Chapter 9 Outline

Chapter 9 Outline - Chapter 9: Summary A.P. U.S. History...

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Chapter 9: Summary A.P. U.S. History Brian Gawlak Key Terms: 1. Treaty of Ghent (1814) – ended the War of 1812 and restored the previous borders between the United States and Britain 2. Andrew Jackson – commander in charge of the U.S. forces 3. Sir Edward Pakenham – the British general in charge of British forces at New Orleans who ordered a frontal assault against the U.S. troops on January 8 th , 1815 4. Henry Clay – a Kentucky Republican who encouraged the growth of enterprise with the aid of the government 5. John C. Calhoun - a South Carolina Republican who encouraged the growth of enterprise with the aid of the government 6. The “American System” – stated that the government should ally itself with the forces of trade 7. James Monroe – fifth president who easily one the election; another in a long line of Virginia Republicans 8. The “White House” – the new nickname for the Executive Mansion after it was painted white by the Monroe’s 9. The “Era of Good Feelings” – an era where parties would not constantly bicker and in which there would be little political strife 10. British Alliances – Indians used these and the threat of these to ward of white Americans looking to take their land 11. The “Negro Fort” – a fort in Spanish West Florida sixty mile form the southern border of the U.S. where over 250 fugitive Africans and Indians stayed; used by Jackson as a pretext to invade Florida 12. John Quincy Adams – son of former President Adams; led the negotiations between America and Spain on dealing with Florida 13. Adam-Onis Treaty (a.k.a. Transcontinental Treaty; 1819) – between the U.S. and Spain; stated that Spain kept the territory from Texas to California and received 5 million dollars in compensation, while the U.S. attained an unbroken northern border to Oregon and the Pacific Ocean and all territories east of the Mississippi; stretched the U.S. from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean 14. Napoleonic Wars – ended in 1815; led to an economic boom in Europe and the U.S. 15.
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Chapter 9 Outline - Chapter 9: Summary A.P. U.S. History...

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