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Age of Jefferson (1800-1815) I.Intro II.Jefferson (1801-1809) “The Man” III.Louisiana A.Purchase B.Exploration IV.Madison (1809-1817) A.War Of 1812 1.Background.

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2 Age of Jefferson ( ) I.Intro II.Jefferson ( ) “The Man” III.Louisiana A.Purchase B.Exploration IV.Madison ( ) A.War Of Background 2.Fighting & Results Key Terms Monticello Lewis/Clark Expedition Impressment Tecumseh War Hawks Treaty of Ghent Battle of New Orleans

3 Thomas Jefferson “The Man” ( ) A great writer & thinker; not a great speaker A man of many contradictions…

4 Thomas Jefferson ( ) Writings/Statements Common Man All Are Equal Limited Governmental Power No Intermixture Reality Monticello & Money Slave Owner Bought Louisiana Sally Hemings A Man Of Many Contradictions

5 Louisiana Purchase (Background) France regained control of Louisiana from Spain in US was concerned over access to Mississippi River & New Orleans, so…

6 Louisiana Purchase (1803) 1.Jefferson authorized up to $2 million to purchase the port city of New Orleans The Louisiana Purchase Image Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 2.US Ambassador to France (Livingston) accepted Napoleon’s offer of $15 million for all of Louisiana

7 Thomas Jefferson “The Man” ( ) A great writer & thinker; not a great speaker A man of many contradictions… Put personal concerns aside & went ahead with Purchase

8 Captain Meriwether Lewis (Jefferson’s Secretary) Jefferson Sponsored: Corps Of Discovery William Clark

9 Lewis & Clark’s Goals 1.Scientific Expedition: Study & survey the land (plants & animals) 2.Study Native American culture & lifestyle; possibly establish a trade network Surveyor's Chain Image Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

10 Jefferson Sponsored: Corps Of Discovery ( ) Began in Missouri Spent first winter in Fort Mandan Spent second winter at Fort Clatsop (complained of rain)

11 Sacagawea Did not serve as a guide, but helped tremendously

12 Results Of The Expedition 1.Observations of the land & Native Americans (while biased) provided valuable information 2.Laid foundation for US claims to Oregon & Washington

13 War Of 1812: Causes 1.Trading rights & impressment of American sailors

14 Impressment Of American Sailors ( ) British seized US cargo & about 6,000 US sailors were forced into the Royal Navy Image Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. English Engraving Showing the Impressment of American Sailors

15 War Of 1812: Causes 1.Trading rights & impressment of American sailors 2.British support of Native Americans resisting US in Northwest Territory

16 Tecumseh A respected & charismatic Shawnee warrior Goal: Confederation of ALL Indian people to resist American expansion Shawnee Chief Tecumseh Image Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

17 War Of 1812: Causes 1.Trading rights & impressment of American sailors 2.British support of Native Americans resisting US in Northwest Territory 3.War Hawks in Congress

18 War Hawks War Hawk = vocal supporters of war with Great Britain; strongest in parts of South & West Strong opposition to war in New England among Federalists War was declared in 1812 Henry Clay John C. Calhoun

19 War of 1812 Critics labeled it “Mr. Madison’s War” James Madison

20 During the War of 1812 (Fort Mackinac fell without a shot fired in 1812) The British attacked from the back

21 During War of 1812 (Ft. Detroit fell to British without a shot fired in 1812)

22 War of 1812 US invaded Canada & occupied York (Toronto) in 1813 US troops burned Parliament buildings British forces returned the favor…

23 During War of 1812 British Forces Captured Washington DC, 1814

24 During War of 1812 US Capitol Was Burned

25 During War of 1812 The President’s Mansion was damaged

26 Treaty Of Ghent (1814) Treaty: US & Great Britain agreed to end hostilities News of the agreement took two months to reach the US Henry Clay John Q. Adams

27 Battle of New Orleans (January 1815) Andrew Jackson led US forces which defeated the British Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, Artist Unknown Image Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Andrew Jackson

28 The Battle of New Orleans (Johnny Horton, 1960)

29 Results of the War of 1812 Symbols of Nationalism Hero = Andrew Jackson Star Spangled Banner “Old Hickory” General Andrew Jackson

30 Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key was a POW watching an American flag fly over Fort McHenry

31 Age of Jefferson ( ) I.Intro II.Jefferson ( ) “The Man” III.Louisiana A.Purchase B.Exploration IV.Madison ( ) A.War Of Background 2.Fighting & Results Key Terms Monticello Lewis/Clark Expedition Impressment Tecumseh War Hawks Treaty of Ghent Battle of New Orleans


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