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Thomas Jefferson – James Monroe. Virginia & K entucky Resolutions. Written by T. Jefferson & James Madison Said that states had the right to nullify, or void any act of Congress that they considered unconstitutional violations of the 1 st Amendment rights. Nullify.

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virginia k entucky resolutions
Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions
  • Written by T. Jefferson & James Madison
  • Said that states had the right to nullify, or void any act of Congress that they considered unconstitutional violations of the 1st Amendment rights
nullify
Nullify
  • To make a law null/void (cancel out)
election of 1800
Election of 1800
  • Jefferson defeated Adams by 8 electoral votes
  • Aaron Burr received the same number of votes in the electoral college as Jefferson
  • The House of Representativeswas called upon to choose between them
  • After 35 votes, Hamiltonpersuaded enough Federalists to vote for Jefferson
jefferson s cabinet
Jefferson’s Cabinet

Secretary of State

James Madison

Secretary of Treasury

Albert Gallatin

fresh start
Fresh Start
  • Shrink the size of the government
  • Strongly favored free trade (no gov’t controlled tariffs)
  • Cut army & navy costs
  • Tear down Hamilton’s financial plan
  • Reduce power of the National Bank
james madison
James Madison
  • John C. Calhoun
  • Felix Grundy War Hawks
  • Henry Clay

- Wanted war with England

indian problem
Indian Problem
  • White settlers move west
  • Indians form a confederacyunder its leader Tecumseh
  • His brother leads attack against William Henry Harrison’s forces and is defeated
  • Indians firearms were British
  • War Hawk rallying cry was “On to Canada!”
the war
The War
  • First year disastrous; British navysuperior
  • Most of the war fought in Great Lakes and Northeast
treaty of ghent
Treaty of Ghent
  • No territory changed hands
  • Right of neutral ships not mentioned
  • Was more like an armistice
  • RESULTS
  • A short-term rise in nationalism
  • U.S. survived a major war on its own
  • No territory changed hands
james monroe
James Monroe
  • 5th President of the U.S.
  • Was President for 2 terms
  • First part of his presidency was known as the “Era of Good Feelings”
  • Regional differences started to develop
    • Sectionalism
monroe doctrine
Monroe Doctrine
  • The United States would not allow any newcolonies to be established in the Western Hemisphere (North & South America)
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