Thomas Jefferson Elected President in 1800. Election of 1800  There was a tie between Jefferson and Burr for the President.  Alexander Hamilton, does

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<ul><li><p>Thomas JeffersonElected President in 1800</p></li><li><p>Election of 1800There was a tie between Jefferson and Burr for the President.Alexander Hamilton, does not like Jefferson, but dislikes Aaron Burr even more.Hamilton convinces members of the House to vote for Jefferson, who becomes the President. Burr becomes the VP.</p></li><li><p>Adams RevengeJohn Adams is angry that he loses the election.The night before leaving office, he tries to appoint judges to the Supreme Court. These are the midnight judges.William Marbury did not get the job he was promised and tries to force the courts to appoint him.</p></li><li><p>Marbury v. MadisonChief Justice, John Marshall, denies the court order.Rules the Constitution does not allow the Supreme Court to issue court orders.This case established judicial review and allows the courts to decide if laws/acts are constitutional.</p></li><li><p>Jeffersons Program in the West</p></li><li><p>Concerns over FranceFrance acquires the Louisiana territory from Spain.Concerned that Napoleon wont allow the U.S. to access New Orleans, Jefferson sends Robert Livingston and James Monroe to France.</p></li><li><p>The Louisiana PurchaseNapoleon offered to sell all of Louisiana to the U.S.The American diplomats offered $15 million.Congress approved the sale.The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the U.S., and increased the national debt.</p></li><li><p>Jefferson puts together a team called The Corp of Discovery to explore the newly acquired territory.</p></li><li><p>The ExpeditionMeriwether Lewis was chosen to lead the expedition.Goals: Search for a Northwest Passage, map the land, make contact with Natives and examine natural resources.</p></li><li><p>William ClarkClark was chosen by Lewis to be the second in command.Clark had record keeping duties and created the maps.He also became responsible for publishing the expedition journals. </p></li><li><p>Some Corp MembersYork, Captain William Clarks black servant, accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific Ocean and back to the East.Almost 10 years after the expedition, Clark granted York his freedom.</p></li><li><p>SacajaweaShe was a Shoshone native but was kidnapped as a child and lived with the Hidatsa tribe.She was traded to a Frenchman and became his wife.They joined the expedition at Fort Mandan.She was an interpreter and guide for the Corp.</p></li><li><p>The Journey BeginsMay 14, 1804 the Corp of discovery left with 33 men and Lewiss dog.They travel in big keelboat and by two smaller boats up the Missouri River.Two months passed before the Corp saw natives.Most of the tribes were friendly and no battles resulted.Moving into the Great Plains, the expedition begins seeing animals unknown in the East: coyotes, antelope, prairie dogs , and others.</p></li><li><p>The Journey ContinuesBy the winter, the corp seeks shelter among the Mandans at Fort Mandan.They meet Sacajawea and invite her on the journey.The corp continues their journey in the Spring.</p></li><li><p>Autumn TroublesThe corp enters the Bitterroot Mountains in September.They almost starve and must eat one of their horses.</p></li><li><p>The PacificThey reach the Pacific in November, a year and a half after leaving St. Louis.They build Fort Clatsop and stay for the winter.In March they start the long journey home. </p></li><li><p>September 23, 1806The corps splits into two groups in order to explore more territory.The expedition returns to St. Louis in September and are welcomed as heros. The corp only lost one man to illness.</p></li><li><p>ContributionsNew maps of the U.S.Records new species of plants and animalsDiscovery of Native American tribesEncouraged migration west</p></li><li><p>Jeffersons Second TermElection of 1804</p></li><li><p>Hamilton and BurrAaron Burr (VP) decided to run for the governorship of New YorkAlexander Hamilton urged his followers not to support BurrHe lost the governorship and blamed HamiltonBurr challenged him to a duelHamilton was shot dead and Burr was politically ruined</p></li><li><p>Jeffersons EndThe war between Britain and France escalatedJefferson imposed the Embargo of 1807It restricted trade between the U.S., Britain and FranceThis hurt American business and ruined Jeffersons term.</p></li></ul>

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