08 - History 3/18/08 The Revolution of 1800 -old...

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History 3/18/08 The Revolution of 1800 -old republicans are formerly the anti feds, they are the agrarian farmers. Very against the federalist party. They originally wanted a dismantling of the constitution. They are considered the Jeffersonian radicals. Jefferson is not going to change the constitution, so hes going to be the middle ground b/t the two. The judicaiay act of 1801- the federalist were acting badly, and they tried to make the us judiciary their power, and Jefferson is very against this. They are going to appeal this law and establish the judiciary act of 1802 The old republicans are going to impeach the federal judges. By 1802 there is a political war w/ the congress and the supreme court. Jefferson is not going to be moderate because he is angry himself. Marbury v. Madison 1803 - it is going to be remembered for the principal of judicial review. Judicial review is the power for the supreme courts to determine the meaning of the constitution. That extends to the power to strike down any law that they see goes against the constitution. Marbury was a midnight judge that was appointed at the end of adams presidency. The
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course HIST 205 taught by Professor Bowerman during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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08 - History 3/18/08 The Revolution of 1800 -old...

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