Jefferson and Madison Administrations

Study Guide

 

I.  You should be able to identify and state the historical significance of the following:

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Thomas Jefferson

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James Monroe

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William Clark

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Albert Gallatin

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Robert Livingston

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Zebulon Pike

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John Marshall

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Napoleon Bonaparte

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Aaron Burr

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William Marbury

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James Madison

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Tecumseh

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The Prophet

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Toussaint L'Ouverture

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Samuel Chase

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Meriweather Lewis

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Henry Clay

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John Quincy Adams

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John Randolph

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Oliver H. Perry

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William Henry Harrison

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Andrew Jackson

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Frances Scott Key

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John Marshall

II.  You should be able to define and state the historical significance of the following:

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Patronage

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Judicial Review

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Impeachment

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Impressment

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Economic coercion

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Macon's Bill No 2

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War Hawks

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Embargo

III.  You should be able to describe and state the Historical significance of the following:

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Judiciary Act of 1789

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Battle of Austerlitz

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Judiciary Act of 1801

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Orders in Council

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"Revolution of 1800"

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"Midnight Appointments"

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Chesapeake Incident

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Marbury vs. Madison

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Embargo Act

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Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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Non-Intercourse Act

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Mosquito Fleet

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Essex Junto

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Tertium Quid

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Burr Conspiracy

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Louisiana Purchase

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Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Fort McHenry

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Battle of New Orleans

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Treaty of Ghent

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Tippecanoe

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Battle of the Thames

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Hartford Convention

IV.  Discussion Questions:

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What basis did Thomas Jefferson have for believing that American trade could be used as a diplomatic tool? Would you judge his economic coercion policy a failure or a success?  Why or why not?

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President Jefferson remarked, "The day France takes possession of New Orleans, we must marry ourselves to the British fleet and nation."  Why was he so alarmed?

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What were the three most important legacies of the Jeffersonian Presidency?

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Explain how Jefferson and the Republicans, once in office in the years after 1801,
seemed to assume some of the positions of the Federalists in regard to constitutional
authority of the national governments. How do you account for the change of
attitudes? 

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To what extent could it by said that Jefferson's election to the presidency in 1801
represented a "revolution"? 

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Compare the dissenting positions of the Tertium Quid and the Essex Junto. Was either
successful? 

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Trace the coming of the War of 1812 and the dispute historians have had over its
causes. 

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What effects did the War of 1812 have on the economy and culture of the United
States? Was the war worth the costs? 
 

V.  Practice Quizzes

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Bailey's American Pageant

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Tindall and Shi: America: A Narrative History

History Teacher. net -- NOTE!! Some questions are outside time frame.

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Quiz A

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Quiz B

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Quiz C

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Quiz D