■ SSUSH6 The student will analyze the impact of...

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Chapter 11 The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic 1800-1812 “Timid men…prefer the calm of despotism to the boisterous sea of liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson
SSUSH6 The student will analyze the impact of territorial expansion and population growth and the impact of this growth in the early decades of the new nation. a. Explain the Northwest Ordinance’s importance in the westward migration of Americans, and on slavery, public education, and the addition of new states. b. Describe Jefferson’s diplomacy in obtaining the Louisiana Purchase from France and the territory’s exploration by Lewis and Clark.
Chapter 11 Structure Standard 6, A&B Presidency of Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) From Adams to Jefferson Marbury v. Madison Louisiana Purchase (1803) Lewis and Clark explore the West Continuation of British/French quarrel Embargo (1807) Indian threat Beginnings of the War of 1812
Election of 1800 Bitter partisan dispute between a divided Feds and DRs Adams refused Fed war w/ France Jefferson’s relations with slave woman
Jefferson squeaks by… Industrial North vs. Rural South Thanks to 3/5 Compromise, South obtains more voting power VP Burr gains electoral college support Feds hate Jefferson, but see him as lesser evil compared to Aaron Burr “LAME DUCK” 12 th Amendment (1804)
Revolution of 1800? Why did Jefferson refer to his election in 1800 as a “Revolution”? Was it a true revolution?
TJ takes office “The will of the majority is in all cases to prevail…{but} that will to be rightful must be reasonable; the minority possess their equal rights which equal law must protect and to violate would be oppression.” Rid White House events of the practice of seating based on rank or class. Transfer of power was relatively smooth
TJ takes office… Changed laws of the Alien and Sedition Acts Nullification (VA/KY Acts) Reduced size of the Army (‘police force’) Removed EXCISE taxes (Whiskey Rebellion) Left in place the financial framework of Hamilton and the Federalists (National Bank, assuming state debts, tariffs, national debt, etc.)

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