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Period 4 Timeline
Sun Li Batten
APUSH Period 4
15 Nov 2017
Jefferson defeats Adams for Presidency (Also called the Revolution of 1800 because no Federal president was elected after this.
Jefferson's Presidency Things that went against his views: -He ended up keeping the BUS -He kept the debt plan Things that went with his views: -He pardoned the prisoners from the Sedition Acts -Neutralization Law of 1802 reduced the requirement of 14 years of residence back to 5 -He abolished the excise tax -Reduced national debt
Judiciary Act of 1801: Passed by the expiring Federalist Congress Created 16 new judgeships and other judicial officer positions -Called "Midnight Appointments" JOHN MARSHALL
John Marshall -Federalist judge -Strengthened judicial branch -Increased the power of the federal government
Marbury vs. Madison - Created Judicial review -Marbury sued Madison and the supreme court decided if it was constritutional -Supreme court can decide if things are constitutional
Naval War with Tripoli (1801-1805) -Jefferson wanted a smaller military -Merchant ships were capturing American tade ships -tripoli declared war and after 4 years, they came to an agreement, the US paid tripoli $60000 for the release of captured Americans
Louisiana Purchase: -Napoleon Bonaparte sold the Louisiana land to the US for $15 million -Made deal with Robert Livingston Napoeon Bonaparte gave the land up for 2 reasons: -Failure to reconquer Santa Domingo -Didn't want Britain to take over Louisiana Jefferson supported it even though it wasn't constitutional - Weakened federalist party -Doubled size of US -Supported agrarian vision -Avoids potential threat of France
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