chapter 10

chapter 10

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radical a person who takes extreme political positions
john Marshall
judicial review the principal that the supreme court has the final say in interpreting the constitution
unconstitutional something that contradicts the law of constitution
marbury v. Madison a case in 1803 in which the supreme court ruled that it had the power to abolish laws by declaring them unconstitutional
judiciary act of 1801 a law that increased the number of federal judges, allowing president john Adams to fill most of the new spots with federalists
Louisiana purchase the 1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory form France
meriwether Lewis
William Clark
zebulon pike
Sacajawea
Lewis and Clark expedition a group led by meriwether Lewis and William Clark who explored the lands of the Louisiana purchase beginning in 1803
impressment the act of seizing by force
embargo act of 1807 an act that stated that american were no longer allowed to sail foreign ports and it also closed american ports to British ships
Tecumseh
war hawk a westerner who supported the war of 1812
Oliver hazard Perry
battle of the themes an american victory over the British in the war of 1812 which ended threat to the northwest territory
Francis Scott key
treaty of Ghent treaty signed in 1814 which ended the war of 1812 no territory exchanged hand and trade disputes were not resolved

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