AP US History Ch. 11-12

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AP US History Chapter


 
  
Created Oct 24, 2010
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1
Revolution of 1800
 
The Revolution of 1800 was so named by the winner of the 1800 election, Thomas Jefferson. He...
2
"Midnight Judges"
 
On the day before Adams turned the White House over to Jefferson, and the Jeffersonian Democrats,...
3
Louisianna Purchase
 
a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000...
4
Aron Burr
 
Aaron Burr, an early American politician from the state of New Jersey, was the third Vice President...
5
Non-Intercourse Act
 
On 1 March 1809, the Nonintercourse Act replaced the Embargo Act, allowing transatlantic...
6
Robert Livingston
 
lawyer and diplomat. He served in the Continental Congress and helped draft the Declaration...
7
Justice Samuel Chase
 
President Thomas Jefferson was determined to seize control of the judiciary from the Federalists...
8
Lewis and Clark
 
set out in May 1804 to explore and map the American West
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Embargo Act
 
It was an act that stated that American ships were no longer allowed to sail to foreign ports,...
10
Chesapeake Affair
 
The seizure and searching, off the coast of Virginia, of the USS Chesapeake in 1807...
11
Toussaint L'Ouverture
 
The remarkable leader of this slave revolt was Toussaint Breda (later called Toussaint L'Ouverture,...
12
Berlin and Milan Decrees
 
Both decrees, issued by Napoleon of France, stated that no European country was to trade with...
13
William Henry Harrison
 
William made a name for himself in the early Indian Wars and was rewarded with the governorship...
14
Impressment
 
After the US revolutionary war, the British took liberties on the high seas by stopping US...
15
War Hawks
 
The War Hawks were a coterie of about twenty Democratic Republicans who persuaded Congress...
16
Tecumseh and the Prophet
 
After this Tecumseh went on a tour among the tribes of the south to spread his doctrine of...
17
Andrew Jackson
 
Jackson was always controversial, both as a general and as President. He personalized disputes...
18
Tariff of 1816
 
In 1816, the Congress enacted a new tariff law, setting the custom duties high enough to discourage...
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"American System"
 
The American Way", was a mercantilist economic plan based on the "American School" ideas of...

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