Chapter 6 Section 3. The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. The Revolution of 1800. GW and JA were too much like kings TJ would be less formal Horseback instead of carriages Circular tables Didn’t overturn all Federalist policies “We are all Republicans. We are all Federalists.”
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The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson
How did Marbury v. Madison increase the strength of the Supreme Court?
The ruling in Marbury v. Madison strengthened the Supreme Court because it asserted the Court’s right of judicial review–the power to decide whether laws passed by Congress were constitutional and to strike down laws that were not.
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LA to U.S.A.
land ownership vs.
Secret exploratory expedition
Route to Pacific
TJ chose Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to lead
Lewis and Clark said:
“Our journey would have ended in failure without her aid.”
Ran for governor of NY – 1804
Hamilton – “He’s a dangerous man, and one who ought not be trusted with the reins of government.”
Burr, offended, challenged him to a duel
Hamilton couldn’t fire
And he wound up dead
New VP, George Clinton
Burr, replaced by George Clinton
Britain seized French ships
This, at 1st, benefited us
GB – all ships going to Europe need British licenses
Napoleon – merchants who obeyed GB’s system would have their goods confiscated
We were caught in the middle
British began seizing American sailors & forcing them into service
Calls for war
Asked Congress to pass Embargo Act of 1807 – banned all trade b/w U.S. and Europe
Farmers in the south and west?
Demand way down
Repealed – 3/09