11.1 Time of Conflict. MAIN IDEA Jefferson continues the policy of neutrality, but is forced to react to outside forces. WHY IT MATTERS NOW. British interference with affairs of the United States led to the War of 1812. CA Standards.
Jefferson continues the policy of neutrality, but is forced to react to outside forces.
British interference with affairs of the United States led to the War of 1812.
-Pirates would attack US ships.
-Sent marines to protect ships, captured Tripoli.
-US continued trade with both.
-British take 1000 ships, France 500 ships.
-Impressment of Amer. sailors.
-Ban on exports(products sold to other countries).
-meant to hurt European markets.
-Hurt our economy, Americans begin to smuggle products.
-lifted in 1809, expect with Britain and France.
-Ohio statehood in 1803.
-Hunting and farm lands taken.
-Diseases killed 1000s.
-Power of N.A. leaders weaken.
-tells people to resistance return to traditional beliefs, practices.
-Given or bought arms from the British.
-N.A. alliance weakens but Tecumseh continued to fight.
Tecumseh’s views on property ownership differed from Americans who settled the West. This Shawnee leader in the Northwest Territory believed that the land was for the shared use of everyone, not to be own by one person or group. According to Tecumseh’s speech “no part has a right to sell, even to each other, much less to strangers”. This is significance because this idea was a point of conflict between white settlers and Native Americans.