French fur trader who lived with the Mandan Indians and served as a guide and interpreter.
Zebulon Pike Sent on another mission to the West.
USS Constitution A large warship, to end them.
impressment Or the practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy, continued despite American protests.
embargo Or the banning of trade, against Britain.
Embargo Act In late 1807 Congress the law. The law essentially banned trade with all foreign countries.
Non-Intercourse This new law banned trade only with Britain,France,and their colonies.
Tecumseh A Shawnee chief, had watched angrily Native Americans were pushed off their land.
Battle of Tippecanoe U.S. forces defeated Tecumseh and his followers.
War Hawks Several young members of congress by their opponents took the lead in calling for war against Britain.
James Madison Was elected president in 1808.
Oliver Hazard Perry Navy gave the task to Commodore.
Battle of Lake Erie Perry sailed out to the meet the British on September 10,beginning the battle.
Andrew Jackson Commander of the Tennessee militia, gathered about 2,000 volunteers to move against the Creek Nation.
Treaty of Fort Jackson Signed late in 1814, ended the Creek War and forced the Creek to give up millions of acres of their land.
Battle of New Orleans Made Andrew Jackson a hero and was the last major conflict of the War of 1812.
Hartford Convention Federalists agreed to oppose the war and send delegates to meet with Congress.
Treaty of Ghent The treaty, which had been signed in Belgium on December 24,1814, ended the War of 1812.
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