George Washington Born :1732 Died:1799 Years in Office 1789-97 Political Party: none Home State: Virginia Vice President: John Adams
John Adams Born: 1735 Died: 1826 Years in office: 1797- 1801 Political Party: Federalist Home State: Massachusetts Vice President: Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Born: 1743 Died: 1826 Years in office: 1801- 09 Political Party: Republican Home State: Virginia Vice Presidents: Aaron Burr, George Clinton
James Madison Born 1751 Died 1836 Years in office 1809-17 Political party Republican Home state Virginia Vice president George Clinton Elbridge Gerry
Jefferson Era The Jefferson Era saw the rise to power of a new political party, the westward expansion of the nation, and renewed warfare with Britain.
Timeline 1801Thomas Jefferson takes office 1802An army of former slaves led by Toussaint- Louverture defeats a French army in Haiti 1803US Senate approves the Louisiana purchase 1804Lewis and Clark begin their westward journey 1807Congress passes the embargo act. The slave trade is abolished in the British Empire 1808James Madison elected president 1812Congress declares war against Great Britain 1815The Battle of New Orleans is fought
1808 James Madison Elected President What US President declared war on Great Britain in 1812?
What place did the United States and Great Britain sign the Peace Treaty ending the War of 1812?
What were American politicians who favored the war of 1812?
Early in the war an American ship earned the nickname Old Ironsides because cannon balls bounced off its sides. What was the name of this ship?
In 1812 the British landed about 4,000 troops close to Washington, D.C. The British troops set fire to two key building. Which?
The British Navy shelled fort McHenry in an effort to take Baltimore. After the battle for Baltimore lawyer wrote a poem entitled” The Defence of Fort McHenry ” that later was turned into a song. What song did “the Defence of fort McHenry’ eventually become?
In 1815 before news of the Treaty of Ghent reached America a battle was fought between a hodgepodge army of 4,000 men led by Andrew Jackson and 8,000 British soldiers. In what city was this battle fought?
The British fleet met the American fleet off the coast of Ohio to decide the dominance of Lake Erie, a battle won by the US Navy under Oliver Hazard Perry. What were his famous words in reporting on the outcome of the battle?