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1

Which two candidates had the same number of electoral votes at the end of the

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

2

Election of 1800?

Determined by House of Representatives

3

How many electoral votes did Jefferson and Burr have?

73

4

What decided the Election of 1800 after there was a tie in the Electoral College?

House of Representatives

5

What amendment set the requirements for presidential elections?

12th

6

What type of governmental style “lets the people do as they choose”?

Laissez-faire

7

What act helped the Federalists control the courts?

Judiciary act of 1801

8

Why did John Adams want to appoint these judges before he left office?

To have federalist still in office

9

Who is the most famous midnight judge to not have his job finalized?

Marburg

10

What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?

Marburry v. Madison

11

What was the landmark court case that established judicial review?

Felt unconstitutional

12

Marbury v. Madison was the first time the Supreme Court had ever decided that
something was what?

Unconstitutional

13

Why would farmers in TN/KY establish their homes and farms near rivers that fed
into the Mississippi River?

Trade and shipping

14

Who sold the Louisiana Territory to the United States?

France

15

How much did the US pay for the area in the Louisiana Purchase?

15 billion

16

What political party threatened to secede due to the Louisiana Purchase?

Federalists

17

Who was set on an expedition to explore Louisiana Territory

Lewis and Clark

18

What river did those explorers follow along on their way to the Pacific Ocean?

Missouri

19

Why was the Lewis and Clark expedition important to the western expansion of the
US?

To see what kind of resources it would supply

20

What did the US do to prohibit trade with the rest of the world?

Embargo Act

21

What did Tecumseh try to build in response to Ohio River Valley settlement?

Strong NA confederacy

22

Who earned the nickname “Tippecanoe” after the battle of the same name?

William

23

Who were two famous War Hawks that pressured Madison for war with Britain?

Henry Clay

John Calhoun

24

What were the causes of the War of 1812?

Impressment and Chesapeake

25

What happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?

Andrew Jackson attacked Indian

26

What city was burned greatly during the war?

D.C.

27

What did Dolley Madison save from the President’s mansion?

GW portrait

28

What 3 major buildings were burned down in Washington DC in the War of 1812?

Library of congress

29

What was the fort found at the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor?

My Henry

30

What famous American song was written after the Battle of Fort McHenry?

Star Spangled Banner