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Monticello
Where did President Thomas Jefferson retire after 2 terms as President?
James Madison
father of the Constitution;4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
George Clinton
Who was Madison's running mate?
Charles Pinckney and Rufus King
Who were the Federalist candidates?
the South and West
Who did Madison owe his victory to?
Federalist Party
A political party created in the 1790s that wanted to strengthen the federal government and promote industry and trade.
reopened trade with all nations
In 1810 Congress passed a new law that did what?
attack American ships and seize sailors
What did British ships continue to do?
British
Someone/thing from England.
Tecumseh
Shawnee leader who attempted to organize an indian confederacy to prevent the loss of Additional territory to American settlers.
What did Tecumseh do?
united Native Americans east of the Mississippi River
The Prophet
What was Tecumseh's brother, Tenskwatawa, known as?
Where did Tecumseh settle?
in the Indiana Territory, where the Tippecanoe River and Wabash River meet, called Prophetstown
Shooting Star
What does Tecumseh mean?
William Henry Harrison, the governor and military commander in the Indian territory
Who did Tecumseh meet with to urge the US to give up some territory?
The Battle of Tippecanoe
While Tecumseh was away, and only his brother Prophet there Harrison decided to attack Prophetstown. He and about 1,000 soldiers arrived and burned Prophetstown. Many soldiers and warriors died. This war was the beginnin…
War Hawks
people who urged war with Britain
West and South
Where were anti-British feeling strongest?
June 18, 1812
When did Madison ask Congress to declare war against Great Britain?
Jefferson
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Congress
A group of leaders who decide what the law should be.
British repealed the orders for interference in American shipping
Why did Madison ask Congress for a declaration of war against Britain when Great Britain had already decided to stop interfering with American shipping?
Who were the Federalist candidates?
Charles Pinckney and Rufus King
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