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1800 - War of 1812

American History 1 Unit 3 Part 2 Vocab

Louisiana Purchase the 1803 purchase by the United States of France’s Louisiana Territory - extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains
Lewis and Clark Expedition\ 1804 expedition sent by President Jefferson to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase
Marbury v. Madison an 1803 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that it had the power to abolish legislative acts by declaring them unconstitutional; this power came to be known as judicial review
Impressment the forcible seizure of men for military service
Embargo Act of 1807 The United States stopped ALL trade with Europe
War Hawk one of the members of Congress who favored war with Britain in the early years of the 19th century
Tecumseh Shawnee chief who formed Native American confederation to fight Americans
War of 1812 war between the United States and Great Britain over trade and expansion
Hartford Convention 1814 meeting of Federalists from New England who opposed the War of 1812 and demanded constitutional amendments to empower their region
Treaty of Ghent the 1814 treaty that ended the War of 1812
Battle of New Orleans War of 1812 battle when the U.S. defeated British in January of 1815 - after the Treaty of Ghent had been signed
Nationalism a devotion to the interests and culture of one nation
Election of 1800 Decided by the House of Representatives due to a tie in the electoral college between Jefferson and Burr
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