Chapter 10 vocab

Chapter 10 vocab

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Radical A person who takes extreme political postions
Judiciary Act of 1801 A law that increased the amount of judges in the court
John Marshall John Marshall was an American politician. He was the fourth Chief Justice of the United States
Marbury Vs Madison A battle between justice and peace
Unconstitutional something that contradicts the law of the constitiution
Judicial review A principle when the supreme court has a final say in it
Louisiana Purchase 1803 purchase of the Louisiana Territory form France
Meriwether Lewis Was an american explorer and a solder
William Clark William Clark was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor.
Lewis and Clark Expedition A group that was lead by Lewis and Clark who explored the lands of the Louisiana Purchase beggining
Sacajawea Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who is known for her help to the Lewis and Clark Expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by exploring the Louisiana Territory
Zebulon Pike Zebulon Montgomery Pike was an American brigadier general and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado was renamed
Impressment A act of seizing by force
Embargo Act of 1807 The Embargo Act of 1807 was a law passed by the United State Congress and signed by President Thomas Jefferson on December 22, 1807. It prohibited American ships from trading in all foreign ports
Tecumseh Tecumseh was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early years of the nineteenth century
War Hawk A westerner who supported the War of 1812
Oliver Hazard Perry He was an american navel commander and was born in Rhode Island
Battle of the Thames An American victory over the British in the War of 1812 which ended the British threat to the Northwest Territory
Fracis Scott Key Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Frederick
Treaty of Ghent A treaty which ended the war of 1812

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