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Chapter 10 history

vocab chp 10

Radicals People who take extreme politcal positions.
Judiciary Act of 1801 Act under which President Adams appointed as many Federalist judges as he could before Thomas Jefferson took office.
John Marshall A Federalist appointed by President John Adams as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Marbury v. Madison Supreme Court case in which John Marshall declared that a law passed by Congress was unconstitutional, thereby establishing the principle of judicial review.
Unconstitutional A contradiction of the law of the Constitution.
Judicial Review Principle that says that the Supreme Court has the final say in interpreting the Constituiton.
Louisana Purchase An 1803 land purchase from France, which gave the United States the port of New Orleans and doubled the size of the country.
Meriwether Lewis Explorer chosen to lead an expedition into the Louisana Territory.
William Clark A skilled mapmaker and outdoorsman chosen to explore the Louisana Territory.
Lewis and Clark expedition A trip to explore the Louisana Territory.
Sacagawea A Shoshone woman whose language skills and knowledge of geography helped Lewis & Clark.
Zebulon Pike An army officer who led an expedition into the southern part of the Louisana Territory.
Impressment Kidnapping of sailors to work on ships.
Embargo Act of 1807 An act passed by Congress to stop all foreign trade with the United States.
Tecumseh A Shawnee who tried to unite Native American tribes.
Louisana Purchase An 1803 land purchase from France, which gave the United States the port of New Orleans and doubled the size of the country.
War Hawks Westerners who called war against Britain.
Oliver Hazard Perry Naval officer whose fleet defeated the British force on Lake Erie.
Battle of the Thames Fight in which General Harrison defeated British forces in the Northwest.
Francis Scott Key A Washington lawyer who watched the all-night battle at Fort McHenry and showed his pride by writing what became the national anthem.
Treaty of Ghent Treaty that ended the War of 1812.
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