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Marbury v. Madison The Supreme Court has the power to decide whether laws passed by Congress are constitutional. Judicial review
Louisiana Purchase Who: Napoleon (France) When: 1803 Where: Missouri River to Rocky Mts. Why: to raise money for his wars $15, 000,000
The Corps of Discovery Who: Lewis and Clark When: 1804-1806 Where: St. Louis, Mo to Columbia River/Pacific Ocean Why: to explore & learn more about the geography & plants/animals/people who lived there
Sacagawea Shoshone guide and interpreter for Lewis and Clark
War Hawks They wanted Congress to declare war against the British.
Tecumseh Native American (Shawnee) leader who tried to unify Native American tribes He was angry that settlers were taking more and more Native American land.
Battle of Tippecanoe Native Americans led by Tecumseh’s brother lost a battle to William Henry Harrison. They gave up hoping to build an alliance that would stop the white men.
William Henry Harrison The hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe
impressment British kidnapped sailors and forced them to serve on British ships. One of the reasons the U.S. declared war on Britain
Battle on Lake Erie Oliver Perry: “We have met the enemy and they are ours.”
Washington, D.C. British troops set fire to the White House and the Capitol. From Washington the British marched to Baltimore...
Francis Scott Key He wrote the poem that became our national anthem. “The flag was still there” after the British bombarded Fort McHenry* all night. At Baltimore, Maryland
Andrew Jackson Ironically, the biggest victory of the war took place AFTER the peace treaty had been signed. Andrew Jackson Victory made him a national hero. Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson Click to watch video of the Battle of New Orleans
Adams-Onis Treaty Treaty that added Florida to the U.S.
Treaty of Ghent Treaty that ended the War of 1812 Restored prewar boundaries No territory changed hands BUT The nation grew in prestige The nation grew more patriotic and unified
Monroe DoctrineMonroe Doctrine To: Europe From: James Monroe WARNING: Stay out of the Western Hemisphere!!!! 1823