Chapter 8 Ap History

  • Jefferson is elected President

    Peaceful revolution; Switch in power from the Federalists over to the Republicans. Adam's makes his midnight appointees soon after.
  • Army Corps of Egineers and West Point Academy

    Although during the beginning of Jefferson's presidency, he had greatly reduced the military funds by 50%, but be ensured that citizens would reciece professional leadership skills in battle by establishing the Army Corps of Engineers and West Point Academy.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Contraversy over Adam's Midnight appointees, this was the very first case saw by the supreme court, and established Judicial review.
  • Louisianna Purchase conluded with France

    Fear of the French abusing their power of the New Orleans port, Americans desperately tried to negotiate with the French, but hearing short of Nepoleons catastrophy in Haiti, the French nearly threw the land at the Americans.
  • Lewis and Clark begin Expidition

    During the chaos of Jefferson attempting to organize the newly found Lewisianna purchase, he gave the dead of exploring the land, and seeing if the Missouri river was a direct rout to the hands of Leis and Clark.
  • Jefferson Elected to Second Term

  • Barbary War

    North African pirates freely took what they please from commercial ships from both America and Europe, that was until Jefferson ordered a naval fleet to sort things out wih "the mouth of the connon".
  • Burr is Tried for Conspuiracy

    After the tragity of the duel with Hamilton, Burr had lost his political repuation, and he was found guilty of treason when he was attempting to seperate the new west land from the rest of the union.
  • Embargo Act Passed

    When British ships declared they were going to seize all trading ships that declared themselves neutral between the British and French conflicts, and Jefferson saught peaceful cearcion, and refused to have their ships leave port. this hurt Americans more then it did either France or Britain.
  • Madison elected President

    Madison had beat his faderalist counterpart in a landslide electoral vote. This represented the Federalists slide from power.
  • Embargo Repealed, Non-Intercourse Act passed

    Madison set out the Non-intercourse Act which stated that America would be able to trade with the rest of the world again, aside from Britain and France. this act was impossible to regulate and Britain continued with the seizure of ships.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Canadian-British persuaded Tecumseh's worriors to reject American settlement. but Harrison crushed the Indian rebellion, but only leading the the Indians searching for military assistance from Britain.
  • Declaration of War against Britain

    The tensions were high as British seizures continued, Indians rebellions were set to blame British, and War Hawk congressment pressured Madison to declare war. It was only a matter of time.
  • Madison is Elected Second Term

  • Battle of Put-in-Bay

    It seamed that whoever controlled the Greatlakes controlled the west, and Put-in-Bay was a main target for some. General Oliver Hazard Perry destroyed a British fleet in Put-in-bay.
  • Battle of Horseshoebend

    Tecumseh and his brother encourage numerous amounts of Indians that their culture could be restored, if they just avoided contact with the white man. But Americans saw him as a threat, and thus leading the the battle of Horseshoe Bend, where Andrew Jackson crushed the Indian worriors.
  • British Marines burn down Washington D.C.

    British saught revenge when their Canadian capital was destroyed, and see as the Chesapeak coast was completely unguarded, British Marines entered the capital and burned it down.
  • Hartford Convention

    Federalist delegates of New England, felt that their econimic needs of the region were being ignored. They sent a list of proclamtions that included pesidency terms, the three fifths rule, and their thoughts about the war, but their proclamations had made it to the capital after the treatys for 1812 were sighed, and citizens saw this as a demand for seccession.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    The treaty really ha dno significance other then to end to fighting between the nations. Tensions were still high, and there were no new territorial claims by either country, like alot of Americans were hoping.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    The battle was never supposed to happen. The Treaty og Ghent was already in the process of being pass in England, but even so, it was an American victory, and the Country probably wouldn't have been rewarded by the port when the War actually ended.