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FMS 8th Ch 8

U.S. History

TermDefinition
American statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress...defended the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre. 2nd President-Appointed the Midnight Judges. John Adams
Helped draft the Declaration of Independence, became the 3rd President of the United States. Purchased the Louisiana territory, from France for $15 million, doubling the size of the United States. Thomas Jefferson
He was the Chief Justice who ruled in the Marbury v Madison trial that the federal courts had the power to determine whether or not congressional legislation was constitutional (judicial review). John Marshall
The Supreme Court's power to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional. Judicial Review
Commander during the Creek Wars and the Battle of New Orleans. Andrew Jackson
Territory in the western United States purchased by Thomas Jefferson from France, in 1803 for $15 million; doubled the sized of the U.S. Louisiana Purchase
The 1803 Court decision that gave the Supreme Court the right to determine whether a law violates the Constitution. It set up the principal of judicial review. Marbury vs Madison
Is considered the "Father of the Constitution" - 4th President. He was president during the War of 1812. James Madison
Sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the American Northwest, newly purchased from France, and some territories beyond. Searched for a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and Clark
A war fought from 1811 to 1814 in the Southeast between the Creek nations and white settlers from Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee under the leadership of Andrew Jackson. Forced to give up millions of acres of land. Creek War
The Greatest U.S. victory in the War of 1812. It took place 2 weeks after the signing to the peace treaty that ended the war-made Andrew Jackson an American Hero. Battle of New Orleans
U.S declared war on the British for violating U.S. Neutrality. England was trying to interfere with American trade with France. War of 1812
His expedition provided Americans their first description of the Southwest. Zebulon Pike
Shoshone woman who aided Lewis and Clark on their expedition. Sacagawea
A large warship that was a key part of the new navy during the War of 1812. USS Constituion
The practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy. Impressment
The banning of trade. Embargo
Took the lead in calling for war against Britain War Hawks
Stated that the US would take no part in a war between two or more other powers, specifically France and Great Britain. Neutrality Proclamation of 1793
Ended the War of 1812 Treaty of Ghent
Created by: Stoll FMS