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Era of Thomas Jefferson


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Laissez Faire
The doctrine that believed government should not interfere in commercial affairs.
Louisiana Purchase
Napoleon sold Louisiana territory for $15 million, hurt British
Expedition
A trip taken with the goal of exploring
Embargo
A government ban on trade with other countries.
Sun Yat-sen'd Three Principles of the People
a political philosophy to make China a free, prosperous, and powerful nation. The three principles are often translated into and summarized as nationalism, democracy, and the livelihood of the people.
War Hawks
people who urged war with Britain
Blockade
What did Napoleon set up to prevent all communication and trade with his enemy Great Britain
Secede
To formally withdraw from the union
Tecumseh
Shawnee leader who attempted to organize an indian confederacy to prevent the loss of Additional territory to American settlers.
Treaty of Ghent
(December 24, 1814) Ended the War of 1812 and restored the status quo. For the most part, territory captured in the war was returned to the original owner. It also set up a commissio…
Election of 1800
Thomas Jefferson vs John Adams vs Aaron Bur, Tie between Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson which went to the House of Representatives. Jefferson won the presidency
neutral
unbiased, not favoring either side in a conflict
War of 1812
Great Britain vs. US, 1812 to 1814
12 amendment
Under the Twelfth Amendment, each elector must cast distinct votes for President and Vice President, instead of two votes for President.
Star Spangled Banner
Francis Scott Key observed the battle of Fort Mchenry and wrote his thoughts down in a poem called the "Star Spangled Banner"
Tribute
A payment paid by the weaker country to the stronger to obtain a sense of security and peace.
sedition Act
1798, (JA) , made it a crime to write, print, utter, or publish criticism of the president of government
White House
Was set on fire during the War of 1812, dolly Madison ran out of the house with important papers and a painting of George Washington.
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