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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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Thomas jefferson james monroe

Thomas Jefferson – James Monroe


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 GrundyWar 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


Battle of new orleans

Battle of New Orleans


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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